What is an Anti glare coating?

Standard lenses only transmit about 91% of light to the eye. The rest is lost to surface reflections.

Anti glare glasses, or lenses treated with Anti glare coatings, also known as anti reflection, reflection free, AR or MAR coatings, were developed to reduce reflections for camera lenses and have now become available for prescription glasses lenses.

See below two different images which show lenses with or without a coating and the difference it makes to your vision:

A lens which has been treated with an anti-glare coating transmits 99.9% of the light which can provide benefits such as:

Whilst Driving: 

An Anti-reflective coat can provide drivers with an increase in safety with faster recognition of potential hazards on the road, particularly at night-time. The reflection of a streetlamp or headlights on your lenses is practically eliminated.

Anti Reflection Coating Driving Benefits

For Your Appearance: 

Anti-reflective coatings improve the clarity of your lenses and virtually eliminate reflections others see in your prescription glasses. By having a pair of anti glare glasses, you'll enjoy direct eye contact, unhindered by distracting reflections!

 Anti Reflection Coating Glasses Benefits

Whilst Working: 

False light in office surroundings can quickly cause eye fatigue and working on a computer can also put significant strain on the eye. Having an Anti-glare coating will protect your eyes whist working due to the decreased glare, and therefore result in less eye strain.

For Increased Durability: 

An anti-glare coating can further improve the quality and increase the lifetime of your lenses by offering greater scratch resistance, durability and a significant resistance to dirt and water.

An Anti-reflective coating can increase the quality and the value of your prescription glasses. Anti-reflective coatings can also help to reduce disturbing or annoying reflections. It will also make your lenses appear much more attractive due to the lack of reflection. You will experience much clearer, sharper and more natural vision with a brilliance that is quite simply not possible with uncoated lenses.

We supply free anti reflection coatings to all of our glasses which benefit you with:

• Improved vision at night
• Reduced glare from computers
• Reduced strain on the eye
• Your eyes are more visible
• And fantastic looking glasses 

Anti reflection coatings are available for all lens options and designs, such as varifocal lenses, high-index lenses, polycarbonate lenses, photochromic lenses and polarised lenses.

Please don't hesitate to contact us should you require any further information and one of our advisers will be happy to assist you in selecting the correct  options & lenses for your prescription, lifestyle and budget.

Freephone:0800 690 6220


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