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Question & answer

Can Glens reading glasses replace my old reading glasses?
Our glasses are backup reading glasses. They are not a substitute for your regular reading glasses, but they can help you out in situations when your regular glasses are not with you. Glens glasses were designed to use in circumstances when you do not have your traditional reading glasses with you, but you prefer Glens glasses because it is comfortable and easy to have them with you no matter when and where, because beeing so light and small, they take almost no space.
How many dioptric strengths do Glens glasses have?
We have three types of strengths: +1.5, +2.0, +2.5.
What about products lost or damaged during the shipment?
We apologize for any lost or damaged products. We take full responsibility for damaged or lost items and will replace the ordered products after receiving the Claim by e-mail to info@glens.com (NB! Please add the number of your order).
I have my usual reading glasses, but why do I need then Glens reading glasses which are so small?
Yes, exactly this is one of main advantages of Glens back up reading glasses that they are so small, that perfectly fitting in smallest thinnest bag, in pocket, in wallet, in mobile case, as a bookmark in your diary etc. Glens reading glasses are helping you always out if you can not take your usual reading glasses with you because of their size or if you simply forgot to take them. Having just for any case even in your wallet one pack of Glens glasses (size of our package is same as size of bank card) can make you so happy in some situations when your main reading glasses are not so close or not even with you.
In which situations I may need Glens glasses?
There is the list just to give you an idea:
  • At hairdresser when you have color on your head or hairdresser is drying your head, you are waiting and you would like to read something (messages from your phone or magazine). In this situations it is very complecated or even impossible to use your main reading glasses, Glens glasses are perfect to help
  • In choir the singer or musician is reading the notes (close, looking down through Glens glasses) and same time watching the conductor (in longer distance, above the glasses) and for audience these glasses are just invisible!
  • One good idea is to have Glens glasses for any emergency case even in your First aid kit, if you need to see something really small and it is urgent – then Glens glasses taking basically no space, but can be very helpful for seeing small things
  • In restaurant or cafe to read the menu, to read the bill in case your main glasses are not with you or you did not want to take any bigger bag. Thanks to Glens glasses in your pocket or wallet you can still read everything what is needed 
  • To read the program and info on your tickets when you go to the theatre or concert and you would like to have no bag with you or just small clutch bag
  • Photographer using the camera can see after shooting the photo even smallest details thanks to Glens glasses
  • When using the phone or reading something from phone or Ipad or laptop, Glens glasses can be closest reading glasses to you (on keeper waiting to be taken, in package between the cover of Ipad or phone, in your pocket, in your keychain which is hanging fixed to your bag, as your necklace, fixed to your belt etc)
  • In Pharmacy or shop reading smallest print on package or instructions
  • In hotel reception or bank – filling the form, reading and signing the document, you do not need to search for your glasses having Glenses with you in keychain, hanging with rubber ring or metal hook or in package which fits in so many places better than nothing else
  • Using while making make up (to see better even smallest lines)
  • When fixing electronic device
  • When architect or designer is drawing something, Glens glasses on keeper can be always fixed close (or on the) drawing table
  • When you need to sew (for example button) and specially when to put thread in the needle
  • When people are playing cards or other table games 
  • You can use with sunglasses on the beach, in park, in garden - reading something, you can place Glens glasses under or in front your sunglasses. After using just place them in package used as bookmark or place them inside of keychain hanging attached to your bag or belt or necklace etc
  • While fishing - to fix fishing rope
  • Taxi driver having Glens glasses on keeper in car to use time to time when car is stopped and needs to read something small (receipt, message on phone etc)
  • At home while cooking - it is great to have Glens glasses on keeper waiting (on wall or attached to the cupboard) to be taken any minute when they are needed for reading the cooking recipe or ingredients written on package
This list will continue to grow, all customers who send us info about their new great ideas of using Glens glasses will have a gift from us.
What is the difference between glasses in different packages?
Glens glasses we have in 3 dioptric values: +1,5 and +2 and +2,5
Dioptric value is always written on the package. You noticed well, that we have different packages:
  • Classic package
  • Dark carbon package
  • ECO package (from recyclable paper)
  • Military package (from recyclable paper)
  • Customized package created as customer would like it to be
  • Glasses in plastic film
  • Glasses in these different packages are always the same, only difference is the dioptric value and glasses in plastic film can be or with 2 small holes for wearing them with silver chain or without small holes just for normal use without chain
What are you calling as a "keeper"?
We call as a keeper one small very useful accessory for glasses, it is like glass holder made of foam which has sticker in one side, so it can be placed exactly where you would like to have your glasses always waiting for you. You can place it on dashboard of car, on computer, on wall, on cupboad, on mirror etc. Our keepers are white and also black.
How do I wear Glens reading glasses?
Use three fingers to handle the glasses. Three little knobs on top of the bridge help to adjust the glasses in the right and comfortable position. The glasses can be worn on any part of your nose. When placed closer to the eyes, the visual field becomes larger. Glens reading glasses are not suitable for long-term use and driving a car.