Eyeglasses Stores Washington DC

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VISION SOURCE GALLERY
(202) 898-1060
800 K St Nw Suite 64
Washington, DC
 
CAPITOL EYES
(202) 347-9263
1201 F St Nw
Washington, DC
 
Sterling Optical
(202) 466-2050
1900 M St Nw
Washington, DC
 
EYE RX
(202) 659-2050
1016 16th St Nw
Washington, DC
 
Jems Optical
(202) 638-4700
1401 New York Ave Nw
Washington, DC
 
PROVIDENCE OPTICAL
(202) 462-0055
1802 11th St Nw
Washington, DC
 
JEMS METROPOLITAN OPTICAL
(202) 484-4143
400 C St Sw
Washington, DC
 
DUPONT OPTICAL
(202) 483-9440
1615 17th St Nw Apt 2
Washington, DC
 
Hour Eyes
(202) 783-7171
1335 G Street, Nw
Washington, DC
 
Optical Images
(202) 289-4111
50 Massachusetts Ave NE
Washington, DC
 

Eyeglasses Types And Materials

Many are surprised when they learn how many options they have when it comes to eyeglasses. Among these options for eyeglasses are the various lens designs.

The basic eyeglass design is single vision, and all-purpose lens designed to correct distance vision. There are multifocal eyeglass lenses that are designed to correct both distance vision and near vision (the upper portion is focused for distance vision, while the bottom portion is used for up close activities such as reading).

Multifocal lenses can be bifocals, trifocals, or progressive lenses. Bifocals have one line separating the top part of the lens, for distance, from the bottom portion, for close viewing.

Trifocal lenses focus light in three areas-distance vision, intermediate vision, and near vision. One disadvantage of bifocal and trifocal eyeglasses is the abrupt dividing line between each area of the lense...

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