The ins and outs of lens coatings, and why they matter
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The ins and outs of lens coatings, and why they matter

It turns out, every pair of glasses needs protective layers just as much as we do to stay shielded from the elements. There are countless reasons why you should ensure your glasses have a protective coating, including that it offers anti-reflection benefits to protect your eyes, protection from scuffs, and prevent your glasses from having scratched lenses. In short, having a coating on your lenses will make your glasses work better—and last longer. In our eyes, lens coatings are key.

At FYidoctors, we pride ourselves on ensuring our coatings are truly the best in class. We have invested in high-quality equipment and partnerships to guarantee that our lens coatings surpass industry standards and enhance our customers’ lifestyles. Our long-standing partnership with Satisloh, an industry leader in ophthalmic lens manufacturing, has allowed FYidoctors to source the best coating inputs on the market. Plus, our coatings are made at our Delta Ophthalmic Lab—right here at home, in Canada.

How lens coating works

Lens coating is a scientific process that involves three critical layers: the Hard Coat (which is dipped or spun), the Anti-Reflective (AR) Stack, and the Topcoat. These three steps work in tandem to produce the highest quality coating possible. Together, the three layers repel water, diminish glare, stave off static and debris, prevent scratches and promote easy cleaning. Need we say more?

Whether you are dependent on glasses to see every day or wear them sometimes, having a lens coating will give your glasses a longer lifespan and improve their performance.

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