Tinted Spectacle Lenses: Part 1

Today, for most patients – choice is paramount. Now, more than ever, we have a huge choice of tinted spectacle lenses to choose from – some for specific tasks others are more cosmetic & chosen as a fashion accessory! At its most basic, a tinted spectacle lens is one which helps protect the eye from bright light & harmful radiation & can also give the wearer an enhanced visual experience by lessening the effects of diffuse light & glare. In this – the first of 2- article on tinting we will consider the **three main methods** of tinting spectacle lenses & the subsequent article will consider more specialist & modern tinting methods.

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