Information & Advice
The right pair of glasses can make a real difference to how you see, look and feel.
Although choosing frames is a big part of finding your perfect pair, it's important that you have the right lenses too.
If your eye test shows that you need glasses to see better, your optometrist will work out your lens prescription, and they'll also discuss the benefits of different lens finishes to help you choose glasses to suit your lifestyle and budget.
Boots Opticians offers a choice of lenses and finishes to help protect your eyes and keep your glasses in tip top condition.
All our glasses and prescription sunglasses include Boots Protect lenses which are scratch resistant and reflection free.
Include the benefits of Boots Protect and provide UV protection on the back and front of the lens. They are also dirt, water and smudge resistant for clearer vision and easy care.
Include all the benefits of Boots Protect Plus and selectively filter out 20% of the blue violet light which is around us every day.
For everyday use these lenses include all the benefits of Boots Protect Plus Blue. They also help eyes feel less tired and more comfortable when using digital devices, and can make smaller characters easier to read**
Boots Digital Enhance- single vision (£70*)
Boots Protect Plus Blue(£70*)
Boots Protect Plus(£50*)
Boots Protect(included with all prescription glasses and sunglasses)
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*Add this to the price of your glasses **In-life wearer test - 76 individuals - Essilor France. Study conducted by an independent third party, 2015
Your optometrist will recommend one of the following lenses:
If you need help seeing both near and far distances these have a different prescription on the top and bottom half of the lens, with a visible line across the middle.
Add this to the overall price of your glasses
Depending on your lifestyle, you might find some of these extras useful. Simply add the price to the overall cost of your glasses.
Significantly reduce glare from reflective surfaces like snow, roads and water without affecting your colour perception either.
Benefit: You can see more clearly outdoors or if you are driving.
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