Tips for Buying Reading Glasses
Do you think that you need reading glasses, but aren’t sure where to start? It can be overwhelming with so many options and prescriptions that are available. And the consequences of choosing the wrong prescription can mean headaches or still not be able to see. If you are having a hard time making this important choice, here are some tips to help you along.
First, you will need to decide what the prescription is that you need to see clearly. Guessing by trying on different pairs is not ideal. You can find simple tests online that will help you determine your prescription. You have several free options if you search online. You will have to print of an eye test chart that they provide for you. They will have specific instructions to make sure it is accurate, but you usually have to adjust the print settings so it is the right size. They will tell you how far the chart should be away from your face, and then you just take your glasses off and read it. When you get to a line that is hard to read, you see what prescription is printed beside it.
There are also several types of reading glasses that you should know about before buying a pair. Full frame glasses help people who spend most of their time working close up to have a larger area to see through. Half-eye glasses will work best for you if you want to be able to easily switch between reading and looking far away frequently. Looking down through the glasses will focus your work for you, but then you can look up and over the glasses to see far away. You can also find glasses that are specifically made for reading on … Read More