About Tomato Glasses

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Tomato Glasses are a range of light, comfortable and adjustable frames that are shape intelligent for newborn babies to 12 years old.   Mr Sungjoon Kim founded Tomato Glasses in 2003 in South Korea, when his own son needed glasses. He found that the frames he tried did not fit properly and they could not be adjusted.    

Tomato Glasses specialise only in glasses for kids. ‘We create very strong glasses frames. We believe our high quality eyewear frame will make your child happy while wearing their glasses.’ Tomato Glasses have qualifed for the CE and FDA marks.

Awards

Tomato Glasses have won numerous awards for their deisgn and technology.

2013 – Optrafair, Birmingham  – Best Childrens frame

2014 – Japan, Kids Design Award

 

History

2003 – Foundation of Tomato Glasses
2005 – Japan : cooperative Agreement with Hasegawa-Bicoh.co.ltd
2006 – 2009 Daegu : participation in International Optical show for 4 years consecutively
2008 – Started exporting to Japan
2009  – Japan : A contract was made with Sankyo-optical.co.ltd for exportation of specialised nose pads
2010 – Saw the beginning of exportation of Tomato Active’s frame to Japan
2011 –  Tomato Glasses made its entry into USA , UK , Singapore & Brazil
2011 –  Saw the release of  “Tomato Baby” frame size 35

2014 – Tomato Glasses now available to the Australian market via its distributor.

 

 

To watch a video explaining how and why Tomato Glasses began click here.  It also shows the great design features that make these frames brillant for children.

Features

1) Shape intelligence

The Tomato Glasses frames are made of a shape intelligent material (TR90 transparent Nylon material). If children play with it and twist it, the original shape comes back as though nothing had happened.

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2) Resilience

Because of the elastic resistance, when pressure is applied to the temple, the initial position is automatically restored.

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3) Adjustable

Tomato Glasses tips are adjustable to perfectly fit to each child’s head

4) Weight

Tomato Glasses frames are very light, they weigh between 7.0 and 8.0g  (depending on the size).

5)  Nose pad

With its unique nose pad and tips built by the Tomato glasses R&D team, Tomato Glasses frames don’t slide down even when the children jump or run.

6)  CE marking 

According with the European Union directive 93/42/EEC (Medical Device), Tomato Glasses Frame pass all the test described on the norm ISO 12870:2004, that allow the CE mark to be placed on the product.