New Lens Technology
in Havelock, NC
Ask about Specialty Eyeglass Lenses for your new frames.
Our philosophy when prescribing an eyeglasses is to educate you on the differences in design and quality of the eyeglasses lenses available. Superior quality eyeglasses lenses are typically available through large labs and can not be made in just a couple of hours. It’s true that some commercial stores offer lenses in an hour or so, but they are not the best quality lenses available on the market. We utilize larger labs to ensure the best quality lenses for our patients. You will not receive these lenses in one hour but we believe the wait is well worth it.
Designer frames may help you look good, but the eyeglasses lenses are what allow you to see well. There are many options to customize your lenses to be lighter in weight, non-glare,no-line bifocals, ideal for computer-use, and Transitions that offer sun protection when activated. We also offer various material options that include crisper, clearer optics to give you not only the most optimal vision, but also the most cosmetically -pleasing eyewear available anywhere!
No-line bifocals: No-line progressive bifiocals by Varilux allow you to see better because they provide clear, comfortable vision at all distances. There are no age-telling lines on the Varilux lenses so no one needs to know you are wearing bifocals. High-performance digital lenses by Varilux give you the best clarity and fit possible.A for sports and safety and work best with most rimless frame styles. Think about your lifestyle needs and ask if these are missing from your wardrobe.
Computer lenses: These new technology lenses are designed for your eyes to relax at the computer. They are designed to give you comfort and vision for close and intermediate distances. While these lenses are primarily designed for computer use, they work great for anyone requiring clear intermediate and near vision, such as musicians, architects, accountants, surgeons, and many others. They are available in plastic, glass and polycarbonate, single vision as well as progressive lenses too.
Anti-reflective coating (also know as anti-glare): Crizal anti-reflection lenses help you see and look your best. In simple terms ,the coating is actually layers of filters on the front and back surface of lenses that allow all of the light to pass through the lens instead of bouncing back as reflection. They are durable, easy to clean, and resist surface static. The most important feature is that the filter increases the amount of light that passes through the lens so you see better, clearer and sharper than before. Anti-reflective coatings make your lenses look almost invisible. from your wardrobe.
Transitions®: Transitions Changeable lenses make your eyes more comfortable because they are designed to adapt to any light. They darken in the sunlight and lighten back to clear indoors.
Hi-Index Lenses: These thin lenses come in wide range of choices, especially for strong prescriptions, but all are basically flatter front curves, resulting in thinner lighter lenses. They offer superior optics and can be easily used when rimless and thinner metal frames are being worn.
Customized progressive lenses: These progressive lenses are the first lenses to be designed specifically and uniquely for each individual wearer. We will measure your head and eye measurements and Rx parameters and design completely customized progressive lenses just for you.
Polarized lenses: Squint no more! In simplest terms a polarized lens is a high tech sunglass filter that eliminates glare and allows light to pass through the lens in only one direction (like miniblinds). It also provides 100% UV protection for your eyes. Without doubt, it’s the lens of choice for driving, fishing, and skiing, golfing and all sunny outdoor activities.
Polycarbonate: They are the strongest of all the optical lenses, these are recommended by the FDA for sports and safety and work best with most rimless frame styles. Think about your lifestyle needs and ask if these are missing from your wardrobe.