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…

Make The Right Choice: Select High-Index Eyeglasses


When it is time for many people to choose a new pair of eyeglasses, they will only spend time looking at the frames. While choosing the right frames is important, choosing the right lenses are also important. If you choose the wrong lenses, your quality of vision will be negatively impacted. Not only will your…

The Bifocal and Progressive Bifocal Options for 1.67 and 1.74 High Index Lenses


Aging has many effects on the body including vision. Just as the skin and tendons start to lose their elasticity, so does the lens of the eye at around the age of 40. This makes the lens less flexible and reduces its ability to properly focus on close objects. This condition, called presbyopia, affects everyone…

High-Index Lenses: The Importance Of Lens Material


Although the weather is no longer warm in many areas, this does not mean you should stop worrying about your eyes. Regardless of what the weather is like, you still need to give your eyes the best protection possible. Wouldn’t it be a shame to miss out on the beauty of this world because you…

Can You Wear High Index Eyeglasses for Weekend Warrior Activities?


For many people, the weekends aren’t just for sleeping late and spending time relaxing around the house. They spend much of their weekend engaged in a sport or other vigorous activity. If you are such a person and would rather not get contact lenses for weekend use, you might be considering high index eyeglasses. Here are…

Why Should High-Index Eyeglasses Be Your Next Choice?


You have probably seen the increase in eyeglasses selection lately. You have plenty of interesting options to choose from. It does not matter if you are looking for plastic lenses or glass lenses, you should always know your choices. When you are aware of your choices, you will be able to make the best decision….

Three Important Reasons Why Your High Index Lenses Need an Anti-Reflective Coating


The lens material used in high index eyeglasses bends light more efficiently than standard lens materials. This means that high index lenses require less material to do its job of correcting your vision, and results in thinner and therefore lighter lenses. However, this light bending property also comes with a less desirable one: high index…