When it comes to taking care of your health, your eyes and vision should be top priority. From driving and working to traveling and seeing the world, our vision means everything. If we’re having problems with our eyes, it can be very difficult to enjoy the things we love most. In order to see clearly, some people might need eyeglasses. However, many people have questions when it comes to wearing glasses. If you need eye care services in the South Windsor, CT area, then be sure to contact Prudhomme Vision today. Keep reading to find the answers to some frequently asked questions about eyeglasses.

How Do I Find Eyeglasses That Look Good?

Finding eyeglasses that look great has to do with finding models suitable for the shape of your face. First, you should find the shape of your face, then experiment with glasses that are suited for that shape. Feel free to ask our optometry team if you need help in choosing the right frames.

What Are The Glasses That Change To Sunglasses When Outdoors?

Those glasses are called photochromic lenses. When these glasses are exposed to the sun’s UV rays, they change color automatically. If you usually wear glasses all day and constantly go inside and outside, then these glasses are perfect for you.

How Can I Tell That My child Needs Glasses?

There are many signs to look out for that may lead to your child needing glasses. If you notice any of the following signs, be sure to visit an eye doctor:

    • Squinting
    • Rubbing eyes frequently
    • Sitting too close to the TV
    • Closing one eye to see better
    • Complaining about headaches or tired eyes
    • Sensitivity to light

How Do I Find Glasses That My Child Will Actually Wear?

The key to finding glasses that your child might even enjoy wearing is to get him or her to shop for his or her glasses with you. Nowadays, there are many options to choose from, all coming in different shapes and sizes. Your child is more likely to wear the glasses if he or she is picking them out.

When Should I Get a New Pair of Eyeglasses?

There are many reasons why you might want to purchase a new set of eyeglasses, but it’s typically because your prescription changed. Be sure to visit your eye doctor at least once every two years to ensure your eyes are healthy and that you don’t need a different prescription.

What Do The Numbers On My Glasses Mean?

These numbers relate to the prescription number of the glasses and these can be interpreted worldwide. There are three sets of numbers, and they relate to the spherical lens power, supplemental lens power, and axis of the astigmatism correction.

To schedule an appointment with one of our optometry professionals at Prudhomme Vision in South Windsor, call (860) 644-3364.