Practical hacks for our slippery specs | Letters

Readers Joe Oldaker, Dr Keith Seddon, Harold Somers and Stephen Bradley share tips for keeping spectacles in place

Adrian Chiles needs to know that there are people who can help with his slipping spectacles problem (We can go to the moon – so why can’t we stop my glasses sliding down my nose?, 27 October).

I worked for 25 years as a qualified dispensing optician, and my job, once the optometrist had finished “faffing with the red or green bit”, was to assist a client to choose a frame suitable for the lenses prescribed, which fitted their nose, head width and length to the ears properly, and which matched their cosmetic choice.

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