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Shamir Autograph II
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◀ Varilux Lenses
Varilux DRx Lenses
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Varilux Physio 360 - Progressive Lenses
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ZEISS Individual® 2
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Zeiss Progressive Precision Pure
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◀ Transition Lenses
Transitions (Lenses That Change Colors)
Transitions Vantage - Adaptive Polarized lenses
Transitions Graphite Green
Types of Contact Lenses
Common Vision Problems
◀ Acuvue Brand by Vistakon
1•DAY Acuvue MOIST
1•DAY Acuvue MOIST for Astigmatism
1•DAY Acuvue TruEye
1•DAY Acuvue Define
ACUVUE® OASYS® 1 Day with HydraLuxe™
Acuvue Oasys for Astigmatism
Acuvue Oasis for Presbyopia
◀ Alcon Vision
NIGHT & DAY
Aqua Comfort Plus Dailies
Contact Lenses for Astigmatism
◀ Bausch + Lomb
2 HD Series
ULTRA for Presbyopia
◀ Cooper Vision
Biofinity® Family Contact Lenses
Clariti® Family Contact Lenses
Proclear® Family Contact Lenses
Why can I no longer focus on objects up close?
Vision changes occur naturally as you age. When you reach your 40's, focusing at close range becomes difficult. This is a natural part of the aging process caused by a gradual hardening of the eye's crystalline lens, reducing its ability to change shape and focus. This condition is called Presbyopia.
How do progressive lenses differ from ordinary bifocals
Progressive addition lenses feature a continuous, clear field of vision from distance, through the intermediate ranges, to near without the use of annoying bifocal lines. Bifocal lenses use very old technology. Abrupt and awkward changes between distance and near prescriptions are separated by annoying lines that can be frustrating to wear.
Are Varilux© lenses better than other progressive lenses?
Varilux© has conducted extensive clinical research, the result of which has produced a lens offering all presbyopes naturally comfortable vision never before achieved with a progressive lens. With over 100 million pairs sold, the unique triple-patented Varilux© lens is the brand most prescribed by eye care professionals and trusted by millions of satisfied wearer.
Who would be a candidate for Varilux© progressive lenses?
Anyone who has presbyopia, including current bifocal and trifocal wearers.
Is it difficult to adjust to Varilux© Lenses?
Most individuals will learn to use their Varilux© lenses right away. Others may take a bit longer to become completely comfortable. Your eye care professional should be made aware of any extended adaptation period. A "fine-tuning" frame adjustment may be all that is necessary to assist in this initial period.
Can Varilux© reduce the thickness of my eyeglass lenses?
Varilux© lenses are available in a variety of different materials that will reduce both thickness and weight. Smaller frames also reduce lens thickness and weight. Your eye care professional will consider prescription, frame size, and your individual lifestyle as factors in helping you decide which lens material will be best for you.
Do Varilux© lenses have scratch & ultraviolet protection?
Yes. There are many combinations of additional lens options that can be customized into your lenses to better fit your lifestyle, as well as offer you the utmost vision clarity, comfort, and protection.
What is the warranty on Varilux© lenses?
Warranties on Varilux© lenses may vary among eye care professionals. It is important to understand warranties available to you from the eye care professional you plan to purchase your lenses from. Please contact us for details on our warranty of your Varilux© lenses.
How can I obtain more information about Varilux© Lenses?
In addition to the information provided here, and elsewhere on this web site, we are an excellent source of information about Varilux© lenses and their specific applications to your individual prescription and lifestyle.
1594 Flatbush Ave
1594 Flatbush Ave
11122 Flatlands Ave 11122 Flatlands Ave Brooklyn, NY 11207 Phone: (718) 257-9393
2011 Church Ave 2011 Church Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11226 Phone: (718) 469-3311 Fax: (718) 928-7262
743 Church Ave 743 Church Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11218 Phone: (718) 871-5152 Fax: (718) 871-7369
Flatbush Optical has two locations in Brooklyn, one near Brooklyn College the other on Church St. near Prospect Park and Coney Island Ave. Serving the neighborhoods of East Flatbush, Prospet Park South, Mapleton, Brownsville, Crown Heights, Flatlands, Mill Basin, Bergen Beach, and Garrison Beach.
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