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18 Things Anyone Who Wears Glasses Needs To Own

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1. These handy microfiber tools that can clean both sides of a lens at the same time.

Promising review: "Twitter, yes Twitter is where I found the recommendation for these glasses cleaners. I want clean glasses, and one of my current pairs attracts more dirt than any other pair of glasses I have owned. I do not know why, I only want them clean. I purchased this set, the microfiber cleaner comes in five different colors, if that is an issue for you. The little microfiber piece fits perfectly between the front and back of your glasses, so both sides are cleaned at once. I still use the spray once or twice a day, but I keep these with me at all times. Clean glasses abound." —prisrobGet a five-pack from Amazon for $6.19.
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Promising review: "Twitter, yes Twitter is where I found the recommendation for these glasses cleaners. I want clean glasses, and one of my current pairs attracts more dirt than any other pair of glasses I have owned. I do not know why, I only want them clean. I purchased this set, the microfiber cleaner comes in five different colors, if that is an issue for you. The little microfiber piece fits perfectly between the front and back of your glasses, so both sides are cleaned at once. I still use the spray once or twice a day, but I keep these with me at all times. Clean glasses abound." —prisrob

Get a five-pack from Amazon for $6.19.

2. These easy-to-sneak-into-a-wallet-or-bag lens wipes.

Promising review: "I love these. I have long and evidently greasy Italian eyelashes, which leave smears on my glasses when I'm not wearing mascara, just from blinking. Dry cleaning cloths tend to just smear the grease on the lenses. These work great. I'm a little insecure when pulling them out of my purse at work though because I'm always worried someone at a distance will think that I'm waving around a condom, so I keep them on the DL." —Sky SlaytonGet a pack of 100 from Amazon for $8.70.
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Promising review: "I love these. I have long and evidently greasy Italian eyelashes, which leave smears on my glasses when I'm not wearing mascara, just from blinking. Dry cleaning cloths tend to just smear the grease on the lenses. These work great. I'm a little insecure when pulling them out of my purse at work though because I'm always worried someone at a distance will think that I'm waving around a condom, so I keep them on the DL." —Sky Slayton

Get a pack of 100 from Amazon for $8.70.

3. These transparent anti-slip sleeves to stop your glasses from falling down your nose.

Promising review: "I have a rather small face and purchased some cheap glasses online. The glasses were great, but the glasses just didn't stay on my face. This did the job. However, it does take some time to get on. I bought these with the intention of keeping them on my glasses (forever), but even if I wanted to casually remove them, that won't be happening. Slight adjustments are easy to make, but they are on there pretty snug. The temple-tip height of my glasses are the slightest bit wider than 1/4 in, so bigger than the recommended height. I was aware of the risks. Following some helpful advice in the previous reviews, I used a blow drier to heat up the rubber things and continued heating it as I carefully (and very slowly) inched the sleeve over the temple tip. And it worked out. It's comfortable and keeps my glasses from sliding down my nose." —ChristieGet three pairs from Amazon for $2.97.
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Promising review: "I have a rather small face and purchased some cheap glasses online. The glasses were great, but the glasses just didn't stay on my face. This did the job. However, it does take some time to get on. I bought these with the intention of keeping them on my glasses (forever), but even if I wanted to casually remove them, that won't be happening. Slight adjustments are easy to make, but they are on there pretty snug. The temple-tip height of my glasses are the slightest bit wider than 1/4 in, so bigger than the recommended height. I was aware of the risks. Following some helpful advice in the previous reviews, I used a blow drier to heat up the rubber things and continued heating it as I carefully (and very slowly) inched the sleeve over the temple tip. And it worked out. It's comfortable and keeps my glasses from sliding down my nose." —Christie

Get three pairs from Amazon for $2.97.

4. Plus some black ones.

Promising review: "If your glasses slip and slide down your nose, this is for you! These fit well and are comfortable. They really do their job. In summer, my glasses are usually at the end of my nose because of perspiration. Not with these! I don't wear them all the time, just when I know I will be out and the weather is warm, or around the house when I'm cleaning, etc., and working up a sweat. I have a couple pairs, one for regular glasses and one for sunglasses." —IntheknowGet a pair from Amazon for $4.98 (available in brown, white, and black).
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Promising review: "If your glasses slip and slide down your nose, this is for you! These fit well and are comfortable. They really do their job. In summer, my glasses are usually at the end of my nose because of perspiration. Not with these! I don't wear them all the time, just when I know I will be out and the weather is warm, or around the house when I'm cleaning, etc., and working up a sweat. I have a couple pairs, one for regular glasses and one for sunglasses." —Intheknow

Get a pair from Amazon for $4.98 (available in brown, white, and black).

