How to Wash Your Glasses

How to Wash Your Glasses

During cold and flu season, we take extra care to wash our hands and sanitize our homes and work stations but when was the last time you actually washed your glasses? Here are the steps you should be taking every day to protect your health and your investment. Let’s...
4 Spooky Halloween Costume Tips

4 Spooky Halloween Costume Tips

If you’re planning to wear a costume this Halloween, there are several things to keep in mind while getting all dressed up. Contact Lenses should be fitted by a licensed eye care professional. We get a lot of questions about cosmetic contact lenses around this...
The World of Lens Manufacturing (Part 6)

The World of Lens Manufacturing (Part 6)

After the lenses have been polished, some of the lenses head to the laser engraver. Here, the progressive lenses are engraved to ensure they are oriented correctly when placed into the frames. Going through the engraver is necessary so further down the production flow...
The World of Lens Manufacturing (Part 5)

The World of Lens Manufacturing (Part 5)

After the lenses have gone through the CNC cutting machine it creates a super smooth finish that requires only a small amount of polishing. The polish machines are chilled so as to not warp the lens material. These machines use aluminum oxide as the buffering agent as...
The World of Lens Manufacturing (Part 4)

The World of Lens Manufacturing (Part 4)

Once the lenses have been prepared for production they move to 1 of 2 CNC cutting machines. This is where the actual prescription lenses are formed. The precise CNC machines are even capable of creating fully personalized Freeform HD progressive lenses, which offer...