Frames and lenses now combine strength and lightness to enable much greater comfort. There are memory metals such as Flexon which retain their shape after impact, nickel-free and low allergy materials, and special sides and bridge fittings to reduce pressure.
Lens coatings such as gentle tints or anti-reflection coatings can reduce eye fatigue and strain.
Dry eyes can be managed with lifestyle changes , and contact lenses can provide freedom of movement to many who may previously been unable to wear them.