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5 Reasons to Choose Rimless Glasses

5 Reasons to Choose Rimless GlassesRimless glasses have a loyal following, accounting for around 15 percent of frames sold in the USA every year. They have been around since the early 19th century, and have risen and fallen in popularity ever since. Right now, rimless frames are becoming ubiquitous again, and here are some of the reasons why.   Rimless Frames Are A Comfortable, Practical and Attractive Option 1. They're Comfortable to Wear Because they don't require a frame, rimless glasses tend to be much lighter than other types of eyeglasses, meaning you can wear ...

You don't need a prescription to wear glasses

You don't need a prescription to wear glassesNot everybody who wears glasses actually has a prescription. In fact, lots of people choose to wear glasses as a fashion accessory, even if their vision is perfectly fine. Whether they are echoing hip-hop fashions from the 80's and 90's, the 1950's world of Mad Men, or hipster styles of the present, glasses are a vital addition to outfits for many individuals. Some people like to wear their non prescription glasses as part of work outfits. Thick framed square or rectangular designs can look great alongside formal suits or blazers. For others, a pair ...

Are night vision glasses safe for driving ?

Are night vision glasses safe for driving ?Night vision glasses have enjoyed a huge surge in popularity over the past few years, but are they really safe for driving? Most night driving glasses are designed to be worn alone or over prescription glasses. Drivers report that the yellow or amber polarized or tinted lenses help to cut glare from headlights. Often, users feel that they improve their vision after dark but in fact, the reverse is true. They may be something of a fashion statement, but night glasses with colored lenses can actually be detrimental to the wearer's ability to see clearly. Those ...

Choose the Perfect Glasses for Your Face

Choose the Perfect Glasses for Your FaceChoosing the right pair of glasses can make a huge difference to how good they look, so take some time to decide what shape of frame suits your face best. To help you make the decision, here are some handy pointers that will enable you to find the perfect glasses for your face.   Think About Shape, Proportion and Color When Choosing the Perfect Glasses Firstly, it's best to choose a frame shape that contrasts with the shape of your face. So, if you have a round face, you will probably look ...

Frames and glasses for kids

Frames and glasses for kidsHaving to wear glasses can come as a shock to kids. But there's no need for them to worry, because today's kids glasses come in a much greater choice of styles and colors than in the past - and glasses these days are far from boring. Harry Potter helped to give them a touch of magic, and round kids frames are still popular thanks to the series of films. Many other looks and shapes are available, and browsing the latest collections at Express Glasses will give you plenty of ideas. Glasses are often seen as a fashion statement ...

Do I need glasses ? Test yourself

Do I need glasses ? Test yourselfSometimes worsening eyesight can creep up on us without being noticed. We tend to adjust to slowly deteriorating vision, making it hard to tell when we start to need glasses or a new prescription. However, by that stage, your vision could have become bad enough to make activities like driving dangerous, so it's worth paying close attention to  how well your eyes are working. If you are wondering 'do I need glasses', there are some ways that you can test yourself without a trip to the optometrist. One sure sign that you need glasses is when ...

How to Choose the Right Glasses For Round Face Shapes

How to Choose the Right Glasses For Round Face ShapesOne of the most important considerations when buying glasses is finding a pair that suits your facial shape. Everyone's face has a different shape. Some of us have square jaws, while others have rounder faces. Different shapes of lens will tend to suit particular shapes of face. For example, if you have a round face, it's usually a good idea to choose angular shapes of lens. That way, you can complement the curve of your cheeks and chin, adding a well defined shape that creates an attractive contrast. At Express Glasses, you will find ...

Express Glasses has cool prices for high-fashion reading glasses

Express Glasses has cool prices for high-fashion reading glassesThe trick of looking cool in reading glasses is as simple as finding a pair that works with your face and personality. With glasses the moment's hot fashion accessory on all the catwalks, you'll soon fall in love with your cool reading glasses. The first step is identifying the right frame shape from our varied and great value choice at Express Glasses. If you have a round face contrast it with square or rectangle glasses while oval or round shaped frames make the perfect balance for square shaped faces. Petite heart-shaped faces can really play around with color and get away with the ...

