Start Here for New Lenses:
Quick and Easy Lens Replacement
1. Identify your frames
Send them to us
for a custom lens replacement
2. Choose new lenses
Polarized Sunglass Lenses,
Prescription Polarized Sunglass Lenses,
Prescription Clear Lenses,
Prescription Transitions Lenses
3. Place your order
Receive the lenses for your own installation*
or send them in for our experts to install
*Note: All prescription orders and
some frames must be sent in
Sustainably Focused. Promoting a Circular Economy.
By choosing to replace and upgrade your favorite eyewear with Tajima Direct Lenses,
you can reduce the impact you have on the planet by keeping your current frames out of the landfill.
By choosing to replace and
upgrade your favorite eyewear
with Tajima Direct Lenses,
you can reduce the impact you have
on the planet by keeping your
current frames out of the landfill.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I get custom lenses for my own frames?
Yes, you can get new sunglass lenses or prescription lenses custom-made for any frame you already own. You can search for your frame in our database to have the lenses shipped to you or send them to us to have our experts custom make and install them for you.
How much does it cost to put new lenses in old frames?
It costs $99 to get new polarized lenses put into any frame. Prescription lenses range from $249-$349 for clear, $325-$425 for polarized sun, and $375-$495 for light-adaptive Transitions lenses.
Can I replace the lenses in my sunglasses?
Yes, you can get new lenses for any pair of sunglasses through Tajima Direct. It costs $99 for any of our polarized lens colors to be put into any frame.
Can I get new prescription lenses in any frame?
Yes, you can get new prescription lenses custom-made for any frame. Tajima Direct has options for clear Rx lenses, polarized sunglass Rx lenses, or light-adaptive Transitions Rx lenses. Available in Single Vision or Progressive.
Why should I replace my lenses?
If your frames are in good shape, you should consider replacing your lenses to (1) Do your part for our planet by reusing frames you already have instead of adding them to the landfill. (2) Save money by avoiding spending more on a full new pair. (3) Upgrade your lens quality as Tajima lenses will be superior than your originals. (4) Extend the life of your favorite frames. Give yourself a new look with a different lens color or match your originals to keep the same style.
Why are Tajima Lenses the best in the industry?
There are many elements that go into crafting high quality lenses, specifically lens materials, coatings, and lens designs (for Rx lenses). We only offer one flat fee in each of our lens offerings that comes standard with the very best in all of those categories. We also possess unique patented lens technology that creates the world's sharpest polarized & prescription lenses. Learn more on our lens technology page.
Where is Tajima Direct located
Our lenses are custom cut, and orders are processed in our state-of-the-art lab in Southern California, United States.
When you send in your glasses for new lenses, they will go to our lab in Southern California.
Our polarized lenses are originally made in our lens making facility in Tajima, Japan.
What is the process for replacing my lenses?
1. Identify your frame or go for a custom lens replacement.
2. Select your lenses (clear vs. sunglass, prescription or not, colors, etc).
3. Add to cart and place your order.
4. If you identify your frame, you can receive the lenses for your own installation with the help of our video tutorial.
If you went for a custom lens replacement or opted to have us do the installation, we'll email you a shipping label or ship you a box to send us your glasses, make and install your new lenses, then ship them back to you.
*All prescription lens replacements must be sent in*
How long does it take to get new lenses?
Non Prescription Lenses take 2-4 business days.
Prescription Lenses take 7-10 business days.
What is Tajima Direct’s return policy?
If you’re not 100% satisfied with your new lenses, we’ll give you a full refund with free return shipping. You have 30 days from when you receive your new lenses to claim your return.