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Guide to buying clip on sunglasses — alternatives to prescription sunglasses

Why clip-on sunglasses are the best option if you wear glasses

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Whether you need protection from the sun's glare during the summer, when travelling to a holiday destination, or to protect your eyes from low angle glare when driving during the winter months, there are many good reasons to opt for clip-on lenses rather than separate prescription sunglasses.

If, like me, you wear glasses, you will find that having a pair of clip on sunglasses remains the fastest, most economical, and versatile option to getting effective protection from the sun's glare. 

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5 good reasons to buy Visionaries clip-ons rather than prescription sunglasses

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Recently I had to buy a new pair of varifocals because my prescription had changed. Even though I bought cheap frames, the cost still came to just under £250, which was a bit of a shock.

I have been wearing spring-fit polarized clip-ons for the last 2 years whenever I needed sun protection and I've been pretty pleased with them. However, this time I thought I'd look into the possibility of getting a second pair of prescription glasses with tinted lenses. After enquiring about the options, I realised that it was actually bettter to stay with the clip-ons.

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Why people are turning away from expensive prescription sunglasses in favour of clip on lenses

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Every day we have messages from customers all over the world who say they are delighted to have found our clip on sunglasses, because they have been so frustrated at having to pay for expensive tinted prescription glasses.

Because our spring-fit clip on sunglasses fit so neatly over most spectacle frames, they can be hard to distinguish from prescription sunglasses, making them a serious alternative.

The cost of replacing prescription spectacles is particularly an issue for the increasing number of people who have varifocal lenses, special coatings on their glasses, or...

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