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Posted on 07-30-2015
At Michiana Eye Center, we are often asked to help our patients select a new pair of eyeglasses. For many people, this can become a long search as they try on different frames in an attempt to select the most flattering pair of eyeglasses. We thought that we would offer some helpful tips to our readers, so that you can select the best pair of frames quickly and with less effort next time you need new glasses.
Selecting the Right Frames - Optometrist Advice
It's only natural that certain pairs of glasses will look better on you based on certain criteria. While some people see this as a limiting factor if the latest eyewear trend does not flatter them, we think it is helpful. When you know what works for your face, you can look your best!
Faces fall into five different shapes on average. Is your face:
Once you've selected a shape, look for a color that flatters your skin tone and your best features. When you go shopping for new glasses frames, it can be helpful to bring a friend who can offer a second opinion. While we are always happy to do this for you, a friend may better know your personal style.
What do you look for when choosing new frames?
My wife is in need of some new glasses, so thanks for the tips on choosing the right frames. I like your point about avoiding narrow frames if you have a diamond face. I can see why having softer frames can prevent your head from looking too angular, so I'll be sure to suggest this to her. http://www.eyedoctorcapecod.com/