Can An Eyeglass Prescription Be Converted For Contact Lenses?

In the first instance, it should be made clear that a prescription for contact lenses is not the same as a prescription for eyeglasses. So, one can say that it is not possible to do a direct eyeglass to contact lens conversion. However, the eyeglass prescription can be used in the construction of the contact lens prescription, by making allowances for the change in distance between the corrective material and the optic lens. Continue reading Can An Eyeglass Prescription Be Converted For Contact Lenses?

How to Choose the Right Eyeglass Shape

Every first time eyeglass user, when told that they need to start wearing specs, faces the same fate. Fear creeps into them e.g. Will I be able to find a pair to do justice to my face? Will I look as good as I want to? What if glasses cramp my style? Forget your fears. The goal here is to find the perfect frame for your face which you can easily do by following couple of simple guidelines: Continue reading How to Choose the Right Eyeglass Shape

How to Make Your Own Eyeglass Necklace or Eyeglass Chains – Part II

In the first article in the ‘How to Make Your Own Eyeglass Necklace or Eyeglass Chains’ series, we learned a great deal about what supplies are needed to accomplish this fun craft. Now, we will discuss setting up your craft work area, and the important of making sure everything is where it should be. Our next article will cover the actual necklace and chain making process, and, Continue reading How to Make Your Own Eyeglass Necklace or Eyeglass Chains – Part II

The Eyeglass Accessory: The Cliched and Chic – Part One

Everyone has seen a movie or TV show in which an authority figure (usually one that is much hated or much loved) is wearing hideous eyeglasses attached to an equally hideous eyeglass necklace. Either the librarian with the ready evil eye and hissing finger, the sexy professor with the free time after class for a special French lesson, the geeky professor with disheveled clothes and incurable bed head, and the aged coach with the tight green shorts, whistle, clipboard, and a propensity for yelling. Continue reading The Eyeglass Accessory: The Cliched and Chic – Part One

The Eyeglass Accessory: The Cliched and Chic – Part Two

In our last article, The Eyeglass Accessory: The Clich├ęd and Chic – Part One, we learned all about how movie and TV directors, and wardrobe designers use eyeglass accessories on their characters to make them look dingy, ugly, nerdy, and general unattractive. We learned that the geeky professor can be glammed up with an eyeglass necklace in bright colors that is also the appropriate length. Too dull and too long makes the professor look, well, geeky. Continue reading The Eyeglass Accessory: The Cliched and Chic – Part Two

How to Make Your Own Eyeglass Necklace or Eyeglass Chains – Part III

In the world of crafting jewelry making, there are many steps of preparation before you actually sit down to craft the jewelry. In parts one and two of this article series, we discussed purchasing and gathering all the necessary supplies, and setting up your work area so that everything is within easy access, and you’re comfortable sitting there for hours at a time. Continue reading How to Make Your Own Eyeglass Necklace or Eyeglass Chains – Part III