How to Choose Men’s Glasses
Shopping for men’s glasses comes down to lifestyle, personal preference, and aesthetics. In order to enjoy the best visual performance from a pair of glasses, it’s important to understand which functions are required. For active lifestyles, a durable pair of carbon frames with polycarbonate lenses might be ideal. Or, if you want something trendy, you might want a pair of men’s glasses from brands like Gucci, Tom Ford, or Emporio Amani.
However, what often gets overlooked is the shape of men's faces which can influence the aesthetic of glasses when worn. For example, men with round faces should consider rectangular or square glasses for a flattering look. It’s important to do some research to understand the types of frames available before investing in a new pair of glasses.
Prescription Eyeglasses for Men
Buying prescription men’s eyeglasses has become a lot easier, especially when doing so online. You’ll also save more money and can use your vision insurance to cover some of the costs. To purchase prescription eyeglasses from eyeglasses.com all you have to do is:
1) Get your prescription and pupil distance measurement
2) Choose a lens
3) Add to cart and Check out
Don’t forget to add any additional options for your prescription lenses, such as scratch free, resistant coating (free), anti-reflective coating (AR Coating); 100% UV-protection; fashion tint (any color); double gradient tint (any color); mirror coating; and much more.
Men’s Eyeglasses Styles
Styles vary, but many traits that are common to all men’s eyeglasses. For example, the contour lines of the frames tend to be straighter with sharper corners. Colors tend to be muted, and kept within the sober palette of black, grey, brown, and silver. Frames tend to be sturdier, with a lot of men preferring titanium frames to keep up with the tough love that men give them.
Men’s Titanium Eyeglasses
Right now, the popular choice for men’s glasses have titanium frames, with the most popular choice being Flexon. Glasses made from titanium have a ‘memory metal’ which allows them to bend and return to their original shape. Aside from feeling lighter and being more durable, titanium is hypo-allergenic.
One thing to keep in mind before investing in a pair of titanium frames, they tend to become brittle in the cold and it is not recommended to be worn in colder climates. There are other materials, such as carbon or polycarbonate, which are more suitable for frames in cold conditions.
Men's Large Eyeglasses
For large men, over the past 15 years, almost every major fashion designers now offer a collection of large mens eyeglasses and sunglasses. Best of all, these designer collections can also accommodate prescriptions to provide anyone with correct vision while wearing the latest fashion trend. If you’re a fan of Gucci, Prada, or Dolce Gabbana, you’ll love some of the latest styles available online, today!
Looking for a pair of men’s sunglasses to protect your eyes from UV rays? Explore all available mens sunglasses now in stock. Eyeglasses.com carries popular brands such as Oakley, Ray Ban, and Nike. If you need prescription sunglasses, you can easily use the Lens Wizard to create a custom design just for you. Or, for plan, non-prescription vintage lenses, you can check out our selection of polarized sunglasses.
It’s Easy to Shop for Men’s Sunglasses
No matter what look you want to achieve, you’ll find a variety of stylish glasses for men in a wide range of shapes, colors, materials, and brands. Don’t be afraid to try on a pair of glasses before you buy using Virtual Try On. You’ll enjoy the ease of shopping online and can relax knowing that every order includes easy returns if for any reason you’re unsatisfied. Plus, when you purchase from Eyeglasses.com, you’ll receive free shipping on all orders over $50.