Do you need High Index lenses?

When it comes to prescription glasses, a lot of consumers are still in the dark. There is a lot of terminology that is used in the Optometry practice to describe products and procedures, which often aren’t explained as thoroughly as they should be. A lot of this is around prescription lenses, and the options each […]

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Would you like fries with that?

Ah lens ‘extra’s’. Apparently we all need every single one of these lens ‘ad-ons’ no-matter what our prescription is, or what we use them for. Well, it’s time for me to myth-bust, and tell you that it’s simply not true. Unfortunately in our industry these days there is a culture (especially in the big groups […]

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Trending: Mirror lenses

With the sunglass season heading our way FAST, it’s time we start taking a look at what will be trending this summer. And what better place to start than with a trend seen everywhere in Eyewear right now: Mirror lenses. Also known as ‘flash’ or ‘iridium’, this is actually a reflective coating on the front […]

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Chroma Pop by Smith Optics

Let’s talk prescription sunglass lenses for a minute. Luckily for me, my prescription has been mainly for computer use and reading but I’m starting to now find it beneficial for driving as well, so it seemed VERY appropriate for me to try a pair of prescription sunglasses. And when I was told about the new […]

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Lens types

Ok, so this is going to be obvious for some of you, but I know there are plenty of people out there that need to know this – I get asked every day! Know what you’re buying class #1 is in session, it’s time to get the basics right. What type of lenses am I […]

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