Eyeglasses Specialist

Cedar Crest Vision Care

Jonathan K. Solan, OD

Dry Eye and Aesthetic Specialist located in Allentown, PA

Eyeglasses are as much of an expression of your personal style as they are a necessary means of helping you see clearly. At Cedar Crest Vision Care, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Jonathan Solan, OD, a well-respected optometrist, and his team of vision care experts offers the latest styles of eyeglasses and designer frames to suit your individual style and personality. From children to adults, you can expect the latest technology in lenses to help you see clearly and a wide range of glasses and sunglasses to choose from. Call today to schedule an exam for new eyeglasses or book online.

Eyeglasses Q & A

What types of eyeglass frames are available?

Cedar Crest Vision Care carries an extensive selection of designer frames, sports frames, and sunglasses for every budget and every style. Some of their most popular designer collection frames include:

  • Kenneth Cole
  • Coach
  • Nine West
  • Carrera
  • Timberland
  • Randy Jackson
  • Ocean Pacific
  • Vera Wang
  • Eddie Bauer
  • Harley-Davidson
  • Izod
  • Jessica McClintock
  • Candie‚Äôs

You can also choose from a selection of budget-friendly frames at the on-site optical boutique. The friendly, knowledgeable optical team takes their time to help you select frames that are right for your face, meet your prescription needs, and fit properly.

How do I choose the best eyeglasses for my face?

The team at Cedar Crest Vision Care can help you narrow down your frame selection based on your face shape, prescription, and personal style. Some general guidelines to keep in mind when selecting new glasses are as follows:

  • Oval or round glasses balance out a naturally angular or square-shaped face
  • Square or rectangular glasses make a round face appear more slender
  • Diamond-shaped or rectangular frames can be complementary to a slender, oval face
  • For a heart-shaped face, choose glasses that are wider at the bottom or rimless
  • Cat-eye glasses or oval frames make a diamond-shaped face appear balanced

When you look in the mirror with your new eyeglasses, you should see a nice balance between your features and the frames. Avoid frames that overpower delicate features or work against the natural symmetry of your face shape.

Do skin tone and hair color make a difference when selecting eyeglasses?

Just like face shape can influence your decision, keep your skin tone and hair color in mind when selecting new eyeglass frames. If you have a cool skin tone with pink or blue undertones, avoid colors that make you look washed out. Instead, choose black, dark tortoise, purple, or gray frames to add warmth to a cool complexion.

For a warm, peachy or bronze-colored skin tone, stay away from pastel colors and go for the light tortoise, shades of brown or gold, beige, and olive green. When it comes to hair color, the same guidelines for frames apply for warm-colored hair, like golden blonde and brown/black; or cooler colors, such as strawberry blonde, white, and platinum blonde.

Of course, if you need help deciding, the optical team is always happy to offer their professional advice so you can find frames that represent your sense of style.

Call today to schedule an appointment for eyeglasses or use the online booking tool.

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