Why should you choose anti-glare glasses?
Even if you focus all your attention on the choice of a frame, you should not neglect the glasses, because thanks to them your eyesight will improve. Your Visionet optician can help you choose your frame and prescription glasses. As soon as light hits a transparent surface, a reflection arises, which can limit the visual comfort and is just as unsightly for the person you are talking to. The solution? Anti-reflective lenses that offer exceptional visual comfort, filter out glare and ensure an aesthetic look.
What is an anti-reflective glass?
Anti-reflective glasses are also treated to limit or even eliminate parasitic reflections from natural or artificial light sources. How? By adding one or more ultra-thin layers of silver halide to the glass. This process enables a perceptible light transmittance index of almost 100%, while it is around 90% in conventional glasses.
What are the advantages of an anti-reflective coating?
Anti-reflective lenses are more transparent, they optimize eyesight for comfort that glasses are far inferior to without treatment, and significantly reduce eye fatigue. It also makes it possible to limit the discomfort caused by the brightness of the sun or the headlights of cars at night by reducing the glare caused by the light. In addition, this extra thin layer offers better protection against scratches and dirt, one of the main problems that spectacle wearers know well.
The advantages don't stop here: the anti-reflective coating eliminates unpleasant glare and enables the other person to see your eyes clearly. Your glasses, perfectly transparent, are more discreet and allow a clear view of your eyes.
What kind of anti-reflective coatings exist?
There are different anti-reflective treatments on the market. Each offers more and more protection and visual comfort. Visionet offers you three options that increase comfort and protection.
The super anti-reflective coating
This entry level offers you glasses of excellent quality. Treating your glasses significantly reduces parasitic reflections. The results? Thanks to the transparency of the glasses, especially during reading, night drive, you will discover visual comfort from the first moment and quickly feel a reduction in eye strain. No more reflections due to the phenomenon of light reflection. Our super anti-reflective coating contains a hard coat that minimizes scratches during normal use. This significantly extends the life of your glasses, even more if you apply the right gestures and clean your glasses frequently.
Double protection with the UV Max Protect anti-reflective coating
The UV Max Protect coating has the same properties as a super anti-reflective coating and offers clear vision and optimal well-being. The lenses in this series have undergone an additional treatment that offers increased protection for an even longer lifespan. In addition, the antistatic treatment makes cleaning considerably easier and prevents dust from settling on your glasses. The properties of this material go even further: the refinement also has a physical property called superhydrophobia. To explain it, it is enough to create the image of the lotus leaves, which never get wet, and let the droplets drain from their surface by themselves, while they slide naturally. This property is transferred to your glasses and prevents the accumulation of water drops and fogging. There is also an anti-UV filter that protects your eyes from harmful solar radiation.
Xblue UV Protect anti-reflective glasses
This option is one of the best options and offers all-round protection for everyday life: The high-end finishing, which is the result of innovation and technology, is responding to a major problem today: the blue light that is generated by screens. Since we spend many hours in front of a screen every day (computer, pad, smartphone, etc.), it is important to protect our eyes from this blue light, as the light can cause severe and tired eyes, headaches and, in the worst case, lead to severe vision problems. But not only adults are affected, children too. We therefore recommend adding the Xblue UV Protect option to your glasses. They have all the advantages of the UV Max Protect and also the perfect protection against blue light.
Antireflection treatment, for what kind of glasses?
You can add the anti-reflective treatment to any corrective glasses or almost any sunglasses. In general, anti-reflective treatment is used on the inside and outside of the lens for corrective glasses. For sunglasses, the treatment is primarily done internally to avoid reflecting the rays of light that are likely to enter the sides.
Care tips for your anti-reflective glasses
Anti-reflective glasses, even if they offer incomparable comfort compared to conventional glasses, must nevertheless be subjected to the same care. Rule number 1 is, to use a case and avoid putting the glasses down with the glasses facing down. Rule number 2, do not clean the glasses with your sleeve or a paper towel. It is ideal to clean them with the cleaning wipes or a special lotion that you can find anywhere, at your optician, such as in supermarkets. For a more ecological but equally effective method, choose lukewarm water and a microfiber cloth that you only use to care for your glasses.