Plastic frames are affordable and come in a variety of styles and colors. Like metal frames, there are numerous types of plastics; whichever one works for you depends on your personality. One of the options that is known for being sturdy and lightweight is zyl. It is both cost-effective and stylish, coming in a variety of colors and shapes. Another option is nylon plastic. Also lightweight and strong, nylon plastic is virtually unbreakable and; thus, popular among athletes. Unfortunately, though, nylon frames tend to weaken over time due to sun exposure and are only available in darker colors because of its material. Another plastic frame option is acetate – they are hypoallergenic and come in a variety of colors and can really make a bold statement.
A structure in plastic for enclosing or supporting ophthalmic lenses. Common materials include carbon fibre composite materials, which are a mixture of principally carbon and nylon in different percentages, cellulose acetate, cellulose propionate, nylon, epoxy resin (trade name Optyl), and Perspex and Plexiglas (which are both trade names for acrylic plastics containing mainly polymethyl methacrylate).
The rise in disposable income has resulted in the increased purchase of eyeglasses, especially spectacle frames and sunglasses, which are perceived as a fashion accessory. Consumers are likely to buy a new set of eyeglasses or replace the old ones. Furthermore, the growing preferences of luxury and branded sunglasses are contributing significantly to the eyewear demand. Consumers are exhibiting preferences towards the premium product segment and are willing to spend more on these products. Vendors have introduced innovative eyewear products to cater to various needs of the customers.