Bifocal Sunglasses

Why bifocal sunglasses? If you’re anything like me, you love the outdoors but you grow more and more tired of swapping your glasses between outdoor activities, whether lounging by the pool with your favorite novel or tossing a Frisbee with a buddy. Squinting in the bright sun is never fun, but it becomes even more difficult when you have different prescriptions for different distances. That’s where bifocal sunglasses come in handy.

Remember that with bifocal sunglasses, you’ll likely wear them in public quite a bit more than you wore your bifocal reading glasses. And some people may be more active and thus need a more snug fit than they’d use for standard bifocals. Continue reading

No Line Bifocal Reading Glasses

If you’re dreading that time when you finally need bifocals because you don’t want that distinct, visible line through the lens let everyone know how old you are, consider no line bifocal reading glasses. No line bifocals help you retain the look of regular glasses all while providing the benefits of traditional bifocals.

No line bifocals are sometimes called progressives. These bifocals may take a little bit of time to adjust to because there is no visible line in the lens, but once many people get used to them they wouldn’t consider going back to the traditional style. But here are some things to consider. Continue reading

Computer Glasses

Many frequent computer users suffer from headaches, blurred vision and eye strain f they aren’t using computer glasses. These are all symptoms of computer vision syndrome. These problems can actually be compounded by the way people naturally try to adapt to these symptoms, which leads to other problems like sore neck, back and shoulders. Computer glasses and bifocal computer glasses really can make a difference and reduce the uncomfortable symptoms of computer vision syndrome. Continue reading

No Line Bifocal Sunglasses

As much as you may not like it, by the time you are in your mid forties or just beyond you may need a decent pair of bifocal reading glasses to help you read small print. But what happens when you want or need to read outdoors in the bright sunlight. Whether you are reading in the back yard or using your cell phone while outdoors you may need both sunglasses and bifocals. That’s where bifocal sunglasses come into play, or if you want to retain a younger more stylish look you may opt for no line bifocal sunglasses.

No line bifocal sunglasses also known as progressive lens sunglasses provide the dual functionality of sunglasses and bifocals in the same lens. The added benefit with no line bifocal sunglasses is that they just look like regular sunglasses with no visible bifocal line in the lens. No one needs to know you’re wearing bifocals. Continue reading

Night Driving Glasses

Lights from headlights or other sources like street lights can sometimes cause a starburst type of glare that can make it difficult to see. This can be a scary feeling when your are driving down the highway at a pretty good speed. This sensation typically gets worse as we age, so even if this didn’t bother you when you were younger, it may become a problem as you age.

Bright headlight can make you feel like you’re experiencing temporary blindness when driving at night. You may have noticed this is getting worse as manufacturers move to bright headlights in the blue end of the spectrum. A good pair of night driving glasses may be able to help you see more clearly at night. Continue reading

Bifocal Reading Glasses for Men

As men get older many things start to change, including their eyesight. Their eyes start losing the ability to focus on print and objects at close range. While this can be difficult initially at least there are plenty of options of bifocal reading glasses for men to help bring small print back into focus in style. There are options ranging from a simple, elegant pair of bifocal reading glasses to designer bifocals and even protective bifocals.

Regular bifocal reading glasses or even no line bifocals are great for reading and working on certain projects that require close range vision, but men who work with power tools for fun or for a living will need something a little more specialized. A good pair of protective bifocal safety glasses is perfect for this. Continue reading

Bifocal Reading Glasses

Noticing any deterioration in your vision can be scary. We’re lucky today to have so many great options for improving our vision, but what works best for one person may not work best for another. You may need to look at a few bifocal reading glasses to find the best fit for you.

First you may want to decide if you want traditional bifocal glasses with the noticeable lines in the lens clearly showing where the bifocal lens begins, or you may want to try no line bifocals so not everyone knows you’re wearing bifocal glasses. Innovations in lenses have brought us progressive lenses but these innovations have also made them lighter and offered additional properties including scratch resistant or anti-reflective coatings to protect the lenses and improve your vision. Continue reading

Rimless Eyeglasses

Too many people have a stereotype about bifocal reading glasses; they envision thick-lensed, over-sized caricatures of reading glasses and rarely imagine sleek, stylish rimless bifocals. Surprisingly, you can actually find a wide variety of stylish bifocal glasses these days. Among them are the rimless eyeglasses.

There are several types of rimless glasses from which to choose. This variety manifests itself both in style and in function. Semi-rimless (half-rimless) and three-piece rimless glasses have become more commonplace. They distinguish themselves from normal reading glasses by frames which do not entirely encircle the lenses. In fact, the three-piece rimless eyeglass features no frame about the lens at all, with the temples and bridge anchored right on the lens.

Glasses with a semi-rimless design will feature a frame which only encircles a portion of the frame (usually the top). The semi-rimless eyeglass was introduced back in the 1930s. At that time frame builders screwed the lens directly to the frame front. Today most semi-rimless eyeglasses have the lenses secured within the frame with strong nylon wire. Continue reading