Lens Design

Progressive Lenses

Progressive Lenses are also referred as “no line” or “invisible” bifocals. This kind of lens, in most cases constitutes the preferred type of correction for presbyopia. Progressive Lenses allow you to focus for distance, reading and at intermediate distances. Progressive lenses look more attractive than bifocals by having no lines and improving your appearance. Smyrna Eye Group offers custom Varilux computer products for those that desire a wider field of view for computer or office work.

The Spectacle Collection at Smyrna Eye Group recommends Varilux products as the progressive lens of choice.

Single Vision Lenses

Single vision lenses are used to correct one type of vision error such as nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), astigmatism or a combination of them. It also refers to those lenses used only for reading up close or for computer use.

Digital Lenses

Digital lenses are thinner than regular lenses and are an excellent choice for farsighted patients. The lens design doesn’t magnify the eye as much as regular lenses and created a more natural look while allowing the patient to utilize a larger area of the lens.

Lens Materials

Smyrna Eye Group, P.C. offers all different types of premium lens products.  We are proud to offer the thinnest and lightest materials.  We also offer all lenses with Essilor Prevencia to protect your eyes from harmful blue-violet light emitted by LEDs, tablets, computers, or television screens.

Lens Treatments


Today, most eyeglasses can be treated against scratches. This option can increase the life span of your eyeglasses while keeping your vision at its best.

Anti-Reflective (Glare-Free) Treatment

Ideally, all prescription glasses must have anti-reflective treatment. Anti-reflective treatment reduces scratches, smudges, reflections or glare and decrease halos around light while creating an attractive cosmetic appearance. However, and more importantly, anti-reflective treatment increases the optical quality of your lenses. Anti-reflective treatment is also a perfect addition to High-Index Lenses. The Spectacle Collection at Smyrna Eye Group recommends Crizal Sapphire as the AR treatment of choice.



Transition Lenses change from clear to tinted when exposed to sunlight. This property eliminates the need for prescription sunglasses in some cases. The lenses may not darken inside a car because the windshield could block the ultraviolet rays from the sun but constitute an excellent option for outdoor wearing.

UV Protection

Ultraviolet radiation is one of the main causes of visual conditions such as cataracts, pterygia and pingueculae. Modern prescription lenses and cosmetic sunglasses are manufactured with built-in UV protection. This protection will keep your eyes safe from harmful UV rays.

Mirror Coating

This coating reflects light and prevents it from entering the lens. It is an excellent option for very bright conditions or patients who are light-sensitive.

Tinted Lenses

Lens tinting is an option to change the function and appearance of your eyeglasses. Dark tinting will provide the comfort of sunglasses. Light tinting will allow you to wear them indoors with a fashion look. Please ask our technicians which tinting option would be best for your new glasses.

Polarized Lenses

Polarized lenses contain a special filter that blocks intense reflected light, reducing glare so your eyes are comfortable and you can see better. Though polarized sunglasses improve comfort and visibility, you will encounter some instances when these lenses may not be advisable. One example is downhill skiing, where you don’t want to block light reflecting off icy patches because this alerts skiers to hazards they are approaching.

For most sports and activities, polarized sunglasses offer great advantages. And today, many polarized lenses are available in combination with other features that can enhance outdoor experiences.

Polarized bifocal sunglasses or progressive lenses are examples of options for the presbyope who also likes outdoor sports.