Glasses imported into the United States must meet minimum impact resistant standards. A recent sample of children’s sunglasses found that nearly every lens failed impact testing and another sample of adult glasses had a 38% rate of failure. This data mirrors a study published in September 2012 issue of Optometry: Journal of the American Optometic Association that found that 45% of internet glasses failed to meet prescription or safety standards. A complete list of the companies in question can be found here.
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