Do I Need High Index Lenses?

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Every time something innovative and new is invented, there is always the question of who will need it and who won’t. Electric heaters, for instance, incredible as they are for making homes in cold climates affordably warm and cozy are also only useful to people who live in those cold climates. While some innovations are…

Debunking the Myths About High-Index Lenses

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The modern world is full of new inventions for glasses wearers. There are half a dozen different useful coatings including anti-scratch, anti-reflection, and anti-fog. The bifocals that we’ve had for centuries have been advanced to ‘progressive’ lenses which are lineless bifocals for more optimal distance focusing. Even prescription shades have gotten easier to acquire with…

9 Tips to Find Your High Index Eyeglasses (After Putting Them Down Somewhere)

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Getting a new pair of high index eyeglasses is always something to be excited about. The thin, unusually clear lenses give you the opportunity to see the world with a clarity most classes wearers are unused to and often we manage to achieve that perfect situation where you forget you’re even wearing glasses. Unfortunately, as…

When Should You Switch a Child from Normal Glasses to High Index Lenses?

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Almost all families have at least one person who wears glasses and most have several. While near- and far-sightedness often run in families, the variance between even two people with the same parents is sometimes significant. For bespectacled parents of children who wear glasses, there’s always the rueful relatability. You know what it’s like to…

How to Protect Your Eyes from Office Computer Strain

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With every passing decade, there are fewer and fewer jobs that are done without spending at least a few hours a day in front of a computer screen and the vast majority of jobs involve most of your work time spent typing, reading, and designing at a desk looking at one or more screens all…

What Can You Put High Index Lenses Into?

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Have you ever lamented the thickness of your lenses either at the edges or center? If so, we can confidently guess that you probably have a strong glasses prescription, correcting +/- 3.00 or higher. For nearsighted people, this usually results in wide, flaring lens edges that stick unattractively out the sides of slender glasses frames while…

How to Give the Gift of High Index Lenses

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For anyone who wears prescription glasses on a regular basis, hopefully you already know how awesome high index lenses are. Our blog has been dedicated to sharing the benefits, joys, and options available for high index lenses for over three years and we simply love talking about the many great advantages and options that become…

Look Your Best This Spring With A New Pair of High Index Eyeglasses

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Spring is a time of renewal. As the weather begins to warm up and little green leaf. He’s appear on the trees, you know it’s time to take a long look at yourself and your surroundings to see what can be improved this year. Most people start with a thorough bout of spring cleaning, airing…

Are High Index Lenses Right for Your Next Pair of Eyeglasses?

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Every time you go to your optometrist and get an updated prescription, it’s time to get a new pair of eyeglasses. While it may be strange to switch away from your old pair, each new prescription is an opportunity to reinvent your entire glasses wearing experience. You can try a new look with the frames,…

9 Fun Facts About Glasses and High Index Lenses

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For people who wear glasses, there have always been a few special rules about dealing with the world. Where you put them, who you trust to hold them for you, and how you clean them aren’t just personal decisions, they’re lifestyle choices. Of course, life with visual correction hasn’t always been the way it is….