Eyeglasses are no longer uncool, they are one of the most trendy accessories of the young and hip generation. Eyeglasses are very versatile with many designs and metals being used to create these stylish accessories, it’s definitely easy to get confused about what style or design one should go for. Clearly, many prospective buyers go through a lot of pain in selecting their perfect frames and sometimes even settle for whatever their optical store salesman hands them. But today, we offer you an extensive guide so as to ease your problems.
Step 1: Determine your face shape
You might feel strange when we put importance to recognizing your face shape, but it’s the first step towards choosing an eyeglass that’s worth your time and money. So, before even checking out eyeframes, decide what type of face you have. Here are the most common ones: Round, square, oblong, heart, diamond, rectangular, oval and many more. You can check out our face shape guide for details on how to determine your face shape.
Step 2: Determine which Frame Shapes Look Best for Your Face Shape
Whether you’re a first time wearer or purchasing a replacement or additional glasses, always choose a frame that’s marked as compatible with your face shape. Noone wants to look strange wearing their glasses. Skip round frames if you already have round face shape, if you have a square face shape, avoid thick square frames which make you face look more square. All of our eyeframes come with indicators which display the ideal face shapes for each frames, so take note and choose accordingly.
Step 3: Determine the Frame Material& Size
Eyeglasses frames are made from different materials like metal. Titanium, shell, plastic and more. Some even have speailjewellery like designs wth precious metals or rhinestones on them, some can even come with diamonds studden in their eyeframes, so choose wisely. For a more durable eyeframe that is also very lightweight choose Titanium eyeframes. Shell eyeframes and plastic eyeframes come in a variety of colors and designs. Also it’simportanct to know which frame sizes are required for your face shape. Most faces suit medium frmae sizes but you can check out your esictingeyeframe for the dimensions and compare with the eyeframes on GKB Opticals for the best fitting.
Step 4: Choose your Frames design
Eyeframes are mainly categorized by their frame designs which include Full rimmed, Half rimmed and rimless eyeglasses . Full rimmed styles are most common and are safe if you’re always dropping or mishandling your glasses. The frame protects the lens , but it also creates a line around your vision and can change your looks. Half rimmed or semi rimless ones have a rimmed upper portion (viz. the temple) but don’t have rimmed lower portions, making them more comfortable and easier to own. Rimless eyeframes are the least obtrusive and can be really lightweight too. But they also come with chance of damage to the lens by accidentally dropping the lenses.
Step 5: Decde upon the Brand
At the GKB Opticals online catalog, you will find numerous branded spectacle frames that you won’t find anywhere else. Choose from high end brands like Ray Ban, Oakley, Vogue, Tommy Hilfiger, Prada, Gucci, Versace and more. You’ll also find affordable spectacle eyeglass frames from Lance Bremmer, Inspira and Legacy. Browse through the catalog, use the panel on the left side to refine your search. You might just get some extra discounts and deals too, just check out the online store or ring us at 1800 419 1990 for any queries and to know about special offers and promotions(If any).
Step 5: Choose your lens package
If you’re getting lenses without power you will need ‘Plano Lenses’ , if you have single vision, rhen thee are nuktiple lens packages for you. If you require bifocal lenses, you will again have a few choises to make . Also there are hhigh index lenses, progressive lenses and many, many more. So if you’re stuck or confused with what lenses to choose let our customer support guide you through the purchase.
Step 6 : Try on Eyeframes using Virtual Try on Tool
It always makes sense to try out how your eyeglasses look before you place the order, so make use of GKB Optical’s online virtual try on tool and see how your chosen eyeframe looks on your face. Upload or click your photo using your webcam ; or you can also choose a model face similar to your face shape to try on the eyeglass.
Step 7: Finalize & Checkout
After you’re sanguine that your selected frame is Ok, Upload your prescription, or let our customer care executives guide you through the next phrases. Add your lens order or get your eyeframes only, and pay for your order. In a few days, you will receive your eyeframes at home.
Posted: April 11, 2016, 1:46 pm
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