5. This tube of wax to add some stick to the nose bridge of your glasses.

Promising review: "This stuff is great. It's sticky enough that it stays on my glasses but not in a way that makes my face feel weird. Also my glasses haven't slipped once since I applied it. The mint scent is very mild and therefore inoffensive. Best purchase of my entire year." —Emily MellGet it from Amazon for $10.99.
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Promising review: "This stuff is great. It's sticky enough that it stays on my glasses but not in a way that makes my face feel weird. Also my glasses haven't slipped once since I applied it. The mint scent is very mild and therefore inoffensive. Best purchase of my entire year." —Emily Mell

Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

6. These anti-slip silicone nose pads that'll make your glasses cling easier (if you prefer something that you don't want to apply to your frames).

Promising review: "These are excellent. They're very thin so you don't notice a difference right away. But the difference is, they won't slide down your nose anymore. THAT'S the difference you want to feel! They are large in size in length so be prepared to cut them down. A small pair of sharp scissors should do well, as it did with me." —eebantGet five pairs from Amazon for $7.98 (available in black and clear).
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Promising review: "These are excellent. They're very thin so you don't notice a difference right away. But the difference is, they won't slide down your nose anymore. THAT'S the difference you want to feel! They are large in size in length so be prepared to cut them down. A small pair of sharp scissors should do well, as it did with me." —eebant

Get five pairs from Amazon for $7.98 (available in black and clear).

7. A pair of flexible glasses perfect for those who just need some to pop on for a bit of quick reading.

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Promising review: "Perfect! I never have to worry about where my glasses are OR even if I have them with me! First time I used them was out to dinner with family and friends and I took out my keychain, and popped up the glasses and slid them on my nose and everyone went wild and they just had to try them on! I'm so happy I stumbled on these glasses LUCKY FIND!" —Amazon Customer

Get a pair from Amazon for $24.95 (available in strengths 1.00–2.50 and in six colors).

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8. This 4-in-1 screwdriver that fits on your keychain to tune up your hinges in a pinch.

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Promising review: "Great for adjusting all sorts of glasses from sunglasses to reading glasses. Also handy if you are working on watches or anything where you need a small Phillips or flat-head screwdriver." —Mitch V. Pham

Get a three-pack from Amazon for $8.49 (also available in a pack of five).

9. A necklace loop — a subtle way to hang your glasses without resorting to those granny chains.

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Promising review: "As I've gotten older it has become more difficult to see small print. I became frustrated hunting for my glasses. I purchased three different types of glasses holders in order to see what worked best for me. This one is my favorite. Why? Because it is the simplest. It is non-flashy and a fun piece of jewelry when my glasses are on my face and a great place to hang them so they are always with when I'm not reading small print. I think it is the least old-lady-like option." —TeresaS

Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in five styles).

10. This lens cleaning kit that'll treat your lenses so that they repel water.

Promising review: "The hydrophobic cleaner is great for glasses and does seem to reduce the frequency with which I have to clean my glasses. I use this on both my regular eyeglasses and my sunglasses. The bottom of the container is the storage area for the lens cloth, making it convenient to have everything in one container. I like the pen style rather than the spray applicator, as I seem to use less cleaner when I can put it only where it's needed." —Matthew BrodieGet it from Amazon for $20.
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Promising review: "The hydrophobic cleaner is great for glasses and does seem to reduce the frequency with which I have to clean my glasses. I use this on both my regular eyeglasses and my sunglasses. The bottom of the container is the storage area for the lens cloth, making it convenient to have everything in one container. I like the pen style rather than the spray applicator, as I seem to use less cleaner when I can put it only where it's needed." —Matthew Brodie

Get it from Amazon for $20.

11. A plush-lined nightstand case so you have a place to keep your frames when you're done reading for the night.

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Promising review: "I don't know why I waited so long to get a stand for my glasses. At night I take my contacts out and wear my glasses so I always try to find a safe spot to put them in. I've looked at padded holders but just never got one, so now I did. It's great I know where my glasses are, they're safe and they won't get scratched. Like I said, I don't know why I waited so long!" —Aliqat

Get it from Amazon $9.49 (available in eight colors).

