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If you have a favorite pair of sunglasses lying around and are a prescription glasses wearer, the thought, 'can prescription lenses be added to sunglass frames' must have come to your mind. The short answer is that prescription lenses can be added to sunglasses frames.

However, a few factors can help us determine if your frame is suitable for prescription lenses. Let's discuss these factors in detail.


If you want to add prescription lenses to your sunglass frames, your sunglass frame needs to have a lens groove designed to hold an ophthalmic lens. In most cases, this groove must measure around 2MM (about 1/16 of an inch).

Additionally, the frame needs to be in good condition, as we would not recommend putting a prescription in a frame that no longer holds its shape. If the temple parts or nose bridge don't function properly, it is best to let go of that frame and get a new frame.

If you put prescription lenses in a sunglass frame that may be deteriorating, chances are that the glasses will not serve their function properly, making the whole experience of wearing the glasses uncomfortable for you.

Finally, because higher power entails increased thickness, all lens makers reserve the right to limit the power of a prescription. We can manage prescriptions with an accuracy of + or - 4. Some clients desire +8, which may be inches thick on a curved frame.

Now that you know you can get prescription lenses added to sunglasses, what are you waiting for? Head to the REKS website where we have a wide range of prescription sunglasses delivered in iconic frame styles that are lightweight, comfortable, and unbreakable frame, so chances are that you will find what you are looking for on our website. prescription sports sunglasses,