How can I make my sunglasses wider?
Heat the bridge of the sunglasses with a hairdryer.
The bridge is the point where the glasses sit on your nose. Use a hairdryer on a hot setting in 30-45 second bursts to heat the bridge. This will help avoid damage to the frames. Check regularly to see how soft the frames have become.
How do you adjust too tight sunglasses?
To loosen tight glasses, run them under warm water for about 30 seconds, then grip the part of the arm located near the temple and bend them in a slightly upward motion. If your glasses are too loose, follow the same procedure, but bend the arms in a downward motion to tighten them up.
What do you do if your glasses are too narrow?
If your glasses feel tight or loose:
You can adjust your temples by bowing them out or bending them in. Adding a slight outward bend on your temples will alleviate stress and tightness on the side of your head, and adding an inward bend will similarly tighten your glasses on your head.
How do I know if my sunglasses are too narrow?
“A good eye-care professional will use the three-point touch rule to ensure a good fit. “The frames should touch the nose, the top of the right ear, and the top of the left ear,” she continues. “If the frame is too narrow, the glasses will constantly slide down your face and need adjustments.”
How do you fix stretched sunglasses?
Tip: To fix stretched-out sunglasses, immerse them in hot water, or blast them with a hair dryer until the plastic starts to become flexible, then slowly and gently bend the frame back into shape.
How do I stop my glasses from pinching behind my ear?
Using your fingers, or with the help of a metal plier, press down gradually on the area needing an adjustment. Pressure should be applied softly, and keep in mind that a small modification has a greater impact than you would think.
How are glasses supposed to fit?
Your glasses should sit in the middle of your face, no higher than your eyebrows. The total width of your frames should match the width of your face at the temples, leaving enough room on the sides to avoid digging in or leaving marks.
How tight should glasses frames be?
Optimally-fitted sides should only cause a slight pressure behind the ear to keep the weight of the glasses from bearing down on the nose. However, if the glasses are too tight, the sides move upwards on the sides of the head and the eyeglass frames slide down the nose.
How do you fix glasses that squeeze your head?
These can be fixed by simply adjusting the temples of your glasses. If your glasses are squeezing your head, you need to adjust the temples outwards. Hold your glasses with one hand, and gently pull the temple outwards. Do this for both sides to relieve the tightness around your head.
Why do my glasses leave a mark on my nose?
Adjusting the Frames
Sometimes, the reason behind glasses that leave markings on your nose is simply an inaccurate fit. If your glasses feel too tight, then widening the nose bridge or adjusting the arms can mitigate the pain, and soften the pressure that the frames put on your skin.
Should glasses be wider than your face?
The width of your frames should not be wider than the width of your face at the temples. The top of your frames should be no higher than the line of your eyebrows. The lower edge of the frames shouldn’t sit on your cheeks otherwise they will start to rub against your skin and cause irritation.