Readerwear Blog

Reading Glasses Trends: Spring 2013

Posted by: Wayne Yarrow

Looking to keep your reading glasses collection fresh and up to date?  Here’s our picks for the top reading glasses trends this season.

This has to be one of the most common questions we face every day.  Selecting reading glasses that look great and add to your style is easy with a few simple tips.

Eye Exam at OptometristAre you wearing reading glasses and think that you don’t need a regular eye exam?  If so, this blog post is for you.

Three pair of high quality reading glassesPeople often ask us why they should buy our reading glasses when they can buy them elsewhere for $5 or $10.  Well, here we outline the differences between our optical quality reading glasses and lower end product.

 

First we will look at the differences in the frames, then the hinges, and finally we will look at lenses.

Cleaning GlassesFor anyone that wears them, they know that keeping reading glasses clean is a constant battle.  Always taking them on and off, packing them around in a pocket or purse, or keeping them around your neck all result in smudges on lenses and a build up of who knows what on the frames.

 

Here are three sure fire tips for keeping your reading glasses clean and looking good:

Here is the first entry in our new weekly blog feature called Customer Question Friday, where we highlight frequently asked questions from customers in our retail store.

Today's question involves deciding when you should increase the strength of the reading glasses you are currently using.



Lady choosing reading glassesAt some point we all realize we need some help with the small print.  It usually creeps up on us at some point in our 40’s, when we start to say things like: Why is news print so small these days, or why are the labels on products made with such small print?

 

Most live in denial for a while, then we come to grips with it and realize that we are there: We have hit that stage in life where reading glasses are a must. 

 

Here are 5 quick tips to keep in mind when you are buying your first pair of reading glasses:

Having to take off your glasses constantly can be a real pain. When you're wearing your reading glasses in an environment where you may need to look at more than the written text in front of you, bifocals are the way to go.

If you thought we were joking when we said that one of the signs that tells you that reading glasses are in your future is that your arm never seems to be long enough; well then, you probably have yet to hit 40. As for the rest of you, well, we know that you can relate.

We dudes often get accused of having bad style. Well, okay, that might be true sometimes but we can all at least fake it a little! We'll even help you out a bit here so you can fool all of those important people in your life into thinking you've finally figured out how to dress yourself. Here are some of the hottest trends in men's reading glasses so you can be stylish!

We dudes often get accused of having bad style. Well, okay, that might be true sometimes but we can all at least fake it a little! We'll even help you out a bit here so you can fool all of those important people in your life into thinking you've finally figured out how to dress yourself. Here are some of the hottest trends in men's reading glasses so you can be stylish!