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2019's Reader Favorite Optical Styles

We asked and you answered! These are the preferred ophthalmic styles of INVISION readers.




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2019’s Reader Favorite Optical Styles

Reader: Blake Hutto, OD

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“Light, simple, and timeless.” Handcrafted in Northern Italy, the Runyon 09 is a stainless steel frame with titanium nosepads.

(810) 768-3795,


2019’s Reader Favorite Optical Styles

Reader: Bob McBeath


The 4342 is a modern-day clubmaster made with Italian acetate and etched metal temples that “fits well.”

(877) 886-2824,


2019’s Reader Favorite Optical Styles

Reader: Selina McGee, OD


Garrett Leight

While Meryl Streep wears the slightly larger sun version of this style, the optical Vista is a “retro frame that looks consistently good on everyone.” This flared cat-eye shape with matching temple tips is ideal for petite and oval face shapes.

(310) 392-2100,


2019’s Reader Favorite Optical Styles

Reader: Harris Decker

Blake Kuwahara

A true two-in-one design, the Blore is a frame within a frame, featuring a crystalline silhouette built around—really housing—a classic design.

(949) 637-3087,


2019’s Reader Favorite Optical Styles

Reader: Sabina Krasnov

Face Á Face

“The feet!” The excitement for the signature shoe on Bocca frames is very real. In the Pixel, the shoe takes a more abstract route, but it is most definitely present, with its fluorescent heel glowing in contrast to a matte acetate.


2019’s Reader Favorite Optical Styles

Reader: Doreen Erbe


Offering a nod to the 50s, the 4520 is part of the Paper-Thin Acetate collection, which features combination frames that pair titanium with acetate. It’s described by one reader as “light and comfortable,” and is part of her personal collection.


2019’s Reader Favorite Optical Styles

Reader: Pam Peters



The Lightec 30087L features high-definition acetate, the company’s screwless, springless Omicron hinge, and beta-titanium nosepads. This is one of the many “lightweight” styles from Morel that are often a hit with patients.


2019’s Reader Favorite Optical Styles

Readers: Jenna Gilbertson and Heather Harrington


The Clin D’Oeil brings stainless steel and acetate together in “a really amazing, sassy combination” and the rose gold colorway is “awesome on pale skin.”


2019’s Reader Favorite Optical Styles

Reader: Dave Schultz, OD

Todd Rogers

Part of the WHIM collection, the Pauper brings color and texture together with innovative design. This style is a “great shape,” with a “hexagonal top and round bottom, and awesome color combos!”

(800) 601-0620,


Rachel Bozek is a contributing writer for INVISION.


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