Lenses

Eyewear Lens Types

Single Vision

Single vision lenses aim to correct one distance view, may it be near, far, or intermediate. These lenses are best for a client who requires only 1 zone for their distance vision.

Bifocal

Bifocals are types of multifocal lenses that are sectioned off into 2 eye zones. These lenses work best for a client who requires distance correction for near and far vision with no transition between the two.

Progressive

Progressives are another type of multifocal lenses for the client who requires 3 eye zones within their glasses. This can occur for a variety of reasons, but one of the most common is to correct near, far and reading distance all in one lens, so that you have the convenience of switching focus points without worrying about changing your glasses. We work with our progressive patients thoroughly to ensure that there is no swaying or swinging in the vision from your lenses, and that they work the best for your eyes.

Sport

For UV protection on top of your prescription, sport lenses can be custom made to fit your favourite pair of sport sunglasses to ensure that you have the proper protection in any environment.

Free-Form Progressives

These progressive lenses help get rid of any swaying sensations that may have been caused from previous lenses. They provide more stable vision for multifocal wearers, to be further assured that their vision is crisp and clear!

Eyezen by Essilor

Digital eyestrain is an issue that can occur from long periods of time sitting in front of a computer or other blue-light screen. Eyezen lenses work to alleviate eyestrain caused from these screens, and work with your eyes to see sharp vision.

Transitions

Transition lenses are the best of both worlds! Stay UV protected without having to put on your sunglasses with this type of prescription lens. These lenses effortlessly change colours to protect your eyes from UV light when outdoors. Despite the myth, they also are very good at adjusting to light accordingly, so you do not have to worry about the lenses changing at the wrong time.

Visioffice

Visioffice by Essilor is a digital dispensing technology that uses cutting edge software to fit our client’s with the best lenses. The program itself takes images of you in your potential lenses, precisely measures them for the most accurate fit, and helps educate on lens technology and design.

See below for how our Visioffice Technology can aid in your perfect eyewear selection!

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