An article was published in a major publication in the last couple years which linked vision problems with mental health disorders. [more inside]
I have an existing pair of glasses frames I'd like to get fitted with prescription lenses. I've done entirely too much research, and I still have questions! [more inside]
Does Illinois have a law requiring vision professionals (optometrists in particular) to release spectacles (glasses) prescriptions to the patient? Contact lens prescriptions? [more inside]
Classic 50's scientist: I'm trying to find a pair of eyeglass frames just like #6 on this page. I don't care if they're vintage or new, but they have to be able to handle contemporary prescription lenses.
I just got reading glasses progressively bi-focaled into my regular distance glasses, for the first time ever. This was necessary according to my doctor but I can't figure out how to use them. I'm asking you all if there's a way to know if it's me or if it's the glasses. [more inside]
Glasses filter. I bought my frames at Lenscrafters, but had the prescription filled, and the lenses put in the frames, by a doctor in my hometown. The lenses are the progressive type. My doctor mailed the finished glasses back, and left the markings on the lenses which help with adjusting and fitting the lenses the first time. After the first time fitting you erase the markings with acetone. Can I trust Lenscrafters to fit and adjust these? [more inside]
[Eyeglasses] Anti-scratch coatings deteriorate after a couple of years. Anyone found durable coatings? [more inside]
I suspect I need computer glasses, but want to solve a few problems from the last time. [more inside]
Where can I find square-shaped champagne flutes? [more inside]
Eyeglasses (worn under goggles) fogging up during skiing. Any suggestions/tips? [more inside]
Jaeger glasses breaking, looking for parts...(and vocabulary) [more inside]
Where do you get your cheap or inexpensive reading glasses? The ones with a scratch resistant lens that are priced so you can buy a half dozen pairs and leave them laying around your life? The cheapos from the hardware store 3.99 or so are good for price but they always scratch right in the center of the lens rendering them useless except for emergencys. The frame can be pretty weak too. This thread had good answers for scratch resistance but no sources for purchase either on line or off.
Can I get a pair of prescription glasses converted to prescription sunglasses, without buying new lenses? [more inside]
What's so special about the hot sand that opticians use? Do I need this to make adjustments to my glasses frames? [more inside]
Help me find a certain juice glass... [more inside]
I love these glasses, except that they're too narrow for my face! Any sources for larger versions of that frame? Or failing that, does this style of frame have a more specific name than "plastic half-rim"? [more inside]
I want to buy funky plates and cups (different for each place setting) The more eclectic and weird, the better. Do you have a favorite plates/cup that you got online that are cheap, funny, and safe for human consumption?(no traces of any chemicals that may cause blindness, irritability, etc..)
Where can I get great glasses frames in LA? [more inside]
What are the technical obstacles to making 'smart' spectacles which would function like the lenses in the human eye? [more inside]
Is it possible to undo 'clouding' on cellulose acetate and plastic eyeglass frames? [more inside]
I'm trying to order glasses online, but I'm confused. [more inside]
How do I stop my eyeglasses from getting so dirty in the first place? [more inside]
How can I get the logo off of my eyeglass frames without damaging them? [more inside]
I need new glasses. My style sense is atrocious... how can I find out what frames are in fashion, and which of those suit my overall look? [more inside]
Does anyone know what's going on with Zenni Optical's website? I found that site from a Metafilter post a while back. I've been trying to access it for a few days now to check on my order and it's borked.
My employer does not provide vision insurance -and I wear glasses for nearsightedness. The way I see it, I have three options - 1) Use the Lenscrafters coupons in the Sunday paper, 2) Use my AAA member card for a discount at Lenscrafters, 3) Use the measly 20% vision discount I have available as a member of BlueShield, or 4) Sign up for independent vision coverage through a plan like VSP. Is anyone else in a similar boat? What do you use? What do you recommend and advise against using?
Why am I always sleepy when I wear my glasses? [more inside]
I saw the most beautiful pair of glasses today. They looked great on me and were a perfect fit when I tried them on. The only problem was they belonged to a stranger on the street. [more inside]
Eye tests: What's the purpose of the green/red rectangles with black circles in? [more inside]
Riding on the coat tails of this post, are there some good choices and low prices on Reading Glasses on the Web? [more inside]
I have a pair of cheapo aviator sunglasses that I love. Any way I can get the scratch out of the lens? [more inside]
Can I get by without bifocals, or am I fooling myself? I hate my Bausch and Lomb multi-focal soft lenses, but have hopes that glasses can be made to work. [more inside]
Should I get glasses/contacts or continue my fuzzy-sighted yet carefree lifestyle? [more inside]
Pressure on my nose from my glasses, even a very slight pressure, makes me feel like bugs are crawling under my skin. What gives? [more inside]
Why can't I stop seeing double? [more inside]
What are those things called that optometrists use to determine your prescription, and how do they work? (The ones where they say, "Which looks better, this... or this?")
Guys-in-glasses filter: do contact lenses make a difference to the social side of things? [more inside]
Does anyone know about these plastic attachment pieces that go on the ends of the temples of eyeglasses frames to hold tight to your ear? [more inside]
I am the newest member of the eyeglass-wearing community (or I will be when they get here in 5-7 days) and I have a question about my prescription. [more inside]
Where can I get tiny screwcaps for my glasses? [more inside]
I have one eye with great vision and one with extremely poor vision. I see fine with both eyes together. If I start wearing glasses now, will I have to depend on them forever? [more inside]
I am looking for essays on the subject of choosing a new pair of glasses at the optican. [more inside]
I'm thinking of buying a new pair of glasses and am considering two companies http://www.glassesdirect.co.uk and http://nuglasses.co.uk has anyone out there bought from either of them? And if you did would you recommend them?
Champagne: glasses or flutes? [more inside]
Where should I go to buy cool glasses (optical, not beverage) in NYC without breaking the bank?
Do reading glasses make you become more farsighted? [more inside]
Anyone have first hand experience with ultrasonic cleaners that they purchased for jewelry and eyeglass cleaning? [more inside]
(eyeglassfilter) my frames broke in half! Where can I find low cost replacements to put my lenses into? [more inside]