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Hinges (understanding the basics of eyewear)

Understanding the basics of designer eyewear will enable you to buy online with confidence and avoid purchasing errors. In this guide, we look at the hinge, the role the hinge plays on a designer frame and the benefits to you, the user.

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Hinges simply attach the temple to the front of the frame. Hinges are the mechanism that fold the temples inwards for when the frames aren’t being used. Hinge construction varies greatly dependent on manufacturer. Some manufacturers change the technology of the hinge for better performance and fit. These can include not having a screw within the hinge.

 

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Basics of Designer Eyewear – Hinges