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Postby Guest on Thu Feb 04, 2010 7:01 am

New to this forum with a question. I have done a search and have not found any answer. I recently bought a pair of Mykita Francis frames and I'm wondering if I should just do polycarbonate or high index lenses with it. The frame is designed to cut into the lens. The optician said that it would be better if I used polycarbonate so that the lens would have enough thickness to take the frame. Anyone have any experience with this? My prescription -3.25 and -3.00. I really want the lightest and thinnest lens possible, but I don't want to have issues with the frame/lens.

Also, what do you know about Zeiss lens? Are they better than other lens? (I did not do a search on this.)

Here is a picture of the frame.

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Re: Mykita eyewear

Postby Liz on Thu Feb 04, 2010 1:43 pm

Hi and welcome to our eyeglasses forum :)

Nice frame! I would go with polycarbonate lenses. Your prescription is not that high and it will not make too much difference in lens thickness if you chose High Index versus poly. Another reason why I like polycarbonate, is that it is impact resistant and will not shatter into small sharp pieces if you break the lenses.

I personally like Zeiss quality. Some world-recognized sunglasses brands partner with Carl Zeiss lab to run their authentic prescription sunglasses programs. For example, Serengeti prescription sunglasses, Bolle prescription and Spy prescription sunglasses.
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