Prescription Lens types

Prescription Lens types:

Single vision:

Single viewing area for distance only. Can be used for daily use or as customized office or reading lens.

Progressive (no-line) Bifocal:

Commonly called a “trifocal” progressive lenses feature 3 viewing corrections. Distance, intermediate and reading and are commonly used by those aged 45+.

All Huxley progressive lenses are digitally surfaced (HD) and include a customized corridor based on your lens needs. Choose your corridor below. For online orders we only use “Enhanced Distance”.

Flat-Top 28 Bifocal:

Traditional lined bifocal that has distance and reading only. Available in-store only or by special request online.


Material:

Polycarbonate:

Included in Rx purchase price. Polycarbonate is a lightweight material that is very common in the optical industry.

Trivex:

Lightweight, durable and extremely clear. Recommended for those with a heavy astigmatism or narrow pupil distances. For optimal clarity we recommend trivex lenses for all online purchases.

High-Index 1.67:

Thin and lightweight, we recommend Hi Index lenses for anyone with a prescription above -3.50. Hi Index 1.74 lenses are available in-store only.


Extras:

Anti-Glare Coatings:

Reduces reflections from the lenses. Includes an anti-scratch coating and is included in all eyewear purchases. Backside Anti-Glare included on all RX sunglass orders.

Blue Light Filter:

Anti-Glare coating that blocks up to 40% of all blue light with minimal lens tinting. Very common and heavily recommended for younger customers.

Wind-Down glasses:

Custom tinted lenses that reduce migraines and by filtering blue light with a calming pink tint. Designed in house to combat photophobia (extreme light sensitivity) and provide migraine relief. Recommended for those dealing with light sensitivity, headaches and photophobia. Available in 2 styles:

Level 1: Fashionable gradient tint to be used all day. Recommended for heavy computer use and severe light sensitivity.

Level 2: Darker tint recommended for severe light sensitivity, migraines, and trouble sleeping.

Transition lenses:

Photochromic lenses that adjust turn dark when exposed to UV rays. They are completely clear indoors and available in grey or brown tint.

Polarized:

Glare reducing sunglass lenses that are highly recommended. All polarized lenses come with backside anti-glare coatings to reduce light exposure from behind.