HERE ARE SOME TIPS AND TRICKS TO GET THAT PERFECT PAIR OF GLASSES
While people argue about face shapes and best types of frames to make you look better, we believe in letting your heart be captured by a pair that first and foremost FITS YOU WELL.
Not only do you want to look good but you also want them to work and fit well. That way your style will be flawless and if you are using prescription lenses, they will take care of what they are meant to work on, your sight.
So don’t be afraid to experiment and do try different sizes and shapes as well as colors.
The key points to a great fit can be acquired if you take the time to analyze the measurements of the frames that catch your eye. It’s about an overall fit so take into account this various numbers. The Eye Size and Lens Height are key to a great look and prescription efficacy, specially for progressive Rx. The Temple size and bridge size are important for how the frames rest and are balanced on your face.
Frame Size Info
& Where To Find It
If you have glasses and you like that fit then you can get a new pair that follows these measurements, it should be located on the inside of the leg. There you should find the Eye Size (from 40mm to 62mm), Bridge Size (from 14mm to 24mm), and Temple Size (from 120mm to 150mm).
Frames should be slightly wider than your face with no more than a finger’s width between the frame and your face or it looks too big for your face.
Try to level the frames with your eyebrows, showing just enough but “not too much” bellow or above the frame. And the eye should be centered with the width of the lens.
The bridge should sit snuggly on your nose, not on your cheeks. You can pick a frame that either has a high nose bridge or a low bridge depending on where your nose sits on your face.
To calculate your Pupillary Distance: Looking in a mirror place a ruler on the bridge of your nose, and in millimeters, measure the distance from the center of the left eye (the black dot in the middle) to the center of the right eye.
Measure Pupillary Distance
Measurements & Size Guides
The length of the lens area is important not only for how it looks but also for how it works best if you are using the prescription. For the best position, your eye should rest in the center horizontally and slightly above the center vertically, but never bellow.
Frames that are too wide for your face will make your eyes look close together in a not so right way and vice versa.
The temple or “arm” of your frames should rest horizontally and hug the ear. Common sizes are: 135mm, 140mm, 145mm, and 150mm.
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