Q: Where can I get fake contact lenses to color my eyes?
I want to get some colored contact lenses which can make my eyes more beautiful. I don’t want to wear real contacts because I don’t have vision problem.So where can I get that cheap fake contact lenses?

A: I know you want fake contact lenses, also called colored contact lenses, to color your eyes and make you look cool. Cheap contacts don’t have good quality, then it will affect your eyes. Go to the optical store to have an exam before you get your contacts. The prices of the contacts don’t vary too much. Just select the ones that suit you best.    Learn more answers.

Q: Looking for comfortable colored fake contact lenses?
My vision is good,but I want some colored contact lenses to change my eye color,can where can I get them? I would like to find coloured contact lenses that allow adquate oxygen in and are really comfortable to wear, any recommendations?

A: The colored contact lenses are just cosmetic accessories. They provide you with the versatility to change your eye color to any color you want. There are two main types of color contact lenses, the disposable type and the ones for extended wear. If you want to wear the colored contacts only for fashion, I think the disposable type is a good choice. Disposable contact lenses are worn for shorter periods – for about a week or so. Acuvue colours is ok. Focus Dailies color are good because you dispose of them everyday.   Learn more answers.

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Q:What is the best place to buy prescription glasses for children?
I just took my 5 year old son for an eye test and found he has astigmatism in both eyes and will need glasses. What is the best place to buy prescription glasses for children?

A: There are many places you can buy the prescription glasses for your children and I’d like to give you some advice. In the first place, you can go to some formal glasses stores. They’re very professional and you can discuss with the technicians in the stores about the specific situation about your children. Then, you can try the online glasses shops. They’re quick, convenient and professional,too. And now there are also more and more people are buying glasses online. Learn more answers.

Q: How to choose Protective Eyewear for children?
My child is quite naughty and often get hurt when playing with other children. I am looking for protective eyewear for him. How to choose Protective Eyewear for children?

A: When you choose protective eyewear for children, first let your child choose the style that he or she like best. Then ask for advice from a professional optician to make sure the protective eyewear can fits well and give full protection to your children when they are doing sports or taking part in activities.  Learn more answers.

Q:Which kind of eyeglass frames are best for children?
There are so many kinds of eyeglasses frames in the prescription glasses online stores, but which kind of eyeglasses frame are best for kids?

A: Children have little responsibility for their glasses. Their glasses frames are easy to get distorted. So the most durable and everlasting eyeglass frames are best for children. For example ,they can choose the pure titanium frames or bendable titanium frames.  Learn more answers

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Q: What kind of goggles should I get if I am nearsighted?
I can only read something when it is like, half a foot away from my eyes or closer. I wanna get swim goggles to help my vision when I join my school’s swim team. Thanks

A:There are prescription goggles that are specially designed for people who have vision problems. So you can get prescription swimming goggles. Some type of goggles have bifocal lenses which can help people who are both nearsighted and farsighted to see well. Learn more answers.

Q: If you are nearsighted, you don’t need reading glasses in middle age?
I heard different stories. It’s very confusing. I am still young and I want to have lasik eye surgery. But people told me that since my nearsighted problem is not that serious, I should live with it and it will actually benefit me when I get old – don’t need reading glasses. Is that true?

A:No,it is not true.People will have presbyopia when they age 40s . Nearsightedness will not prevent this from happening . But it can balance out the strength of your prescription glasses .For an example , if your nearsightedness is -500 ,your presbyopia is +200, then you only need prescription glasses of -300 to see things far away . Eye surgery does work well to correct eye vision , and if you want ,you can go to have a try. Learn more answers.

Q:What part of the eye exam do they test for nearsight/farsight?
During what portion of an eye exam does the doctor check for nearsightedness / farsightedness? Is it when they change flip between two images and tell you which one is better?

A: First you will have an optometry. Then the doctor will have you read the chart on the wall. Finally the doctor will decide whether you are nearsighted or farsighted according to your prescription.  Learn more answers

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Q: How to choose Protective Eyewear for children?
My child is quite naughty and often get hurt when playing with other children. I am looking for protective eyewear for him. How to choose Protective Eyewear for children?

