Ready to tackle the everlasting debate about glasses vs. contact lenses? We've got a great list of pros and cons to help you decide which prescription solution is right for you. Keep reading to discover what they are!

Glasses vs. Contact Lenses

1. Glasses
2. Contacts
3. Which is Right for You?
4. Prescription Glasses & Sunglasses at SportRx

Join Eyeglass Tyler as he dives into the pros and cons of glasses vs. contact lenses.

Pros & Cons: Glasses

It's time to talk about the benefits of wearing a pair of glasses. First and foremost, you don't have to touch your eyeballs. This lowers your chance of contracting painful and uncomfortable eye infections. What else? Glasses give you an opportunity to express yourself! They're worn directly on your face after all, and serve as an extension of your personal style.

And the cons? Since glasses are increasingly crafted with technology more advanced than ever, they can be costly. It's also not always convenient to have glasses on your face, and there are sports that don't yet have a perfect solution for this.

Pros & Cons: Contacts

Contact lenses are a great option if you prefer how your face looks without glasses. They also don't fog up or scratch like their counterpart, and you don't have lenses to clean.

When it comes to the cons of choosing contact lenses, many people start off a bit squeamish about directly touching their eyes, and it does increase your chance of eye infections. While you typically have one or two pairs of glasses, you have to replace your contacts frequently, purchase solution to disinfect them, and renew your prescription at least once a year. Even with proper care contact lenses can be uncomfortable and dry out your eyes, and they aren't compatible with certain types of vision correction.

What Should I Choose?

There's no absolute right or wrong, it simply comes down to what serves you and your lifestyle best. There are more options than ever when it comes to prescription glasses and sunglasses, so you can play with different tints, styles, and lens technologies to suit you perfectly. If you need help finding your ideal match, our expert opticians are eagerly awaiting your call!

Prescription Glasses & Sunglasses at SportRx

Need prescription glasses or sunglasses? Done. When you shop with us, you’ll find video guides and tooltips throughout the build process as you customize the perfect pair. An answer to all your questions is at your fingertips, and if you want to chat with an expert, Contact Us. We’ll put you in touch with one of our friendly in-house opticians who can help you build your prescription glasses or sunglasses.

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