Glasses A-Z

Acetate: What is acetate?

Acetate is a natural and hypoallergenic material used in, for example, the production of reading glasses. The material is called the caviar of plastic and is very popular as it offers opportunities to create some distinctive patterns with deep colors and great designs.

Are reading glasses just for reading?

Reading glasses are primarily for reading a book, on your phone, tablet or the computer. However, reading glasses from Luxreaders are not just for reading, they’re also for looking good and fashionable

Are reading glasses bad for your eyes?

No. Reading glasses is not bad for your eyes. Reading glasses reduces eye fatigue and headaches for people who need reading glasses. Reading glasses are beneficial for your eyes and you’ll feel the difference! They improve the vision by changing the rays falling into your spectrum, but they don’t change the structure of the eye in any way.

Bonobo: do monkeys need reading glasses?

Research shows that the Bonobo monkeys vision deteriorates over the years. The older the monkeys become, the greater the distance they are apart when caring for each other's fur. This is exactly the same reason why, over the years, humans have to keep the book further and further away from their faces to read.

Can reading glasses reduce headaches?

Yes! Reading glasses reduces eye fatigue and headaches for people that need reading glasses. Reading glasses is beneficial for your eyes and you’ll feel the difference!

Can reading glasses be used to watching TV?

No, reading glasses doesn’t help if you are struggling to watch TV. Reading glasses are used for things like reading where you are looking at something up close. You sit too far when watching TV for reading glasses to have an effect. If you find the TV blurry, then glasses for distance may be the solution, as you might be suffering myopia.

Can I wear reading glasses all the time?

Yes! Reading glasses can be worn at all times. As long as your eyes are comfortable. Reading glasses can help you with presbyopia, the age-related loss of ability to focus on fx messages on a smartphone or tablet or words in a book.

Can you buy reading glasses online?

Buying reading glasses online has never been easier. Select your frame and prescription - and your glasses will be on the way!

Can I use reading glasses instead of prescription?

Prescription glasses are designed to help a specific vision problem and for full-time use, while reading glasses help to correct certain distances you might have trouble seeing clearly.

Cheap reading glasses: Where can I buy cheap reading glasses?

Cheapreading glasses can be bought in many places. A large part of the glasses is traded at gas stations, pharmacies, and supermarkets. Unfortunately, there is often a connection between price and quality, which is experienced in stores that do not exactly specialize in this industry.

Cellulose acetate: What is cellulose acetate?

The material is used in a number of our glasses as it is a great material to design glasses in. The material is natural and hypoallergenic and allows for some cool designs with deep color contrasts and nice structures. Additionally read about acetatehere

Computer glasses: What is computer glasses?

Computer glasses are a term for glasses designed to provide the best working conditions when working in front of the screen. The glasses are carefully measured in relation to the distance to the screen, which distinguishes them from ordinary glasses, contact lenses and reading glasses which therefore do not work optimally for screen use.

However, many use commonreading glasses, when sitting in front of the computer screen, but while they can solve the challenge of reading what's on the screen, they can't be categorized as real computer glasses.


Farsightedness is a vision condition where you can see objects that a far from you clearly but the closer the object gets the blurrier.

Felt pouch: What is a felt pouch?

An eyeglass case is used to store glasses.

When you buy your glasses from us, a free felt case is included per. glasses in the shipment, whether you buy reading glasses or sunglasses with strength.

Flex rods: What is flex rods?

Flex rods are flexible eyeglasses that adapt to the size of the head. This makes it much more comfortable to wear reading glasses.


Free return: Can I buy reading glasses with free return?

Free returns allow you to try your glasses at home. See if they match your face and personal style. Specifically, this means you have the opportunity toreturn them freely.

There is a return slip in the box, which you simply apply to the package before sending it back.

Gas station reading glasses

Expressions for ugly and cheap reading glasses produced in cheap materials and typically sold at a gas station or in supermarkets. The purchase is usually impulsive although it occurs several years after the consumer should have acquired a pair of proper reading glasses.


How do i make sure my reading glasses fit?

The reading glasses must fit your head exactly as they should. If in doubt, we've put together a littleguide on how to evaluate it yourself:

  • The pupils should sit near the center of the lens.
  • The eyebrows should not sit inside the glasses
  • The glasses should not fall on the tip of the nose.
  • When you smile, the cheeks should not move the glasses up.

Light weight reading glasses: What are light weight reading glasses?

Lightweight glasses are, as the word indicates, light glass. In the past, lightweight lenses were thicker than regular lenses, but today, modern production technologies have often made them thinner. The glasses have the obvious advantage of being lightweight and thus extra comfortable to carry. Another advantage of lightweight glass is that they have a high breaking resistance and do not shatter.

The glasses are scratched easier than mineral glass, but in the case of hardened lightweight glass they achieve about 80% of the mineral glass's breaking pressure


Minus glasses: What is minus glasses?

Minus glasses are produced for myopia. The higher the number, the more strength there is in the glasses, which means that glasses with minus strength -3.0 have higher strength in the glasses than minus glasses -2.0. 

The higher the strength you have in the lens, the more the lens curves. This has a bearing on which frame you can choose, but this has been assessed by our experienced opticians prior to the production of the finished glasses.


Nearsightedness: What is nearsightedness?

Nearsightedness means you can see objects that are in front of you clearly. The further away the object is, the more blurry it will appear. It feels a bit like setting the lens on a camera.

Nose pads: with and without nose pads?

Glasses with nose pads are more customizable. It offers a lot of flexibility in angle, width, and height. It's much harder to get a perfect fit without them.

