Thursday, December 22, 2011

Glasses/Spectacles frame measurements

Choosing glasses online that fit youBuying frames online? Don't get confused by all the numbers mentioned with the frame as these numbers are very important in ensuring you are buying a frame that looks and fits correctly. The more measurements that are provided, the better. All frame measurements are given in millimetres and can usually be found on the inside of the arm or on the inside of the bridge. Guide written by Designer Glasses Outlet.An example of a frame with the following numbers. 50 - 20 140In this example this means that the lens diameter is 50mm the bridge is 20mm and the arm length is 140mm.Lens Diameter: This is measured across the lens from the bridge.Bridge: This is the area which sits directly above your nose.Arm Length: There are three arm lengths that can be regarded as standard; 135mm, 140mm and 145mm.There are also 2 extra measurements that can give you even better indication of a frame size.1. Frame Width: This is the measurement across the full front of the frame to give better indication of overall size.Lens diameter x2 + Bridge will provide an accurate idea of the frame width, i.e 50mm+50mm+20mm= Frame width 120mm2. Lens Height: This is the measurement from the top to bottom of the lens to give indication of lens depth. This measurement is not usually provided as standard but you should contact the seller to send you this measurement.If you have any questions about frame measurements or eyewear in general, please don't hesitate to email us and we will be happy to assist.We hope you found this guide helpful, please vote for it below.We sell 100's of designer glasses and sunglasses with up to 70% off RRP. Brands include: Armani, Prada, D

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