Author Archives: Kieran Hunt

Kieran Hunt is the staff writer and product research engineer at Phillips Safety Products, Inc. Kieran is currently a student at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey and has always had a passion for writing and learning. He started at Phillips Safety Products in 2008 and has created most of the company's written content, written for and appeared in the company's informational videos, represented the company to clients and at trade shows, and assisted in market research to develop new product lines. Kieran enjoys learning about new products and writing about them, and his knowledge of Phillips's product lines comes from his curiosity and enthusiasm about the industry.

How do High Index Lenses Work?

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High index lenses are like magic when it comes to strong prescriptions; what’s the trick? How do High Index Lenses Work? High index lenses are the thinnest lenses you can get, and they’re great for anyone with a strong prescription who wants a thinner profile on their glasses. But how do high index lenses work?…

1.90 High Index Lenses are Very Popular in Europe

1.90 High Index Lenses are Very Popular in Europe

Haven’t you hear about 1.90 high index lenses? 1.90 High Index Lenses are Very Popular in Europe What’s the point of getting a sleek pair of glasses if you’re just going to put thick and clunky lenses in them? 1.90 high index lenses are very popular in Europe for a reason: these incredibly thin glass…

High Index vs Low Index Lenses

High Index vs Low Index Lenses

What’s the real difference between high index lenses and other lenses? High Index vs Low Index Lenses High index lenses are more efficient at bending light and are therefore thinner than low index lenses. But does that mean that high index lenses are better in every way than low index lenses? Where is the line…

Best High Index Lens to Reduce Eye Strain

Best High Index Lens to Reduce Eye Strain

If you’re having eye strain and have a high prescription, you’ll want to know which lens is best for reducing eye strain and lens thickness. Best High Index Lens to Reduce Eye Strain Eye strain can be debilitating and frustrating to deal with on a daily basis. Additionally, strong prescriptions lead to thick lenses, which…

Zeiss 1.74 High Index Lenses: What’s the Difference?

Zeiss 1.74 High Index Lenses: What's the Difference?

1.74 high index lenses are already pretty expensive. Is it worth it to pay extra for the brand name? Zeiss 1.74 High Index Lenses: What’s the Difference? Zeiss high index lenses are some of the highest-quality high index lenses on the market, subject to extremely stringent standards and made of materials that are benchmarks of…

High Index Glass Lenses 1.9

High Index Glass Lenses 1.9

Looking for the thinnest lenses possible? High Index Glass Lenses 1.9 High index glass lenses 1.9 are the thinnest lenses available on the market today. If you have a strong prescription and want the thinnest lenses you can get, these are the lenses for you. 1.90 high index glass lenses aren’t for everyone. They only…

What Type of Lenses Should I Get for a High Prescription?

What Type of Lenses Should I Get for a High Prescription?

If you’ve got a high prescription and are looking for thin, light, and attractive lenses, high index is a great solution. What Type of Lenses Should I Get for a High Prescription? High prescriptions are a big problem for people looking for a stylish pair of glasses. If you struggle with lens thickness and eye…

Best Lenses or Solution for High Plus Prescription Glasses

Best Lenses or Solution for High Plus Prescription Glasses

Tired of the “bug-eyed” look and uncomfortably thick lenses? Best Lenses or Solution for High Plus Prescription Glasses There are a combination of factors that will lead to a great pair of glasses for people with high prescriptions. High index lens material, aspheric lenses, and a frame with small, round lens pockets is the best…

High Index Lens vs Aspheric Lens vs Polycarbonate?

High Index Lens vs Aspheric Lens vs Polycarbonate

Wondering which lens type is best for your prescription? Choosing between High Index Lens, Aspheric Lens, and Polycarbonate There are a fair number of lens types1 and materials available for prescription glasses, along with an infinite number of combinations of lens options. If you have a high prescription, you may be wondering about the difference…

If You Have Thick Glasses, Can You Make Them Thinner?

If You Have Thick Lenses Can You Make Them Thinner

Prescription glasses can get pretty thick with strong prescriptions. What can you do? Making Thick Glasses Thinner There is a recurring problem in eyewear – as your prescription gets stronger, your lenses get thicker. It’s common sense, but it still begs the question – if you have thick glasses, can you make them thinner? Well,…