Lenses and Frames
A brief description of the types of lenses and variety of frames available at Vision Source Woodlands in The Woodlands.
Selecting your lenses and frames is a very personal choice. A wide variety of options are available that can be tailored to suit not only your medical needs but also your fashion preferences.
Highlight your features, play with color, and augment vision for different functions such as reading, driving and playing sports. With all the choices available, the experience can be daunting without the right guidance. Vision Source Woodlands in The Woodlands makes the choice easy.
Design, material and treatments are the three components that make up a pair of prescription lenses. It is important to select the right combination of these elements for your particular visual needs and to always consult your eye care professional.
The knowledgeable staff at Vision Source Woodlands will consider long-term wearing comfort, style, features and function when suggesting a new pair of eyeglasses. The eyeglasses become as unique as the person taking them home.
Selecting the right eyeglass lens depends largely on its function. From single vision lenses to progressive polycarbonate lenses, we are happy to help you find what best suits your needs. Regardless of your situation, your eye care provider can help determine what types of lenses will work best for you in terms of comfort, function and design.
When choosing a frame, the shape and size of the frame should enhance the color of your eyes, complement your skin tone and play up the best features of your face shape.
Most people need more than one pair of glasses, such as one for everyday wear and another for outdoor activities. Having different style frames for different activities and moods makes wearing glasses more fun.
With the wide variety of lens options available, you can customize your “sunnies” (sunglasses) to meet your visual, protection, performance and comfort needs. Sunglasses protect your eyes from harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which is present even on cloudy days. Quality sunwear provides 100 percent UV protection and can significantly reduce the risk of vision problems caused by sunlight such as cataracts and retinal damage.
Glare, an issue that makes it difficult to see objects clearly by washing out colors and details, can be combated by polarized lenses. Looking at a scene with polarized lenses, you’ll notice the colors are deeper, richer and bolder, and details are clearer and more distinct. Polarized lenses also help reduce squinting, which, in turn, reduces eye fatigue, tension and eyestrain.
Wearers of prescription glasses and sunglasses commonly encounter annoying glare and reflections caused by light bouncing off their lenses. This glare makes it more difficult to see, especially at night. Anti-reflective lenses reduce these reflections allowing more light to pass through to your eyes.
All lens surfaces naturally reflect light and this reflection can prevent between seven to 14 percent of the light needed for optimal vision. Wearing non-AR lenses is like trying to read a book in a dimly lit room. Since AR lenses allow more light to reach your eyes by reducing reflections, it’s like turning up the lights in a room, making it easier to see.
DISCOVER THE CRIZAL® DIFFERENCE
Crizal No-Glare lenses give you the clearest vision possible, so you’re ready for whatever comes your way—glare, scratches, smudges, and even UV light.
Crizal has been recommended as an effective UV protectant by the Skin Cancer Foundation
Crizal No-Glare lenses have earned The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Seal of Recommendation for their safe and effective protection against UV light*. The Seal of Recommendation, a symbol recognized and trusted worldwide, is overseen by renowned experts in photobiology and granted to products that meet the Foundation’s stringent criteria for safe and effective sun protection. Crizal No-Glare lenses provide comprehensive UV protection, blocking UV light transmission through the front of the lens and UV light reflection from the backside of the lens.
Crizal Product Guide
There’s no need to slow down now. The latest generation of Transitions® lenses is designed to keep up with your lifestyle, providing the best visual performance indoors and out, day and night.
- Darkens outdoors in seconds*
- Returns to clear faster than ever**
- Fully clear indoors
- Even darker outdoors
LIGHT INTELLIGENT TECHNOLOGY
Each of the Transitions lenses has a unique formula of adaptive lens technology. Made up of trillions of photochromic molecules, these patented formulas are integrated into the surface of the lens and constantly recalibrate, so the optimal amount of light reaches your eyes whether you’re indoors or outdoors.
Blue Light Blocking
DISCOVER A NEW CATEGORY OF LENSES
Essilor, the market leader in innovation and technology, has expanded its portfolio. The brand new Essential Blue Series offers more than 3x more protection against Harmful Blue Light* than a standard clear lens.** Best of all, they offer unparalleled protection for every clear lens patient-without any yellow tint.
Before now, Harmful Blue Light protection was only available on premium Essilor lenses. But with the launch of Essential Blue Series, this protection is available to all clear lens patients. Watch to learn about Essilor’s newest innovation.
BENEFICIAL VS. HARMFUL BLUE LIGHT
Not all blue light is bad for you. However, Harmful Blue Light is. It is emitted from devices your patients use every day-like computers, smartphones, and tablets. And since 60% of people spend more than six hours per day on digital devices, your patients will likely be asking what they can do to protect their eyes from this prolonged exposure to Harmful Blue Light. Be prepared with these>
Learn more at Essilor today.
Lenses and frames are a very necessary and personal choice. Vision Source Woodlands in The Woodlands, Texas has the experience to guide you toward eyewear selections that are comfortable and that work to complement your face. For help, schedule an appointment with your eye care provider and we’ll be in touch with you shortly.