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What's the expert opinion, could the frame angle of original wayfarer optical eyeglasses really affect the eye vision?

What's the expert opinion, could the frame angle of original wayfarer optical eyeglasses really affect the eye vision?

Only if prescription: Prescriptions glasses, if tilted, will have a different effective power than intended. This will give poorer vision. It is part of an opticians job to fit you properly with the correct amount of tilt. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


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Can I buy glasses frames and go to to the opticians for just lenses?

Can I buy glasses frames and go to to the opticians for just lenses?

Glasses -yes: Opticians take an ophthalmologist's prescription and make lenses to fit in your choice of eyeglass frames. In a few jurisdictions they can prescribe and fit contacts but most cannot do this. In many areas they can take a prescription for contacts and apply them to the eye, or sell the lenses based solely on that prescription. ...Read more

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Is it advisable to purchase eyeglasses frames at one store and get lenses at another place?

Is it advisable to purchase eyeglasses frames at one store and get lenses at another place?

Yes: The second store will probably not be thrilled about this but they will put the lenses in based upon your up to date prescription. Why not get the whole thing in one place? ...Read more

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Wanted to know where can I buy juicy couture brand optical eyeglasses frames at?

Wanted to know where can I buy juicy couture brand optical eyeglasses frames at?

Online or opticals: Juicy couture brand optical eyeglasses frames can be purchases online or at most high end optical shops. My wife has one pair and she loves them by the way. ...Read more

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Is it possible to buy eyeglasses and then have the frames changed to near-sighted ones?

Is it possible to buy eyeglasses and then have the frames changed to near-sighted ones?

Change the glass: Frames are just to hold the corrective lenses in place, so changing the frame will have no effect on the power. If you find an eyeglass frame you like, an optical shop - with the proper prescription - can replace the old lenses with your prescription to fit the frames you like. ...Read more

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Can I bring the eyeglasses frame to an optometrist to insert the lens into it?

Can I bring the eyeglasses frame to an optometrist to insert the lens into it?

Unlikely: An optician will make your glasses for you. If you have a frame you love, you can have new lenses inserted into it. But lenses are fabricated by using the old lens already in the frame as a template to cut the new lens to fit. If you just have a frame, it is very complex to put a lens in with the proper fit and most optical shops will not do this. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Tim Conrad
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Eyeglasses (Definition)

Babies sometimes need eyeglasses to correct vision or to correct ...Read more