Eye Glasses | Frames

Acetate plastic frame material is used quite commonly today. There are unique laminating processes available to make the frames very colorful. The frames saddle your bridge to make a very comfortable pair of glasses.

Titanium is a silver-gray metal that’s lightweight, durable, strong and corrosion resistant. Titanium has been used for everything from the space capsules to medical implants such as heart values. Titanium can be produced in a variety of colors.

SteelStainless steel is an alternative to titanium. Many frames are nickel-free and thus hypoallergenic. Most stainless steel frames contain an alloy of chromium which is an excellent resistance to corrosion, abrasion and heat.

Safety frames can be made of any of the materials above. They must meet OSHA standards for both the frames and the lenses.

Active patients need more protective eyewear. The frames are made from high impact resistant plastic material that meets FDA standards for safety. The lenses are made from polycarbonate materials as well.