Survey conducted on Prescription Eyeglasses

Written by Timothy Gorman

Prescription eyeglasses and/or contact lenses are worn by over 60% ofrepparttar nations population today. The end ofrepparttar 146155 year 2006, it is estimated that 176 million people will be in need of vision correction.

A survey conducted byrepparttar 146156 Vision Council of America showed that over 40 percent ofrepparttar 146157 subjects surveyed would wear either prescription eyeglasses or fashion eyeglasses whether they needed to or not. The survey also showed that 39% ofrepparttar 146158 people surveyed perceive people that wear eyeglasses to be smarter than those who do not. The biggest complaints, found inrepparttar 146159 survey, were dirty eyeglasses and scratched lenses.

Only 53% ofrepparttar 146160 people surveyed that they knew what polarized lenses were on prescription eyeglasses. The function of Polarized lenses is to reducerepparttar 146161 glare. They are especially helpful to people who have just undergone cataract surgery and are very sensitive to bright lights. They are popular among boaters, skiers, drivers and any other hobbyist thatrepparttar 146162 glare cannot only be annoying, but dangerous.

Different types of eyeglasses

Written by Timothy Gorman

If you are inrepparttar market for some fashionable prescription eyeglasses, you don't have to look very far. There are literally hundreds of websites out onrepparttar 146154 internet that offer many different frame styles, as well as lens shapes and colors. Many of these websites will let you take your prescription that you have received from your Optometrist and enterrepparttar 146155 data online, and within two weeks you have a brand new pair of prescription eyeglasses in your hands.

A very popular frame style that is making a comeback isrepparttar 146156 Retro Style. That is that 50's look withrepparttar 146157 thick, black frame and clear lenses.

Rimless frames are another favorite style of prescription eyeglasses. They have a thin gold or silver wire frame andrepparttar 146158 lens is completely rimless. The lens is usually amber or gray in color.

The half rimless style is just that-the top ofrepparttar 146159 frame is thin wire and it is connected torepparttar 146160 lens. The bottom half is completely rimless.

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