Archive for February, 2014

How Thin are Super Thin Lenses?

  • Tony Albarella
  • February 24, 2014

If you’re reading this, you’re probably familiar with the general benefits of high index lenses. Super Thin Lenses Reduced weight and lens thickness are the primary benefits, and the ones that really tip the scales in favor of high index, especially if you have a relatively high to very high prescription. In the case of […]

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Pros and Cons for High Index Lenses

  • Tony Albarella
  • February 20, 2014

By their very nature and chemical makeup, high index lenses have distinct advantages over standard plastic or glass. High Index Lenses: Pros and Cons This does not mean, however, that high index lenses are without drawbacks. Today we’ll examine both the pros and cons of high index lenses and hopefully give you a better idea […]

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

  • Kieran Hunt
  • February 19, 2014

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 […]

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Digitally Surfaced High Index Lenses

  • Tony Albarella
  • February 13, 2014

“Digital Surfacing” in one of many terms currently in use to describe the process of high index and standard material lenses. Digitally Surfaced High Index Lenses It refers to the manufacturing process and is also known as digital processing, digitally cut, form-free, direct to surface, or digitally enhanced. Digitally surfaced lenses are created by state-of-the-art […]

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Best Lenses or Solution for High Plus Prescription Glasses

  • Kieran Hunt
  • February 12, 2014

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 […]

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High Index Lens vs Aspheric Lens vs Polycarbonate?

  • Kieran Hunt
  • February 6, 2014

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 […]

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High Index Glass Lenses 1.9

  • Tony Albarella
  • February 3, 2014

Topping out at the peak of the high index scale, 1.9 lenses are the “highest of the highest,” so to speak. High Index Glass Lenses 1.9 High index lenses appeal to wearers of strong-to-extremely strong prescriptions because they can reduce the bulky size, weight, and distortive features of thick lenses. No lens does this more […]

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