The Benefits of Plastic Optical Lens

Durable

Plastic optical lenses are very difficult to crack or break and are much more durable than glass lenses— making them a great choice for both kids and adults. Reduce glare. Plastic lenses are less likely to cause problems with glare since they are naturally less reflective than glass.

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Lightweight

Plastic optical lenses are by nature much lighter and more comfortable than glass lenses. This is an important consideration if you plan to wear your glasses all day. This also provides great convenience for those who are nearsighted, farsighted, or those who are engaged in dangerous work and need protective glasses. Their light weight also helps them to stay in place longer, with less of a chance that they will slip down your nose multiple times per day.

Reduce Glare

Plastic optical lenses are less likely to cause problems with glare since they are naturally less reflective than glass. The major advantage of plastic optical glass is its refractive qualities which can be incorporated in many cases by using a composite of glass and polymer materials. And the common polymer materials for optical applications are:  (PMMA, acrylic)  polycarbonate (PC) .

Large Variety & Easy to Tint

 Plastic optical lenses are compatible with a large variety of frames that come in all different shapes, sizes, thickness and colors. This means you will have a much larger selection to choose plastic lenses .
If you are looking to add a colored tint to your lenses, plastic lenses are the way to go. Due to its absorbent nature, plastic lenses can be easily tinted in a large variety of colors and shades. Most plastic lenses are able to accommodate a large variety of transition lens options.

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