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Getting new eyeglasses, need your opinion on plastic or glass?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Plastic

High index plastic (high prescription) higher refractive index, then thinner polycarbonate (impact resistant if monocular) glass is rare now.

In brief: Plastic

High index plastic (high prescription) higher refractive index, then thinner polycarbonate (impact resistant if monocular) glass is rare now.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. John Downing
Ophthalmology

In brief: Eyeglasses

Almost all eyeglasses now are plastic.
They are lighter and more resistant to breakage. A few industries require safety glass to be made of glass, but that is now rare.

In brief: Eyeglasses

Almost all eyeglasses now are plastic.
They are lighter and more resistant to breakage. A few industries require safety glass to be made of glass, but that is now rare.
Dr. John Downing
Dr. John Downing
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