High-Index Eyeglasses Can Meet Your Specific Visual Needs

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When patients go into the eye exam room, they all hope that the eye doctor will tell them they have a 20/20 vision, but unfortunately for many people, this is not something they will hear. Everyone does not have 20/20 vision, but you can be happy with the results you do get, especially if you…

Strong High-Index Lenses For A Strong Prescription

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Do you remember the last time you purchased a new pair of glasses? When you take care of your glasses the right way, you will find that your glasses can last for quite a long time. However, there are many things that will have an impact on the age of your glasses. When you recognize…

High Index Eyeglasses: Lightweight and Comfortable

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A high lens prescription doesn’t mean resigning yourself to glasses with thick and heavy lenses. The thickness and weight of high corrective lenses have dropped considerably thanks to improved lens material technology and better lens making techniques. The improved lenses, called “high index lenses” use materials that bend light at a greater angle. That is,…

Safe Night Driving with High Index Lenses

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Unlike nocturnal animals, we have poor night vision. However, our pupils will adjust to dark conditions by dilating to allow more light into the eyes. For the most part, it isn’t the darkness that makes night driving so difficult because headlights illuminate the road ahead, and seeing the lights of other vehicles is easy. The main problem…

The Facts about High Index Glass Lenses

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Glass is regarded by the public as fragile. It conjures up images of baseballs flying through glass windows or falling glassware shattering on the kitchen floor. These images are hard to dispel when some consumers consider glass lenses for their eyewear. On the other hand, few think about the tough windshield glass of their cars that…

Customize Your 1.67 or 1.74 High Index Lenses into Sunglasses

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High index lenses are thin, lightweight, and compatible with a variety of attractive and stylish frames. That’s all well and good but what about outdoor use? Are there high index sunglasses? Two possible options are wearing a pair of flat sunglasses over the prescription glasses, or using clip-ons. Apart from the clunkiness and less than stylish…

How to Maximize the Life Span of Your High Index Eyeglasses

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Compared to lenses made with CR-39 plastic or even polycarbonate, high index lenses are expensive. Because of their cost, it’s only natural that you would want to keep your high index lenses for as long as possible. Of course, the same is true for the frame as well. The longevity of your high index eyeglasses…

The Consequences of Forgoing Anti-Reflective Coatings on 1.67 High Index Lenses

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While 1.74 and 1.67 high index lenses can be on the pricey side, few can dispute the attractiveness of their thin and lightweight design. However, if you’re tempted to defray the cost by forgoing an anti-reflective coating, there are a number of aesthetic, safety, comfort, and eye health consequences you should consider first. Before getting…

High-Index Eyeglasses: What Could Be The Problem With Your New Glasses?

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Many people can go to the eye doctor, get their new pair of glasses and get adjusted to them immediately with no problems. However, there are times when someone will have trouble adjusting to their new prescription changes.  You can compare your eyeglasses prescription to one of your medication prescriptions. We can experience a variety…

You Will Not Regret Your Decision To Wear High-Index Lenses

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As someone who wears eyeglasses, the number of factors that play into choosing your lenses can be overwhelming. Over the past few years, there has been a great improvement in lens materials and technology has vastly improved. Many people just like you are walking around town with the thinnest lenses they can find. High-index lenses…