Lens Technologies Available to Our Patients
Crizal® Anti-Reflective Lenses
Virtually eliminate glare and great for night time driving by eliminating headlight glare
Varilux® Progressive Lenses (no line multifocal)
The nearest to natural vision. They can create a sense of constant clarity at all viewing distances. They are ideal for all first time multi-focal lens wearers.
Automatically darken in sunlight and lighten indoors, allowing the wearer the convenience of one pair of glasses for indoors and out.
Xperio® Polarized Lenses
Eliminate all indirect reflection such as from water or snow, allowing greater depth perception and visual acuity. Excellent for many sports including boating and skiing. DriveWear® - the first changeable polarized outdoor lens. It darkens outside as well as behind the windshield. This lens reacts to all different outdoor weather and light conditions.
High Index (Thin Lenses)
Considerably thinner and lighter lenses. They weight much less and are much more comfortable to wear.
Highly recommended for its ability to protect the retina from the harmful effects of ultraviolet light, and for that reason is also required for all post-operative cataract patients.
The most impact resistant lenses. They too are made of a thinner, lighter material. The use is mandated for children under the age of 14 because of the superior safety features.
In the past this has been the most common style multi-focal lens. It allows the patient to see in the distance and close up with the same pair of glasses.
If you’re viewing a computer video display terminal (VDT) you may need variable focus lenses. These help correct vision for the computer screen and the immediate vicinity.