Wearing glasses at work has become an emotive topic in Japan following reports that some firms have told female employees to remove them.
That has sparked heated discussion on Japanese social media over dress practices and women in the workplace.
The Nippon TV network and Business Insider were among the outlets to report on the issue, which looked at how firms in different industries prohibit women from wearing glasses.
They included safety reasons for airline workers, or being unable to see make-up properly for women working in the beauty sector.
The hashtag "glasses are forbidden" has been popular in Japan and the topic continued to attract tweets on Friday.
She said: "The reasons why women are not supposed to wear glasses... really don't make sense.
Prof Nemoto said there continues to be discussion by women in Japan "criticising the high heel" policies. »