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How to choose the correct colour glasses

Posted by Seamus O'Floinn on

Choosing the correct colour glasses - Blue light glasses Once you have chosen the style of glasses you want the next most important choice is the colour.  The colour you choose will depend on whether you want the glasses to be subtle and understated or if you want them to stand out and be loud and noticable!  The trick is to match or contrast the glasses with your hair colour, eye colour or skin tones depending on the effect you are looking to create.  Skin tone Skin tone is usually classified into three categories, warm, cool and neutral.  A cool...

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How to measure pupillary distance (pd measurement)

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How to measure pupillary distance (pd measurement)

What is a pupillary distance?                                        Pupillary distance is the distance in millimeters between the centre of one pupil to the centre of the other.  It is usually around 62mm but can vary between 54mm and 74mm in adults.   Why is it necessary? The pd is necessary to ensure that your are looking out through the optical centre of the lens.  After your eye exam its a good idea to ask your optician to measure your pd and to write the measurement...

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Understanding Glasses Measurements - Blue Light Glasses

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Understanding Glasses Measurements - Blue Light Glasses

Ever wonder what the numbers on the arms of your blue light glasses stand for?  Understanding the frame measurements are an important part in choosing a pair of glasses that fits your face and suits your facial features.  Next we'll go through each of the measurements from eye size to arm lengths.    Typically on a pair of glasses you will find three numbers or measurements printed on the inside of the arm. These numbers are measured in millimeters.       The first number is the eye size The second number is the bridge width and  The third number is...

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What are bifocals? Blue Light Glasses

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What are bifocals? Blue Light Glasses

When we get to our forties the cilary muscle that controls our crystalline lens weakens which results in our lens having difficulty focusing on objects up close.  This is something that happens to everyone regardless of whether they are habitual glasses wearers but the age at which it occurs can vary.  Its results in a person having two different prescriptions, one for distance (which could be zero prescription power) and one for reading.  One option is to get one pair of glasses for distance and one pair for reading. The problem with this option is that whilst the reading glasses...

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How to clean your lenses - Blue light glasses

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How to clean your lenses - Blue light glasses

Looking after your lenses is very important and often neglected job as a glasses wearer.  Its important to prevent glare as light with reflect of the scratches causing glare and can be particularly troublesome whilst driving from oncoming headlights.  It can also be a nuisance when using a computer screen as the light from the computer screen will cause glare when reflecting off the scratch.  The location of the scratch will have a big impact as to whether you notice any visual disturbances as a very central scratch will obviously be much more noticeable that one in the periphery.  Apart...

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