16 Sep Progressive Lenses
For those who require three eyeglass prescriptions, progressive lenses are a natural choice. However, the quality can vary greatly between standard and premium progressive lenses. That’s because standard progressives are just that: the standard. Both lenses have a seamless vision correction for all three distances. And, they are both a step-up from the bifocal or trifocal lenses. That’s because the lenses contain no visible line and progressively increase in strength as you move your eyes down the lenses. But, not all progressive lenses are the same. With this in mind, we offer some insight on the similarities and differences.
Standard progressives are just that: the standard.
The Difference Between Standard & Premium Progressive Lenses
Just as the name implies, standard progressive lenses, are standard. They are designed based on standard (average) parameters. This can result in things like feeling off balance when wearing your glasses or, needing to find “just the right spot” to see. Important to make note of, if you are opting for standard lenses, you’ll need larger frames.
On the other hand, premium lenses offer a broader viewing area and less visual distortions since they are custom-made for your eyes. Aside from the fact that this type of lens offers the best vision and comfort, this type of lens accommodates small frames. So, if you prefer a smaller eyeglass frame, this is the way to go.
The Benefits of Premium Lenses:
- Offer the clearest vision
- Are custom designed for you
- And are easier to get used to than standard ones
Premium progressive lenses offer a broader viewing area and less visual distortions since they are custom-made for your eyes.
Custom Progressive Lenses: Varilux®
Vision changes as you age, but it shouldn’t get in the way of how you live, work, and play. Unlike bifocals or ordinary progressive lenses, only Varilux progressive lenses help you achieve the most natural vision possible. In addition to providing sharp vision and smooth transitions at any distance, it extends your vision within arm’s reach, so you no longer have to tilt or angle your head to find your focus. Provide sharp vision and smooth transitions at any distance, with Varilux.
- Patented W.A.V.E. Technology™ for sharp vision
- Smooth transitions at any distance
- Virtually eliminates off-balance feeling
MOST ADVANCED PROGRESSIVE LENS – Varilux X Series
Varilux® X Series™, featuring Xtend™ Technology, is their most advanced progressive lens available. In addition to providing sharp vision and smooth transitions at any distance, it extends your vision within arm’s reach, so you no longer have to tilt or angle your head to find your focus.
HELPING EYES WORK BETTER TOGETHER – Varilux Physio
Transition from near to far and every distance in between smoothly and effortlessly. Varilux® Physio® features all the benefits of Varilux Comfort®, and uses the prescriptions from both your eyes so your lenses are calculated as a pair, letting your eyes work better together.
SHARP, NATURAL VISION AT ANY DISTANCE – Varilux Comfort
No more squinting in a candlelit restaurant or missing the subtle beauty during sunset. Get sharp, natural vision at any distance, even in low lighting conditions, with Varilux Comfort.
Transition from near to far and every distance in between smoothly and effortlessly.
Custom Progressive Glasses at Murata Eyecare
Are you tired of having to find “just the right spot” to see when wearing your progressive glasses? Do you often feel off balance when your progressive glasses are on? Progressive glasses are custom fit medical devices that restore clear near vision and provide excellent vision at all distances. And, because there are no visible “bifocal lines” in progressive lenses, they also give you a more youthful appearance. If you would like to book an eye exam or have more questions about our progressive lenses, contact our office at (805) 522-7007.