Lens Options

At Family Vision Center we have a full service optical lab that can provide a wide range of lenses. Our seasoned relationships with the major optical lens manufacturer allows us to provide virtually any type of lens or coating you may need. We work hard to provide quality products and exceptional service.
Available Lens Materials:

  • PLASTIC CR-39
  • POLYCARBONATE
  • HIGH INDEX
  • DIGITAL

Secondary processes, such as lens coatings, provide an opportunity to add value and comfort to your eyewear.
Available Coatings:

  • AR COATINGS
  • HARDCOAT
  • MIRROR
  • PHOTOCHROMIC
  • TINTED
  • UV
  • TRANSITIONS
  • POLARIZED

THE DO’S AND DON’TS OF CLEANING YOUR EYEGLASS LENSES

Today’s scratch-resistant lens treatments are incredibly durable. However, they are not 100% scratch-proof.

Don’t use the following methods to clean your eyeglass lenses:

  • Don’t use clothing (shirt, blouse, jacket, etc) to clean your lenses. Dirt particles on the lens or clothing can leave permanent scratches on the lens.

  • Don’t use dish soap or other hand soaps. Some mild soap solutions will not harm ophthalmic lenses, but do you really want to experiment with your eyewear? Don’t take the chance. Concentrated dish soaps will compromise the integrity of the lens treatments.
  • Do practice the following methods to care for your eyeglass lenses:
  • Use a clean microfiber cloth. High quality lens manufacturers provide a microfiber cleaning cloth with each pair of lenses purchased. If a cloth is not included with the lenses, they may be purchased very inexpensively. As your optician for guidance on purchasing an eyeglass-friendly cleaning cloth. If the lenses don’t have fine dirt particles on them, it is generally safe to clean the lenses using the microfiber cloth only, without spray cleaner, but it’s not advised. This is a last choice option.
  • Liquid Cleaners approved for ophthalmic lenses should be sprayed on the front and back of the lenses. Then the lenses can be gently wiped clean of marks, debris, and dirt on the lenses. Approved liquid cleaners help lift dirt & debris off the surface of the lens for easy removal. The liquid cleaner also helps break up the oily residue left on the lenses from our face and skin. The cleaner acts as a buffer so scratches don’t occur when the lenses are wiped.

A little attention to proper lens cleaning will provide you with years of clean, attractive, and visually optimized optics.

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