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What are some good eyeglass lenses?

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The best lenses out there are the Trivex, high index and polycarbonate lenses. Choosing the right lenses is dependent upon the specific needs of the consumer.

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What are some good eyeglass lenses?
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Polycarbonate lenses are scratch and shatter resistant. They work well for people who are more likely to break their glasses, such as those who play sports, children and others with an active lifestyle.

Trivex lenses are a newer material than polycarbonate, are more lightweight and have better vision correction in some people. They have natural UV protection but are not as scratch resistant.

High index lenses are for those who need strong prescriptions. They are lighter and thinner than polycarbonate. They work best with an anti-reflective coating.

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