The Importance of Scheduling Annual, Eye Exams
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The Importance of Scheduling Annual, Eye Exams

A few years ago, my dear maternal grandmother visited an optometrist. After thoroughly examining my grandmother’s eyes, this medical professional informed her that she had cataracts in both of them. Concerned, my grandmother immediately made an appointment with a surgeon. The two surgeries to remove the cataracts from my grandmother’s eyes were successful. Scheduling annual eye exams is crucial. During these appointments, your optometrist will check for potentially harmful conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, retinal detachment, nearsightedness, and farsightedness. On this blog, I hope you will discover the most important reasons you should visit your eye doctor every year. Enjoy!


The Importance of Scheduling Annual, Eye Exams

Cosplaying as a Sailor Moon Character When You Have to Wear Glasses

Stella Harvey

Pulling off accurate cosplay can be a difficult task, especially if you wear glasses. If you can't wear contacts and have poor vision, stumbling around in costume isn't appealing, but ruining the look of a great costume with a non-canon pair of glasses may not make you happy either. If you've got your heart set on cosplaying as a Sailor Moon character but you have to wear glasses, try these ideas to disguise your spectacles.

Sailor Mercury

Sailor Mercury is the genius of the Sailor Guardians, but wearing glasses while wearing her costume would still look a bit odd. Thankfully, there's another way you can hide your glasses.

One of Sailor Mercury's special powers is her Mercury Goggle scanner that can identify enemy weaknesses. It takes the form of a blue visor that appears beneath her tiara and spans across the face from ear to ear. Her visor can easily hide a pair of glasses, especially if you have or buy a pair with thin or transparent frames.

Sailor Venus & Sailor Moon

Sailor Venus and Sailor Moon are often chosen by cosplayers because they're both leaders and the original characters of their respective series, Sailor V and Sailor Moon. Cosplaying them with glasses may seem impossible, but it can be done with a little creativity.

In Sailor Venus' debut appearance as Sailor V, she wore a red mask that helped to disguise her appearance, which looked like a cross between cat eye glasses and a masquerade mask. Sailor Moon also wore a white mask in her first appearance in the Sailor Moon manga.

It's quite easy to disguise a pair of slim glasses under these masks. You can either just put the mask on directly over your glasses, or adhere them directly to the edges of your frames so that the mask stays snugly in place over your glasses. However, keep in mind that if you have a large pair of glasses, you may need to pick up a smaller frame from an optometrist, such as EyeCare About Vegas: Dr. R Dougal Morrison & Dr. Christopher Coker, to make this look work.

Civilian Forms

If all else fails, you can always cosplay as the Sailor Guardians in their day-to-day civilian forms. Whether you want to wear their school uniforms or their street clothes, many of the characters have worn glasses from time to time. Sailor Mercury's civilian form, Ami, often wears glasses while she's reading or studying. Sailor Moon's civilian form, Usagi, has also worn glasses while in disguise.

In addition, there has even been a recent promotion for a special line of Sailor Moon glasses with all of the characters wearing glasses matching the colors of their Sailor Guardian uniforms, so you can choose just about any character and find a way to make the glasses work.

It's admirable to want to stay faithful to a character's appearance, but there's no reason that you have to stumble around blindly to do it. Try these tips to make your costume look perfect and let yourself see clearly, too.