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Introducing CARL ZEISS VISION Precision Ophthalmic Lenses


OPHTHALMIC LENS OPTIONS OFFERED at Eyeland EyeDoc Opticals

We offer a wide selection of ophthalmic lenses for your glasses that come in a variety of designs and materials to accommodate any prescription; including Eyeland EyeDoc Signature High Definition Lenses and designs from the renowned laboratories of Varilux and Carl Zeiss.

Eyeland EyeDoc On-Site Laboratories stock a full selection of lenses FULLY COVERED BY INSURANCE PLANS as well as reasonable options for upgrades from your basic insurance coverage.

At Eyeland EyeDoc we fabricate your eyeglasses at our On-Site Optical Laboratories in both Hilo and Kona insuring start to finish full-service under our doctors' supervision every step of the way.

 

EYEGLASS LENS TYPES

Singles Vision Lenses

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Only one prescription covers the entire lens.

People under 40 years old usually require this lens style to see both Far or Near at the same time. 

People over age 40 years old usually require this lens style to see either Far, or Intermediate, or Near (must choose only one viewing distance at a time when ordering the prescription for these glasses).

Standard lens usually covered by most insurance plans.

This lens style can be used for:

- Near Vision Only reading glasses.

- Far Vision Only such as TV and driving glasses.

- Intermediate Vision Only such as computer or hobby glasses.

*Over 40 years old must choose either Near Vision Only or Far Vision Only or Intermediate Vision Only when ordering this lens style.

 

Lined Bifocal Lenses

Sometimes called "Flat-Top Bifocals".  Two separate prescriptions cover different parts of the same lens with a visible line.

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People over 40 years old may use this lens to see both Far and Near.

Standard lens usually covered by most insurance plans.

Upper Lens:

Beyond Intermediate Vision to Far Vision

Lower Lens (separated by a Visible Line):

Near Vision

*Can also be used as computer station glasses by using a modified prescription for Intermediate Vision in the upper lens and Near Vision in the lower lens.  Best if paired with an anti-reflective coating in this configuration (see below).

 

No-Line HD Digital Progressive Multifocal Lenses

No-Line High Definition Digital Progressive Lenses have many prescriptions that smoothly cover the entire lens.  There are many points of focus without any visible lines.

Premium lens usually partially covered by most insurance plans with an additional co-pay.

Zones of Vision

Top of the lens- a large upper zone used for Far Vision.

Center of the lens- a progressive increase in magnification prescription for a seamless transition from Far Vision to Intermediate Vision down to Near Vision.

Botom of the lens- a large lower zone used for Near Vision.

100% Digital Custom-Made HD Lens Design

At Eyeland EyeDoc we use Digital High Definition free form progressive lenses.  The advantage of using this newest technology in lens design is that you will have least peripheral distortion with a wide corridor of vision assuring sharp vision in high definition with a smooth seamless no-line transition at all points of focus.  This technology will make it easier to get used to your new custom-made glasses than the old technology standard progressives that are commonly used at most other opticals.

 

 

LENS MATERIALS

Lens Materials Comparison Chart   Rx Power & Lens Material Index :: Lens Weight & Lens Thickness

Lens Index on this chart goes in Horizontal rows with thickest material on the Left to Thinnest on the Right for each Rx Power shown written on the sides.

 

Standard Plastic CR39 Lenses - (1.50 Index)

Safer and lighter weight than old-fashioned glass lenses, superior optical qualities, and low price. 

Standard lens usually covered by most insurance plans.

Benefits of Standard Plastic CR39 Lenses:

- Superior optics for good vision.

- Tints well for Sunglasses.

 

Thin & Light Polycarbonate Lenses - (1.59 Index)

Sometimes nick-named "Bullet proof" lenses, they were originally developed for use with Air Force flight helmet visors due to the durable and light weight maleability of this material.  Thinner, Lighter, and more impact-resistant that standard plastic CR39 lenses.  Normally required for safety in children or patients with decreased vision or only one fully functioning eye. 

Premium safety lens usually fully covered for children by most insurance plans and requires an additional co-pay for most others.

Benefits of Thin & Light Polycarbonate Lenses:

- 26% thinner than Standard Plastic CR39 Lenses.

