There are many different types of lenses available for spectacles to suit different needs and lifestyles. 

Following an eye examination our dispensing opticians will assist in the choosing of new spectacles and advising on the best suited lens type depending on the needs and requirements of the patient. 

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Lens Types

The best type of lenses to suit your needs will be advised for you by the dispensing optician. Lens types can include single vision, bi-focal, varifocal, computer lenses, and driving lenses. The thickness of your spectacle lenses can vary due to your prescription however these can be made thinner if required.

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Lens Coatings

Lens coatings such as an anti-reflection coating are advised as they help to remove any white light reflections, which will enhance your vision. They also help protect your lenses from getting scratched making them more durable and easier to clean.

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Photochromic Lenses

Photochromic lenses darken when UV radiation is present. Indoors these lenses are clear, and darken when outdoors providing comfortable viewing when bright and 100% protection against UV.

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Polarised Lenses

Polarised sunglasses lenses are designed to reduce glare, making viewing sharper and clearer. They are popular for users partaking in outdoor sports, especially water sports as they will eliminate glare and reflections.