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What kind of glasses suit an oval face?

What kind of glasses suit an oval face?

Depends: Are you trying to minimize the eyeglass coverage or distract from the ovalness. Eyeglasses can be high style and be a fashion item in themselves. Round (ish) glasses will compensate for some degree of ovalness. Squared off or large glasses will distract from the ovalness. Try sample glasses at your optical shop and see which has the effect you desire. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Glasses (Definition)

Glasses is a term that describes a pair of lenses that are placed in a frame to be worn to correct faulty vision ...Read more


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Can wearing crooked glasses make your face look crooked?

Can wearing crooked glasses make your face look crooked?

Perception: This is totally a matter of the on lookers' perception of you. I think the first thing an on looker would notice is that your glasses are crooked, not your face. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when i need to hold my glasses a little ways out from my face?

What exactly does it mean when i need to hold my glasses a little ways out from my face?

New glasses: It generally means you need more "plus" in your lenses to get the best vision. Tell this to your eye doctor when you go in to get new glasses. ...Read more

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I am short sighted and was told to wear glasses for lectures. But i can't identify people's faces. Should i wear glasses all the time?

I am short sighted and was told to wear glasses for lectures. But i can't identify people's faces. Should i wear glasses all the time?

Your preference: At your age, wearing glasses will not cause your eyes to worsen. They will only enable you to see better. Your choice, see better all the time, or just some of the time. ...Read more

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I just got my new glasses ans there kinda tight on my face like they left a indent is that gonna damage my temples? Or is this ok?

I just got my new glasses ans there kinda tight on my face like they left a indent is that gonna damage my temples? Or is this ok?

Not permanent.: Get them adjusted just so they're more comfortable day to day. But that won't cause any permanent damage to the temples, which are bone. ...Read more

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Hi, I was wondering if it is normal for my actual eyeball (I do not wear glasses or contacts) to fog over when steam goes in my face?

Hi, I was wondering if it is normal for my actual eyeball (I do not wear glasses or contacts) to fog over when steam goes in my face?

Nooo!!: You have eyelids which are analogous to a car's windshield wipers. Also, the reason that a window fogs over "fogs over" is because of a difference of conditions of temp and humidity on the different sides of the window. Can't happen with your cornea! ...Read more