The Do’s and Dont’s of Owning High Index Eyeglasses

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Have you recently been made aware of high index eyeglasses and are considering buying them for yourself? There are many benefits that come with this specific kind of eye wear and they are a particularly good choice for people who need strong prescriptions. If you are considering switching to high index eyeglasses but feel you…

High Index Lenses When Contacts are Out of the Question

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Contacts have become increasingly popular in the last several decades, going from a few limited prescriptions in hard ‘corneal lenses’ to the new versatile soft lenses that hit the market in the 1970s. Originally, only a small range of prescriptions and conditions could be corrected but as time passes, more and more people have the…

Overcoming the Limits of Myopia with High Index Lenses

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Life is harder when you can’t see what’s ahead of you. No, we’re not speaking figuratively. Myopia is a major challenge to a normal lifestyle, one that is endured by a large portion of modern society. Most people who wear glasses are near sighted and must handle their vision correction methods every day. This is…

How to Get a Pair of High-Index Eyeglasses

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High index lenses have been around for a fairly long time, but in many places people are only just now beginning to hear about and ask for them. If you are one of the many members of the glasses wearing population, you may have recently heard about the potential of high index lenses for reducing…

1.74 High Index Lenses: Get Your Perfect Glasses

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If you’re looking for quality lenses, they are a natural choice. They are thinner and lighter than 1.67, and will do the best possible job of correcting your vision and allowing you to see clearly when you have a high prescription. Although they are more expensive, you are getting what you pay for: an extraordinary pair…

How Thin Can High-Index Lenses Get?

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High index lenses are the thinnest solution for eyeglasses that has ever been achieved and they just keep getting thinner. For those that keep up with the lens crafting industry, either as professionals or interested glasses-wearing individuals, it has become apparent that the available index for lenses will continue to rise. In the last decade, we…

Show Off Your Eyes with High Index Lenses

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They say the eyes are windows to the soul, and if that’s true, most people who wear glasses are double-paned. Especially for those with strong prescriptions for myopia or hyperopia (near and far sightedness), the thickness of the lenses can get extreme. The more common near-sighted prescription requires lenses to be thinner in the middle…

Six Perks to Add to Your High Index Eyeglasses

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The recent developments in high index lenses have been a miracle for people with strong prescriptions. The way lenses work means that the stronger your prescription, the wider your lens edges (or centers for the far-sighted) are, creating an unattractive and eighties-classic coke-bottle appearance even in the most modern frames. This unavoidable yet stills stereotypical factor…

High-Index Glasses for Those with Serious Eye Injures and Other Problems

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It’s often a serious problem when you end up with a very high prescription for glasses due to natural eye decline over time, inherited myopia, a serious eye injury, or any other reason, especially if you aren’t used to wearing glasses with that level of thickness. However, regardless of the reason why you end up…

Choosing the Right Index for Your Glasses

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The index rating for your glasses is more important than you might initially think. The higher the index, the more efficient it’s going to be at helping you correct your vision without a lot of extra material. Where to Begin It’s obviously not the case that index is the only thing you need to worry…