|With the increasing usage of prescription glasses, it is obvious that they have lost their nerdy image. In fact, the conception has changed so much that only 10% of people think that a person wearing spectacles is nerdy, while 59% thinks he/she looks intelligent, followed by fashionable at 34% and sophisticated at 30%.
The most resounding figure that prescription glasses are now treated as a fashion accessory is that 55% people notices a personís eyewear when they meet them and 44% believe that glasses are a style statement, which is up from 29% in 2005. A staggering 73% of the population believes that the choice of the design and colour of a pair of prescription glasses actually reveal the kind of personality that person has.
It has also become a common phenomenon to own more than one pair of prescription glasses. Generally, people own more than one, with different styles and look so that they can wear a pair according to the situation. Almost 40% of the users of prescription glasses have revealed that they own more than one pair of glasses.
And for those women who feel that wearing glasses will make them look unattractive, here is a fact: 92% of the men disagree with you.