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Prescription Glasses

The first thing you pick up in the morning and the last thing you let go of at night: glasses are an essential part of your everyday life. That’s why finding the right pair of glasses frames is so important. Shopping for glasses online has never been easier as our collections feature the latest designer brands, including Ray-Ban, Tom Ford and Oakley. We also stock exclusive low-cost glasses brands, such as SmartBuyCollection and Arise Collective. The perfect place to find glasses frames for the whole family, we’re proud to offer womens glasses, mens glasses and frames for kids, including affordable solutions from our Value Collection.

Prescription Glasses - Frequently Asked Questions

If you’re not sure where to start when buying glasses frames, a good place to start is with the material. At SmartBuyGlasses, we offer a range of different frames and materials including acetate, titanium, wood and more.


Acetate is a nylon-based plastic with higher transparency and gloss than other plastics, making it a fantastic material for use in glasses design. Most designer glasses frames will be crafted from acetate plastic, as this not only looks great but is durable and of great quality. 


Growing in popularity, wood is an optimal material choice for glasses frames. Adding exclusivity to the glasses, wood frames are usually handmade and one-of-a-kind pieces due to the intricate detailing on the frame. They’re also the most sustainable material, as the production of wooden frames doesn’t create industrial waste.


The most popular frame material amongst eyewear experts, titanium is one of the strongest and highest quality materials available for glasses frames. Titanium is highly resistant yet lightweight, so eyeglasses crafted from this material are comfortable when worn for extended periods. 

If you're looking for a new pair of reading glasses, low-cost glasses or prescription glasses that will help you look younger, then choosing the right frames is key. For a youthful look, consider going for oversized eyeglasses or round frames. You could even opt for designer glasses or play around with colours that bring out your personality. 


You can buy prescription glasses online at SmartBuyGlasses—save money and time with this convenient purchase. If you’re still unsure of what suits you best, try glasses online before you buy with our new Virtual Try-On tool


When you buy designer prescription glasses online, you can choose from designer frames, vintage styles, branded eyeglasses or even rimless glasses. As long as the measurements of your chosen glasses frames and lenses match up correctly, then you are good to go! 

Most of the time, you don't need to worry about buying designer prescription lenses so that they fit with specific stylish eyeglass frames. You can pick your glasses frames and create your perfect designer look with the right lens! Something to note is although prescription glasses at SmartBuyGlasses are extremely customisable, there are some limitations depending on the lens index. But don’t fret! Visit our Optical Centre to learn which frame and lens are best for your prescription.