If they wear glasses, you probably can.
Prescription lenses for farsightedness will magnify a person’s eyes and for nearsightedness, minimize their eyes. The stronger an eyeglass prescription is, the more noticeable these effects are.
Why does this happen?
- Eyeglass lenses to correct hyperopia (farsightedness) are convex which magnify the appearance of the eyes because convex lenses are thicker in the middle.
- Eyeglass lenses to correct myopia (nearsightedness) are concave which tend to minimize the eye’s appearance because concave lenses are thinner in the middle.
Available lens options:
- High index lenses are recommended for many nearsighted prescriptions. High index lenses are:
- more attractive especially when the edges are polished
- Aspheric lenses are recommended for some farsighted prescriptions. Aspheric lenses are:
- a more attractive profile