Eyezen Kids 

As kids are preparing to go back to school, we are offering some NEW great options for them! This week we will look at the new Eyezen Kids lenses, which are designed for children 6 to 12 years old.

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All about Hard Coatings

Dip coat

Hard Coating is a scratch resistant coating applied to the lens that adds durability, longevity, and visual quality. This coating is necessary for some materials, and many lens blanks come with a hard coating on them already. An example is poly-carbonate lenses, which come with a coating on both sides as they are very easy to scratch. When surfacing the backside coating has to be removed, so we apply a new hard coating to the backside of the lens before completing an order. We apply a backside hard coating on every lens material from poly-carbonate to a 1.74. There are two options that we use in the lab, Spin Coating and Dip Coating

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All About Lens Tints

all about lens tints

With all these bright and sun filled days that are spent outside, it makes everyone aware of the need for some shade. Since we cannot add sunscreen to our eyes, we have to rely on sunglasses to help. However, it is important to keep in mind that sunglasses and tinted lenses should be worn year round, anytime there is extended periods of outdoor exposure. Tints reduce the amount of light that hits the eye to protect them from harmful rays from the sun. There are many options when deciding which type of tints to offer your patients and this week we are taking a look at all of them!

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