Why Your Stylish Eyeglasses may be Dangerous
Eyeglasses are Stylish
Some people need to wear their eyeglasses every day, all the time, in order to see clearly. Since the glasses are worn all the time, they need to be stylish as well as functional.
Eyeglasses are expensive. Very few people can afford to buy a separate pair of glasses for each occasion, so they buy one pair that they can wear to work, to church, on dates, and at parties. The same pair of glasses is worn for every occasion. Since the glasses are on their face, they become an integral part of how people are viewed. Most people take a great deal of time to choose their eyeglasses and make sure they consider all the important factors in their choice.
Most eyeglass wearers try on many frames in order to find one that is just right for them.
When they consider the style of frame for their glasses, they will try to find one that looks attractive on them. It must flatter the shape of their face.
They pay special attention to the shape of the frame, and the color. They worry about the material of the frame, whether it is a wire rim or a plastic one, to make sure that it is lightweight.
They may opt for one with spring hinges to make sure that it can take some wear and tear as they take off and put on their glasses or accidentally run into someone.
Stylish Eyeglasses Can be Dangerous
But let's face it; the primary purpose of eyeglasses is that you can see clearly. Your vision is the most important part of purchasing eyeglasses.
The frames pictured in this article can be dangerous. The wide temples block your peripheral vision and create a blind spot.
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I purchased these stylish eyeglasses and noticed a difference right away. From my desk in an open area, I did not notice that people were coming towards my desk to walk in the aisle behind me until they were much closer to me. This was startling, but probably not very dangerous unless a coworker becomes seriously disgruntled.
When I am driving, I can see the temples from the corner of my eye, and it makes it feel like there is a car that is continuously driving alongside me. My friend who has similar glasses told me that she recently averted a car accident that was caused by her glasses blocking her view.
There already is a blind spot when you are driving a car. There's no need to create another one by buying the wrong kind of eyeglass frames.
Dangerous Eyeglass Frames
If it is too late for you to return your glasses, please be sure to turn your head and make sure you are seeing everything you need to see. Relying on your peripheral vision will not work.
The next time you are choosing eyeglass frames, be sure to consider whether they are causing a blind spot and whether you are willing to take the risk that they are blocking your vision. Eyeglasses are supposed to provide better vision, and in blocking your view, they do not seem to fulfill their intended purpose.