A lot of people need prescription lenses to
adjust their vision and be able to see clearly. However, these people will also
need sunglasses during the summer to protect their eyes from the harsh, bright sunlight. Obviously, they can’t wear
two pairs of glasses on top of each other! If only we can add prescription
lenses with desired colors on sunglasses... can we?
The answer is Yes and you have two options for this.
You can either bring your eyewear to the
local eyeglass store so they can tint your glasses for a price, or for the
cheaper option, you can learn how to do this yourself and go through the whole
process at home. But remember, you can only choose the latter option if your
lenses are made of the plastic material.
Glass lenses and lenses with some protective coatings will fail to absorb the
Now that you know this, you just have to
prepare the lenses and sunglasses you are planning to use. You also have to
decide on what color you want the tint to be. But before you make your next
move, you have to make sure that the sunglasses frames you are going to use is
of good quality. You have to see to it that the prescription lenses fit the
frames just right. For this to work, the lens must be correctly placed and the
frames should be properly adjusted.
So, what is the process for this?
First, you have to check if the
prescription lenses you want to add to your sunglasses are on a base curve of 8
or less. If you want to make this done professionally, you have to agree to pop
out the lenses of your sunglasses to make room for the prescription lenses. So,
if your sunglasses have the brand logo on its original lens, you must be
willing to give it up for replacement.
To solve your problem about choosing
between prescription lenses and sunglasses during the summer, have your lenses
tinted with any color you like. The most popular tint colors are grey, brown,
and green. They do not necessarily have to be the same color as the original
lens that came with your sunglasses frames. Go wild with customizing your
Tinted eyeglasses are both a practical and
aesthetic accessory. The good news is, you can mix and match your eyeglasses
and sunglasses depending on how you like it.
You can even have your pair customized by
giving it the tint color that suits your personality and style. Reduce the glare
from the sun and express your fashion statement all at the same time! You can have
it done with specialized equipment or try doing an at-home solution. Either
way, it’s time for my blurry-eyed friends to get the 2-in-1 eyewear they