Metal frame glasses are the most suitable and long-lasting option to choose from when investing in glasses. Not only are they the most durable, compared to plastic or similar materials, but they're suitable for all face shapes, genders and ages.
Why Choose Metal Frame Glasses
When deciding on what frame would suit you best, you may want to consider a few factors. If you're looking for durability, a strong resistance and a frame that's light-weight? Metal frame glasses is your best bet.
So why choose metal frame glasses? Unlike traditional plastic frames, the metal used at Gechiqno is only made from top quality material, which means you'll receive a frame that lasts you years, not months.
Metal frames suit all styles which work well for both genders and your everyday wear. They're also great for the use on children, due to the solidity. That means they won't be easily bent or broken, unlike plastic frames and will eventually save you money long-term.
How to Clean Metal Frame Glasses
Cleaning metal frame glasses is easier than you may think. Whether it's oily skin that's caused dirt to form, or it's simply due for a clean, use some of these methods to clean your metal frame glasses and make them appear brand new again.
5 Different methods when cleaning metal frame glasses:
- Soak your frames over-night in warm water. Leave it overnight and wipe dry with a cloth or towel in the morning.
- Gently wash your frames with eye solution. Afterwards, clean the frames with a damp towel and leave to dry.
- Use a dry cotton ball and thoroughly wipe around the surface, ensuring to remove any dust or grime,
- Rinse your frames under warm water while cleaning the surroundings with dish washing liquid. Make sure to wipe dry afterwards.
- Spray glasses cleaner on your lenses as well as frame, and wipe clean using a micro-fibre cloth.
"Do not" methods when cleaning metal frame glasses:
- Use saliva as an alternative for water.
- Wipe your lenses with clothing/scratchy material (this will cause marks).
- Use household cleaners such as bleach, vinegar, mirror cleaner etc.
It's important to take care when cleaning your metal frame glasses, as your goal is to make it look brand new again while removing any dirt or grease. Remember to follow the steps accurately and do not use any of the methods mentioned in the "Do not" section when attempting to clean your metal frame.
How to Adjust Metal Frame Glasses
As we're all aware, not all glasses are a one size fits alI. There are a few methods surfacing the internet when it comes to adjusting metal frame glasses, however, some of them will work while others may damage your glasses permanently.
The recommended option for adjusting metal frame glasses, is by taking them to your local optometrist. They use high quality machines to apply heat to your frames, and gently shape them to your desired needs.
As a recommendation, avoid the risk of permanently damaging your metal frame glasses by taking them to a professional. Depending on your area, some stores offer glasses adjustments for free! While other places will charge you at an extra cost.
Inquire with stores around your area and find out if anyone is willing to adjust your glasses for free, to save you the trouble, time and money.
How to adjust metal frame glasses at home:
Apart from going to an optometrist, you can try to adjust the frames yourself at home.
Considering you're having trouble with your frames sitting crooked, simply purchase a pair of eye pilers.
- Turn your glasses upside down, with the temples facing outwards and the lenses facing towards you.
- Identify what side of the frame is un-balanced and proceed to grab your pilers.
- Gently grip the frame with your pilers, and carefully turn them inwards/outwards (depending on your specific need)
- Turn the glasses back upside down to examine that they are no longer crooked.
- Proceed if necessary or alternatively enjoy your new and improved glasses!
Remember, if it's your first time adjusting the temple on metal frame glasses, go slowly and gradually to avoid any unnecessary damage.
If you're not feeling confident enough, you should avoid doing it yourself at home and opt for taking it to a professional.