*Eminem moment here*: Will all the glasses wearers please stand up? Please stand up, please stand up.
Ever wonder what it’s like to even have glasses? Whether you’ve had them since you were a kid or have recently got them due to excess screen time or just plain old age: glasses come with its own set of pros and cons. Let’s look into them, shall we?
- Waking up in the morning is the most awkward thing ever. Every single thing’s a blurry mess and you have to be careful not to wreck your bed stand or drop your glasses in the process or even accidentally hurt yourself because of the said blurriness.
- You can’t drink anything hot, cook/go near steam or wear a mask without looking like a scheming anime character.
- Your glasses turning into a raindrop/makeup gallery in the rain/on a night out.
- Your glasses never stay clean. Even if you send it to a spa day for deep cleansing or to a car wash, those scratches and/or smudges and spots shall remain there like that awful curry stain on an expensive tablecloth.
- Never being able to lie down on the sofa or on the bed to watch TV comfortably on one side without looking like the person in the featured image. Oh, did I forget to mention that you’ll never be able to enjoy 3D movies or wear sunglasses without looking weird times 1000.
- Cue the phrase, “OMG, is that new glasses? Can I see them?”, and have your glasses snatched away and be ruthlessly dirtied with fingerprints. But when they do try your glasses on, you’ll definitely hear either of the phrases: “How can you even see in this?!” or “Oh God, you’re so blind!” and have them return your glasses while you just sit there and shudder in disgust. I mean, why else do you think we wear glasses?!
- The biggest misconception is that people assume you hallucinate things without your glasses on, hence the annoying question, “How many fingers am I holding up?”. We can literally see your hand, even though its blurry as heck. We don’t see an alien’s hand right in front of us, thank you very much.
- The dreaded eye test with your optometrist. You may think it’s easy to go through, but the real pressure comes in when your doctor asks you to read the tiny lines on the eye chart or even when he/she changes the lenses in the gear and asks you which one suits you better. You’re a literal squinting and confused mess wondering whether or not to respond that both lenses feel the same.
- That moment when you realize you need glasses to search for your glasses. Once you’ve misplaced them somewhere (even if it’s on your head), everything/everyone becomes an enemy, including your cupboards.
- Literally dreading sports or any running activity because there’s a 95% chance that your glasses will get knocked off or even worse, destroyed.
- A moment of silence for all the hair strands/pieces that were viciously ripped out by glasses. Another moment of silence for your awfully tanned nose due to overexposure to the sun.
- Physics and biology lab classes are always the worst: especially when you have to do prism or glass slab experiments and microscope spotting experiments. Conclusion? Your eyes hurt from all the squinting that’s to be done.
- Being all too familiar with the, “You look so much better without glasses!” dialogue.
- The plus point about wearing glasses is that you can choose the type of frames you like for your glasses. But be wise to choose the right one though.
- Last but not least: adjusting to your new prescription. Need I say anymore?
That’s all there is to say about glasses now. Don’t forget to comment below which points you relate to the most, and don’t forget to share your points on glasses as well.
Until then, fellow readers! SS is out for now.
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