I have been tinkering with this frame in the back of my shop for a while but I was never really sure what to do with the lenses. Sometimes you just need a deadline and a new edger.
The frame is a Rodenstock 7276 that I actually wore in highschool. I laser welded a random selection of watch parts to the temples and added a pair of rayban temples to make the clip.
The lenses have a layered design. Each of the 4 lenses is different and is a combination of drill holes and the ME1200’S design cut features. Each lense takes my edger about 20-30 minutes to complete.
The clip is removable and flips out like blinders.
We are proud, at Leff Optical, to announce that all our lenses are now finished on our new Santinelli ME-1200. This machine is the Ferrari of lens edging equipment and guarantees a perfect fit for your lenses in your frame. We are the only eyeglass store in DFW to offer the finest, most accurate lens edger in house. It also drills, facets and offers some more unusual lens cutting options.
There are 2 processes that have to happen perfectly for your lenses to come out correct.
1. Surfacing – The term used in the industry for putting your prescription in the lens. I use a major local lab to surface all my lenses. They utilize state of the art equipment to make their Unity digital progressives lenses. They also offer Zeiss lenses, mirror coatings, and anti-reflective coatings.
2. Finishing – The process of putting the surfaced lenses into a frame. Your frame! The frame that you are going to wear, hopefully, for the next couple of years. The fit and finish of this is the most important part. Perfect fit and accurate positioning of lenses is what this machine is designed to do.
Even if this is the shape you pick.
I have been on a buying spree lately with new frames arriving daily. We just received new frames from OWP. We just ordered new frames from Tom Ford and Vera Wang. This is an exciting time of year for the eyewear industry because the big eyewear show in Las Vegas is right around the corner and all the eyewear companies debut their new stuff.
I chose this new line for our store because of the classic style, sophisticated luxury, and incredible workmanship of their frames. Acetate frames are so popular right now that men’s metal frames have taken a back seat in the current trend to the point they are hard to find. The new Montblanc frames I selected are the finest in Italian stainless steel with wood and leather accents. Arriving soon.
Designed in California and hand crafted in Italy. I was looking to improve our sunglass collection and I found this amazing collection. The high quality stainless steel and superior Italian acetate in these frames will ensure your eyewear investment lasts. They are a hit with the cast of several Marvel movies and will look as good on you as they do on the big screen.
Our Prices are the same as on their website!
New frames from Initium eyewear showed up and an eyewear event at Top Golf with Tom Ford and Mont Blanc eyewear. See my story.