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Frequently Asked Questions

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General FAQ:

Pittsburgh, PA! Learn more here.

All of our frames are made of Italian acetate. Learn more about our manufacturing process here.

You can learn more about our lenses here. All of our reading glasses come standard as polycarbonate lenses, with an AR coating. When you upgrade to blue light protection, the lenses are a 1.56 index, optical quality lens with specialty coating.

Anyone who might need a little help seeing the small print. This typically starts to happen in our late 30s (gasp, we know!) and our early 40s. We do offer a plano (0.00 strength) option for anyone who just loves the look of glasses, or who might want the AR coating only to help cut glare.

We currently offer our lenses in grey and brown, depending on the color of the frame. The colors are comparable in how much light they transmit. Both are polarized and offer 100% UV protection.

Yes! All of our sunlenses have 100% UVA and UVB protection.

We strive for fits that will work for most face shapes. Each frame product description breaks down what its frame shape is, and which face shape the frame would work best for. For further information, use the link here to learn more about our other frame shapes.

We offer insurance reimbursement for select insurances. Head to our Insurance Page to fill out the reimbursement form to see if your eyewear is covered by your current plan.

We’re a small administrative team, and we aren’t always at a desk. That being said if you really want to talk to us, shoot us an email at, and we’ll give you a call.

Shipping FAQ:

We aim to ship all orders within 2 business days. If you need a status update, feel free to email us at You’ll receive an order confirmation when you place your order, and then an additional confirmation when it ships.

We currently only ship to locations in the United States of America. We offer free shipping over $55. Anything under that has a flat rate $5 shipping fee. Everything is shipped via USPS. Sign up for emails and follow us on socials to stay in the loop.

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orders, exchanges & payment faq:

To use a promotion or coupon code, add desired items to your cart and continue to checkout page. Enter the code in the “coupon code” box in your cart and hit “ok”! Only one promo code can be applied per order.

We offer a 30-day return and exchange policy, except for custom orders. You’re responsible for return shipping (your own label or $5 to use ours). Once received we’ll get your exchange right back, or process your refund. Refunds can take 3 – 5 business days to hit your account, depending on your banking/credit card company. Have questions on any of these policies? Shoot us a message here. We love to talk.

We accept all major credit cards, as well as Apple Pay. Having trouble processing an order? Shoot us a message.

Yes! You can find a gift card here. Need a gift receipt? Please make a note at check out or shoot us an email.

Product care faq:

Did you break your frame? Let us know. We’ll see what can be done. We understand that things happen and want to make sure you’re happy.

We offer a one-year replacement (1 time) for scratched lenses. We understand that things can happen. You may also purchase an additional 2nd year protection at checkout. This gives you additional replacement options, and will also include frame buffs/touch-ups if needed.

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