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Once you’ve figured out which type of frames may look good on you, you need to then consult with a professional optician. This is vital for a few reasons.
First of all, virtual tools may be a great help, but the fact is, you’re only getting a 2D or simulated 3D opinion. Also, the frame may “fit” virtually but the actual dimensions may be quite different. Once you try on frames for real, you’ll get to feel how they rest on your nose and ears, and how heavy they may be. Also, the frames may look slightly different in real life, which can quickly make your top favorite slide down a few ranks.
There are also many materials used in frame manufacturing. The lower the cost of the frame, the lower the quality of the material. Some cheaper, acetate frames, for instance, are bulky and heavy. Meanwhile, a premium titanium material can feel light as air.
Also, an optician will help you get the perfect fit. Petite, wider, and ethnic faces have special requirements that a professional optician can address to ensure you’re happy with the frame and lenses you choose. They can offer assistance in getting maximum comfort and assure you’re getting the right use of your lenses.
Professional Opticians can expertly adjust your frame; a professional adjustment of just a few millimeters can make all the difference. So if you highly favor a frame but they feel slightly uncomfortable, an optician can usually help you or recommend something ideal for your unique needs.
Know-How to Choose Eyeglass Frames That Are Right for You
Now you know the basics on how to choose eyeglass frames that are right for you. As you do your research, remember, online tools can only do so much for you.
While you can order frames online, you won’t have the expertise of a professional optician to help fit your glasses. Your eyesight is extremely important, and you only get one set of eyes in your lifetime. So spend a little extra time and money to ensure you not only look good but that also that your eyes are well taken care of.
The perfect fit is out there for you, but this can only be achieved through the help of a professional optician, so make sure you visit your local optician before purchasing frames.
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