High Index Glass Lenses Are They Better Than Plastic

High Index Glass Lenses Are They Better Than Plastic

Choosing between high index plastic and high index glass lenses? Plastic or High Index Glass Lenses, Which Is Better They both have their strengths and weaknesses, and the right choice will really depend on the individual. You’ll need to consider a number of variables, such as impact resistance, scratch resistance, lens thickness, aesthetics, and frame…

What Do I Need to Know About Buying High Index Lenses?

What Do I Need to Know About Buying High Index Lenses

Do you sometimes wish your high prescription glasses weren’t so thick? The good news is: they don’t have to be. What to Know About Buying High Index Lenses It used to be that thick lenses were simply the curse of having a strong prescription. Deeply-cut curves were required in order to bend light to the…

new high index lenses availability

new high index lenses availability

We are constantly keeping up with the new options in the optical world. Availability of new high index lenses One of the “newer” high index options not available everywhere is the 1.90 High Index Glass.  It is very thin and attractive when made with extremely high prescriptions. As with other high index glass materials, this…

High index lenses with transitions

High index lenses with transitions

One of our great features on our website is the ability to pick and choose many different options to customize your glasses. Transitions High Index Lenses When you are ready to pick all the different options you will see a red circle with a white question mark inside it.  By clicking on this you are…

Can 1.74 high index lenses be tinted

Can 1.74 high index lenses be tinted

1.74 High Index Lenses is the thinnest high index lens available in plastic. Can 1.74 high index lenses be tinted The 1.74 is available in more color and prescription options than any other high index lens material. If you select to have your lens material 1.74 High Index then you have the following options as…

When to buy high index lenses and when not to

When to buy high index lenses and when not to

Purchasing High Index Lenses is absolutely a personal preference. When to buy high index lenses and when not to I personally have a -8.50 prescription in both eyes and I really like the 1.70 High Index Lenses for my lenses because it is reasonable in price and when the lenses are in my frame they…

Mirror Coating on my High Index Lenses

Mirror Coating on my High Index Lenses

You may make the assumption that high index lenses are a whole different animal when compared to standard-material lenses. High Index Lenses with Mirror Coating And for the most part, you’d be right. For the trade-off of a higher price and a more reflective surface, you get a lens material that’s far lighter and thinner…

What are the advantages of high index 1.67 lenses

What are the advantages of high index 1.67 lenses

1.67 High Index Lenses are a great choice if you’re trying to save money when ordering your high index lenses. The advantages of high index 1.67 lenses They have relatively low optical distortion for high index lenses, and they offer the thinness, scratch resistance, and aesthetics you’d want from high index lenses without an outrageous…

Are high index lenses better than polycarbonate

are high index lenses better than polycarbonate?

Which is better High Index Lenses or Polycarbonate? High Index Lenses are: Thinner and lighter than conventional plastic lenses Able to bend more light than conventional plastic lenses Can accommodate high prescriptions and have a thin appearance Scratch resistant Polycarbonate Lenses are: Plastic Most impact resistant material UV resistant 50 times stronger than other lens…

1.70 thindex now available in transition lenses

1.70 thindex now available in transition lenses

If you have a high prescription you often feel limited to certain lenses but we offer 1.70 Thindex Plastic Lenses which is a high index plastic lens that is lightweight, high scratch resistance, and thin lens for high prescriptions. We offer the 1.70 Thindex Plastic Lens in transition.  Transition lenses means that the lens changes…