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

are high index lenses better than polycarbonate?

Polycarbonate Lenses are:

  • Plastic
  • Most impact resistant material
  • UV resistant
  • 50 times stronger than other lens material

are high index lenses better than polycarbonate?

I guess you can say it is a personal preference.  If you have a high prescription then High Index Lenses are the right choice for you.  If you do not have a high prescription then Polycarbonate is a good choice.

Stay fabulous!

Jessica xo

Guide to High Index Lenses 2 Responses to Are high index lenses better than polycarbonate
  1. S. Robin
    February 18, 2015 | 12:28 am

    Can high-index lenses be UV coated?

  2. Jessica
    February 25, 2015 | 7:20 pm

    YES they can!

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