How To Choose a Pair of Glasses


Have you ever wondered how you can choose the right pair of glasses? It’s not just about improving your vision; it’s also about finding frames that enhances your face shape and style. With a multitude of choices, picking the right frames can seem overwhelming. But fear not! We’re here to guide you through the art of selecting eyeglasses that match your face shape, skin undertone, lifestyle, and more.

how-to-choose-a-pair-of-glasses-1Choosing a Frame That Fits Your Face

Consider Your Face Shape

Different face shapes call for different frame styles. Here’s a guideline to help you choose the right frame for your face shape:

  • Round Face: Opt for angular and geometric frames to add definition to your features.
  • Oval Face: Oval faces tend to suit most frame shapes, so you can experiment with various styles.
  • Square Face: Soften your strong angles with round or oval frames.
  • Rectangular Face: Choose deep frames that add width to your face, balancing its length.
  • Heart Face: Look for bottom-heavy frames, like cat-eye or aviator styles, to complement your narrower chin.

Selecting the Right Fit

Beyond face shape, consider the following factors when selecting your perfect glasses:

  • Skin Undertone: Determine whether your skin undertone is warm, cool, or neutral. Warm undertones match well with earthy tones and gold accents, while cool undertones pair nicely with jewel tones and silver accents. Neutral undertones are versatile and can adapt to various frame colours.
  • High-Quality Lenses: Invest in high-quality lenses for optimal clarity and durability. Anti-scratch and anti-reflective coatings can enhance your visual experience.
  • Frame Size: Choose a frame size that fits your face comfortably. Frames that are too small or too large can cause discomfort and affect your overall look.
  • Weight & Material: Consider the weight and material of the frames. Lightweight materials like titanium offer comfort, while acetate frames provide a wide range of colours and patterns. Your lifestyle plays a crucial role in this decision; for an active lifestyle, durable materials are a must.
  • Lifestyle Considerations: Think about your daily activities. If you’re constantly on the move, consider sturdy frames with flexible hinges. If you spend a lot of time outdoors, consider transition lenses that adapt to different lighting conditions.

Discover Your Ideal Eyewear at The Bromley Eye Centre

Choosing the perfect pair of glasses involves a mix of style, comfort, and functionality. Don’t rush the process; take your time trying on different styles, seeking advice from eyewear professionals, and experimenting with various colours and shapes. With the right pair of glasses, not only will you see the world more clearly, but you’ll also feel more confident and stylish in every aspect of your life.

At The Bromley Eye Centre, you’ll find an array of glasses from different brands to suit every face shape. We offer comprehensive eyecare and eyewear solutions, with our attentive staff guiding you every step of the way. Visit us or get in touch today to discover your ideal eyeglasses.

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