How do I clean my coated eyewear without damaging the lens?
Wash with mild detergent and warm water. Rinse clean and remove excess water with a soft
tissue or cloth. Do not use alcohol, ammonia, alkaline cleaners, solvents or abrasive cleaning compounds.
DO NOT AUTOCLAVE.
You can also use a cleaning product specially formulated for use on eyeglass lenses.
Our “Fog-Free Lens Cleaner” is such a product.
How do I enter my Prescription Information?
From your doctor’s prescription, enter the Sphere, Cylinder, Axis, Pupil Distance and ADD (optional) values on the product page. These values must be entered correctly. For example, a Sphere value of -.075 is not the same as +.075. The Pupil Distance (PD) measurement may not be shown on your prescription, but it is necessary to make your glasses. Call your eye doctor for this value. They will have it in their records.
If you have any questions about entering this information, fill-out as much as you can, place the order, then email your prescription to us along with your order number. We will fill-out the rest of the information.
Is the Anti-Fog coating effective?
Our factory-applied Anti-Fog Coating is a new generation coating that absorbs moisture and reduces or prevents lens fogging. It is effective in minimizing lens fogging.
There are, however, cases where the anti-fog coating will not work, such as:
What is a polycarbonate lens?
Polycarbonate is a plastic first developed for the aerospace industry for windows and helmet
face-plates. As a result of much research and development, this modern space-age material
has been highly refined and is now used for making eyeglasses. Polycarbonate lenses ar
e more impact resistant than any other lens material. In addition to the safety advantages,
these lenses are lightweight, have a built-in UV inhibitor and are scratch resistant.
Care and Cleaning of Glass lenses (Radiation and Laser)
Wash with mild detergent and warm water. Rinse clean and remove excess water with a soft tissue or cloth. Do not use alcohol, ammonia, alkaline cleaners, solvents or abrasive cleaning compounds. DO NOT AUTOCLAVE.
Disinfecting: Do not autoclave. Clean with an anti-bacterial soap, follow by rinsing thoroughly with clear water.
Maintenance: Examine eyewear frequently. If lenses become pitted, chipped or in other ways damaged, cease use immediately and contact us for instructions.
What is ANSI Z87.1?
ANSI is the acronym for the American Standards Institute, a non-profit organization that
serves as administrator of the US private sector voluntary standardization system.
The ANSI Z87.1 standard sets forth requirements for the design, construction, testing and
use of eye protection devices, including standards for impact and penetration resistance.
All safety glasses, goggles, and face shields used by employees under OSHA jurisdiction must meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard. Only eyewear that meets the ANSI standard will be noted as such in the product’s description.
Do you have protective eyewear for eyeglass wearers?
We have eyewear styles that you can wear over your prescription glasses like the Fit-Over frame