You know everyone will need reading glasses eventually. Whether you pick bifocals, progressives, blended, round segs, or just your plain ole’ drug store readers….the time will come. I know my time is coming…I can see the changes already. I am myopic, but I almost 34 years old. My mother never wore glasses and when she turned 40…Boom! She got progressives.
Are the drug store readers for you?
I make glasses in my line of work and make readers all the time. Continue to read on to see why Prescription made reading glasses are better than the store bought readers and to find out all about Reading glasses in this featured article.
When they reach the point of not being able to read up close without stretching their arms past the limit, many people turn to single-vision reading glasses. Reading glasses come in two main styles: full frames, in which the entire lens is made in the reading prescription, and half-eyes, the smaller Franklin glasses that sit lower down on the nose.
Full reading glasses are suitable for people who spend a great deal of time concentrating on material close-up. If you try to look up and across the room through the reading lenses, everything appears blurry.
In contrast, half-eye reading glasses allow you to look down and through the lenses for near work, and up and over them to see in the distance. Generally, people who have never needed glasses in the past will start out with a pair of reading glasses rather than bifocals or no-line progressive lenses (which are usually a better choice when the wearer has a need for a distance as well as a near correction). Continue