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Mastering the Right Hook

behind the scenes eyewear fashion

Mastering the Right Hook

A Tailor For Your Eyewear Glasses have become a fashion statement, a complimentary accessory that keeps you from walking into walls while looking sharp. Buying a new pair is only halfway there; making sure they are fitted properly is just as important as finding the right style. While not regularly disheveled, ill fitting glasses nonetheless can still be a bit of a bother; constantly adjusting them while they're on your face is a telltale sign they need to be better adjusted for your features. Here's a few things to consider. Bench Alignment Our work station is called a "bench". So, when...

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ICYMI: How We Install Nosepads

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ICYMI: How We Install Nosepads

A Handcrafted Fit There are times we fall in love with a frame. Its shape is flattering, its colour is complimentary, and its materials are top notch. When we put it on however, something about it just doesn't fit well. It hovers over your nose bridge, it slides down, and generally leaves a little something to be desired.  At Glass Monocle Eyecare, we can modify the frame to be fitted for nosepad arms. This allows a more customized and comfortable fit, while allowing a patient to still wear the frames they love.  Watch this short clip of our hand crafted process;...

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