Lens with benefits

Prescription lenses

As an INDEPENDENT opticians we can choose a lens from any market leading supplier to give you the best possible vision.

SEIKO, ZEISS, ESSILOR, HOYA & NIKON

The Oculist is a Seiko lens specialist but these other lens manufacturers are also available. Ultimately our goal is to get you seeing a much clearer world. We are a SEIKO lens specialist benefitting from all the latest lens technology available on the market.


VARIFOCAL

Varifocal lenses are the most common multifocal lenses offering clear vision correction at all distances with no visible lines or segments.

BENEFITS

  • Wide areas of stable vision correction
  • Distance vision at eye level and increasing prescription for closer work as your eye tracks down the lens
  • Natural eye position day to day for most tasks
  • Requires careful measurement and placement over the pupil

SINGLE VISION

These correct vision at single distances across the whole surface of the lens.

BENEFITS

  • Distance vision, intermediate vision or near vision
  • Wide range of prescriptions
  • Wide field of vision
  • Available in all lens materials, transitions and sunglass tints

OCCUPATIONAL / COMPUTER LENSES

These lenses are optimised for reading, writing and computing but are limited to intermediate vision only.

BENEFITS

  • The ideal solution for office workers and VDU users
  • Can be used for various near vision tasks
  • Computer users often require 2 or more different working distances
  • Can be tailored to best suit most NV tasks eg. Boardroom, desk, DIY
  • Wider fields of view for IV and NV tasks

BIFOCAL / TRIFOCAL

These lenses provide clear vision correction for 2 or 3 distances and are characterised by a visible line or “segment” on the lens.

BENEFITS

  • They have 2 or 3 distinct optical powers
  • Wide areas of stable vision
  • DV/NV most common. Can be a combination of any optical powers/ focal lengths
  • Visible segment or dividing line
  • Available in most lens materials

WRAP AROUND LENSES FOR CURVED FRAMES

Lenses to wrap around the side of your eye to protect it from contact with debris and light, for instance.

BENEFITS

  • Characterised by frames which wrap around the face
  • Sunglasses have a “high base” or slight wrap to them characterised by a curve
  • Available in many materials
  • Available as SV and Varifocal
  • Polarised, transitions and graduated tints are available

FREEFORM TECHNOLOGY

Latest digital lens technology for the most natural vision. Digital surfacing or freeform technology takes into account many more aspects of a particular frame on an individual’s face and how these two components interact with a prescription.

BENEFITS

  • Significantly wider areas of vision for both SV and PPL
  • Increased adaptability to PPLs
  • Better balance
  • Non tolerance guarantee for PPL wearers
  • Less peripheral distortion
  • More natural vision for wrap around lenses recommended for higher or more complex prescriptions

HARD COATING

Reduces scratching on the lens surface but will not stop it.


ANTI-REFLECTION COATING

Reduces glare and increases image clarity by up to 10%


TRANSITIONS / PHOTOCHROMATIC

Convenient UV adapting lens. Goes dark when under direct UV light.

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