A: When you choose protective eyewear for children, first let your child choose the style that he or she like best. Then ask for advice from a professional optician to make sure the protective eyewear can fits well and give full protection to your children when they are doing sports or taking part in activities.   Learn more answers.

Q: What kind of glasses should children with amblyopia wear?
My child has ambyopia. I want to know what kind of glasses can my child wear so that the glasses can prevent his eyes from getting injured.

A: People with amblyopia, especially for these children, have a higher risk of getting eye injured than normal people. It is usually 17 times. So some experts say children and adults who have amblyopia must use polycarbonate lenses which are highly impact-resistant so that they can protect the eyes from getting injured effectively.  Learn more answers.

Q: Which kind of eyeglass frames are best for children?
There are so many kinds of eyeglasses frames in the prescription glasses online stores, but which kind of eyeglasses frame are best for kids?

A: For children’s eyeglasses frames, you should consider the Durability and Safety Issues. So it is better to choose unbreakable frame such as titanium frame. As for the style, because I don’t know whether your children is boy or girl, you’d better take him to the store and let him/her choose what he/she likes.  Learn more answers.

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Q: Why the doctors who perform lasik surgery still wear glasses?
if lasik surgery is so effective, Why don’t they get it done too?.

A: They just don’t want to take any risk of lasik surgery complications. For the Opthamologists, eyes are more important than any part of their body, they care much of their eyes, any complications would let him/her lose the job/ career. That is why they still wear glasses.  Learn more answers

Q: Do you know if you get lasik surgery you will be guaranteed to need reading glasses in your early 40′s. Where?
if you did not have the surgery you would not need reading glasses. This is a pretty huge drawback to me, that i did not discover for a long time. Don’t you think they should need make that more public in their advertising or message? I think needing reading glasses is just as bad as needing my glasses for distance, don’t you?

A: Most people will need reading glasses when they age 40s whether they get lasik surgery or not . There is a misleading that if you are nearsightedness , you will not need reading glasses when you age . It is not true .Nearsightedness will not prevent this from happening . But it can balance out the strength of your prescription glasses .For an example , if your nearsightedness is -500 ,your presbyopia is +200, then you only need prescription glasses of -300 to see things far away .  Learn more answers.

Q: Will i need reading glasses for presbyopia after lasik surgery?
If I get lasik surgery for nearsighted, will i still need reading glasses for presbyopia when i get old?

A: That depends on your own condition. People who are under 40 with no other eye problems are unlikely to need reading glasses after they have lasik surgery for distant vision. While people who are over 40 are likely to need reading glasses several years after they have lasik surgery for distant vision. However, before you have lasik surgery, you should talk to your surgeon about the possibilities of getting reading glasses for presbyopia.    Learn more answers.

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Q: How can I align eyeglass frames?
One side of my prescription glasses is a little higher than the other after I wear them for several months. Is there any way to align my eyeglass frames?

A: If your eyeglasses frames are made of plastic, you can soak the eyeglasses in warm water for about 30 minutes to soften the frames so that the frame is pliable. Then, you can dry the eyeglasses with a towel and them adjust the glasses to make them align. Then, clean the eyeglasses again in cases there are fingerprint on your glasses lenses. But if your eyeglasses frames made of metal, you need to prepare tools to loose the screw so as to adjust the frames. You’d better have an optician to do it since it is complicated.  Learn more answers

Q: How to pick the right eyeglass frames for your face?
I want to buy a pair of fashionable plano glasses, but I don’ t know what kind of frames should I choose. How to pick the right eyeglass frames for your face?

