Lenses For Glasses

Lenses For Glasses at Mountain Eye Care

The lenses you choose for your eyeglasses, even more than frames, often will determine how happy you are with your eyewear, and buying eyeglass lenses is not an easy task. There are so many choices for lenses and coatings, it’s easy to be confused about what’s worth buying. With our professional help at Mountain Eye Care, you will be able to find the right lenses for your glasses! Our optometrists can administer your eye exam and determine where your vision could use some improvement. From there, we can get you fitted with frames and lenses that suit your face, budget, and vision correction needs. Read on for more information about how to choose the right lenses for your glasses at Mountain Eye Care!

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Why is choosing the right lenses so important?

When buying eyeglasses, the frame you choose is important to both your appearance and your comfort when wearing glasses. But the eyeglass lenses you choose influence four factors: appearance, comfort, vision and safety. A common mistake people often make when buying eyeglasses is not spending enough time considering their choices of eyeglass lens materials, designs and coatings.

What are the best kinds of lenses for glasses?

Aspheric lenses offer different degrees of curvature that may be flatter or thinner for using larger portions of its surface. People needing strong prescriptions benefit from high-index plastic lenses that aren’t as thick as traditional plastic lenses.

Photochromic lenses contain materials that react to sunlight by darkening gradually so you don’t need to wear sunglasses when outdoors. However, photochromic lenses don’t always darken inside vehicles because windows block UV rays. If you spend a lot of time driving, you might consider getting a pair of prescription sunglasses to wear while driving.

You can also choose to have your eyeglass lenses enhanced with a lens coating, such as anti-reflective, UV protective or scratch-resistant coatings. Tinted lenses help some people see better in bright light. Yellow tints increase contrast while gray tints reduce glare without altering colours. Although mirror coatings are retro, some people prefer them because they minimize glare slightly and offer a sense of privacy.

Whether it’s choosing the right lenses for glasses or picking the right glasses frames for your face shape, Mountain Eye Care is more than happy to help you select your next pair of glasses to satisfy your aesthetic needs and optimize functionality. For more information about choosing the right lenses for your glasses, or about our other services at Mountain Eye Care, please feel free to continue browsing through our website. Click here to find our contact information and to fill out our contact form.