Types of Eyeglass Lenses

Over 80% of time spent on a new pair of eyeglasses is spent on selecting frames when the most important part of your eyeglass purchase is the lenses.  We understand fashion is important but remember, you “see” through your eyeglass lenses, not your frames. Here is what you need to know:

  • Many advertised offers for low price prescription eyewear old technology and little or no UV protection (SPF sun protection factor).
  • Many low price offers do not include scratch resistant or anti-reflective (AR) coatings.
  • Your frame selection is limited to only a few styles or brands with low price offers.
  • Lens quality makes a significant difference with vision clarity.
  • The life of your lens, your level of daily activity and eye health all must be considered when deciding on your lens investment.

Basic Impact Resistant Eyeglass Lens Features

  • Basic polycarbonate lens with no anti-reflective coating.
  • Comfortable field of vision.
  • Available with non-glare and SPF 25 option.
  • No-line bifocal (progressive) option available
  • May have some distortion on close up or with wide vision
  • Warranty (what kind?)

Buying Considerations

  • Price or budget is essential to you or your family
  • Indoors most of the time and limited outdoor activity
  • Close up vision not an issue
  • Not driving long distances or extensive night driving
  • Glasses can be cared for to limit potential scratches

Features

  • Dual digital precision lens for greater visual accuracy
  • Greater control of focus
  • Little or no distortion
  • Comfortable near vision
  • Be of non-glare coating
  • UV Protection/E-SPF 25
  • Warranty (what kind?)

Buying Considerations:

  • Best value for your lens investment
  • Good for indoor and outdoor activity
  • Need a bifocal for close up vision and distant vision
  • Work requires greater computer work and/or driving
  • Enhanced eye health with UV protection important

Features

  • Custom fit high definition optics
  • Customized near vision with no distortion
  • Wide field clarity
  • Eliminates the “swim effect” meaning greatest stability of vision while in motion
  • Thin, lightweight design
  • Highly durable
  • 100% visual adaption guarantee
  • Best of non-glare coating
  • UV Protection/E-nSPF 25
  • Polarized lens option
  • Warranty (what kind?)

Buying Considerations:

  • High Concern with quality visual clarity or acuity
  • Wide field vision important
  • Lens weight and design important
  • Customized visual optics to maximized close up and far visual quality important
  • Highly precise work, regular use of computer or extensive driving day or night
  • High degree of outdoor activities relies on glasses
  • Places high emphasis on long-term visual health

Features

  • Best lens on the market with latest lens technology
  • Uses Visio 4D fit technology
  • Custom fit high definition optics
  • Personalized dominant eye technology
  • Highest degree of Wide field visual acuity
  • Fastest visual reaction time when changing distance views
  • Eliminates the “swim effect” meaning greatest stability of vision while in motion
  • Thin, lightweight design
  • Highly durable
  • 100% visual adaption guarantee
  • Be of non-glare coating
  • UV Protection/SPF 25
  • Polarized lens option
  • Unconditional Warranty

Buying Considerations:

  • Wants the best lens technology on the market today
  • Places importance on fully customized fit with highest visual quality for close up, far away and widest visual field vision
  • Complete protection for your eyes limiting any eye strain and maximum UV protection
  • Highly Active lifestyle with need for equal quality for indoor and outdoor activities
  • Lens weight and design important
  • Warranty with no limitations important