Do specsavers do photochromic lenses?

Our Reactions lenses cleverly adapt to light conditions: indoors, the photochromic lenses are clear but as soon as you step outside into bright, natural light, they darken, giving you 100% UV protection.

Can prescription lenses be photochromic?

You can have photochromic lenses made for your single vision, progressive and bifocal prescription glasses. They come in a range of colours to suit your style – and you can add polarised lenses to reduce glare, or add an anti-reflective coating as well.

How much do photochromic lenses cost?

While the average pair of prescription eyeglasses costs less than $200, a pair with photochromic lenses could cost $400-$650 or more. And pre-made, non-prescription safety glasses or sunglasses with photochromic lenses can cost as much as $200-$400.

Who should wear photochromic glasses?

Anybody can benefit from them, but especially those who regularly interchange from indoors to outdoors. Photochromic glasses can be particularly good for children who are unlikely to be able to juggle two separate pairs of gasses – regular and sunglasses.

How good are photochromic lenses?

Cost effective – Photochromic or transitional lenses can actually be quite cost effective. Protects your eyes – Transitional lenses do more than function as sunglasses. They actually filter out a good deal of the harmful UV rays emitted from the sun, leading to healthier and happier eyes.

Are photochromic glasses good?

Photochromic lenses are an excellent solution to guard against computer vision syndrome. Bonus: Photochromic lenses work just as well as regular sunglasses for outdoor use. They shield your eyes from harmful blue light exposure as well as 100% of the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays.

Are photochromic lenses cool?

Well, if you’ve gone without photochromic lenses for fear of being “uncool”, we’ve got good news: Transition lenses are cool again! While photochromic, or light-adaptive lenses, known as Transition Lenses, have had a controversial past. People who wear the lenses love them and keep coming back for more.

How long do photochromic lenses last?

about three years
Do photochromic lenses wear out? Light sensitive lenses can lose their ability to darken over time. On average, photochromic lenses will begin to wear out in about three years.

Are photochromic lenses as good as sunglasses?

Do photochromic lenses Protect eyes?

Photochromic lenses offer a wider range of protections for your eyes in all light settings and all in one pair of glasses. Photochromic glasses protect you from UV rays while you’re out in the sun and from blue light from your computer and other digital screens when you are in your office and at home.

Why do people wear photochromic lens?

Most people buy photochromic lenses to ease the transition from artificial (indoor) to natural (outdoor) lighting. Because photochromic lenses have the ability to darken in the sunlight while providing UV protection, they eliminate the need for prescription sunglasses.

How are photochromic glasses used for eye protection?

Photochromic Safety Glasses make use of light-responsive technology in their lenses, which enables them to transform from clear for indoor and low light use to tinted for outdoor use in sunlight. Photochromic Safety Glasses are said to have transition, auto-tinting or variable tint lenses as they can darken and lighten as the need arises.

How much does a pair of Specsavers glasses cost?

All Specsavers glasses come with standard single-vision lenses plus a scratch-resistant treatment. Thin + Light lenses. These lenses are a great solution for higher prescriptions. They look better, are more comfortable to wear and give you a wider range of frames to choose from. From $60 for one pair.

Can you wear photochromic lenses in a car?

Nowadays windscreens block the UV light needed to help the lens react, so normal photochromic lenses remain in their unactivated state inside the car. At night or in poor visibility, you must not wear tinted glasses, lenses or visors or anything that restricts your vision. However, you may wear tinted lenses in good driving conditions.

When do photochromic lenses begin to darken?

Photochromic lenses begin to darken immediately when exposed to UV light, providing substantial protection within the first minute.