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7 Reasons You May Need to Get Your Vision Checked

There are some things in life that naturally end up higher on your priority list, like getting the car inspected or changing the batteries in the smoke alarm. Granted, those things typically have some urgency behind them, since you can’t very well drive a car with outdated tags, and the smoke alarm has a very shrill way of grabbing your attention when the batteries are low on juice.

But there are also plenty of things that ought to get the same level of urgency behind them. Getting an eye exam is one of those things.

It shouldn’t be an afterthought, but it is. Even though most people can stay on top of their eye health with just one visit a year to the eye doctor, many men and women wind up going to an ophthalmologist or optometrist only when they think something’s wrong with their vision. Continue reading “7 Reasons You May Need to Get Your Vision Checked”

Which Frames Fit Your Face?

Closeup portrait of a blonde woman with hands under chin wearing glassesGlasses are no longer simply tools for improving your vision; they are now a fashion statement. Sure, your reading glasses at home may be outdated, but if you need a pair of eyeglasses to go out in public, it is important that you get frames that you feel good wearing. How do you know which ones will look best on you? By finding your face shape.

Find Your Shape

One of the first steps in choosing a pair of glasses is knowing what the shape of your face is. There are four basic face shapes, and each can benefit from a flattering pair of eyeglasses. Take a look in the mirror at your face. If you have long hair, pull it back so you can see the true shape. If you have trouble discerning the shape, use this guide:

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