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Old 12-31-2012, 09:50 AM   #1
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Eyeglasses - Put old lenses in new frame

Hello folks,

I have expensive lenses in my current pair but the frame is giving troubles. I would like to get these lenses in a new frame. I wonder, what is the best place to get this thing done.

I thought of Walmart and Costco. Any other place, I can find cheaper frames?

Thanks in advance.
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Old 12-31-2012, 10:54 AM   #2
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I think your best bet would be to find your current frames at an online retailer. Your frames should have a model number on them somewhere. I don't think there is much standardization in lens sizes, and each frame will hold them a little differently relative to your eyes. I think it would be a lot of work to find a pair of frames that would fit the lenses and match your current positioning.
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I think your best bet would be to find your current frames at an online retailer. Your frames should have a model number on them somewhere. I don't think there is much standardization in lens sizes, and each frame will hold them a little differently relative to your eyes. I think it would be a lot of work to find a pair of frames that would fit the lenses and match your current positioning.
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Don't overlook eBay, currently with 74,000 listings under Health & Beauty / Vision Care / Eyeglass Frames.
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Talk to the optical shop. I think they can cut the glasses to fit a smaller frame.
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