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Tips for Choosing the Right Sunglasses for You

Last updated 5 years ago

Your sunglasses are more than a fashion accessory. They are a way for you to protect your eyes from damage whenever you are outside. In order for you to benefit from this protection, you should find sunglasses that are comfortable to wear and that will make it easy for you to see when you are outside.  

Look for sunglasses that protect against ultraviolet rays
Wearing sunglasses not only makes it easier for you to see when outside, but also protects your eyes from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. Repeated ultraviolet exposure has been linked to eye diseases like cataracts and cancer around your eyelids. In order to protect your eyes from ultraviolet radiation, look for sunglasses that are labeled as UV-blocking.

Find sunglasses that complement your face shape
Your facial geometry greatly influences how pleasing a pair of sunglasses will look when you wear them. Sunglasses that complement your face shape can make your face look thinner and your cheekbones appear more pronounced. Find your perfect pair of sunglasses by taking the time to study your facial geometry and then talk to an eyeglass professional about which sunglasses styles would look best on your face.

Purchase a pair of sunglasses that fits comfortably
If your sunglasses fit too loosely around your nose or ears, they may slide off when you are wearing them. Sunglasses that fit too tightly, on the other hand, may pinch your nose or ears and leave indentations in your skin. The best way to determine if a pair of sunglasses is going to fit comfortably on your face is to try them on before purchasing them. When you purchase sunglasses at an eyeglass center, experienced professionals can adjust your sunglasses so that they fit properly around your nose and ears.

Call (415) 358-0040 to learn about the large selection of luxury eyewear available at Wize Eyes in Long Island. We offer many popular brands at reduced prices, with some frames costing as much as 50% less at our stores than at other optical centers. We also provide eye exams and prescription sunglasses.


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