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Specialty Lenses

Sport laneswim underwater bkground medSports, water activities and all types of outdoor recreation depend upon top visual skills. In addition to crisp eyesight, you need excellent depth perception, eye-hand coordination, and peripheral awareness. Our optical technicians will match you to the best-specialized eyewear for your needs. Whether you play racquetball, go SCUBA diving or spend your leisure time hunting, our eye care team will examine your vision and recommend the most appropriate eyewear.

With consideration for your particular sport or hobby, our eye doctors will customize your eye exam. We may use tests to inspect your vision while in motion outside, or while you’re interacting with other objects or players. Computerized exams with 3D, holographic images are very helpful, as well as automated testing that measures your reaction time.

We offer an extensive selection of specialty eyewear, and you may need more than one pair of eyeglasses to suit all of your requirements! In addition to safety glasses for sports, we also feature eyewear to protect your eyes from extended computer use. Driving glasses, designed with polarized lenses to diminish glare, are another popular item. Customized tints are also available to enhance contrast for sharp vision in all weather conditions. If your occupation involves hazardous work, such as using power tools, we have a variety of safety eyewear to recommend.

Whatever your sport or hobby, make sure that you are protecting your eyes and achieving optimal performance with the right pair of specialty eyewear. Contact us today to set up a specialty eyewear consultation.

  • Working on the computer for long periods of time is demanding on your eyes. Millions of Americans use a computer for hours at a time on a daily basis, during both work and leisure.
  • Some of the light striking the lens surface of your glasses is ordinarily reflected back by the lens.
  • High index lenses are manufactured with state-of-the-art new materials in order to make them thinner and lighter in weight than was previously possible.
  • Transition Lenses have increased in popularity since they were developed by Transitions Optical, Inc. in the 1990s.
  • Polycarbonate lenses are high index lenses that are known primarily for their exceptional impact resistance and anti-scratch coating.
  • No matter what time of year, whether playing in the sand or on the slopes, your children are being exposed to harmful, damaging ultraviolet rays that can cause permanent damage to their eyes.
  • Polarized lenses are used in sunglasses to reduce glare.
  • Millions of people in the U.S. suffer from chronic dry eye disease, a condition in which not enough tears are produced to properly lubricate the eye.
  • Progressive lenses (frequently called no-line bifocals) offer vision correction through an aspheric design where curvature (and focusing power) gradually changes from the top of the lens to the bottom.