How To Fix Glasses That Are Too Wide?

The problem: Your glasses are too wide on your temples.

The fix: Secure the lens with your nondominant hand and softly push in on the end piece with your dominant hand.

Do this to both sides to tighten the fit of your glasses on your head.

How can I make my glasses tighter?

To make the glasses looser or more tight, bow the earpieces outwards or inwards. For wire frames, bend the pieces with small pliers, and if your frames are plastic, heat them with warm water or a hairdryer, then bend them by hand.

How wide should glasses be?

​As a rule of thumb your eyes should be nearly centered in the width of the lenses. A frame that is too wide will make your eyes look close set while a frame that is too narrow will exaggerate the width of your face. The first number of a frame measurement (51-18-140) is the width of one lens measured in millimeters.

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How can I tighten my glasses without a screwdriver?

You can also fasten a miniature safety pin through the hole, or slip in a metal staple coated in all-purpose glue, bending the ends with pliers to fit around the hinge. If you use a staple, you won’t be able to fold your glasses. Dab clear nail polish on top of the screw after tightening it to keep it in place.

How do you know if your glasses are too wide?

The best and easiest way to tell if you glasses are too big or wide for your face is looking at your pupil placement. You should aim for your eyes to be positioned at the horizontal center and vertical top third of your lens to avoid looking cross-eyed.

How do you tell if glasses are too small for your face?

The fit of your glasses simply looks better the closer your eyes are to the center of the lens. When your eyes sit in the inner corner, it can make you appear cross eyed. Too far out and it looks like your frame is too small for your face. If you have narrow-set eyes, be careful.

Should your glasses cover your eyebrows?

The top of your glasses frame should follow the line of your eyebrows. Avoid having too much eyebrow above or below the frames (N.B. Sunglasses should always cover your eyebrows, or risk looking cartoonish.) Eyes should sit at the centre of each frame.

Can I get my glasses adjusted anywhere?

Adjust glasses at home, but do it carefully! In most cases you will not need to fit eyeglasses, but if you do, you can take them to a local optical store for a fitting. Most opticians will fit-adjust glasses for free. The adjustable parts of eyeglasses are small and thin.

How do you bend glasses with earpieces?

Gently bend the earpieces slightly downwards to add curve. The problem: Your glasses are too tight on the backs of your ears. The fix: Run the earpieces under really warm water (not boiling, but as hot as you can get it from the faucet) for a few minutes. Gently bend the earpieces upwards to relax the curve.

Will LensCrafters adjust my glasses if I didn’t buy them there?

It is easy, You can slightly adjust the frames directly. Generally speaking, you can take it to the store where you bought them for a free adjustment. And it’s said that you can also bring them into LensCrafters for a free adjustment, even if you didn’t buy your glasses there.