A: The most direct way is to wearing them and see which pair is better on your face. You can also search some new information on internet about the fashion trend today. Most people today prefer bigger lenses of glasses, with simple style. Normally people would choose frames according to their age, gender, eyes, eyebrows and face shape. It is more proper for big eyes people to wear big glasses, which is also propriate for big face. For long face, round frames are better and for girls, plastic material frames are better for its light weight. Nowadays, most people prefer bigger frames to make their face look smaller and more fashionable. I like this style too. You can try more to find the style which is most appropriate for you.  Learn more answers.

Q: Where can I get eyeglass frames without nose pads

A: You can get eyeglasses frames without nose pads at almost every glasses shop who sell eyeglasses. Generally speaking, most of plastic material based eyeglasses frames are made without nose pads, while metal eyeglasses frames are often made with nose pads. So, if you want to get eyeglasses frames without nose pads, just pick up one from plastic eyeglasses frames. Good luck.   Learn more answers.

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Q: Can i buy new eyeglasses just by giving my current lenses for them to copy?
I have lost my prescription the doctor gave to me, and now i need get new glasses. Can i buy new eyeglasses just by giving my current lenses for them to copy?

A: Maybe. Some of the small glasses stores are unable to copy the prescription from your current lenses. You may take your current lenses to some big chain stores where they will use special machine to read the prescription from your current lenses and then they will have your new glasses made according to the prescription. If you can’t find a big chain store in your local place, you’s better have an eye exam again at any optical store to get your prescription.  Learn more answers .

Q: Eye hurt after looking on the computer with new glasses?
I just got my new glasses a day ago and whenever i look at my computer it kinda blurrs and my eyes start to hurt…… Is something wrong???

A: If your eyes get hurt and blur whenever you look at your computer with your new glasses on, it might be something wrong with your prescription. You should go back to your optometrist and let them explain this to you.   Learn more answers.

Q: Any tips on how to get used to my new glasses quickly?
I just got my new glasses several days ago. But I have trouble getting used to the new glasses. I always feel uncomfortable when wearing them. Can you give me some suggestions on how to get used to my new glasses quickly?

A: Make sure you get the right glasses. If they can fit you properly, you can wear them all the time in order to get used to them very quickly. If you feel rather uncomfortable when wearing them all the time, you can wear them for a short time at the beginning and then increase the amount of time of wearing them little by little afterwards, which will help you get used to them dradually.  Learn more answers.

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Frameless Eyeglasses

Q: Are frameless eyeglasses still in fashion?
I have found that many people wear the frame glasses and seldom people wear frameless glasses.Are the frameless eyeglasses out of fashion?

A: It depends on personal preference. Some people prefer wearing the frameless eyeglasses, while other people like wearing framed glasses. However, the frameless glasses are still in fashin. There are many people choosing to wear the frameless glasses. Learn more answers

Q: What is the best brand of frameless eyeglass frames for men?
I have heard that frameless glasses frames can get broken easily. What is the best brand of frameless eyeglass frames for men?

A: The most famous brand is Silhouette from Austria, you can buy them on the internet. It is true that frameless glasses can get broken easily. But if you take good care of them, it may not gonna happened. I can give you some tips. Firstly, don’t use just one hand when taking off or take on them. put them in the box if you intend to not to use them. Secondly, use soft cloth not something hard to clean them. Thirdly, check them offer, if the screw are loose, take them to the shop and let shop assistant help you to repair it. What is more, far away palaces with high temperature like stove, and never wear them when you are take a bath, especially sauna. hope my answer can help you.   Learn more answers.

Q: Can i get frameless glasses at Walmart?
Is there anyone who has bought eyeglasses from Walmart? Do they provide frameless glasses? Are they good? Any suggestions?

A: Yes, walmart can provide frameless glasses, the quality of which is good. Compared with other brand of glasses, the price of walmart and after-sale service are suitable and good. If you decide to buy it, I recommand you to buy it from its online shops, because you can enjoy a cheaper price and more convenience. Learn more answers.

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Q: Who started the chic nerd glasses trend?
I think the nerd glasses make people look like old granny but I still find many people wear nerd glasses. Can any tell me who started the nerd glasses trend?

