In an optometry shop, you’re bound to get advice from an optician regarding the fit of your eyeglasses. When you shop online to enjoy a larger selection and lower prices, it’s helpful to understand the nuances of fitting eyeglasses.
It’s a material world. Frame materials, that is. From plastics to metals, and everything in between, here we offer you a look at today’s top frame materials.
Eyeglass frames materials are generally described as metal, plastic, or a combination of the two. These are the broad buckets in which most frame materials belong but there’s quite a bit of variety within them.
How do you select an eyeglass frame material?
It’s likely, you’re more concerned with a look, color, or feel—not a material per se. Or maybe you’re looking for a particular feature…
You’re into fun colors with flair. Plastics fit the bill.
You want fashion? Perhaps you’d prefer a combination metal and plastic cat-eye frame with rhinestones or crystals.
Getting new eyeglasses? The frames you select are what everyone will notice, but of course the lenses are responsible for correcting your vision.
You’re bound to be offered multiple options for lens materials, most commonly, high index and polycarbonate. If you’re like most, you probably put a lot more thought into selecting your frames than your lens material. Most customers base their decision on the price.
However, you should understand your choice will affect durability, visual clarity, and more. So we’ll examine the two most common lens materials here and present the advantages and disadvantages you should be aware of.
You’ve found frames you love amongst the massive selection offered by EZContacts. It’s time to complete your order, which requires getting your prescription just right.
Yes, you’ll need to make some choices and enter your prescription properly. But no, it shouldn’t be confusing. This step-by-step guide will help you make informed choices and get the exact eyeglasses you want and need.