How To Adjust Your Eyeglasses?
Whether you just get your new glasses or have worn them for a long time, the frames may pinch your nose, slide out of place or simply appear crooked. Except for taking them to an optometrist for an adjustment, you can do it yourself by following these instructions.
Here are the most useful tried and true tips on how to fix your glasses, whether it’s a pair of smart readers or stylish sunglasses. Remember - minor adjustments usually go a long way.
1. How to Straighten My Glasses
The secret to adjusting crooked glasses is all in the temple arms.
If your glasses are straight when you place on the table, but crooked when you wear them: Straighten your glasses by adjusting the temple arms. Take either side and gently raise or lower it.
If your glasses are crooked when placing them on the table:To straighten your glasses, gently bend the temple arm in the opposite direction.
2. How to Adjust the Width of Plastic Frames
To fix this glasses issue, heat up the bridge piece (for example: use a hairdryer) for about 15 seconds, and then adjust slowly.
Don’t heat them for too long or you’ll end up damaging any special coating you might have on your lenses. Let the glasses cool off before putting them on.
3. How to Adjust the Width of Metal Frames
To fix metal frame glasses, don’t use heat. Simply bend gently, and check after each adjustment how the glasses look and feel.
4. How to Fix Glasses with Adjustable Nose Pads
If the glasses are sitting too high: Widen the nose pads gently. If the glasses are sitting too low: Narrow them gently.
Whatever the case is, make sure the pads are even on both sides.
5.How to Stop Glasses from Slipping down My Nose
Simply take the stem tip and bend it inwards so that the temple arms hug your head.
Follow these tips whenever you run into a minor fitting snag and you’ll most likely solve it by yourself. Remember, make small adjustments from time to time. It will keep your glasses fitting perfectly and looking great.
Now that you know how to handle minor adjustments, it’s time to get a new pair of glasses! Discover 600s of styles for women and men available with all prescription types.
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