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New Lens Technology

Designer frames may help you look good, but the<br>lenses are what allow you to see well.

Our philosophy when prescribing glasses is to educate you on the differences in design and quality of lenses available. Superior quality lenses are typically available through large labs and can not be made in just a couple of hours. It’s true that some commercial stores offer lenses in an hour or so, but they are not the best quality lenses available on the market. We utilize larger labs to ensure the best quality lenses for our patients. You will not receive these lenses in one hour but we believe the wait is well worth it.

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Designer frames may help you look good, but the lenses are what allow you to see well. There are many options to customize your lenses to be lighter in weight, non-glare,no-line bifocals, ideal for computer-use, and Transitions that offer sun protection when activated. We also offer various material options that inlcude crisper, clearer optics to give you not only the most optimal vision, but also the most cosmetically -pleasing eyewear available anywhere!

No-line bifiocals: No-line progressive bifiocals by Varilux allow you to see better because they provide clear, comfortable vision at all distances. There are no age revealing lines on the Varilux lenses, so no one needs to know you are wearing bifocals. High-performance digital lenses by Varilux give you the best clarity and fit possible.

Anti-reflective coating (also known as anti-glare): Crizal anti-reflection lenses help you see and look your best. In simple terms ,the coating is actually layers of filters on the front and back surface of your lenses that allow all of the light to pass through the lens instead of bouncing back as a reflection. They are durable, easy to clean, and resist surface static. The most important feature is that the filters increase the amount of light that passes through the lens so you see better, clearer and sharper than before. Anti-reflective coatings make your lenses look almost invisible.

Polarized lenses: Squint no more! In simplest terms a polarized lens is a high-tech sunglass filter that eliminates glare and allows light to pass through the lens in only one direction (sort of like mini-blinds). It also provides 100% UV protection for your eyes. Without a doubt, it’s the lens of choice for driving, fishing, skiing, golfing and all sunny outdoor activities.

Polycarbonate: The strongest of all optical lenses, these are recommended by the FDA for sports and safety and work best with most rimless frame styles. Think about your lifestyle needs and ask if these are the missing piece from your wardrobe.

Computer lenses: These new technology lenses are designed to enable your eyes to relax at the computer. They are designed to give you comfort and vision for close and intermediate distances. While these lenses are primarily designed for computer use, they work great for anyone requiring clear intermediate and near vision, including musicians, architects, accountants, surgeons, and many others. They are available in plastic, glass and polycarbonate, single vision and progressive lenses too.

No-line progressive lenses: These miracle workers offer distance, intermediate and reading prescriptions in one pair of glasses to satisfy all your vision needs. The technology behind these lenses has evolved to such a high level of precision that virtually anyone can now comfortably wear their progressives all day with absolute natural ease.

Customized progressive lenses: These progressive lenses are the first to be designed specifically and uniquely for each individual wearer. We take your precise head and eye measurements and factor in your Rx parameters to design completely customized progressive lenses just for you.

Hi-Index Lenses: These thin lenses come in a wide range of choices, especially for strong prescriptions, but all basically feature flatter front curves, resulting in thinner, lighter lenses. They offer superior optics and are ideal for rimless and thinner metal frames.

Transitions®: Transitions Changeable lenses make your eyes more comfortable because they are designed to adapt to any light. They darken in the sunlight and lighten back to clear when you go indoors.

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CRIZAL NON-GLARE LENSES

Varilux No-line Bifocal Lenses