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High Definition Lenses Offer Clearer Vision

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Several companies are manufacturing this kind of HD lens.

Wavefront Lenses
Another new development in lens manufacturing is wavefront lenses. These high resolution lenses start with the same technology that measures the eyes before lasik laser surgery is done. A special test measures how light reflects off the retina or back surface of the eye to take into account all the small aberrations in the shape of the eye. The only manufacturer making lenses with this method is iZon. Their WOW HD vision program creates each individual lens matched to the precise measurements of each eye. This allows for clearer vision including better depth perception, brighter colors, and crisper vision and may be able to help people who have had lasik surgery that did not fully correct their vision.

Almost everyone who wears glasses is a candidate for HD lenses. Because these lenses are made more precisely and require more measurements, the cost for the exam and the lenses may be slightly higher than for traditional glasses. If you wear glasses, it’s important to have regular eye exams to make sure your prescription is up-to-date and to check for any developing problems with your eyes. So be sure to schedule an appointment with your eye care professional every year.

Sources:
All About Vision
Persona
Zeiss
iZon

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If you can find a pair of eyeglass frames that you like and need prescription lenses (these are usually the most expensive aspect of eyeglasses), you can get really cheap prescription eyeglass lenses at www.replacementlensexpress.com. You can get single vision for $25 and then add a sunglass tint for just $12, and they do ANY COLOR.

The delivery time within the states is usually 2-5 days (they are made in Connecticut).

They do stock eyeglasses, but they aren't up on their site yet (old store, new to the web) so if you shoot them an e-mail telling them what type of frames you're interested in, they can sell them to you at wholesale. You might even want to send them the link to these glasses and they can tell you a price.

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