- 30% lighter weight than Standard Plastic CR39 Lenses.

- Impact resistant lens for improved safety.

- Ideal for stronger prescriptions and safety glasses.

 

Thin & Light High Index Lenses - (1.67 Index)

Thin and light weight with greatest optical qualities. 

Premium lens usually partially covered by most insurance plans with an additional co-pay.

Benefits of Thin & Light High Index Lenses:

- 33% thinner than Standard Plastic CR39 Lenses.

- 26% lighter weight than Standard Plastic CR39 Lenses.

-Ideal for stronger prescriptions.

-Best when combined with an Anti-Reflective Coating (see lens coatings section below).

 

Thin & Light High Index Lenses - (1.74 Index)

Thinnest and lightest weight with greatest optical qualities. 

Premium lens usually partially covered by most insurance plans with an additional co-pay.

Benefits of Thin & Light High Index Lenses:

- All the benefits of Thin & Light High Index Lenses 1.67 with improvements:

- 40% thinner than Standard Plastic CR39 Lenses.

- 26% lighter weight than Standard Plastic CR39 Lenses.

-Ideal for stronger prescriptions.

-Best when combined with an Anti-Reflective Coating (see lens coatings section below).

 

 

LENS TREATMENTS & COATINGS

 

UV Protection

Offers protection from harmful ultraviolet UVA and UVB solar radiation rays that cause cataracts, retinal damage, and other vision problems in the eyes.

 

Scratch Guard Hard Coating

Hard outer shell coating on the surface of the lenses to minimize scratching, chipping, breakage, and offering improved durability and extended life span longevity of lenses.

 

CARL ZEISS Carat Advantage Premium Anti-Reflective Coating with DuraVision Platinum Technology

Carl Zeiss Carat Advantage Premium hydrophobic special anti-reflective coating with DuraVision Platinum Technology has improved resistance to smudges and eliminates glare by up to 90%.  This reduces visual fatigue and improves night driving and computer vision by 10% or more. 

Highly recommended for patients with lasik, cataracts, macular degeneration, retinal disease, computer use, video games, watching TV, work under fluorescent lights, reading with overhead or window lighting, night driving, and night time glare. 

Most situations will result in improved vision and greater visual comfort when using this premium Anti-Reflective Coating.

Use this coating with high index lenses for enhanced optics with greatest quality vision offered.

 

Permanent Light Reduction Tinting

Many customizable options with different colors and uses available such as:

Light tint for Day and Night use, Solid or Gradient Fashion tinting, Amber driving and shooting sports tinting, Fashion Sunglass tinting, etc.

 

Transitions Photochromatic Responsive Coating

Photochromic lenses darken when exposed to UV light from the sun to protect your eyes from harmful UVA and UVB Rays.

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HOW TRANSITIONS LENSES WORK:

 

 

- Transitions Signature (standard lens darkens from clear to dark Brown or Gray)

- Transitions Signature Graphite (specialty lens darkens from clear to dark retro Graphite Green)

 

 

- Transitions XTRActive (specialty lens fast changing from clear with hint of tint to darkest brown or gray)

- Transitions XTRActive Graphite (specialty lens fast changing from clear with hint of tint to darkest retro Graphite Green)

 

 

- Transitions Vantage Polarized (specialty lens starts off clear with hint of tint to dark gray polarized)

 

 

- Transitions Drivewear (specialty daytime sunglass lens that darkens from semi-dark Gray-Amber to darkest Gray)

 

 

Polarized Tinted Lens Treatment

Best option for sunglasses in Hawai`i, the tropics, and also for use in snow, this treatment reduces glare from all shiny surfaces like the ocean, standing water, glass, snow, metal, chrome, and asphalt providing excellent sun protection and superior visual comfort for all outdoor activities while reducing excess glare.

Best if paired with a backside Anti-Reflective Coating (see lens coatings section above).

 

 

Mirror and Specialty Coatings

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Mirror coating protects against additional sunlight and back glare while showcasing a variety of fashionable color options that give absolute privacy to the wearer and ideal for use in sunglasses. 

Additional coating options such as backside Anti-Reflective Coating, Flash Mirror Colors, Gradient Polarized Tinting, and Varied Colors are available for special requests and custom orders.