Want to know the latest in photochromic lens offerings? With more options available and lenses adopting fashionable choices in colors, VCPN put together the latest options to suit your patients’ needs, whether for everyday wear or driving.
TRANSITIONS SIGNATURE VII, XTRACTIVE AND VANTAGE
Ideal for having fully clear lenses indoors, Transitions Signature VII lenses offer fast fadeback speed and are suitable for any age, including children. They come in gray, brown and graphite green (soon to be available in sapphire, amber, amethyst and emerald) and are ideal if having fully clear lenses indoors is most important. Transitions XTRActive lenses, also available in gray, brown and graphite green, are extra dark outdoors to protect from bright sun. XTRActive lenses offer a hint of tint indoors and darken behind a car windshield. Transitions Vantage lenses in gray adjust to match the level of outdoor glare and provide variable polarization for crisper, sharper outdoor vision.
HOYA SENSITY AND SENSITY SHINE
Sensity Dark lenses from HOYA darken more outdoors, activate behind the windshield of the car and fade back to full clarity. They are available in three colors: bronze brown, silver gray and emerald green. Sensity Shine lenses activate behind the windshield of the car and come in mirror coatings. They also come in brown, gray and green to match fashion trends and provide clarity and contrast.
SIGNET ARMORLITE KODAK PHOTOVIEWS
Available in gray and brown (except trifocal 7×28, which is only available in gray), KODAK’s PhotoViews come in Digital Uncut in KODAK Unique and Unique HD Progressives, KODAK Precise and Precise Short Digital Progressive, KODAK Precise PB and Precise Short PB Progressive, DirecTek and DirecTek Short Progressive, Navigator FBS and Navigator Short FBS Progressive, Crossbows Custom V Progressive, Crossbows Custom U Progressive, Crossbows Basic Progressive, Crossbows Junior Progressive, KODAK Digital Single Vision and Crossbows Custom SV, all in standard resin and polycarbonate.
VISION EASE “NO COMPROMISE”
VISION EASE’s “No Compromise” photochromic lenses block 91% of blue light outdoors, 43% of blue light indoors and are available in gray and brown. VISION EASE photochromic lenses are available in multiple styles including SFSV, bifocal, trifocal and progressive options. According to VISION EASE, lenses are 2.5% clearer indoors and 7.3% darker than a leading brand and present faster activation and fadeback.
YOUNGER’S NUPOLAR INFINITE GRAY
Available in single vision polycarbonate, NuPolar Infinite Gray lenses offer a wide range of light transmission, with darkness controlled by a new UV-responsive photochromic technology. Ideal for patients who want a high-efficiency polarized Rx sunwear lens that can function seamlessly from shade to bright sunlight, NuPolar Infinite Gray provides about 35% transmittance in low-UV surroundings to about 9% in very bright, reflective environments.
RODENSTOCK COLORMATIC IQ
Available in single vision and progressive lenses from Elevate Digital Optics, Rodenstock’s ColorMatic IQ photochromics line offers fast lightening, clear lenses with low base absorption plus UV 400 protection and 100% UVA and UVB filtering. Available in Rodenstock’s single vision, progressive and fashion lens portfolios, Colormatic IQ comes in 1.54, 1.60, 1.60 sun and 1.67 materials. Gray and brown lenses are offered in all, plus green in 1.60 and 1.60 sun.
The newest PhotoFusion lenses available from Carl Zeiss Vision come in extra gray, pioneer green and blue in all free-form ZEISS and synchrony designs in polycarbonate, 1.60 and 1.50 materials; extra gray and pioneer green are available in 1.67 index in all ZEISS and Synchrony free-form designs. PhotoFusion lenses offer the convenience of quick darkening and fadeback.
VSP OPTICS SUNSYNC DRIVE XT
This new extra active, light-reactive lens gets darker and stays dark in the car. SunSync Drive XT provides 100% UV protection and targeted blue light filtration and is available in gray or brown in VSP’s Unity Single Vision, Unity Progressives and Ethos Progressives. SunSync Drive XT lenses come with a one-year, 100% satisfaction guarantee for VSP members.
Elevate Digital Optics 844 346 2552 MyEDOLab.com Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc. 866-596-5467 ZEISS.com/Lenses HOYA Vision Care, North America 800.423.2361 HoyaVision.com Signet Armorlite, Inc. 800.759.0075 SignetArmorlite.com Transitions Optical, Inc. 800.848.1506 Transitions.com VISION EASE 800.328.3449 Visionease.com VSP Optics Group VSPOptics.com Younger Optics 800.366.5367 YoungerOptics.com