Now that we have gone through the challenges of deducting glasses from taxes. Let’s look at other eyewear. What about sunglasses? Usually, sunglasses are intended for private and leisure use. The darkening effect rarely has a medical purpose. Thus, the sunglasses are not tax-deductible.
Self-tinting (photochromatic) glasses are an exception. If all the requirements are met, these could be declared as extraordinary burdens in the tax return.