Best Glasses For You

A good optician can help you use these guidelines to choose your new eyeglasses


Face ShapeDescriptionBest FramesFrame TipsFrame Goal
Face shape Round

Round

Your face is a circle and is about as wide as it is long, with soft curves. Square, angular frames (aviator or square) Try a clear bridge to widen your eyes; DO NOT wear round frames To thin out and lengthen your round face
Face Shape Oval

Oval

Your face is a proportional oval, with curves.Oval is the “ideal” face shape. Any frame shape (aviator, oval, or square) It’s best to pick frames that are at least as wide as the widest part of your face To maintain the balance of your proportional face
Face Shape Square

Square

Your face is equally as wide as it is long, with angular lines. Circular, curved frames (aviator, oval) Lengthen your face with frames that are wider (↔) than they are deep (↕) To soften and lengthen your angular, short face
Face Shape Oblong

Oblong

Your face is a rectangle and is longer than it is wide, with angular lines. Triangular, Circular, or Deep Rectangular frames (aviator, oval, or some square) Balance your face with frames that are deeper (↕) than they are wide(↔) To soften and shorten your angular, long face
Face Shape Base Triangle Heart

Base-Up Triangle/Heart

Geometric, Circular frames (oval, some square) Try frames with wider bottoms than tops or rimless frames To minimize your temple width and draw the eye down to the bottom of your face Your face has a wide forehead that descends to a narrow chin.
Face Shape Diamond

Diamond

Your face has a narrow forehead, wide cheekbones, and narrow chin, with angular lines. Circular or Cat-Eye frames (aviator, oval, some square) Look for top-heavy frames, such as semi-rimless frames or frames with detailing on the brow line To emphasize the eyes and cheekbones and draw the eye up to the top of your face
Face shape Round

Base Down Triangle

Your face has a narrow forehead that flares to a wide chin. Geometric, Circular, or Cat-Eye frames (aviator, oval, some square) Go for frames with wider tops than bottoms that are top-heavy (semi-rimless or detailed on the brow line) To minimize your chin width and draw the eye up to the top of your face