Whether it's your first pair of glasses or you're replacing another pair, there are some considerations you should make before your purchase, to make the most of your glasses and avoid mistakes. To give you an overview, we have compiled the most important things to consider.
In Which Situations Will You Be Using Your New Glasses?
Do you wear glasses all the time? For reading and writing? For sports? For screen use? For indoor or outdoor work? For driving, perhaps in low light conditions? Different considerations apply depending on the situations in which you'll be using your glasses. For instance, if you'll primarily use them while working on a screen, glasses with a blue light filter would be the ideal choice to protect your eyes from the blue light emitted by the screen. You should also consider how close you normally sit and work in front of the screen, so your glasses can be tailored to that exact distance. If you'll be using your glasses outdoors a lot, especially for sports, they may need to be extra durable and equipped with UV protection.
Your Facial Shape Is More Than Just Looks
Your facial shape matters not only in terms of which glasses will suit you, but also which models and sizes will be most comfortable to wear. Glasses should not be too tight or cause discomfort. In addition to discomfort, the wrong glasses can lead to headaches and dizziness and disrupt your vision. Our guide on which glasses suit your facial shape can help you determine which glasses will complement your appearance particularly well.
Did you know that both frames and lenses come in various sizes? Once you have a better understanding of your facial shape from the guide, it's time to examine which frame and lens size will be most comfortable for you. Learn more about frame and lens sizes and how to determine your own measurements.
Your Style and Values Also Come into Play
Now we get to the point that most people find the most exciting: What is your style - your personal taste and values? Do you prefer a classic look, a more funky look, or perhaps something entirely different? Do you like to stand out, or do you prefer to blend in? Glasses usually add character to your appearance, but they can also be nearly invisible if that's your preference. They can thus both enhance your style and reflect your personality. Our own appearance means a lot to most of us. Therefore, it's essential to find glasses that you love to see yourself wearing in the mirror.
Are you concerned about sustainability? We are at Carlotta's Village. Right from the beginning, we have incorporated sustainability into our glasses to make the sustainable choice the easy choice. As a result, all our glasses have a low carbon footprint. Our materials are carefully selected, recyclable, and biodegradable, while the glasses are not only visually appealing but also lightweight and hypoallergenic.
What Is Your Prescription?
The last thing you need to know is what prescription you need. Are you nearsighted, farsighted, or do you need glasses to see clearly at multiple distances? Is there a difference between your right and left eye? Our eyes change constantly - partly due to age and sometimes due to medical conditions. Sometimes these changes are temporary, and other times they are permanent, so regular check-ups with an optometrist are a must to maintain optimal vision. You'll also gain clarity about whether you need to adjust the prescription in your glasses. Additionally, there's a greater chance of detecting any eye conditions at an early stage so they can be treated in time.
If you already have a complete understanding of how to find your new favorite glasses and can't wait to get started, then go straight to shop glasses from Carlottas Village.