Folding Reading Glasses
Folding Reading Glasses and Travel Reading Glasses
Folding reading glasses are a great choice for people that want light-weight travel readers. They fold into a compact size and are easy to carry. These are not pre-made readers. They are prescription quality frames.
RGE SlimSpex reg. $99.00 now $79.00!
Our favorite compact reader is the RGE SlimSpex. Priced at $79.00, these folding readers collapse down into a compact, slim case (13mm depth). They are also optical quality, which means that you can get our full range of reading glasses lenses options or prescription lenses. These are similar to the Kanda readers but with less hinges and screws, cost way less, and will last a long time. Unlike other folding reading glasses, these have a medium fit which will suit most peoples' faces. We think they are the perfect folding reader. See them in Antique Bronze, Matte Black and Gunmetal.
These fold into a very slim case and are extremely durable. They are also prescription quality so we offer them with our wide range of reading powers or prescription lenses and our unique lens options. Each Slimfold order comes with a free Eyeglass Screwdriver Key chain (valued at $6.79) to keep the screws nice and tight. The Slimfolds are pricey but with care should last a lifetime!
The MySpex RGE readers have retro styling, with very small lenses, are extremely well made, and are half the price of the (similar but discontinued) Varvatos 800 series. Available in different sizes, shapes and colors.
Sizing - It should be noted that we have listed these styles as small in most cases because the lenses are small and/or the frames very compact. The frames do typically fit wide so most folding readers will work well for small, small-medium and medium wide faces!
Slim Reading Glasses and Folding Reading Glasses Types - All of these style are designed to fold up into a small, compact case. Some of them have a bridge and temples that fold something like this:
And some of them fit into a longer but flatter case like this:
See all of our folding reading glasses below.