While LASIK and contact lenses are popular, many people who come to GW Eye Associates are simply looking for a comfortable, stylish pair of prescription glasses. Dr. Gordon Wong has helped so many people in the La Jolla, CA area find the glasses they need.
One of the challenges of getting glasses is finding the best frames for your face. Below, we have some advice and insight on how to pick glasses for people with square-shaped faces.
What does it mean when someone says “a square face”? You might know it when you see it, but may not be sure how to articulate it. Here are two common characteristics of a square-shaped face:
Keep in mind that the prominence of the chin doesn’t play much of a role when defining a square face shape. The description applies to the general contour and dimensions of a person’s head.
If you want to find good eyewear that complements a square face, consider the following qualities that can make a difference:
Here are a few suggestions for types of frames that work well for patients with square faces:
The above tips and advice are just suggestions. It’s important that you try many glasses on yourself to find the frames that are best for you. You need to see those frames on your face to know if they’re for you. Also, just because we suggested round frames doesn’t mean you won’t look good with wayfarer glasses or semi-rimless glasses.
To put it another way, face shape is just one aspect of your appearance and says nothing about your personality. Find the glasses that fit your face as well as who you are inside. There are so many options to choose from, there’s bound to be frames right for you.
As you’re narrowing down your selection, keep in mind that our team is here to help. We can offer advice on frames you’ve picked out, or we can make some suggestions to help you start finding the best frames for you.
If you would like more information about picking the right glasses and frames for your needs, be sure to contact our skilled team of optometrists. The team at Gordon Wong Eye Designs & Optometry can be reached by phone in La Jolla at (858) 454-4699 and in Del Mar at (858) 755-9465.