A: Nerd glasses are considered as one of an typical retro vintage style glasses. Although once a time nerd glasses were considered as old fashion glasses. But in recent years, with the back to fashion of retro vintage eyeglasses, nerd glasses become fashion again. Though i don’t who and why these eyeglasses back to fashion again, it is the trend of fashion right now. So, want to enjoy retro vintage fashion, nerd glasses are nice choices.  Learn more answers

Q:Where can i get nerd glasses in Phoenix?

i really like those big nerd glasses where can i find them in Phoenix and how much do they usually go for?

A: If you want to get nerd glasses in Phoenix, you can go to Sears Optical to have a look at 10101 N Wolfe Rd Cupertino, CA 95014. Here is the web site of this optical store and you can go to see whether they have the nerd glasses you like. Try this: http://www.searsoptical.com/eyeglasses/eyeglass-frames-contact-lenses-sunglasses-and-safety-glasses. What’s more, I have got some reviews about this local optical store. One of them is as follows: I went here because of the buy two pairs of glasses for $89.00 each. I knew I had to pay more if I wanted to have thin lenses. I have a high index prescription and do not want all of lenses to be coke-bottle-bottoms. I found two frames and sat down with an employee right away. My eyes were measured and my prescription was copied. In less than 20 minutes I had chosen my frames and paid for the entire bill. I came back 10 days later and fitted into two pairs of new glasses. Great service and a decent price for high index lenses and frames. The amount I spent at Sears for two pairs of glasses is about the same for a pair of glasses at Costco (where I purchased my last pair). You can try this link: http://www.yelp.com/biz/sears-optical-cupertino where you will get more reviews about this local optical store and you will know where it is a good place to get your nerd glasses.   Learn more answers.

Q: Do you think nerd glasses are cool on men?
i am trying to work out what is so cool about those big nerdy glasses. i think they are quite stupid looking on myself

A: Absolutely yes. nerd glasses are no longer stupid. Do you know nerd glasses are so that hot among men and women? For men, nerdy eyeglasses are the very fashion item to flatter men’s face. For example, our music star Justin Timberlake has shows his amazing look while wearing prescription nerd glasses. It is true that nerd glasses especially black nerd glasses have become a must-have for men who have sensitive fashion taste. Maybe you can have a try. They will surprise you.   Learn more answers.

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Q:Are hard contacts bad for your eyes ?
It seems there is a small group of people who choose hard contact lenses. Why? Are hard contact lenses bad for the eyes?

A: A contact lens, or simply contact, is a lens placed on the eye. They are medical devices used to correct vision, for cosmetic or therapeutic reasons. Hard contact lenses are generally known as semi-rigid gas permeables and they are now made of plastic-like material, while soft lenses are made of plastic-like material but their flexibility is rather like Sarin wrap used on foods. The most bad effect on wearing hard contact lenses is uncomfortable and no air is allowed to passage. In addition, blink more is also required to keep eye moisten and comfortable. Plus, hard contact lenses make eyes run tears easily.   Learn more answers

Q: Soft contacts vs hard contacts,which is better?
I am going to get some contacts and I heard that hard contacts can improve your vision by a little. I need to wear them mostly the whole day. So which one is better for me?

A: The advantage of soft contact lenses is comfort. The function of more powerful to lock water can make you feel comfortable in long-term wearing, therefore, it fit to many people. The advantages of hard contact lenses is oxygen permeability, because eyes need to rely on oxygen and water to have metabolism, so an adequate supply of oxygen is the basic element to keep eyes healthy. The lenses of hard contact is forming good, it can use for a long time and also easier to maintenance. You can choose the suitable contact according to your own situation  Learn more answers.

Q: How long does it take to get used to hard lens?
I have an astigmatism and Keratoconus, and I can only wear them for one hour and have to take them off for a break over the past 3 days

A: It depends on the person. It usually takes several days to 2 weeks to get used to hard lens. If you can only wear them for one hour a time, you can increase your wearing time by 15 or 30 minutes per day. Then you can get used to them soon.    Learn more answers.

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