Do you take VSP?
Yes! We are an open network provider with VSP. We are able to look up your benefits and calculate your end total for your purchase
Do I need the anti-reflective coating?
We highly suggest anti-reflective coating for every pair of prescription lenses whether they be clear or sunglasses. Anti-reflective coating helps eliminate glare from your everyday activities. There is also a premium anti-reflective coating that helps protect your eyes from the blue light that is in your smartphone, computers, and most electronic devices. The premium anti-reflective coating can help eliminate fatigue when on an electronic device for a long period of time. For blue light exporsure, studies show that 8 hours on the computer is equivalent to 15 minutes outside without sunglasses.
What is polarization?
Polarized sunglasses are specialized eyewear designed to reduce glare from surfaces such as water, snow, and glass. Glare distorts the true color of objects and makes them harder to distinguish. Polarization can be helpful while driving by reducing glare reflections from flat surfaces such as hoods or certain road surfaces. It can also be beneficial to certain sports like fishing. It will help reduce the glare off the top of the water.
Single Vision: The entire lens is the same power throughout it, and may correct either Myopia (near-sightness), Hyperopia (far-sightedness) or Astigmatism. Single Vision lenses correct for a single point of focus whether it be distance, intermediate, or near.
Bifocal: This type of multifocal contains 2 different powers in the lens. Standard bifocals typically come in a flat top 28 (FT28), flat top 35 (FT35), or executive. 28 and 35 represent how wide the bifocal is from side to side and executive represents that the bifocal goes across the entire lens.
Trifocal: This type of multifocal contains 3 different powers. Typically the top power is for distance, the middle power is for intermediate, and the bottom power is for reading. Trifocals also come in 7x28, 8x35, and executive.
Progressive: Instead of having just 2 or 3 lens powers like bifocals or trifocals, progressive lenses provide a seamless progression of many lens powers for all viewing distances. Progressive lenses also have more cosmetic appeal due to the invisible zones and no harsh lines like bifocals and trifocals.
Do you take insurance?
We do! We take several different insurances! Contact us to see how you can utilize your vision benefits at Specs.
Do you accept Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flex spending accounts?
Yes! We accept your Health Savings Account (HSA) cards and Flex cards at all locations. Let your Eyewear Specialist know at check out that you are using one of these cards.
Do you have a doctor on site?
We do not have a doctor on site but once you have your prescription we take care of the rest. Don't have your prescription with you? We will gladly call your doctor and get your prescription faxed over.
What are transitions?
Transition lenses are photochromic lenses that are eyeglass lenses that are clear (or nearly clear) indoors and darken automatically when exposed to sunlight. They are "light-adaptive lenses" or "variable tint lenses". Benefits of transition lenses are they automatically adapt to light conditions, they reduce eye strain and fatigue indoors and squinting in sunlight. The photochromic lenses can also lessen glare by regulating the amount of natural light you are expose to.
Do you sell contacts?
Yes! We are able to help you out with all your contact needs. We just need a prescription from your doctor.
Is it necessary to get prescription sunglasses?
Ever have the issue of being outside but needing your prescription glasses so you wear your clear pair and endure the suns rays? Prescription sunglasses are a great way to have the best protection possible when outside. They also bring great style to any outfit or event while still being able to see through your own prescription.