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Lens Options

Lenses, manufactured to the highest standards

Lens Options

Optical Express only offer lenses from the leading manufacturers including BBGR, Oracle and Zeiss as these lenses are manufactured to the highest standards using state of the art technology.

There are three different materials used for lenses: plastic, glass and polycarbonate. All three materials are available to suit every prescription whether you require single vision, bifocal or varifocal lenses. Plastic lenses are the lightest and most popular option however polycarbonate lenses are a great option for kids and active adults due to their high resistance to impact. Glass lenses have the thinnest appearance and are a good option for many glasses.

Transition Lenses

Transitions lenses adapt quickly to varying light conditions giving wearers a smooth visual outlook at all times. By adapting to a changes in light – from bright sunshine to night time – there is no need for several pairs of glasses or even sunglasses. The change in the colour of the lenses ranges from clear to dark – when 100% UV protection is provided.


Drivewear lenses combine the technology of Transitions and Polaroid lenses to provide maximum protection and clarity especially for drivers. Whether you are experiencing overcast weather outside or bright light behind a car windshield Drivewear lenses will adapt and give you the best possible visual solution.


Polaroid lenses are high performance lenses that block out virtually 100% of horizontal glare and allow wearers to see colours more accurately and clearly. Scratch resistant and absorption layers are also included to help improve the durability of the lenses.  Maximum sun protection is also provided as Polaroid lenses block out 100% of UVA, UVB and UVC RAYS.