Some people view their eyeglasses as an integral part of their personality. For others, a pair of specs is just a necessary evil, to be taken out of the case and used when they can't wear their contacts. No matter how you feel about your eyeglasses, you must admit that they've certainly come a long way since the days of monocles. When you visit your optician for your next pair, you'll find even more innovations in eyeglass durability, style and comfort.
It's easy to think of glasses as a mere fashion accessory - just something necessary that you have to wear to correct your vision. Nothing, of course, could be further from the truth. You can make a variety of amazing fashion statements with your glasses, and the type that you choose to wear can be the centrepiece of your outfit. Here are four of most popular and fashionable types of glasses currently available from your optician: