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How Can I Tell if my Lenses are High Index?

How Can I Tell if my Lenses are High Index?

Let’s face it – despite all our advancements, our collective experience, and our awareness, it’s still very possible to fall for a scam these days. Are My Lenses High Index? It doesn’t mean we’re ignorant or sloppy; today there are so many more ways to shop for items (and so many ways to sell goods…

How Can I Tell if my High Index Lenses have Anti Glare?

How Can I Tell if my High Index Lenses have Anti Glare?

For all the benefits offered by high index lenses – the potential reduction in weight, the reduction in lens thickness, significantly so in the case of strong prescriptions – they do have some trade-offs. Do My High Index Lenses have Anti Glare? A high chromic aberration is one, resulting, for some, in a slight rainbow-like…

Do High Index Lenses Come with UV Protection?

Do High Index Lenses Come with UV Protection?

What is the function of a pair of eyeglasses? UV Protection with High Index Lenses To correct for visual impairments, of course, and reestablish clear, crisp vision. That, of course, is the primary role that eyeglasses fulfill. There are, however, secondary services that eyeglasses provide to us, and some are not as readily apparent as…

Do I Need Anti Reflective Coating on High Index Lenses?

Do I Need Anti Reflective Coating on High Index Lenses?

High index lenses are capable of some pretty wonderful real-world applications. High Index Lenses with Anti Reflective Coating They can produce lighter and considerably thinner lenses for those who require strong prescription eyewear, offering benefits both physical and psychological. Elimination of “Coke Bottle” lenses frees the wearer not only from the goggle-like eyeglasses themselves but…

Thinner Lenses for my Glasses

Thinner Lenses for my Glasses

If you’ve seen the 1999 cult comedy OFFICE SPACE, you’re unlikely to forget one character in particular – the mumbling, obsessive-compulsive Milton Waddams, the quintessential office “whacko” with psychotic tendencies and a passion for his red stapler. Glasses with Thinner Lenses There’s one physical attribute that is invariably responsible for Milton’s unforgettable appearance: incredibly thick-lensed…

High Index Transition Lenses vs. Photochromic Lenses

High Index Transition Lenses vs. Photochromic Lenses

Gone are the days when the only option for high-prescription eyeglass wearers was to look like you strapped a pair of magnifying glasses to your face. Photochromic Lenses vs. High Index Transition Lenses High index lenses offer the potential for lighter and certainly thinner eyeglass lenses than standard eyewear materials, effectively eradicating the stigma of…

Single Vision High Index 1.74 Lenses

Single Vision High Index 1.74 Lenses

If you require corrective eyewear with a relatively high prescription, you’re undoubtedly quite familiar with the flaws of bulky, thick lenses: magnification that makes your eyes look “weird,” either too large or too small in relation to your face; lenses that protrude beyond your frame or have the appearance of goggles; lens weight that causes…

1.74 High Index Transitions Lenses Availability

1.74 High Index Transitions Lenses Availability

If you’ve tried to order 1.74 high index lenses with an “official” Transitions® brand coating, you may have encountered some difficulty. Availability of 1.74 High Index Transitions Lenses Indeed, finding a supplier that offers a combination of the two eyewear options can lead to a maddening search. Apparently many manufacturers find the high index lens…

Transitions Lenses 1.74

Transitions Lenses 1.74

The popularity and desirability of Transistions® lenses have made them one of the most commonly-ordered lenses coatings amongst all coating options. 1.74 Transitions Lenses Those who require a strong prescription for their corrective eyewear and seek to reduce the thickness and weight of their lenses often turn to 1.74 high index lenses to accomplish this…

High Index Progressive Transition Lenses

High Index Progressive Transition Lenses

Corrective eyewear has been around for centuries, but the last several decades have given rise to innovations that have forever changed the capabilities of eyeglass lenses. Transition Progressive High Index Lenses Today’s technologies make our lenses thinner, lighter, stronger, and better able to cope with the wear and tear of daily use, more so than…