Eyeglasses come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors designed to be as unique as the wearer. Regardless of your preferences or the shape of your face, you're sure to find a pair of glasses that look great on you. Your eye doctor will perform an eye exam, during which he or she will establish what type of lenses you need to correct any vision problems you may have. Then, you're on your way to a pair of glasses! Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how glasses help correct vision, how to choose the best pair of eyeglasses, and much more.
Reading Your Eyeglass Prescription
WebMD helps you understand your eyeglass prescription.
Eyeglasses and Your Vision
WebMD explains different types of eyeglass lenses and lens coatings, along with tips for caring for your spectacles.
Do I Need Reading Glasses?
If you have to squint to read or hold books at arm's length, it might be time for reading glasses. Here's how to find the right pair.
Buying Glasses Online: Is It Right for You?
Useful information about the pros and cons of ordering prescription eyeglasses online
Saving on Eye Care: Bargains and Risks
In a tough economy, saving money is on everyone's mind. But when it comes to eye care, experts say that what you do to save money today may put you at risk of much higher costs in the future.
Look Sharp: How to Choose Protective Eyewear
The appropriate glasses can prevent injuries and save your vision.