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Sunglasses Frames

Sunglasses are essential for protecting the eyes from the sun; they can also improve the clarity of vision outdoors and can be worn as a fashion accessory. When it comes to sunglasses frames, the choices of designs, materials, sizes, and shapes are virtually limitless. Sunglasses frames can even be purchased with eyeglass prescriptions incorporated into the lenses.

Choosing sunglasses frames

When shopping for sunglasses frames, look for frames that: 

  • Fit comfortably 
  • Flatter your face shape 
  • Fit your personality and style

Sunglasses frames run the gamut in style; you can choose a classic oval, round, square, or rectangular shape, or go for a more retro look. Rimless sunglasses frames are also available that are held in place by wire. When selecting a frame, make sure to choose a style that is in contrast with your facial shape. If you have a square or heart-shaped face, try on round or oval shaped frames, and if you have a round, oval, or oblong face, look for angular shaped frames.

There are several options available when it comes to sunglass frame materials. Sunglass frames can be manufactured from plastics, metals, or composites. 

  • Specialty metals like titanium and stainless steel are popular choices because they are: 
    • Lightweight 
    • Hypoallergenic 
    • Corrosion-resistant 
    • Durable 
  • Plastic frames come in a variety of shapes, styles, and colors, making them a creative option for people who view their sunglasses as more of a fashion accessory.

Benefits of sunglasses frames

Sunglasses are designed to shield the eyes from harmful UV rays, but they are also valued as a fashion statement. Both nonprescription and prescription sunglasses are universally popular. One of the primary benefits of sunglasses is the limitless styles and designs available to choose from, especially when it comes to frames. Sunglasses frames can be manufactured from a variety of high tech materials and fabricated in an endless array of styles, designs, and colors. Whether you are interested in a lightweight sunglass sports frame for outdoor use or wide, wraparound frames to wear running errands, there is a sunglass frame to meet your eyewear needs.



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