Show off your individual style with your frames and let your prescription lenses get the work done.
Lens work completed in our own state of the art optical lab ensures a finished product made with the highest precision and accuracy yielding a superior product of the highest quality and value each and every time. We offer many different prescription lens configurations, such as polycarbonate high index lenses for children, sports enthusiasts and safety glasses, customized prescription lenses for musicians, and computer operators. You will see that our optical dispensary is here to help you find what best fits your needs.
Single Vision Lenses
Single vision lenses have the same power of correction across the entire lens surface. It can be used to correct “simple” vision conditions to very “high correction” patients with poor eyesight.
Bifocal lenses are two lenses combined into one allowing you to see near or far. They have a distinct visible line dividing reading area from distant viewing.
Trifocal lenses are three lenses combined into one allowing you to focus on distant objects, intermediately distanced objects, and for reading. There are distinct lines between each focusing power.
Progressive lenses, also known as “no-line bifocals”, offer a gradual transition from distance to near vision while also allowing you to see objects at arms length. Opposite the bifocal lenses which only allows you two viewing zones (near and distant), progressive lenses provide vision at all distances for a more natural vision correction.
New Eyezen + Lenses
Eyezen helps with eyestrain associated with viewing near objects like cell phones, tablets and computers. It has a smart blue filter which reduces harmful blue light coming from these devices inside lighting and even the sun.
Traditional Plastic (CR-39)
Used to fabricate single vision, bifocal, trifocal and no-lined bifocals or Progressive lenses.
High Index (1.67-1.74)
High index is a thinner plastic that does the same job as the traditional plastic but is lighter and cosmetically more desirable with higher prescriptions. This thinner plastic is used to fabricate single vision, bifocal/trifocal and no-line bifocal or Progressive lenses. High index lenses are classified by numbers (N-value). The higher the N-Value, the thinner and lighter the lens.
Polycarbonate (N-Value/ 1.5)
The first and most popular high index lens is polycarbonate. Polycarbonate was originally developed for fighter jet cockpits. It is very strong, very light, and resistant to scratches and breaking. Polycarbonate is McMillin eyecare’s lens of choice for children, sports enthusiast and for safety glasses. We have a full stock of polycarbonate lenses such that in some cases we may be able to provide your glasses the same day as your exam.
Other High Index Lenses (N-Value 1.54-1.67)
These lenses are thinner and lighter than polycarbonate, but not as strong.
In the early days of vision correction, all lenses were made of glass. And while glass lenses do offer good optics, they are heavy, costly and can easily break thus potentially damaging the eye. It’s for these reasons that glass lenses are less frequently prescribed today.
These lenses automatically adjust from clear to dark and every shade in between. When these lenses are exposed to sunlight, the photochromic molecules in the lens change structure. This reaction causes the lenses to darken and block harmful UV light from our eyes.
Scratch Resistant Coating
Protects against scratches from everyday wear.
Blocks harmful UV rays that can damage your eyes.
Protects against glare, scratches, smudges, dust, water and UV light for the clearest vision possible.
Show off your personal style indoors or outdoors with darker lenses for sunglasses.
For sun wear and fashion.
Polarized Sun Lenses
Polarized sun lenses provide maximum UV protection by reducing amount of UV exposure on the front and back of the lens. These lenses also eliminate almost all glare thus reducing eye strain and increasing your visibility.
Personalize your lenses with an engraving of your initials or pick from our catalog of fun icons.
For more information concerning these and other lens types, please visit Essilorusa.com.