Some people need glasses just for reading, while others may need glasses to deal with more serious conditions, such as astigmatism and myopia. The evaluation of glasses or contact lenses is mixed. If it were you, would you choose frame glasses or contact lenses? This is a very old question, and there is no standard answer. Contact lenses and frame glasses have their own advantages and disadvantages, but if you still have a hard time deciding whether to wear contact lenses or glasses. This article will list the advantages and disadvantages of contact lenses and glasses. I hope you can know your preferences more accurately after reading this article.
Advantages of contact lenses
Suitable for activities: Contact lenses are most suitable for recreational activities such as sports and outdoor activities because they will not hinder or fall off. Allows you to move freely without worrying about the glasses sliding around. Wearing glasses during the event will also constantly worry that your glasses will be damaged or broken, and contact lenses can eliminate this worry. In general, due to their flexibility, they make exercise and exercise easier.
Relatively light: when you are nearsighted but don't want the unnecessary trouble caused by wearing framed glasses, contact lenses are a good choice without changing your appearance. If you have a special job, such as an actor, wearing contact lenses does not affect acting.
The following are the disadvantages of wearing contact lenses:
Difficult to apply: Contact lenses are slippery, small in size, and weird in shape, making it difficult to get into the eye sockets. It will definitely feel weird at first, and it takes a lot of practice to get it right.
Dry eye syndrome: Contact lenses will inevitably bring some bad consequences, and dry eye syndrome is the most serious one. After wearing the lens for a whole day, it will irritate the eyes and make the eyes dry, which is a very uncomfortable feeling. In addition, wearing contact lenses to sleep can also cause dry eyes, which can lead to redness and inflammation.
Extra care: Contact lenses require more care and attention than most glasses. As mentioned above, they need to be replaced regularly to prevent infection. They need to be cleaned with special contact lens cleaning water to ensure that nothing bad gets into your eyes.
"Are contact lenses better than glasses?" This concept is really reluctant. Because everything has a positive side and a negative side. More and more young people believe that contact lenses will eventually be accepted by the public, but in the dispute between contact lenses and glasses, glasses will never automatically withdraw. Now we will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of glasses so that we can further study the relationship between glasses and contact lenses.
Advantages of glasses
Eye protection: Since glasses are worn on the face, they can protect your eye area. They naturally prevent unknown objects from entering your eyes. This is very useful because we definitely don't want dust, sharp objects or any debris to get into our eyes. We all know that having something in the eyes can be annoying and sometimes painful, so wearing glasses is an easy way to prevent this. All in all, glasses are a way to improve vision, while also protecting your eyes from external influences.
Fashion statement: glasses will be a good accessory! They have many styles, and there will always be one that will make you stand out. The biggest advantage of frame glasses is that you can choose the shape and color that suits you. This is also a great way to add interest to your life and directly help your eyesight!
Cheaper: Another big advantage of glasses is that they are generally cheaper than contact lenses. Glasses do not need to be replaced as often as contact lenses, unless they are broken (fortunately this does not happen often). On the other hand, it does not need to be replaced frequently. Unless your prescription has changed dramatically, or you just decide that you want a new pair of glasses, you can keep your current glasses for a long time. This will obviously reduce the cost of your glasses.
Disadvantages of glasses
Easily affected by the environment: glasses are susceptible to various factors because they are exposed to the outside. They can get wet by rain or any water, or mist when you eat hot food. This may cause a bit of embarrassment, but about fog, we have a blog dedicated to "fighting" fog, you can read it.
Uncomfortable wearing: The frame glasses may press on your nose, and the bridge of the nose may be a little uncomfortable all day long. The glasses may slip off the nose easily after sweating. These are all possible things. But that’s okay, you may only need to try different shapes of frames to better fit your face. A suitable pair of glasses can solve any of the above discomforts and make glasses a pleasure again! You can definitely find the one that suits you on the ANRRI website.
Dislike appearance: Frankly speaking, some people just don't like the appearance of wearing glasses. They may feel that they have ruined their "look", and people may not like that they cover the part of the face they want to highlight (for example, their eyes or eyebrows). Glasses can also hide makeup, or tend to mess up makeup that people put in a lot of time and energy. This is a disadvantage for many people.
There have always been many pros and cons to consider in the choice between contact lenses and glasses. We have also listed many reasons to explain both, i hope this will help you make decision easier. If you think glasses are suitable for you, ANRRI provide a variety of blue light filter glasses, including prescription glasses, non-prescription glasses, reading glasses and children's glasses! Come and find out :）