Eye Health

Updated 13 February 2015

Show us your specs!

Your glasses become part of your identity. Why did you choose yours?

Glasses can make a style statement as distinctive as the clothes you wear. Celebs as diverse as Johnny Depp, Ne-Yo, Emily Blunt and Megan Fox have been seen wearing glasses. Even Justin Bieber likes to don a pair of black frames, although some sources speculate he doesn’t need them and they are just for show. Even if you’re not a huge fan of the geek style, they’re handy to have as an alternative to contact lenses if you’re just hanging around at home.

Take a snap of yourself in your glasses and mail it to us for our user glasses gallery. Tell us how long you’ve had them, why you chose them, and what it means to you to wear glasses. E-mail us at

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Megan Goodman qualified as an optometrist from the University of Johannesburg. She has recently completed a Masters degree in Clinical Epidemiology at Stellenbosch University. She has a keen interest in ocular pathology and evidence based medicine as well as contact lenses.

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