Titanium Nose Pads are the most rigid nose pads available. As you would expect, yes these nose pads are made of metal, and they are titanium metal. Although titanium is known for its flexibility and lightweight aspect, they are rigid and weigh more than your typical silicone nose pad.
So why would someone choose the titanium metal nose pads over others?
Yet, titanium nose pads are hypoallergenic, they may not be the right type of nose pads for you. There are those who may want to wear them, yet are plagued by the fact that these are rigid and unless your eyeglasses are perfectly adjusted to your face, may find these a little too unbearable to wear.
Pros and Cons of Titanium Nose Pads
- Easy to Clean and Maintain
- Available in Snap-in and Screw-in Mounts
- Rigid wear may not be suitable for sensitive wearers
- Not available in all Mount Styles
For most it is the concern of having a nose pad that is hypoallergenic or non-allergenic. For others, it is having a sturdy set of nose pads, that they can rely on for probably the life of their eyewear. And for a smaller percentage, "We just want to look cool since we bought these $500.00 eyeglasses. "