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Frame Type Pros & Cons

Various styles and materials of frames will suit specific prescriptions better than others, consequently it is important to understand the pros and cons of each frame type.

Full Rimmed Metal

Pros: Good support for the lenses - Can accommodate virtually all prescriptions - Available in light weight Titanium - Generally easy to adjust

Cons: More noticeable when worn

Semi-Rimless Metal

Pros: Good support for minus lenses - Available in light weight Titanium - Appear lighter due to less frames

Cons: Exposed lenses can be chipped - Plus lenses will be thicker than full rimmed frames of the same size - Difficult to adjust

Rimless Metal

Pros: Appear in most cases that no glasses are being worn - Available in light weight Titanium - Appear lighter due to less frames

ConsExposed lenses can be chipped - Plus & minus lenses will be thicker than full rimmed frames of the same size - Difficult to adjust

Full Rimmed Plastic

Pros: Good support for the lenses - Can accommodate virtually all prescriptions - Will hide thicker lenses better - Generally easy to adjust

Cons: More noticeable when worn

Semi-Rimless Plastic

Pros: Good support for minus lenses - Appear lighter due to less frames

ConsExposed lenses can be chipped - Plus lenses will be thicker than full rimmed frames of the same size - Difficult to adjust

Rimless Plastic

Pros: Appear in most cases that no glasses are being worn - Available in light weight plastics - Appear lighter due to less frames

ConsExposed lenses can be chipped - Plus & minus lenses will be thicker than full rimmed frames of the same size - Difficult to adjust
 

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