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what is the diff between frame and frameless mask

Post Number:#1  Postby MT_Tanc » Mon Oct 22, 2007 9:20 pm

anyone can help me figure out this? :)


thanx :icon_rr:
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Re: what is the diff between frame and frameless mask

Post Number:#2  Postby Mephisto the Heretic » Mon Oct 22, 2007 9:44 pm

hello beb.

generallly a frame mask has a frame that is made from ABS (high impact plastic). you can dismantel this mask to clean or replace part of it.

a frameless mask usually has the lens moulded into the silicon skirting.

pros on frameless: low volume, better field of vision, compact and nice looking.

cons on frameless: clearance between lens and facial obtrusions.
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Re: what is the diff between frame and frameless mask

Post Number:#3  Postby MT_Tanc » Mon Oct 22, 2007 9:49 pm

thanks for sharing bro.now i can make a good choice :)
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Re: what is the diff between frame and frameless mask

Post Number:#4  Postby HoleMaster » Mon Oct 22, 2007 11:06 pm

Additional points to consider:
1. Bcoz frameless mask is low volume, the distance between the eyes and mask makes for less distortion.
2. In addition it makes it easier for mask clearing due to the low volume features
3. Usually people with big face and nose are not suitable for low volume. However they would opt for higher volume mask as the extra space could accomodate their facial features
4. Most frameless mask has single glass lens styling and therefore has uninterrupted vision. However not advisable for prescriptive lens users since the lens are not interchangeable

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