do your frames qualify?
our frame specs
We replace lenses for many brand named frames: Chanel, Prada, Versace, Gucci, Brooks Brothers, Warby Parker, Persol, Vogue, RayBan and many other designer and non-designer brands too.
At Today's Optician, we have experience and expertise handling many types of frames. Most frames on the market today can be replaced with new lenses, however some are not designed to have lenses removed, or are too delicate.
Made of a basic plastic, stronger acetate or lightweight zyl material and they surround the lens entirely. All lens materials are compatible with this type of frame, including plastic CR39, polycarbonate, trivex and 1.67/1.74 hi-index.
Usually made of stainless-steel, nickel monel, or titanium, these frames surround the lens entirely. All lens materials are compatible with this type of frame, including plastic CR39, polycarbonate, trivex, and 1.67/1.74 hi-index.
These frames will have a metal, or plastic top rim with the bottom lens having a groove only. As a result, the exposed part of the lens should be a lens material that won’t chip, such as polycarbonate, trivex and 1.67/1.74 hi-index. Must include lenses to trace the proper shape.
These classic frames, if metal, can be re-lensed as long as they are free from corrosion and have not been soldered. Or, if they are plastic, be free of cracks, and stress fractures.
Most sunglass frames can be re-lensed as long as they are not Oakley®, Maui Jim®, Ray-Ban®, and Costa Del Mar®. These frames require authentic lenses only and cannot be re-lensed with our lenses.
These types of frames are built for durability. They are mostly made of strong plastic materials. We recommend using polycarbonate, trivex and hi-index.
We are unable to re-lens this type of frame at this time.
We cannot process the needed lens curvature for this type of frame.
These frames are very fragile and will not flex to insert lenses properly.
Buffalo Horn Frames
We cannot re-lens horn, because it could crack during lens insertion.
These frames require specific OSHA safety engravings that we cannot process at this time.
We are unable to trace this type of frame at this time.
These frames cannot be re-lensed with prescription lenses.
We cannot re-lens these frames at this time.
If your frame arrives at our lab and is found to be non-qualifying, we will notify you and mail it back to you and refund your purchase in full minus $20 shipping fee. If you are unsure if your frames qualify, please email us at:
If your frame is broken during processing, we will replace your frame free of charge or offer you an in-store credit.