Archive for May, 2013

Are High Index Lenses Also Impact Resistant?

  • Kieran Hunt
  • May 31, 2013

Some people with strong prescriptions also need safety eyewear or are interested in getting lenses that are impact resistant to protect their eyes better during work or hobbies. Many of these people may prefer high index lenses, which raises the question: Are high index lenses impact resistant? The answer, simply, is no, they are not. Polycarbonate […]

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Aspheric High Index Lenses

  • Kieran Hunt
  • May 28, 2013

Most high index lenses are aspheric, but what is an aspheric high index lens? Aspheric High Index Lenses Aspheric high index lenses have a complex front curvature that changes as you move across the lens, allowing the lens to be thinner and the glasses to look more attractive. Aspheric lenses are the opposite of spheric […]

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1.90 High Index Lenses

  • Kieran Hunt
  • May 25, 2013

1.90 high index lenses are the thinnest lenses on the market today. With all of the advancements in plastic lens technology, it’s easy to overlook the fact that 1.90 high index lenses have been available in glass for some time. 1.90 High Index Lenses There are positives and negatives to this material, but if your […]

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1.74 High Index Lenses

  • Kieran Hunt
  • May 22, 2013

When it comes to high index plastics, there are none thinner than 1.74 high index lenses. 1.74 High Index Lenses While other lens materials may offer more options as far as lens colors, frame styles, and polarization, if you have a high prescription and want the thinnest plastic lenses possible, 1.74 high index lenses are […]

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Can I get Progressive Bifocals in High Index Lenses?

  • Kieran Hunt
  • May 17, 2013

Today’s high index eyewear is more than just a way to improve your vision; it’s a fashion statement. It’s no wonder, then, that most people choose progressive bifocals over traditional lined bifocals. Progressive Bifocals in High Index Lenses Many people with higher prescriptions often find themselves asking the question, “Can I get progressive bifocals in […]

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High Index Lenses with Anti-Reflective Coatings

  • Kieran Hunt
  • May 14, 2013

High index lenses are the highest quality lenses available on the market today, but not all of their properties are desirable. For instance, high index lenses tend to be very reflective because they are so dense, so it is important to order high index lenses with anti-reflective coatings. Many people see that their doctor has […]

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High Index Sunglasses

  • Kieran Hunt
  • May 8, 2013

High index sunglasses are a valuable commodity online and practically worth their weight in goal if you pay for them at the optometrist’s office. What makes high index sunglasses so expensive? Are they worth the money? What lens color should I choose in my high index sunglasses? There are many questions people wonder as they […]

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Places to Buy High Index Lenses Online

  • Kieran Hunt
  • May 2, 2013

You are sure to find the best price for high index lenses if you shop online. When you shop online you aren’t paying a higher price that a brick and mortar business needs to charge to make a profit. The online stores don’t have to pay monthly rent and they can reduce the need for […]

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