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Lenses & Frames

Blue Light and Eye Health

There has been a lot of talk in the media about blue light exposure and how it may be affecting us. Since our exposure to high-intensity blue light has only been increasing in recent years, it’s hard to say for sure what the long-term effects will be. Still, there are facts we can use to…
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Proper Lens Care Instructions

At Elan Optical, we understand that your eyewear is not just a medical necessity; it’s a fashion accessory too! Protect your investment and keep looking your best by following these proper lens care instructions. Unfortunately, 80% of lens scratches occur by cleaning eyewear incorrectly. Protect your investment by following these proper lens care instructions. Begin…
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Computer Lenses

Do you get headaches or eyestrain from staring at your computer monitor? At the end of a long day in front of your computer screen, is it difficult to focus on distant objects? You may be suffering from Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). With most of the population working on computers for multiple hours a day,…
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High Definition Lenses

For the first time, high definition lenses, also known as digital lenses, are now available. These advanced technology lenses offer a number of benefits over traditionally surfaced lenses. The quality of a high definition lens is similar to the quality of a digital camera. The higher the pixel count, the higher the degree of resolution,…
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Non-Glare Lenses

Have you ever experienced blinding reflections in your lenses from oncoming traffic while driving at night? Non-glare lenses, also referred to as anti-reflective lenses, are specially calculated to eliminate the glare on your lenses and increase the amount of light entering your eye. This is an important safety benefit for driving at night as non-glare…
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Progressive Lenses

Progressive lenses, sometimes called "no-line bifocals," give you a more youthful appearance by eliminating the visible lines found in bifocal and trifocal lenses. They provide the ability to see at all distances, including arm’s length for computer use and up close for reading. Progressive lenses are the most natural form of vision correction available for…
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Thinner & Lighter Lenses

Do you desire thinner and lighter lenses? Most of today’s eyewear choices are made of plastic or metal with rims thinner than the lens. Sometime eyewear has no frame at all and features rimless mountings. In either case, the lens edges are highly visible and thicker edges can detract from the appearance of your eyewear.…
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Scratch Protection

Although no lens material is “scratch-proof,” it’s important to protect your new lenses with a scratch resistant treatment. Lenses with the best scratch protection are treated on the front and backside with a clear, hard coating to be scratch resistant. Some lenses have built-in scratch resistance. However, it’s important to know that not all scratch…
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Sunglasses

While sunlight is a beautiful thing, too much of anything can be harmful. Sunglasses can prevent sun damage to the eyes, improve vision and make a unique fashion statement. Much like our skin becomes sunburn, overexposure to the sun's ultraviolet, or UV radiation can cause a variety of eye problems, including cataracts, macular degeneration, non-cancerous…
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