Eyewear Education

Not All Lenses Are Alike

Here’s an educational primer on the various types of lenses available.

Progressive Lenses - No-Line Bi/Multi Focal

Features

  • No unsightly lens lines
  • Smooth, continuous clear vision at all distances
  • No bifocal vision jumps

Benefits

  • See better and look younger
  • Most natural, comfortable vision
  • Ideal for first time and present bifocal/multifocal eyeglass wearers

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Hi-Index Lenses - Thinner and Lighter

Features

  • Thinner & lighter than regular plastic lenses
  • Reduces “thick lens” appearance

Benefits

  • More flattering to your look & image
  • Lightweight comfort

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Aspheric Lenses - Flatter & Lighter

Features

  • Flatter & lighter than regular plastic lenses
  • Minimizes magnification of eyes
  • Reduces peripheral distortions

Benefits

  • More flattering to your look & image
  • Eliminates “Big Eye” look
  • Better peripheral vision
  • Lightweight comfort

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Polycarbonate Lenses - Impact Resistant

Features

  • Most impact shatter resistant lens available
  • Ten times stronger than regular plastic lenses
  • Lightweight & thin

Benefits

  • Impact resistant to protect eyes
  • Lightweight comfort
  • Ideal for sports participants & kids

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