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Getting the right prescription for your eyeglasses or contact lenses is an important part of good eye care. But seeing clearly is just one part of your overall eye health. It’s important to have regular eye exams with an optometrist whether or not you wear eyeglasses or contacts, and even if your vision is sharp.
Dr. Adair believes in looking at the big picture when it comes to your eye health, and takes the time to get to know you, your eye care history and your vision needs. Dr. Edwin R. Adair III knows that getting the right prescription involves balancing several factors, including clear eyesight, visual efficiency and your ability to process visual information seamlessly. Whether you need a routine eye examination, an eyeglasses fitting or treatment for eye disease (such as glaucoma or macular degeneration) or eye surgery (such as LASIK or cataract surgery), our optometrists will provide you with the best care, advice, options and follow up.
With an office in Colonnade Shopping Center in Clifton, New Era Eyecare has been serving the entire Northern Virginia area for more than 15 years. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Adair to see how we can help you get the best prescription for your eyes.
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Polycarbonate vs. Trivex Lenses: A Quick Comparison
Here is a brief comparison of polycarbonate and Trivex lenses to help you decide which lenses might be best for you:
Thickness: Polycarbonate has a higher index of refraction than Trivex (1.58 vs. 1.53), so polycarbonate lenses are about 10 percent thinner than Trivex lenses.
Weight: Trivex has a lower specific gravity than polycarbonate, making Trivex lenses about 10 percent lighter than polycarbonate lenses.
Optical Clarity (central): Trivex lenses have less internal stress and may produce sharper central vision than polycarbonate lenses.
- Optical Clarity (peripheral): Trivex lenses have a higher Abbe value and may produce sharper peripheral vision with less chromatic aberration than polycarbonate lenses.
Impact Resistance: Polycarbonate and Trivex lenses have comparable impact resistance.
UV Protection: Polycarbonate and Trivex lenses both block 100 percent of the sun's UV rays without the need for special UV-blocking lens coatings.
Availability: Polycarbonate lenses are available in a wider variety of lens designs (e.g., progressive lenses and other multifocals) than Trivex lenses.
Cost: The cost of polycarbonate and Trivex lenses can vary considerably, but optical stores charge more for Trivex lenses than polycarbonate lenses.
Our professional optician can discuss the pros and cons of polycarbonate and Trivex lenses so you can decide which lens material is the best choice for your needs and budget. For higher perscriptions, ask our optican how they can make your lenses thinner, lighter and more clear!