I like the glasses1/10/2018
I had, and lost, a pair of Ray-Ban Clubmaster Rx5154 bi-focal eyeglasses; 51x39.6 lense, 21 bridge, 145 temple. These fit roughly the same, though the lenses are more squared off on the botton and just slightly taller. Other than that, they fit and look very much the same. I have a new set of the same Ray-Ban frames, I just haven't gotten around to having my prescription put in them yet.rnrnI do like these readers. The frames are slightly less substantial-feeling than the Ray-Bans (expected considering the price difference), but not bad for a pair of $25 readers. The "distance" portion of the lense, though, is virtually non-existent. I have another "Wayfarer" style multi-focal set, also from Readers.com, wherein the non-magnified distance portion was very slight at the very top of the lense -- this "Clubmaster" style though, there really is zero non-magnified distance.rnrnMy bifocals always drive me crazy because I work on multiple computer screens all day. I keep my screen resolution fairly high, and the text fairly small, and I would literally have to lift my glasses off my face and lean in to see my screens clearly. With these lenses, I still have my close up reading, and my computer screens are fairly focused at around 18-24 inches. Anything beyond that and I do have to lean in slightly.rnrnThe problem comes in when I need "distance" (walking around or driving). I love the style and would love to be able to wear them as regular glasses without taking them on and off all day (my distance vision is not too bad -- mostly needed when driving to see street names or building signage at a distance). The lack of a non-magnification top portion precludes this though. Everything at a distance is much blurrier than wearing no glasses at all.rnrnLooks like I'll have to just use these as (a favorite) computer/reading lense until I get tri-focal lenses installed in my new frames (God, I'm getting old).rnrnFor the price, overall, I am not unhappy with my purchase and may purchase another pair to keep as a spare at home.
Accurate Magnification, Lightweight, Sturdy, Comfortable, High Quality, Stylish, True To Size
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