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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rizen
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably polycarb: Polycarbonate lenses are "high index" lenses . They are often used in high myopes to allow for the glasses to be thinner and lighter. They do have m ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: These are high index eyeglass lense materials which allow a thinner eyeglass and for a given power of lens, are lighter than glass or ordinary plastic ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Not related: polycarbonate refers to the material that a lens is made from. Sphericity relates to the way the lens is ground.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
A little more: Polycarbonate lenses have a higher index of refraction and can be made a little thinner which lightens the eyeglasses and makes them more comfortable. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Santoro
43 years experience Occupational Medicine
Safety glasses.: Polycarbonate (a type of plastic) in cetain thicknesses and specifications, is the type of material used in most industrially used safety glasses. It ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
No: And they will be lighter and easier on the nose.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
25 years experience Ophthalmology
No: There are other materials which can be used, trivex for example.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Polycarbonate: Polycarbonate is a shatter-resistant plastic that is used in all children's glasses and in safety glasses. It is also used for certain types of glass ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Lens materials: Polycarbonate and 1.67 high index are different types of plastics used to make lenses for glasses. Aspheric is a type of lens design. Generally the ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mabel Obeng
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: I wouldn't worry too much about that. Do clean if off thoroughly before using.

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