Bifocal Reading Glasses for Women

Bifocal reading glasses for women are one of those small yet important tools that can help you every day. As we age, so do our eyes, which means that everyday tasks like reading become more challenging. With the right pair of bifocals you can read small print and also drive and see far distances all with the same pair of glasses.

Bifocals can be stylish as well as practical. With well-known designers offering a variety of styles of designer bifocal reading glasses you can look great while improving your vision.
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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

Benjamin Franklin Bifocals

Bifocals bear Benjamin Franklin’s name because he is believed to be the first person to wear a lens that allowed for both distance and close-up focus. There may have been others who were also thinking about the issue of needing a bifocal lens, but it is generally believed that Benjamin Franklin was the first person to create and wear them.

As part of the aging process, our vision begins to change. It happens to all of us. At some point it becomes more and more difficult to see things close up and further away. Before long bifocals become part of our vocabulary. Bifocal glasses have come a long way since being invented by Benjamin Franklin. Let’s take a look at where bifocal glasses came from and what we’re able to do with them now. 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