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What are Clip-on Sunglasses?

Clip-on sunglasses are additional Sunwear accessory that you can attach to your regular prescription eyeglasses with clips or magnets. The advantage is that you could clip them as you need it- while hitting the streets or going for a jog, and you could easily use your prescription glasses as it is for the rest of the time.

Should I buy Clip-on separately?

Well, nowadays, frames with clip-on sunglasses have become a trend, and thankfully, almost all brands have a line of clip-on eyewear. It's wiser to choose a frame with a clip-on attachment while buying your new glasses than buying a clip-on separately. The reason is, you have to do a lot of search and research sometimes to get a matching clip-on for your existing frame in shape and size. Also, most of them come with a clip, and attaching them to your frame wouldn't be as easy as a magnetic clip-on.

Prescription Sunglasses VS Clip-On Sunglasses

Well, it's up to you to decide whether you need a full prescription sunglasses or clip-on. If you want the convenience of using the same glasses everywhere-outside and inside, then clip-on glasses are the right choice for you. You don't have to take the hassle of switching glasses every time. The budget is another concern. If you don't wish to spend for an extra pair of prescription sunglasses, clip-on may be the right choice. But if you are a fan of sunglasses and want different eyewear for different purposes, you may well go with prescription sunglasses. Sometimes, clip-ons might look a bit clunky depends on the brands, and not everyone likes it.


Clip-on eyeglasses are undoubtedly convenient in UAE's hot weather. If you are concerned about budget and want a single glasses that serve every purpose, clip-on eyewear is the right choice for you. But while buying a new pair of glasses, buy the one that comes with a clip-on attachment. Since they are designed as clip-on eyewear, there's no compromise on the style and look, and the clip-on pairing would be easy as most of them are magnetic types.

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