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Many things come into play when you buy glasses and get the right prescription for you. There are two essential things to look for: choosing the right frame and getting your prescription. The two points are discussed below...

Make sure you have your prescription.

First things first: before you start browsing an endless collection of hip glasses frames, make sure you have your recipe. And, more than that, make sure it is also updated correctly. A recipe is often valid for two years, but if you are a teenager, the validity generally extends to only one year. Take out your prescription and familiarize yourself with specific terms (which you will need when ordering glasses online), such as Oculus Dexter (OD): the right eye, Oculus Sinister (OS): the left eye; sphere or SPH, which indicates the power of the lens. CYL or Cylinder, which indicates the power of the lens for conditions like astigmatism, and Axis, which describes the positioning of the cylindrical power on your lenses if you have astigmatism.

Shopping eyewearonline just got easier (and cooler!) with the launch of a new app from VisionDirect.com.au, developed by 6over6.

The lens scanner, the first in Australia in eyewear technology, allows customers to quickly and effortlessly perform their own vision test to retrieve their medications online. This advance in digital health care technology is entirely free and is expected to revolutionize the purchase of glasses online. The TGA list application works by reading the recipe on your glasses with the same precision as a Lensmeter, a standard tool found in optics.

If you want to get your prescription, now download Lens Scanner App from the app store or Google play store.



All you need is your current glasses, a smartphone, and a computer to get your free prescription. Download the app and follow the instructions to digitize your current glasses recipe. Once the analysis is complete, your recipe will appear on the screen. Will
it will be automatically registered and added to the glasses you wish to purchase on the Vision Direct website.

Choose the right frames.

Some people ignore it, but choosing right frame can make you look decent and can also protect the lenses.

This is what many of us expect and with good reason to choose the right frames. This is the most exciting part of ordering glasses online, so you also need to do it right. The first thing to learn is the size of the frame. You need to know the right frame size for you, so you need to know the shape of your face.

The key to all of this is contrast; Find a frame that can contrast with the shape of your face. For example, if you have a heart-shaped face, look for rounded frames with more solid tops than bottoms. If you have a round face, look for a broad frame, such as a rectangular frame, which can add more structure to your face and make it more elongated. For square faces, softer, more rounded spectacle frames work better, and for oval faces, it is best to use an asymmetrical frame that looks rigid but with rounded bottoms.
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