12. A simple hard shell case — it remains the best way to prevent scuffs when you're throwing glasses into your bag.

Promising review: "Being nearsighted, I don't need my glasses when shopping — only to drive — so I just leave them in the car. I don't like to leave them just loose on the dash, but it's almost impossible to find a hard-sided glasses case that doesn't lint all over the lenses! I have been looking for years, but when you ask at the eyeglasses stores for a lint-free case, they look at you as if you are from Mars. They don't advertise themselves as such but they are made inside and out from linen, and linen does not lint. Well, they work: My lenses are as clean coming out as they were going in. So if this drives you crazy too and you hate particles all over your lenses, these cases will keep your glasses fresh and clean. I have not found anything else that even comes close and I have been looking for years." —shrinkwrapGet it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in six colors).
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Promising review: "Being nearsighted, I don't need my glasses when shopping — only to drive — so I just leave them in the car. I don't like to leave them just loose on the dash, but it's almost impossible to find a hard-sided glasses case that doesn't lint all over the lenses! I have been looking for years, but when you ask at the eyeglasses stores for a lint-free case, they look at you as if you are from Mars. They don't advertise themselves as such but they are made inside and out from linen, and linen does not lint. Well, they work: My lenses are as clean coming out as they were going in. So if this drives you crazy too and you hate particles all over your lenses, these cases will keep your glasses fresh and clean. I have not found anything else that even comes close and I have been looking for years." —shrinkwrap

Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in six colors).

13. This friendly-looking spectacle stand to charmingly display your favorite set.

Promising review: "Great hit for a kid recently prescribed glasses. Had to make things a little more exciting for a 6-year-old who is now 'different' than his friends...so why not get something cool for him to hang them on at night!?! He thinks it's hilarious!" —hammieoGet it from Amazon for $7.49.
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Promising review: "Great hit for a kid recently prescribed glasses. Had to make things a little more exciting for a 6-year-old who is now 'different' than his friends...so why not get something cool for him to hang them on at night!?! He thinks it's hilarious!" —hammieo

Get it from Amazon for $7.49.

14. These incredible cloth wipes that don't need any liquid solution to make your glasses streak-free.

Promising review: "Unbelievable! I have been using lens spray for years for my coated prescription glasses and my professional cameras. Wipe, wipe, breathe on, wipe, wipe 'til they are finally clean. So I received a small 3" square lens cleaning microfiber cloth with a new camera lens and tried it on my glasses. In all honesty, I didn't think that a dry cloth would clean the glasses. Was I wrong!? I was astounded, to say the least." —Alan ArnoldGet a two-pack from Amazon for $5.99 (available in 2-, 6-, 13-, and 30-packs, as well as extra-large sizes).
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Promising review: "Unbelievable! I have been using lens spray for years for my coated prescription glasses and my professional cameras. Wipe, wipe, breathe on, wipe, wipe 'til they are finally clean. So I received a small 3" square lens cleaning microfiber cloth with a new camera lens and tried it on my glasses. In all honesty, I didn't think that a dry cloth would clean the glasses. Was I wrong!? I was astounded, to say the least." —Alan Arnold

Get a two-pack from Amazon for $5.99 (available in 2-, 6-, 13-, and 30-packs, as well as extra-large sizes).

15. A clip-on holder for your car visor to keep your driving glasses out of that dirty center storage box.

Promising review: "As a 50-something contractor, I have a variety of glasses I keep in my truck: prescription eyeglasses for night driving, sunglasses for the day, clear-lens and tinted safety glasses, and clear and tinted readers. That's six pairs of glasses to keep organized and protected. I got two of these at first, and am ordering another now. They work really well. Wire-frame glasses fit loosely, but still well enough to keep them secure." —Chuck ZissmanGet it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available as a single clip or double).
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Promising review: "As a 50-something contractor, I have a variety of glasses I keep in my truck: prescription eyeglasses for night driving, sunglasses for the day, clear-lens and tinted safety glasses, and clear and tinted readers. That's six pairs of glasses to keep organized and protected. I got two of these at first, and am ordering another now. They work really well. Wire-frame glasses fit loosely, but still well enough to keep them secure." —Chuck Zissman

Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available as a single clip or double).

16. These magnetic holders that attach to your clothing to provide a perfect place to perch your pair.

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Promising review: "I love it! I wear it to work all the time and sometimes when I go out. It makes it so convenient and available for me to have my reading glasses. Now I don't have to figure out where they are or go looking for them. I've had people wondering how my glasses are hooked on; they think it's sewed on, but when I explain to them what it is and how it works they say it's an awesome idea. As a matter of fact this is my second set that I've purchased." —Ruth R Monahan

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in two colors).

17. These adorable neoprene cases.

Get them from Nermiinee on Etsy for $15.99 each (available in four styles).
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Get them from Nermiinee on Etsy for $15.99 each (available in four styles).

18. And (not a product, but...) this super cheap store that's one of the best places to buy some new ~fashionable~ frames.

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We've tried it! Read our review of it here.

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