Get into a Saturday Night fever with vintage glasses from Express Glasses

Get into a Saturday Night fever with vintage glasses from Express GlassesIf you're into vintage styling you'll love our frames that recreate trendy looks from the 50's, 60's and 70's with plenty of designs on our pages that have the thick rimmed, double-bridged look of so many vintage glasses. Also displaying distinctive vintage styling are Wayfarer glasses. Half-rimmed black glasses that mimic the browline were popular Wayfarer designs half a century or more ago. These men's glasses evoke a serious 1950's look, perfect for accessorizing your work wardrobe, or give a trendy 1960's look with sharp suits and Chelsea boots. Whatever era you want to summon up ...

Why You Should Think About Buying Specialist Computer Glasses

Why You Should Think About Buying Specialist Computer GlassesIf you rely on computers to get your work done, as most of us do, there are plenty of reasons to invest in computer glasses. 1. Reduce Eye Strain Caused by Long Periods of Work Working on computers for more than 4 hours a day is a common cause of eye strain. When we constantly change our focus from electronic screens to keyboards, our eyes are always refocusing, causing intense strain on our eye muscles. With the right glasses, you can reduce the need to refocus. 2. Prevent Blurred Vision Looking ...

Discover your trendy glasses for 2016 at Express Glasses

Discover your trendy glasses for 2016 at Express GlassesIf you're fashion focused with your wardrobe we know you'll want to be just as fashion forward with your prescription glasses. The good news is that glasses have never been hotter with frames and lenses among the hottest fashion accessories this year. Designers are really going bold with bright colors and an eclectic mix of prints and patterns to spice up your looks that are ready to team with any outfit from work to weekends, casual to cocktails. Wayfarer glasses for both men and women remain strong trends that we reinterpret in bright summer shades, cool combos of ...

Drive in Comfort and Safety With the Right Pair of Glasses

Drive in Comfort and Safety With the Right Pair of GlassesAlmost all of us need to drive, whether we do so on a daily basis or occasionally. This can present significant problems for anyone with imperfect vision as driving is extremely demanding on the eyes. Not only do you have to keep track of other cars, road markings and signs, but there are speedometers and fuel gauges to read as well. Without the right glasses, driving isn't just difficult, it's dangerous too. At Express Glasses, we can find you the perfect glasses to make motoring a breeze. How to Select Your ...

Customize Your Eyewear With Glasses Accessories

Customize Your Eyewear With Glasses AccessoriesYou can make your glasses even more useful and keep them in great condition by choosing the right range of glasses accessories. For example, glasses chains and cords attach to the frames of your glasses and hang around your neck, ensuring that, wherever you go, you won't need to worry about losing them. Nose pads are another handy accessory as they allow eyeglasses to be worn comfortably for long periods, while glasses holders can be attached to clothing, creating a place to store them that is always within easy reach. Accessories like this make wearing ...

Choose the Ideal Glasses for your Favorite Sport

Choose the Ideal Glasses for your Favorite SportNot all of us are blessed with perfect vision, which can make it difficult to enjoy sports like football or baseball. If you are a sports lover, instead of swinging blind, why not choose a pair of glasses designed specifically for sports? That way, you can perform at your best and protect your eyes at the same time. The right type of sport glasses depends upon which sport you enjoy. If you are a cyclist, it makes sense to pick a pair of wraparound sunglasses that will remain stable at high speeds and reduce glare ...

Guard Against Scratches by using a Glasses Cleaner

Guard Against Scratches by using a Glasses CleanerAll glasses owners should take a little time, ideally at least once a week, to keep their lenses in peak condition. That way, their glasses will stay clear for longer without accumulating the dust and scratches that can render them unusable. However, there are some useful points to remember - whenever you clean your glasses - to avoid unintentionally damaging them during the cleaning process. Firstly, try to avoid using the first piece of fabric that comes to hand. Your shirt sleeve may be convenient, but the fabric could damage the lenses and even ...

Cat Eye Glasses : Over 50 Years of Fabulous Style

Cat Eye Glasses : Over 50 Years of Fabulous StyleCat eye glasses represent a stylish alternative to regular oval frames. The classic cat eye shape was first popularized in the mid-twentieth century as an element of haute couture style. Now they've come back as a youthful take on modern times and are popular with younger and older people alike. They add a pop of fashion and a playful twist to the most casual or business-like of outfits and a sleek touch to your weekend wear too. Naturally, they blend in perfectly with any retro or rockabilly style to help create that perfect look. Cat eye glasses give you ...

