Frame Materials & Styles

Technological advances in material application and manufacturing techniques have allowed an unprecedented variety of frame variations available today.

Frame Materials & Benefits:


  • Non-corrosive
  • Maximum comfort
  • Multiple color treatments
  • Resistant to perspiration acidity

Flexon™ Proprietary Titanium Alloy:

  • Increased breakage protection
  • Flexibility

Stainless Steel:

  • Non-corrosive
  • Durable
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Resistant to perspiration acidity

Zyl/Plastic: can be melted, molded & stamped for manufacturing. This very versatile material is a perfect choice for:

  • Moldable for optimized temple comfort
  • Variety of color options
  • Won't wear or peel


  • Nickel-silver alloy
  • Must be plated and sealed
  • Low cost
  • Versatility

Frame Styles:

Frames can be classified by style, and are available in numerous material combinations:

Full Frame:

  • Lenses are completely enclosed by the frame eyewire
  • The most common frame style with the widest variety of colors and brand selection

Semi-Rimless Frame:

  • Only a portion (usually 1/2) of the frame is enclosed by the frame eyewire
  • Commonly constructed with metal and clear filament.

Rimless/Drill-Mount Frame::

  • Virtually no portion of the frame is enclosed by the frame eyewire
  • Frame chassis is held together by holes drilled into the lenses which are then secured by bushings and chassis posts
  • Due to their special construction, the design is not commonly available in all brands


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  • "Dr. Anderson and his staff are so patient and friendly. Dr. Anderson prescribed me glasses and I had the toughest time picking out frames. They didn’t rush, but instead made helpful suggestions and now I have an awesome pair of frames, not to mention the fact that I can see ten times better than before. You guys are the best!"
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