One power lenses: What is one power lenses?

One power lenses are glass with the same strength throughout the glass. This type of glasses also carries the name of finished glasses, as they, as the name indicates, are manufactured prior to purchase.

Plus or minus strength?

A minus sign on your glasses means you are nearsighted and helps you move objects closer and increase adaptation.
A plus sign means you are farsighted and helps you move objects farther away and reduce adaptation

Presbyopia: What is presbyopia?

A term for gradually losing the ability to focus on dense objects. It is a natural process that begins as we age where the lens in the eye becomes stiffer.

Reading glasses with blue light?

If you want to both be able to read what's on your phone or tablet and not get exposed to blue light. You can get reading glasses with blue light. Your eyes will be protected for the dangers of over exposure to blue light and get the benefits of reading glasses.

Round reading glasses: Where can i buy round reading glasses?

Holger knows! Round glasses have been fashionable for years and are her to stay. We always make sure to have a varied selection of round glasses so there is something for everyone. Both when it comes to colors and materials.

Small reading glasses: Where can I get small reading glasses?

All people are different. Therefore, our heads and faces naturally come in different sizes, which of course makes for different requirements for the glasses. All the glasses in the range are equipped with flex bars so that they adapt to the size of the head. You can see an overview of all the narrow glasses by taking ourstyleguide, where you can find glasses that fit your face shape and personal style.

Sunglasses with strength: Can you get sunglasses with strength?

sunglasses with strength work like ordinary reading glasses - just with tinted glass. They are perfect for when you are on holiday in the sun and would like to read a good book or see whats on the menu.

Not everyone knows about the solution, where the ordinary glasses are tinted and UV-protected, so many people wear both a pair of reading glasses and a pair of sunglasses at the same time. If you meet one of them on your way, then spread the message.

Tensile strength: What is tensile strength?

Tensile strength is an expression of the glasses' ability to withstand everyday scratches and scratches. The tensile strength varies according to the type of lenses used and can be significantly increased by hardening the lenses.

Turtle glasses: What is turtle glasses? 

Turtle, Our turtle collection is among the most popular eyewear in the range, as it is a versatile and stylish classic that can be styled for all occasions for both women and men. 

The collection of turtle reading glasses comes in several different shades. We have both light turtle and dark turtle, which are both beautiful in color and deep in patterns, but appear very different.

Our turtle reading glasses also hit the trend for retro glasses, where the lighter round glasses are especially popular for women and men who are looking for some high quality vintage inspired reading glasses.

Wide reading glasses: Why buy wide reading glasses?

Our heads and faces are shaped in many different forms. This requires that the glasses are also different. In addition to practically all glasses – wide glasses are equipped with flex bars to fit the size of the head, we have designed some extra-wide models. 

If you are unsure which glasses fit your head shape or personal style, try our guidehere 

What are reading glasses made of?

Reading glasses lenses are produced from carefully selected plastic materials. The frame however can come in different shapes and materials. At Luxreaders our frames are made of cellulose acetat, metal or rubber.

What is reading glasses?

Reading glasses improve the ability to read something up close, such as a book or a computer screen. If you find it difficult to read your book or see what's on your screen you might need reading glasses

What is the best brand of reading glasses?

Luxreaders offers a wide range of reading glasses. We have a lot of shapes and designs, so you can find the perfect pair of glasses for you. Check our website out and try our Virtual Try-on to see if the pair suits you

When to get reading glasses?

If the sight teases, you're not the only one. We have compiled a checklist indicating whether you should invest in a pair of reading glasses:

The newspaper is kept further away
A burning sensation in the eye
Headache and pain in the eyes
Increased eye fatigue
Need more reading light
Objects are blurred

Which strength do I need?

To determine what strength you need for your reading glasses, we have created an indicative vision test.
To get a true result, sit 40 cm away from the computer screen - it's closer than you think.

Which reading glasses fits me?

Buying glasses online can be difficult as you want to make sure they fit and suits you. That's why we've created a style guide that quickly gives you an overview of which glasses fit your head size and personal style. It only takes a minute to use the wizard. You can try it here.

Which are the best non prescription reading glasses?

Choose glasses that have carefully selected materials. In addition, have lightweight lenses that makes the reading glasses light and comfortable. This is an absolute necessity when it comes to reading glasses, as you typically take them off and on many times daily, which makes demands on quality.

Who invented reading glasses?

First person to actually discuss the possibility of helping to correct vision with smoothed lenses was Arabic astronomer Ibn al-Heitam, who wrote about it in his study on the verge of the 10th and 11th century. However, it wasn’t until the 13th century that the monks translated his work to latin and put Ibn’s ideas into practice by smoothing crystals which then served as an aid, especially to older monks whose vision got worse as they were aging. These crystals started to be called “stones for reading” and they had to be held manually in front of the text.


The feeling when you pick up the glasses in the mailbox, in the local post office or have them delivered to the door. You have finally found a supplier of reading glasses that looks great, feels right to wear and isn't too expensive. The glasses from the gas station are in the past.


7 years

Estimate of how many years go from the need for reading glasses to buying a pair of reading glasses. Meanwhile, there is a lack of recognition of the problem, the use of telescopic arms as well as loans of the wife's glasses. For some, the quick fix from the gas station becomes more permanent than planned. We really want to change that. That is why we are working to break down the barriers that exist to make the purchase and have the ambition to be able to perform a vision test digitally and allow the glasses to be tested virtually.Can I use reading glasses instead of prescription?