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Temples (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 temples, the role temples play on a designer frame and the benefits to you, the user.

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Most commonly known as arms. The temples are essential to the frame. The temples add stability and comfort. The temple usually homes the brands logo. The temple extends over the ear to hold the frame in place. In some cases the temple extends behind the ear depending on the design. Temples come in different sizes and materials. Some materials are used for added performance, others for design.


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Basics of Designer Eyewear – Temples