Your choice will depend on your prescription, your lifestyle and your budget.
Single vision lenses are used to correct common visual problems such as myopia, hyperopia or astigmatism.
Reading glasses can be used to correct presbyopia or to relieve visual discomfort at near. They will correct near vision but objects at other distances will be blurred. This is often inconvenient and two pairs of spectacles may be needed.
Progressive lenses offer the best solution to presbyopia. Since the development of Varilux, the world’s first progressive lens, people over 40 have been able to enjoy natural vision from near to far. Progressive lenses offer wide uninterrupted field’s of vision plus youthful appearance.
Occupational lenses are often prescribed to enable comfortable near vision when using computers. The design is personalized for your individual screen requirements
Talk to us about your hobbies, profession and fashion tastes so together we can determine the lens material that will give you maximum comfort and the best vision possible.
Plastic lenses have become the most common lens throughout the world. They are impact resistant and half the weight of glass lenses.
High Index lenses are light and thinner than standard lens lenses, and are recommended for medium and in strong prescriptions. They can be made in both glass or plastic.
A number of treatments can now be added to your lenses to enhance their performance.
Scratch resistant coating increases the durability of plastic lenses. It should always be applied to both sides of the lens.
Multicoated (Anti – Reflective) lenses give the clearest vision possible by eliminating unwanted reflection. They also improve your appearance, allowing people to see your eyes, not the reflection on the lenses.
UV coatings protect your eyes by blocking the portion of the sun’s UV light that can damage your eyes.
Photochromic (Transition) lenses darken in sunlight and lighten indoors.
Tints can be applied to both glass and plastic lenses in a wide range of colours and densities.
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