Glossary of Eye Definitions and Glasses Terms

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Carbon Fiber frames

Carbon fiber glasses frames are more durable and lightweight than any of the other materials used to make frames. In recent years, carbon fiber eyeglasses frames have steadily increased in popularity due to their resistance to corrosion, durability against moisture and heat, and lightweight compared to other materials. Also referred to as polycarbonate frames, the eyeglasses are impact-resistant and retain their shape when under pressure.

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