High Index Glasses

Understanding When 1.74 High Index Lenses are Recommended for Your Eyewear Needs

When it comes to selecting the right lenses for your eyeglasses, understanding the various options available is crucial. Among these, 1.74 high index lenses have gained popularity, especially for those with strong prescriptions. But when exactly are these lenses recommended? In this article, we’ll explore the characteristics of 1.74 high index lenses, comparing them to […]

When Do You Need High-Index Lenses: A Comprehensive Guide

Are you tired of your glasses feeling like heavy anchors on your nose? Do you wish you could enjoy thinner, lighter lenses without compromising your vision? If so, high-index lenses might be the answer you’ve been looking for. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore what high-index lenses are, when you might need them, and their […]

High Index vs. Standard Lenses: Why High Index Glasses Are Worth the Investment

High index lenses are a type of advanced optical technology designed to address the visual needs of individuals with stronger prescriptions.

The Difference Between 1.67 and 1.74 High Index Lenses… And Whether It’s Worth It

When you’re choosing the perfect pair of prescription lenses, there are plenty of things to take into account, but one of the major things you’ll want to think about is the types of lenses that will best work for your eyes. That is, of course, the main point in choosing prescription lenses- making sure that […]

Do I Need Anti-Reflective Coating on High Index Lenses?

When shopping for your next great pair of glasses, you often have the opportunity to take advantage of a long list of features and attributes. At Rx-Safety, for instance, you can find eyewear based on frame color, frame style, size, and frame materials. There are countless numbers of glasses available today, so we are confident that […]

Do I Need High Index Lenses for Sunglasses?

Searching for new sunglasses can be overwhelming. There are a variety of designs and features you can select. In fact, the more that you look and analyze your options, the more difficult the decision can be. But having said that, you may be curious about one particular feature—particularly if you have sensitive eyes. You may […]

A Guide To Buying Nike Prescription Glasses

It was not too long ago when purchasing a pair of fashionable glasses was one of the toughest things to do, especially if you were on a strict budget. You may have only had the options to choose from a few basic pair of prescription glasses that you did not really want. If you wanted […]

Can I Still Get Glass Eyeglass Lenses? Finding a Rare Eyewear Material for Optimal Quality

Six decades ago, glass was the only material you could buy to get eyeglasses. This was before the era when plastics and polycarbonate became the top choice of materials for not just eyewear, but just about everything. In those earlier days, though, eyewear makers knew glass wouldn’t scratch and brought features many people eventually forgot […]

Real Glass Lenses for Eyeglasses: Why it’s Still Worth Considering Over Plastic

If you’re old enough to remember wearing glasses decades ago, you probably remember glass being the primary resource used on prescription eyewear. The reason was due to various quality elements you can’t get in other materials. Unfortunately, far too many people thought glass lenses as a liability because of the weight. As we reached the […]

Online Eyeglasses with Glass Lenses: Which Ones Are Right For You?

When it comes to choosing online eyeglasses with glass lenses, you may not know which is best for you or the perfect fit. With phrases like “high index” or “profile thickness” is confusing to some. Let’s clear up some of the confusion and make sure that you know everything there is to know about prescription […]

Eyeglasses Tech: Are High-Index Lenses Right for You?

If you have a very strong eyeglass prescription, chances are you have fairly thick lenses. Corrective lenses that are thin in the center but thicker at the edge of the lens are common for those who are nearsighted. The stronger the prescription, the thicker the edges tend to be, which can create a number of […]

What prescription safety glasses work best for high prescriptions

I myself have a high prescription and refuse to wear lenses that make my glasses look thick and heavy.  At rx-safety.com we offer wraparound and other stylish frames that can work with high prescriptions.  Check out our ArmouRx 5003 Plastic Safety Frame.   This stylish plastic wrap frame comes with an integrated side shield protection […]

Do Glass Lenses Scratch?

Glass lenses sometimes get a bum rap. Can You Get Scratches on Glass Lenses? They’re often eschewed by all but the people who absolutely must wear them – those who require a prescription too strong to be cut from any material other than glass. It is true that glass has some innate drawbacks, including two […]

Best Lenses for Semi Rimless Glasses

A popular stylistic format, semi-rimless glasses are, for many, the ideal choice. Best Lenses for Semi Rimless Glasses Lenses in a semi-rimless frame are mounted in the browline – the upper portion of the frame, even with eyebrows – and left exposed at the bottom. In some varieties the lenses are supported by the browline […]

How Long is a Reasonable Time to Adjust to New Glasses?

A large majority of consumers who wear new glasses report some form of visual distortion. Sometimes the distortion is minor and subsides quickly; in other cases, it’s extreme and lasts a long time. So the titular question remains: how long is a reasonable time to adjust to new glasses? The answer – like most answers […]

Best Frames for High Index Lenses

With high index glass or plastic, it takes less physical material to cut a prescription than it would with standard glass or plastic. What Are the Best Frames for High Index Lenses? This is particularly noticeable – and beneficial – if your prescription is a strong one. Create a strong prescription in standard material and […]

Wiley X Echo Available in High Prescription

Quality top-of-the-line safety glasses offer options and benefits you won’t find in standard off-the-shelf safety wear. Foremost among these choices is the ability to order them in your exact prescription. If you have a need for safety glasses you also have a need to see clearly. Why compromise clear vision just when you need it […]

Polarized High Index Lenses for Sunglasses

Polarized high index lenses for sunglasses can be pretty tough to find. High index lenses do not come in as many colors or types as some other types of lenses, such as polycarbonate or standard plastic. Sunglasses with Polarized High Index Lenses The reason for this is that the material either will not work with the […]

Thindex 1.70 High Index Lenses

Rx-Safety offers several different lens materials for prescription glasses. If you are interested in high index plastic, the material that we recommend most is Thindex 1.70 due to its optical clarity, light weight, and thinness. High Index Lenses: Thindex 1.70 Thindex 1.70 is a Vision Ease brand lens and can be purchased in clear or with […]

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