Archive for October, 2014

new high index lenses availability

  • mattbrown
  • October 30, 2014

We are constantly keeping up with the new options in the optical world. Availability of new high index lenses One of the “newer” high index options not available everywhere is the 1.90 High Index Glass.  It is very thin and attractive when made with extremely high prescriptions. As with other high index glass materials, this […]

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High index lenses with transitions

  • mattbrown
  • October 27, 2014

One of our great features on our website is the ability to pick and choose many different options to customize your glasses. Transitions High Index Lenses When you are ready to pick all the different options you will see a red circle with a white question mark inside it.  By clicking on this you are […]

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Can 1.74 high index lenses be tinted

  • mattbrown
  • October 23, 2014

1.74 High Index Lenses is the thinnest high index lens available in plastic. Can 1.74 high index lenses be tinted The 1.74 is available in more color and prescription options than any other high index lens material. If you select to have your lens material 1.74 High Index then you have the following options as […]

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When to buy high index lenses and when not to

  • mattbrown
  • October 20, 2014

Purchasing High Index Lenses is absolutely a personal preference. When to buy high index lenses and when not to I personally have a -8.50 prescription in both eyes and I really like the 1.70 High Index Lenses for my lenses because it is reasonable in price and when the lenses are in my frame they […]

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Mirror Coating on my High Index Lenses

  • mattbrown
  • October 16, 2014

You may make the assumption that high index lenses are a whole different animal when compared to standard-material lenses. High Index Lenses with Mirror Coating And for the most part, you’d be right. For the trade-off of a higher price and a more reflective surface, you get a lens material that’s far lighter and thinner […]

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What are the advantages of high index 1.67 lenses

  • mattbrown
  • October 15, 2014

1.67 High Index Lenses are a great choice if you’re trying to save money when ordering your high index lenses. The advantages of high index 1.67 lenses They have relatively low optical distortion for high index lenses, and they offer the thinness, scratch resistance, and aesthetics you’d want from high index lenses without an outrageous […]

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Are high index lenses better than polycarbonate

  • mattbrown
  • October 9, 2014

Which is better High Index Lenses or Polycarbonate? High Index Lenses are: Thinner and lighter than conventional plastic lenses Able to bend more light than conventional plastic lenses Can accommodate high prescriptions and have a thin appearance Scratch resistant Polycarbonate Lenses are: Plastic Most impact resistant material UV resistant 50 times stronger than other lens […]

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1.70 thindex now available in transition lenses

  • mattbrown
  • October 6, 2014

If you have a high prescription you often feel limited to certain lenses but we offer 1.70 Thindex Plastic Lenses which is a high index plastic lens that is lightweight, high scratch resistance, and thin lens for high prescriptions. We offer the 1.70 Thindex Plastic Lens in transition.  Transition lenses means that the lens changes […]

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