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EyeGlasses temple earhook to stop slipping glasses for patients (Down Syndrome) with low nasal bridge

Shared by Spekkie on 2017-05-16 02:10

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Children especially those with Down Syndrome has low nasal bridge which makes their eyeglasses susceptible to slipping. There are specialize glasses such as those from SPECS4US are ideal but it may not be readily available or there may be limited designs as compared to normal glasses.

Eyewear temple earhooks for stopping slipping eyeglasses have been around for a few decades but they are generally uncomfortable. They work as a physical support to stop the glasses from moving forward and slipping down the nose. The temple earhook from Beta-Simplicity (http://betasimplicity.com/focus.html) features a cushion that effectively reduce the pressure on the back of your ears. This makes it much more easier to adjust to the right fit and are more comfortable as a result.

This solution shall not include mention to the use of drugs, chemicals or biologicals (including food); invasive devices; offensive, commercial or inherently dangerous content. This solution was not medically validated. Proceed with caution! If you have any doubts, please consult with a health professional.

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Jonathan, the inventor, is Singaporean Chinese, and has a been wearing glasses for decades and it often slips down, as East Asians tend to have a low nasal bridge. He has tried different types of temple earhooks but finds them very uncomfortable. He thus designed temple earhooks that are more comfortable to use while effective in stopping slipping glasses. His designs may be found on http://betasimplicity.com.

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