Tips For Using Mobile Technology To Find The Right Pair Of Glasses

Filed under Guides by Adam Torkildson on January 31, 2017 at 7:42 AM

Technology has made it so that you can do almost anything online and buy almost anything there as well. Most people like to shop online because of the convenience, but some people still like to go to the stores to try on clothes and shoes, and other accessories to test fit instead of having those items show up in the mail and not fit.

You can shop for things easier online when it comes to stuff like makeup and even glasses. In fact, you can find apps that let you virtually try things out. They probably even have these for clothes, but it seems like you can never be sure of a fit till you have it on, especially with women’s clothing.

When it comes to buying glasses online you still need a prescription and you should still take the frames that you buy into your eye doctor’s office to get the lenses chosen and put in and get the glasses fitted. Things like arm length, the shape of the frame, and how your lenses are placed into those frames matter when it comes to good fit and getting optimal eyesight.

Searching For The Right Eye Doctor

Start your online eyecare search by looking for a good eye doctor in your area. By getting online and doing some research you can find the place that is perfect for you. You can find a place that takes your insurance or will give discounts for people that don’t have any visual insurance.

You may want to look for a doctor that specializes in certain eye issues if you have any problems, like a lazy eye. You may even want to find a place that carries certain brand names of frames, although you can find all of them online (you may prefer to spend your money locally).

Buying Frames Online

You can find frames online through eBay, Amazon, specialized sellers that deal in frames, and you can even buy frames directly through the manufacturers. There are places you can get deep discounts on even the biggest designer named frames, so why not shop online?’

Make sure that you are buying new frames, and check the feedback left for the sellers or companies you intend to buy from.

Apps For “Trying” Frames On

There are numerous apps out there for everything, including ones that can help you try on glasses that you don’t actually have in your hands. You can find apps for Apple phones and even for Android phones.

Most of them will either scan your face or you take a photo of yourself. Then you get to see yourself with the frames you’re interested in, giving you a realistic example of what you look like.

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