Following concerns from some of our members about poorly fitting glasses, we carried out a survey of both children and adults to see how big the problem was. A massive 45% of respondents did not think their glasses were comfortable, and most comments were made about improvement to overall fit. Here is a small selection
“Nobody has been able to help about glasses sliding down because of my nose shape”.
As part of the Fit it Right, See it Bright campaign we are working with specialist charity SeeAbility to ensure that the professionals such as, opticians, optometrists and frame suppliers are aware of the problems faced by people with Down’s syndrome.
We have put together a number of information sheets to help you achieve better experiences with fitting and wearing glasses: