A Guide to adjusting your Specs Addict glasses and sunglasses
How to make sure your Specs Addict glasses and sunglasses are properly adjusted
Before Specs Addict sends your new glasses or sunglasses to you, we do our very best to ensure that they are properly aligned. However, everyone’s face is slightly different (it’s what makes us unique) and some people’s ears are ever-so-slightly uneven, so there is a small chance that you may have to adjust your new Specs Addict glasses or sunglasses so that they fit your face perfectly.
None of the glasses and sunglasses in the Specs Addict collection have plastic nose pads. This is because the Specs Addict collection has been created with both streamlined design and comfort in mind. It is often a misaligned nose pad that causes glasses or sunglasses to be uncomfortable, which is why Specs Addict has created its collection as a “nose pad free zone”.
In most cases, you can adjust your Specs Addict glasses or sunglasses yourself by following a few simple tips below. If this doesn’t work, just pop down to your local optometrist and they will be able to help you out swiftly and free of charge. If you encounter any problems just let us know.
How are your glasses sitting?
If your glasses do not sit right or if they feel uncomfortable on your face, or if they sit too low or too high, at a crooked angle, or pinch at the nose it is likely that your frames need adjusting. Maladjusted frames can cause discomfort and what’s not immediately apparent is that frames that don’t fit your face can also eventually lead to eye strain, which is something we want to avoid.
It’s normal for frames to bend and lose shape over time, particularly with frequent wear. All kinds of everyday things make this happen, this is natural wear and tear. For example, if you use one hand to remove your frames, there is every chance that you will be pulling your specs off at an angle. This gradually bends the frame and loosens its fit.
Then, of course, there are ‘accidents’ such as sitting on them…
Or when you knock them off your bedside table in the middle of the night…
Or when you pull them off and chew on one of the arms in deep thought.
The way you handle and store your glasses will all contribute to how often you need to have them adjusted.