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3 popular types of specs

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With the world slowly going digital, from kids to adults, everyone is spending a major part of their day staring at the screens of smartphones, laptops, TVs, and so on. The bright pictures, the vibrant colors, and all the effects are no doubt bringing the virtual world closer to reality. At the same time, they exert immense pressure on the eyes and the brain. As a result, all these lead to an increasing rate of eye defects and subsequently, an increasing demand for specs.


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There are several reasons why a person might need to wear specs. For some people, wearing specs is temporary while for others, it is permanent. But what’s more important is, specs can offer you a wide range of stylish looks. There are three most popular types of specs. In this article, you will find out all you need to know about the three most popular types of specs. Read till the end to find out what they are and where, how and why they are used.

While buying a pair of glasses, you must be careful in choosing the type of specs you want, whether you want it for daily use or for special occasions and many such considerations.


The three popular types of specs are given below.

1. Full frame

When the glasses are completely outlined by the frame, the specs are called full-framed specs. Full frames are a good choice for specs if you are looking towards highlighting your eyes. They give you a sturdy look and are most suitable when you have a higher prescription which requires thicker lenses.

2. Semi-rimless frame

As the name suggests, in case of semi-rimless glasses, half of the lens is outlined with a frame. Generally, the upper half of the glass is held by the rim. Since the glasses are half outlined, these are naturally lighter in weight. They give a sophisticated look and greater comfort. Since a major part of the glass is exposed outside the frame, the semi-rimless specs are more prone to cracks and chips.

3. Rimless frame

Rimless, as it very well indicates, means that the glass lens is not outlined with any frame. No part of the glass is held by the frame. Well, there is no frame actually. The rimless frame specs are composed of just the temples and the nose bridge. Though they provide a larger field of vision, the rimless frames are way more fragile and have the lightest of weight among all types of specs.


These are the most popular types of specs you would like to look for.

You can now find a suitable kind of specs for yourself online. You will find eyeglasses of all possible prescriptions at the most exciting prices. Also, you will find extra discounts and free frames and lenses with every purchase. Now that you have an idea about the different types of specs, you can hunt for your suitable pair of specs online.



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