Titanium is a material that is very lightweight and flexible. These characteristics give it the ability to carry more lens weight for its size than any other frame material. Titanium is more expensive than other materials, so the majority of titanium frames are thin, rimles, and semi-rimless designs, which reveal the maximum amount of the face compared to other designs. Titanium itself is much lighter weight than other materials, and together with its strong memory attributes, titanium frames can hug your face in an effective but not irritating way.
Titanium is light, flexible, and stiff – all good things. However, there are some drawbacks. Titanium does not weld easily, and you cannot adjust titanium at all. So the problem comes in the temples and nosebridge where many people need some adjustment. The ears of most people are not exactly level, so adjustments are made in the temples and at the nosebridge by the optician to make the frame sit level on your face. Read More