Aspheric Lenses

Aspheric lenses are defined as lenses that are non-spherical. This non spherical surface encompasses all kinds of lenses from aspheric, atoric, progressive, and aphakic. So if all these lenses fall in the definition of an aspheric lens, how do we further define and...

Take a Second Look at Low Vision Care

Aging boomers mean that low vision services can be lucrative for your practice. In the United States, vision loss that can't be corrected with glasses, contact lenses or surgery is the third most common ailment affecting individuals over 65 years of age (exceeded only...

Basic Lens Styles

Single Vision Single vision lenses, as the name suggests, correct a single refractive error with a single focal length. When a myopic or hyperopic refractive error exists, spectacles are required to correct vision. Minus powered single vision lenses are used to...

Trivex vs. Polycarbonate

Even though Trivex has been available for a while now, there is still much debate and confusion about how Trivex and polycarbonate stack up against one another. We'll lay out the facts and attempt to put the question to rest. Polycarbonate Born from the space race in...

Focus on Progressive Lenses

It Doesn't Last Forever Eventually it gets everyone. That point in a patient's life comes when no matter how perfect their vision may have been as a young adult, they begin to notice changes. The newspaper becomes more difficult to focus or the fine print on...

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