Which face shape works best with aviators?

Which face shape works best with aviators?The vintage look of aviators is a classic choice that has been in style for decades and will continue to be a fashion must have for many celebrities around the globe. When you think of aviators it makes you think of adventure, high flying and jet setting around the globe. It is an iconic look that will always be in vogue. Aviators will enhance certain face shapes while making others more round. For example if you have a long or oval shape face, you would look best with aviators as they would shorten the length and provide the ...

Style icons for almost anyone

Style icons for almost anyoneThe classic look of Wayfarers was born in the 1950s among yachtsmen, navigators, greasers and bad boys. It has been in style continuously from the 1950s and 1980s right up until today. Teens and grandfathers wear the same iconic style sunglasses that JFK wore while vacationing in Florida, and the trend doesn't seem to be stopping anytime soon. Considering your face shape for the style of your sunglasses will help you look your best, and it will provide a hot style accessory that will make you feel amazing. Wayfarers have a square, rectangular look that ...

How to choose eyeglass frames that work for you ?

How to choose eyeglass frames that work for you ?If you wear prescription glasses, you'll be spending a lot of time with your new frames so choosing well is vital. You should consider what you're really looking for from your frames. Do you want trendy glasses that stand out from the crowd, or do you prefer a professional look? Do you wear your glasses all day or do you also use contact lenses?  Do you want to invest in a really good pair of glasses, or are you looking for cheaper frames for reading glasses? Express Glasses stock a vast selection of frames, and these ...

Finding cheap bifocals at Express Glasses

Finding cheap bifocals at Express GlassesBifocal glasses, as the name implies, provide two different types of lens powers. They are commonly used by people who have presbyopia, a condition that often affects people over age 40. At that point, the lens of the eye is losing elasticity, and you begin to lose the ability to focus on objects that are near to you. You may find yourself holding the newspaper farther and farther away in order to focus on the type, while objects at a distance remain in relatively clear focus. Bifocals let you see both near and far ...

Shopping for the right glasses for your face at Express Glasses

Shopping for the right glasses for your face at Express GlassesIf you consider your face a canvas, glasses add an element of line and shape. The first step to finding suitable glasses is to take a good look at your face and try and note not only the overall shape but the kinds of lines within your face. Are they long and straight? Rounded? Angular? The basic rule is this: like accentuates like, while opposites create a contrast. If you begin with a good assessment of your own face, it can help you decide which strategy to use. If you have a round face, do you ...

Shopping for the perfect size glasses at Express Glasses

Shopping for the perfect size glasses at Express GlassesWhile the numbers alone don't tell the whole story when it comes to finding the right size glasses for you - design also plays a big role role - the measurements of the frame and lenses are a useful tool to begin with. The single most important measurement is the overall width of the frames. Naturally, that width needs to accommodate your face comfortably. Your eyes should fall just about at the center within that distance. If the frames are too wide, they will make your eyes appear too close together. Similarly, frames that are too narrow ...

Rectangular frames look best on who?

Rectangular frames look best on who?Although the purpose of glasses is to help you see better, the right color and shade can have a huge impact on the way you look - accentuating your strong points, diverting attention away from insecurities, and making you look more attractive overall. For example, choosing the correct glasses for a round face can make it appear longer and thinner. Rectangular frames are basically wider than they are tall. They come in various styles: sharp-edged frames convey a modern, architectural look, while more rounded rectangular edges give a softer, more understated look. Rectangular ...

How to choose the right color for my eyeglasses

How to choose the right color for my eyeglassesWhen you're browsing our Express Glasses website looking for new frames, consider which colors best suit you and your lifestyle. Treat new glasses as accessories, like belts and bags, that flatter you and add something to outfits. Think about your hair and skin tones, your eye color and personality, as well as your lifestyle. Are you looking for something understated for the office, or gorgeous styles to add drama to evening outfits? At Express Glasses it's fun and easy to mix and match frame shapes and colors. We have neutral shades, glitzy gold ...

Round glasses - what face shape do they work for ?

