High Index and Aspheric Lenses

What are High Index Lenses?

Thinner, lighter, and more visually appealing, that’s what! High index lenses are manufactured to be thinner at the edges of the lens and lighter in weight overall.

High index lenses are a good option for people who have strong prescriptions for myopia—commonly called “nearsightedness” due to a difficulty in focusing on far objects. A high-index lens can bend light rays more, while using less material in lenses created for both nearsighted and farsighted people (hyperopia).

Light and thin options 1.67 / 1.74: Lenses that are 50% thinner than regular plastic lenses. When combined with Anti-Reflection coating, it means we can offer you crystal-clear vision, with U.V. protection.

High index lens diagram | Coffman Vision Clinic in Bend OR

For better comfort, better vision and improved cosmetic appeal, people with strong prescriptions can’t beat high-index lenses.