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Since 1967 the uvex group has been selling sunglasses under the well-known brand name Filtral and since 1990 the product range has been extended by reading aids. Today, Filtral is a leading supplier in all major European markets.

The success story is based on first-class quality at an attractive price. At the same time, Filtral is distinguished by a keen sense of trends and new product ideas. The most important target groups are large retailers such as hypermarkets, drugstores and discounters.

Both retailers and consumers can be sure that they will be reliably supplied and receive first-class products. These are equipped with a multitude of features - such as break-proof panes, feather-light frames and a trendy design - and are available at an attractive price. By the way, this also applies to online mail order.


As a company, we are aware that we have an impact on our environment and climate. As early as 2008, we at Filtral took the first measures for more sustainability and thus laid an important foundation for change. Since then, we have continued on this path, stage by stage. For Filtral, commitment to sustainability means thinking holistically and acting responsibly.

For our Filtral Recycled reading glasses and sunglasses, we rely on recycled materials. These frames are made from 100% recycled plastic. Our Green Line sunglass frames are made from 65% renewable resources. We also emphasize environmentally friendly materials in the packaging of our products and therefore use stone paper and FSC paper. As a manufacturer of fashionable sunglasses and reading glasses, we also show: more sustainable materials and fashion consciousness go together!

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Collection 2022

Reading glasses

At Filtral, you will find high-quality models for men and women that exactly match your expectations. Whether it's a classic metal glasses, a modern frame or something fancy - our reading glasses provide more visual comfort.

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Sunglasses not only protect our eyes from harmful UV rays, but are also an accessory that you no longer want to do without. They let our eyes sometimes hidden and are more than just a practical companion in everyday life. Sunglasses provide a special eye-catcher for the perfect appearance and are the finishing touch for every look!

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We consider the highest quality as standard

Lens quality

Two different lens materials are essentially used in the manufacture of our Filtral glasses. Made with OC-LIGHT LENS technology, the plastic lenses are also noticeably lighter and thinner.

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Frame quality

Adjustable, comfortable, resistant – glasses frames must fulfil many requirements. Here, the choice of a suitable material plays an essential role. In addition, the frame should also satisfy any aesthetic requirements.

With the manufacturing of Filtral sunglasses and reading glasses, we distinguish between two groups of frame materials.

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Norms & standards

Alongside an attractive design, the highest levels of quality and safety are also our top priorities. The quality of the products is also regularly checked by recognised testing institutes.

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Optical tests

Lenses of sunglasses and reading glasses must not have any material or surface defects that could impair vision. The optical correctness of the lenses is achieved when the view seen through them is free from distortion and accurate.

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Construction tests

In order to test the durability and resilience of sunglasses or reading glasses, the mechanical properties of the glasses are tested alongside the optical properties.

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Chemical tests

All Filtral metal glasses are covered with an additional coating during production to prevent any nickel from being released. Filtral glasses are below the specified limit values and are therefore not harmful to the wearers health

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