OCT 06

1.74 High Index Lenses: Get Your Perfect Glasses

If you’re looking for quality lenses, they are a natural choice. They are thinner and lighter than 1.67, and will do the best possible job of correcting your vision and allowing you to see clearly when you have a high prescription. Although they are more expensive, you are getting what you pay for: an extraordinary pair of glasses.

High index lenses don’t just offer an advantage in terms of technology, but they are also very pleasing cosmetically. When you wear a high prescription but are self conscious about the thickness of traditional lenses, you simply can’t go wrong with a pair of 1.74 high index lenses. They are an investment for your eyes, allowing you to see clearly and become more confident in your glasses.

Extra Options

Anytime you are looking for a pair of high index lens glasses, it’s a good idea to consider your additional options. For example, if you also have an astigmatism, it’s a wise choice to get your lens coated with an anti-reflective coating.

Individuals with an astigmatism means tend to see a halo around anything connected to light. For those individuals, driving at night can be a challenge, and looking at a computer screen or driving in the rain at night can be very difficult.

An anti-reflective coating, on the other hand, cuts down significantly on the glare and improves your vision in these adverse conditions. If you tend to work with or on computers and spend much of your time at work looking at a screen, then the anti-reflective coating is an especially good fit.

Another option to consider is a scratch coating on your glasses. Anyone wearing glasses knows that sometimes, things happen even though you try to take care of them. You might have small children who play with your glasses, or you might drop them on the hard floor. In either case, scratching your glasses is a real possibility.

Once you’ve scratched your glasses, you might have a hard time looking through them depending on the severity of the scratch. That’s what makes a scratch coating a good idea: it will help to give your glasses even more longevity, and be able to withstand an occasional drop.

You might also want to think about buying eyeglasses that offer a transition to sunglasses. This not only means that you only need one pair of glasses for indoor and outdoor activity, but it also provides your eyes with the optimum protection from the sun.

Whether you are enjoying a little bit or a lot of sunlight, the transition part of the glasses will automatically adjust to provide you with the perfect amount of tint to protect your eyes from the sun and allow you to see without having to squint. If you don’t want to get a transition to sunglasses, you can also pick to just get additional UV protection added to help keep your eyes safe from the ultraviolet radiation of the sun’s rays.

No matter what additional features you get, you can easily reap the rewards. Adding any or all of these features will make your eyeglasses work amazing for your eyes indoors and out, without compromising their functionality or style.

After you visit your ophthalmologist, be sure to get all of the measurements required to get yourself high index lenses. With the right fit and prescription, they are an amazing product that will allow you to see clearly without having big and bulky lenses. Especially if you are concerned with how your glasses will look when using traditional plastic lenses, high index lenses are the perfect alternative. You’ll look and feel confident in your new pair of eyeglasses.

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