Post Contributed by Ethan Krall
If you'll have a look around you, clearly many people wear eyeglasses. For most wearers, glasses serve a medical need to compensate for vision problems. For some, they are fashion statements...though this can also be said for those who wear eyeglasses for medical purposes as well. For these two reasons, unique manufacturers like Zenni Optical are producing eyeglasses which fit both medical needs and the necessity for fashionable, attractive specs.
We also know that eyeglasses can very much define a time period. Seen in film, photographs and other popular mediums of the past; it becomes obvious to us that certain styles are apparent in specific time periods such as decades of the 20th century. Today, however, it can be said that eyeglasses are available in the widest variety of styles ever, and for a variety of reasons. There are new methods of producing eyeglasses and new materials being used in their construction. Today, it's also very popular for some people to purchase and wear specific styles of eyeglasses that were popular in past times. These can either be genuine, vintage frames or newly produced frames designed in these older but now very popular styles.
Thankfully, no matter what style suits you best, cheap eyeglasses are available in abundance from several manufacturers. It just takes a little bit of research and trying pairs on to figure which eyeglasses are right for you.