How to Adjust Eyeglasses to Fit Comfortably on the Ears

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New eyeglasses are not always adjusted properly to fit around the ears. After wearing a new pair of glasses, you may discover that they are uncomfortable or ill-fitting. A trip back to the eye doctor is unnecessary because uou can adjust the new frames yourself at home.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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    Adjusting Eye glasses

  1. 1

    Grip the frame just before the curve in the glasses at the ear piece.

  2. 2

    Take your other hand, and grip just the other side of the curve at the end of the ear piece.

  3. 3

    Place your thumb in the curve, and apply pressure to the end piece of the frame.

  4. 4

    Straighten or bend the frames at the curve to make necessary adjustments for a proper fit.

  5. 5

    If this does not correct the problem, readjust to your comfort.

Tips and warnings

  • Do not bend and straighten often, or you may risk damaging the frames.

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