With ordinary plastic lenses, a strong prescription can result in a thicker, lens. In contrast, high-index lens material will reduce lens thickness for greater comfort and a better appearance.
When it comes to impact resistance, polycarbonate lenses outperform plastic and hi-index, and are typically a good choice for children and teenagers.
Essilor and Hi-Index
Despite technological advancements, more than one-third of patients continue to be offered thick, fragile and outdated standard plastic lenses.
Essilor offers hi-index 1.67 and 1.74 lenses that are thinner and lighter with more appealing aesthetics for greater comfort and a better look.
Light, strong and more durable
Essilor offers impact resistant lens material that are recommended for all children and active adults.
Schedule a comprehensive eye exam with a trusted Eyecare Professional and learn more about the right Essilor lens solutions for you.