Four-eyes rejoice! Google Glass for prescription frames coming

Google confirms that it's creating a version of Glass that allows for the addition of frames and lenses to match your prescription.

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Greg Priest-Dorman, a member of the Glass team, models a prescription version of the wearable tech. Google Glass

Google Glass fans who wear actual glasses will also be able to don the wearable tech, without abandoning their prescription glasses, according to a Team Glass post today.

The company said one of the most asked questions about Glass was whether Google is making a prescription version. Clearly, Google has seen the value of making Glass versions for those beholden to their corrective lenses.

"The Glass design is modular, so you will be able to add frames and lenses that match your prescription. We understand how important this is and we've been working hard on it," Project Glass wrote on its Google+ account.

The team also posted a photo of Greg Priest-Dorman, a member of the Glass team, wearing a prescription Google Glass prototype.

The team said it's still "perfecting the design for prescription frames," so they won't be ready for the Explorer Edition's release, but consumers can expect to see this version later this year.

Google said previously that it was working on a prescription glasses solution, but this is the first time the company's provided a peek at this prescription lens model.