In modern optometry, there are now many different types of glasses lenses, not to mention all the various coatings that go onto them. With such ample choice, it is easy for you to get confused when it comes to the lenses fitted into your new pair of spectacles.
In this section, we have put together all the common things opticians usually get asked about lenses but in a language you can understand.
If you’re new to varifocal lenses you may need a little time to get used to them. Varifocal lenses will slightly alter your peripheral vision
Ultraviolet rays from the sun are incredibly damaging to our eyes, so proper eye protection is important at any time of year. However, choosing the
Occupational lenses – sometimes referred to as computer glasses – are designed to help people relieve eye fatigue and enhance their vision following the prolonged
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You may have heard lenses referred to as 1.5, or 1.6 and so on, but what does that mean? In short, it is a description.
There are three main types of lenses for glasses available on the market today. These include: 1. Single vision Single vision lenses can be for
When we think of sunglasses, majority of the time we think, fashion, style, do I look good in these? A lot of the time, people
Nowadays you can buy almost anything online and spectacles are no exception. Certainly, buying online may well seem cheaper, but is it a good idea?
When you choose a new pair of specs, whether it is your first pair or you have been wearing them for years, choosing the perfect