If you are a multigenerational traveler over 40, chances are you need to carry reading glasses in your pocket. You want them light, durable and safeguarded in rugged but slim case. Now there’s a product that meets those needs and doesn’t bust your budget — ThinOptics, which weigh less than a nickle.
These ultra-thin reading glasses are made from thermo-injection molded optical grade polycarbonate, which is shatter proof and frequently used in safety and ballistic (bullet proof) eyewear. The bridge is made from Nitinol, which is 10x more elastic than spring steel. The Nitinol bridge is encased in medical grade silicon tubing, and anchored in the injection molded polycarbonate frame. The cases are also thin, hardened, ultra-light and magnetized Prices starte at $19.95 for the glasses and case pictured here.