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Houston Optical & Lenses


 

We offer a full array of lenses and materials to meet the unique needs of our patients.

Types of Lenses We Carry

Single Vision: Correction for one optical focal distance; close, intermediate (computer), far (distance), or correction for astigmatism.

Progressive Lenses: These are for presbyopic patients, people who need correction for reading, and who want to see far, near, and everywhere in between without any distracting lines or poor optical quality. At Eye Site, we exclusively dispense Zeiss and Varilux progressives.

Executive Bifocals: Lenses that are split into two optic segments with a line extending the whole width of the lens. One segment for distance and the other for near.

Flat Top Bifocals: Lenses that are split into two optic segments, one for distance and the other for near.

Trifocals: Lenses that have three optic segments: One for distance, intermediate, and near.

Specialty and Occupational: We offer any style of lenses to accommodate any visual needs,. i.e. sports eye wear and computer users.
 

Lens Materials

Plastic Basic: lens material that provides good optical quality, ultraviolet protection, and scratch resistance. These lenses can also be tinted to any color.

Poly-carbonate: Premium lens material that is the lightest and most impact resistant available. This lens provides excellent optical quality, thinner style lens, ultraviolet protection, scratch resistance, and can be tinted to any color.

Hi-Index: Premium Lens material that is a thinner, lighter weight plastic. This lens provides excellent optical quality, ultraviolet protection, scratch resistance, and can be lightly tinted to any color.

Glass: Basic lens material that provides superior optics and scratch resistance. This lens also has many disadvantages to its wearer, i.e. heavy weight, thickness, and inferior impact resistance.

Lens Options

Photochromatic Lenses: Lenses that provide excellent optical quality adjust their color to outdoor and indoor light conditions. They darken outdoors and lighten indoors. Available in gray, brown, and green tints. These lenses provide scratch and ultraviolet protection.

Anti-Reflective Coating: Special clear lens coating that is applied to lenses to reduce glare and enhance visual clarity optical quality. This coating has three main advantages. Improves vision for both night and day by reducing bright sunlight or the glare from oncoming headlights in nighttime traffic. Reduces eye fatigue by eliminating ghost images making your vision more comfortable. Also enhances your appearance by reducing reflections on the lens surface. We provide the most durable anti-reflective coating available today.

Polarized Lenses Sunglass lenses that are the best for reducing bright sunlight glare and produce excellent outdoor contrast. These lenses have less than half the glare of regular tinted lenses and include scratch resistant coating and ultraviolet protection, providing the highest of optical quality.

Lens Tinting: Available option that can be done to most all lens materials in an array of colors. This procedure helps reduce glare from light or can be used to enhance appearances.

Mirror Coating: A coating that is applied to sunglasses that adds extra protection from sun glare and makes the lens look like a mirror. This coating is offered in many colors.

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