Round glasses - what face shape do they work for ?Fun and funky, round glasses perfectly channel the popular vintage trend, but which faces do they suit best? One of the main rules when it comes to choosing frames is to select those that suit your face shape. With that in mind, round glasses tend to work best if your face is angular rather than round. Square, oblong, diamond and even heart-shaped and triangular faces can all wear stylish round frames if they choose the right size and color - and of course, we have hundreds of great combinations to choose from at Express ...

How to pick the perfect glasses for your eye color

How to pick the perfect glasses for your eye colorThere are many things to consider when choosing new eyeglasses, such as personality, skin, and hair tones, and, of course, your eye color. Glasses can either complement or match eye color with frames that draw attention to your eyes and make them really stand-out. From classic black, wire-rimmed and tortoiseshell frames, to brightly-colored and patterned designs, you'll find something you love at Express Glasses. We have attractively-priced glasses, suitable for all ages, which combine high-quality frames with lenses expertly tailored to your own prescription. Our easy-to-use website lets you ...

All you need to know about reading glasses

All you need to know about reading glassesMany people have trouble reading once they pass the age of 40, especially in low-light conditions.  Don't worry: it's nothing that a new pair of reading glasses can't fix. If you haven't got there yet, it won't be long. One day in your 40s or 50s, you may notice yourself holding a book, newspaper, or dinner menu farther away from your eyes so you can read them. If close-up reading material is causing blurry vision, then it's time to buy some affordable reading glasses. We have a wide range of reading glasses in different ...

What you should know about progressive glasses

What you should know about progressive glassesIt's an unavoidable fact of life that as we mature, our eyes do as well and for many of us reading the fine print involved in everyday life becomes a little more challenging, making glasses essential accessories. Unsightly bifocal or trifocal lenses used to be the only way of dealing with the conflicting issues of seeing well at both long and short distances. Not anymore! At Express Glasses we carefully make up your prescription for progressive lenses in attractive frames that flatter your eyes and make a fashion statement How progressive glasses make your eyes look fantastic ...

Makeup and Glasses

Makeup and Glasses Following these tips will help you successfully wear makeup with glasses.  Wearing eyeglasses while wearing makeup can affect your appearance differently than someone who doesn’t wear glasses. Since you wear eyeglasses, you will have to do different things with your appearance than other girls who do not have to wear glasses. However, consider this a blessing, as you have a unique ability to use your glasses to your advantage when you incorporate them into your style. Our glasses online company is working to make it possible for you to look your best when wearing ...

Eyeglasses Prescription Guide

Eyeglasses Prescription GuideIt is the job of the optometrist or ophthalmologist to provide you with your eyeglasses prescription once you have completed the eye exam. By having your prescription you get all the pertinent information about the condition of your eyes as well as being able to order glasses online if you so desire. However, your prescription may be full of terms, numbers and abbreviations that you may not be all that familiar with. After all, what exactly does OS, OD, CYL or SPH actually mean anyway? Here you will learn what all of the terms ...

Finding the right Eyeglass Frames for your face shape

Finding the right Eyeglass Frames for your face shapeFinding the Right Eyeglass Frames Glasses frames can add quite a personal touch to your eyewear, but did you know that there are different styles that are suitable for different face shapes? Having the correct shape of eyeglass frames can complement your best features while downplaying those that you're not so fond of, so knowing which frames are best for your face shape can be quite beneficial for looking your best. It also helps to know what your face shape is, so being aware of the different characteristics can help you to find the right frames ...

Eyeglasses Frames

Eyeglasses FramesWhen looking to buy a pair of eyeglasses, one wants quality eyeglasses frames that will match their preferred style that brings out the best side of them. Choosing the correct pair is a sensitive matter, and one should choose carefully. In order to get the best deal on eyeglasses frames, one needs the best kind of supplier. Express Glasses is the best place to get your ideal sunglasses or eyeglasses online. Here you will find products that are of high quality and are designed to the satisfaction of the customer. With technology on the rise more and ...

Glasses Frames

Glasses FramesWhich Frame & Color Suits you? Are you looking for the pair of eyeglasses that would suit your face and go with your personality and style? If yes, then you have come to the right place! We offer an amazingly wide variety of different kinds of glasses frames online that cater to a wide variety of people. We understand that different people have different choices and how a particular shape, size and color do not suit everyone. Thus, we ensure that no matter whatever glass frames suits you and which pair of glasses you prefer, ...