3 Benefits of 3D Printed Eyeglasses Frames

Sunridge eye Clinic Benefits of 3d Printed Glasses

We're always excited to share news about the latest developments in the eyewear industry with our patients. If you're an eyewear enthusiast, you've probably heard about the how 3D printing technology is starting to take the eyewear industry by storm. 3D printed eyeglasses frames are now offering patients in search of the perfect frames more options than ever.


With its streamlined and efficient process, 3D printing is changing the way commerce works. It has many benefits over more traditional manufacturing methods including:

  • significantly lower overhead costs
  • faster production times
  • more creative freedom
  • decreased carbon footprint
  • greater ability to adapt to customer’s needs

3D Printing & Eyeglasses Frames

3D printing is even blooming in the eyeglasses industry. It is changing the way spectacles are designed and created, allowing manufacturers to bring more innovation to their glasses design.

 

Benefits of 3D Printing On The Eyewear Industry

Given the way 3D printing technology is developing, the fashion world is bound to be impacted. In fact, more recently, the traditional eyeglasses sector is beginning to see some competition from this revolutionary method.

Some of the benefits of 3D printing when it comes to manufacturing eyeglasses frames include:

1. 3D Printing Brings Unlimited Creative Possibilities

This is one of the biggest advantages of 3D printers. Unlike with traditional eyewear manufacturing methods, you are not limited by your workforce or the machines you’re using. A 3D printer allows manufacturers to create virtually anything they can imagine.

Without the constraints of traditional manufacturing, eyeglasses can now be made from any material (plastic, metal, glass, alloy) you want and allows you to become more creative with colors and intricate details.

2. Custom-Made 3D Glasses Are More Comfortable

Choosing the right pair of eyeglasses is not an easy task. Even with the help of a professional, finding comfortable glasses with a great design takes time. In some cases, the limited choices can lead to the wearer sacrificing the design for their own comfort.

But thanks to the cutting-edge technology of 3D printing, eyeglasses can now be completely customized to fit the individual’s needs, so you can feel comfortable and confident in your spectacles.

3. 3D Printing Allows For High-Quality Eyeglasses

When it comes to buying eyeglasses, there are numerous factors you need to take into consideration, including the quality and durability of the material. Nylon is often used to 3D print frames and it has many advantages including being:

  • resistant
  • durable
  • comfortable
  • versatile

Thanks to 3D printing, you are able to get high-quality, aesthetically pleasing eyeglasses that perfectly suit your unique features.

 

Book an Eye Exam Today

Whether or not you decide to further explore the world of 3D printed eyeglass frames, the most important first step to take when selecting the right spectacles for you is a comprehensive eye exam.

At Suridge Optometry, our qualified eye doctors provide a wide range of eye-health services from eye exams and contact lens fittings, to eye emergency services and cataract management to ensure your vision always stays clear, healthy and strong.

Book An Eye Exam Today

 

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To find out more about how we can help you find the perfect pair of eyeglasses, call today at 403-280-7518 or use our online contact form to get in touch.


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