As part of my inexorable descent into middle-age, I am now in need of reading glasses (they arrive next week).
The thing is, I have a terrible record with sunglasses; I own each pair for around and about 2 days before they got lost/trodden on/dropped into a volcano. The cost of glasses being as exhorbitant as it is, this would be an economically burdensome way to carry on with my new spectacles. Bearing in mind I only need these to read (which is not all the time), I anticipate taking them off and putting them on again quite a lot throughout the day. This - as far as I am concerned - is a recipe for disaster. What strategies can I employ to ensure that my glasses live a long, healthy life?
I suppose one idea is to simply wear them all the time - at least then I won’t be tempted to put them down somewhere and not remember where I left them. That seems a little overkill, though - I would be essentially lugging round this apparatus on my face unnecessarily for a large chunk of the day (might this also be bad for my eyes in some way? Don’t know about that…). Another possibility is to get straps and wear them round my neck all day - but I can see that getting tiresome, and there is also the potential for them to bash/get caught in things.
This leads me to suspect that those who successfully keep their reading glasses for long periods have time-honoured techniques for ensuring their survival… What works for you?
Thanks in advance