Polycarbonate vs High-Index Lenses [What Is the difference?]

This post was most recently updated on November 7th, 2019Whenever you go to purchase your prescription glasses whether it be online at the local optical retailer you are often faced with the decision on what kind of lenses you should get. These lens options usually include plastic, glass, polycarbonate, trivex, and high-index. Polycarbonate vs. High … Read more

What You Should Know About Progressive Lenses [Pros & Cons]

This post was most recently updated on November 7th, 2019Progressive lenses commonly referred to as no-line bifocals, multifocal lens, or blended bifocals and are used by individuals who have trouble focusing on nearby objects, an age-related condition called presbyopia. This is a condition that generally happens to anyone around or above the age of 40, … Read more

Transition Lenses [Pros & Cons]

This post was most recently updated on November 7th, 2019Transition lenses have come a long way since  I first started wearing glasses back in the late 90s. Transition lenses are a specific brand for photochromic lenses, which are lenses that automatically adjust to sunlight. Even though Transitions is a specific brand and not the term for these lenses, … Read more

Polarized vs Non-Polarized Sunglasses – Which One Should You Go With?

This post was most recently updated on June 11th, 2020If you are looking to buy a pair of sunglasses, you may notice that some glasses are labeled polarized and some are labeled non-polarized. The non-polarized lenses are generally less expensive and more affordable than the polarized ones. Although in recent years there have been more … Read more

CR-39 Plastic vs Glass Lenses – Battle of the Oldies

This post was most recently updated on July 9th, 2020Whenever you go out to buy your glasses, your optician will often ask you if you want plastic or glass lenses. Alright, that isn’t exactly true, not anymore anyway. Today in 2020, plastic and glass lenses aren’t exactly talked about much anymore. Many people believe they … Read more

Plastic vs Polycarbonate Lenses – Is One Really Better?

This post was most recently updated on June 2nd, 2020Whenever you go purchase glasses you are always given a variety of different choices when it comes to lens materials. All the different types of lens materials vary in weight, thickness, scratch resistance, and impact resistance. This is often a difficult decision to make if you … Read more

Are Transition Lenses Worth It?

This post was most recently updated on July 2nd, 2020Everyone who wears glasses understands all the pains of dealing with the bright sunlight. While most glasses come equipped with 100% UV protection, there is a difference between your eyes being protected from the sunlight and the bright glare that you get when the sun is … Read more

UV Coating on Glasses – Meet the Sunblock for Your Eyes

This post was most recently updated on June 2nd, 2020Whenever we go outside, most people understand that it is important to put on sunblock to help protect your skin from the harmful UV rays of the sun, but what about our eyes? We all know that the sun doesn’t have to be shining for harmful … Read more

Anti-Reflective Coating on Eyeglasses – Putting AR Coating To The Test

This post was most recently updated on June 3rd, 2020An anti-reflective coating is a coating that is supposed to enhance your vision by allowing more light to be transmitted through your lenses onto the eye. The reason why an anti-reflective coating is necessary is because there isn’t a material out there that allows 100% of … Read more

Plastic vs Metal Eyeglass Frames – Which Eyeglass Frame Should You Pick?

This post was most recently updated on June 2nd, 2020I am going to warn you straight from the start that this article is going to be very bias because I just LOVE plastic frames. I have tried many metal frames over the years and I can rarely find a frame that I truly loved. That … Read more