One of the reasons I had put it off for so long was that new glasses for me cost roughly two arms and two legs. I'm 20/400 uncorrected and I do not correct to 20/20. Through is some wacky astigmatism and other stuff and you have a recipe for very expensive eyeglasses. I have insurance, but it only just scratches the surface of the bill for me. My vision hadn't been getting worse and I like my current frames, and I'd been busy for the past several years trying to reproduce, so I didn't bother with the eye doctor. Now my glasses are falling apart mere weeks before I expect to have a second set of hands batting at my face, so it suddenly became very high priority.
Given the mint I have to spend to get new lenses, I have no qualms about buying designer frames. Besides, I wear my glasses every waking minute of every day except on those very rare occasions when I use contacts, so it's absolutely worth it to get nice frames. My current much-beloved-but-clearly-on-there-last-l
I hoping the current fashion in frames doesn't last as long as the over-sized octagons craze I had to endure during the 80s. Armani, please make me some small John Lennon style frames in gold wire real soon now and all will be forgiven.