What type of glasses should I purchase with a high a prescription?
High index, 1.74 and 1.67 are the thinnest and lightest lenses available. They are designed with high prescriptions in mind so that optically and cosmetically you'll be satisfied with the performance. They also offer 100% UV protection.
What type of lenses should I purchase for my child?
Trivex lenses are impact resistant for safety. These lenses are not only thinner and lighter than plastic lenses: they also protect your eyes from harmful UV rays. Trivex lenses are optically superior to standard polycarbonate to provide the best vision possible.
No-line Bifocal, what is it?
A no-line bifocal is called a Progressive lens. This is when you're prescription gradually progresses from your distance to your reading, hence the name Progressive. This type of lens consist of your distance, intermediate and reading, like a 3 in1. Patients with a progressive/bifocal prescription tend to lean towards a progressive rather than a line bifocal aesthetically. The best lens for patients needing a progressive would be the HOYA ID lifestyle. It is the highest quality progressive on the market. Learn more about it here:
What kind of frame should I purchase?
When choosing a frame it is important to select one that will accommodate your prescription. No line bifocals and high prescriptions require frame dimensions based on the size of the frame and how it fits your face. Correct frame choice can make a significant difference in lens thickness.
What kind of frame should I look for?
Titanium and stainless steel frames are durable yet lightweight, hypo allergenic, non-corrosive. Many cheap advertised frames are made with a nickel base that will corrode when interacting with skin, and are often disconnected styles or do not have a warranty.
1 year warranty and on ALL frames
1 to 2 year warranty on lenses with the purchase of anti-reflective treatment
Why do I need glare protection?
Research show that anti-reflective protection reduce eye fatigue and stress from overhead lights, computer use, and driving at night. It allows 99% of light to transmit through the lens compared to 82% of non-coated lenses for better clarity and visibility. It also provides a more cosmetically appealing pair of eyewear. The best anti-reflective protection on the market is the Hoya Super Hi Vision EX3. It is smudge resistant and water resistant which makes the lens easier to clean than most anti-reflective. When paired with the HOYA ID lifestyle, it is unstoppable. Learn more about the HOYA EX3 at