The Benefits of High index Eyeglasses For Young People With Poor Vision


Most people are under the assumption that the older you are, the worse your vision gets. But although that is often the case, poor vision is not limited to the upper age range of the population. Young people may have poor vision as the result of an accident, disease, or simply genetics. Eyesight is unpredictable, and you need to…

Why High-Index Lenses are Ideal for Seniors

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As a person ages, he or she will probably notice their senses beginning to deteriorate. From smell and taste to the more important vision and hearing, every sense—and therefore every avenue of experiencing the world—is diminished. This can be a frustrating experience for the older adult who simply wants to continue enjoying life in their…

The Proper Care of High-Index Eyeglasses


If you are one of the many individuals out there with especially thick eyeglass lenses, you may be considering purchasing a pair of glasses with high-index lenses. The freeing feeling of these incredibly lightweight lenses can be a huge relief. These lenses are especially nice for those who find their glasses slipping on a regular basis,…

The Top 10 Reasons to Invest in 1.74 High Index Lenses

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1.74 high index lenses offer the ultimate combination of corrective strength and aesthetically pleasing design. From their ultra-thin construction to their customizability, 1.74 high index lenses offer an array of benefits to consumers. Below is a look at the top ten reasons to invest in 1.74 high index lenses and the 5 steps that you…

Everything You Need to Know About High Index Lenses


Last time you purchased a new pair of glasses, how much thought did you put into the actual lenses? You had your eye exam, you looked over the various frame options but you most likely did not consider whether or not your lenses were high index or not. In fact, you may not have even…

Best Known Wearers Of High Index Lenses

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Sight is one of our most critical senses. It allows us to move about the world around us quickly and with agility. But not everyone is born with sufficient eye sight. And others acquire sight problems as they age. Thankfully, due to science and medicine, many of these people can regain the ability of sight…

How Not to Extend the Life of Your High Index Eyeglasses


Clear vision is important for most of life’s activities. This is why your eyeglasses get a lot of daily use and why they experience wear and tear. After a while, a time will come when you’ll have to retire them and get a replacement. High index eyeglasses certainly cost more than those with standard lenses, and…

High-Index Eyeglasses: Protect Your Investment From Heat, Dust, And Dirt.


We have all been warned about the things we should not leave in our vehicles on a hot day. We all know how dangerous it is to leave children in the car, along with pets. You should also avoid leaving CDs, DVDs, and your eyeglasses. While it may be 80 to 90 degrees outside, the…

Six Reasons for Using High Index Lenses


Technically speaking, high index lenses are made from materials with a higher refractive index than commonly used lens materials such as standard glass or CR-39 plastic. A high refractive index means the lens material bends light more than a lens with a low refractive index. Therefore, less lens material is required to do the same…

High Index Eyeglasses: A Good Choice for Your Child

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There is more to getting glasses than buying a pair that corrects your child’s vision. It has to have a good fit, feel comfortable, and make him or her feel good about their appearance. While determining the correct lens prescription is your optometrist’s job, much of the rest of glasses selection is up to you….