What should one consider when purchasing frames for glasses?

There are several things to consider when purchasing frames for glasses:

  1. Face shape: Different frames look better on different face shapes. For example, oval faces can generally wear any frame, while round faces look better in angular frames. Consider your face shape when selecting frames.

  2. Lens type: Different lens types work better with different frames. For example, progressive lenses look better in wider frames, while single vision lenses can work in a variety of frame shapes and sizes.

  3. Material: Frames can be made from a variety of materials, including plastic, metal, and titanium. Consider the pros and cons of each material, such as durability, comfort, and style.

  4. Size: It's important to find frames that fit well and are the appropriate size for your face. If the frames are too small, they may not provide enough coverage for your lenses. If they are too large, they may be uncomfortable or slip off your face.

  5. Style: Consider your personal style when selecting frames. Do you want a classic look, or something more modern and trendy?

  6. Price: Frames can range in price from relatively inexpensive to very expensive. Consider your budget and how often you plan to replace your frames when deciding how much to spend.

  7. Prescription: Make sure to bring your current eyeglass prescription with you when shopping for frames, as the lens type and strength will need to be considered when selecting frames.

  8. Return policy: It's always a good idea to find out the return policy before purchasing glasses, in case they don't fit or meet your expectations.

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