Each material has its own characteristics which must be taken into consideration when selecting ophthalmic lenses.
Looking for a lightweight, impact resistant lens that won’t break the bank? Plastic lenses, also known as organic lenses, offer an interesting solution. Their unique composition effectively eliminates fog and glare often associated with glasses.
Furthermore, they are the most easily tinted lens. As such, they are available in a wide range of attractive colours to suit your style and sun protection needs.
Looking for the highest level of impact-resistance and lightness? You’ll love polycarbonate lenses!
Exceptionally thin, they combine comfort and style. Furthermore, these premium quality lenses can absorb up to 98% of UV rays.
If you are looking for a highly precise lens and have a low visual acuity, mineral lenses may be the solution.
Heavier and easier to break, they are less common than they once were. However, they are highly scratch resistant. The professionals at your OptoPlus clinic will be more than happy to offer you more insight on its characteristics and help you determine which lens is right for you.
The curvature of the lens corrects the vision problem. A stronger prescription will require a deeper curve. A deeper curve can be achieved by using a thicker lens.
You don’t have to sacrifice comfort or the look of your glasses if your prescription is medium or strong. OptoPlus clinics offer a wide range of thinner lenses to suit your needs and budget.
Proper care will prevent scratches on your lenses. Speak to the specialists in your OptoPlus clinic for the best scratch resistant coating options which will help you preserve your lenses longer.
Ophthalmic lenses adjust light reflection in order to correct your vision. As such, bright lights, computer screens, photos and night driving can create distracting reflections on the surface of your lenses.
You need comfortable lenses to avoid eye fatigue and headaches that are often associated with glare. Speak to your eyecare specialist to learn more about the various anti-reflective coatings available. This type of coating also enhances the appearance of the person wearing them.
You want to wear your glasses all day without having to worry about upkeep? Anti-static and smudge resistant coatings will help prevent your lenses from getting too dirty and are ideal for those with active lifestyles.
These coatings will help prevents smudges, dust and raindrops from obstructing your view. It’s the best solution to keep your lenses as clean as possible.