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 […]
While the use of glass as a vision aid has been around since 1000AD, the first pair of wearable glass aids dates back to about 1284. These devices of convex-shaped glass surrounded by crude frames proved helpful in magnifying letters for the aged, and a new technology was born. The very term we use to […]
Having a hard time picking a lens material? Glass Vs Plastic Lenses Lens material can be a difficult choice when purchasing glasses online, especially if you’ve never done it before. Glass vs plastic lenses, high index vs standard, polycarbonate? A plethora of choices are usually presented, and it can be hard to know what’s right […]
Eyeglass lenses can be made out of many different types of materials from organic plastics to even regular old glass. Eyeglass Lenses: What They’re Made of The lens market has constantly changed over the years. Back in the 50’s and 60’s, Glass was the most commonly used material for lenses. Then, starting in the late […]
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