Glossary of Eye Definitions and Glasses Terms

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Nylon fiber frames

What is a nylon fiber frame? Nylon fiber is one of the leading materials used in athletic eyewear. Some of the main features of nylon fiber frames that distinguish them from other materials are that they are resistant to heat and cold, flexible, and easily molded into the shape of sports performance glasses. It is also easy to create nylon fiber frames in an assortment of different colors, as opposed to other materials.

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