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Old 10-04-2018, 02:17 AM   #4081
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Currently I'm wearing a glasses with anti blue light lens. If I were to make a spare spectacle with the exact same degrees and Astigma(cheap lens), will it strain my eyes if I alternate the glasses?
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Old 10-04-2018, 08:11 AM   #4082
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Any cheaper brand to Linberg that is as comfy and stylish?
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Old 10-04-2018, 06:17 PM   #4083
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Any recommendations for sunglasses with degree? I did mine years back in Owndays but the degree isn't close to my normal glasses so u don't feel like wearing it.
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Old 16-04-2018, 12:01 AM   #4084
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I need reading glasses (old age) but otherwise I have almost perfect eyesight (no need glasses for far). I tried progressive lenses last year but after one month I couldnt get used to it. The reason being that the the sides are blur and the part that is clear is very small area. Optician said I should have opted for the wider progressive lenses. Only then did I realise there are many types. The wider the view, the more it costs. I was not told in the first place. So I was not too please. I changed back to the normal reading glasses anyway. However, I would still want to try progressive. I also think that my last pair, the focus point was not done properly. May I know if there are any shops to recommend? Any shops can guarantee that the if the focal points is done wrongly, I should be able to get a new pair at no extra cost? PM if it is not convenient to share openly. Thank you!
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Old 16-04-2018, 12:15 AM   #4085
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Why progressive lens are so expensive in SG ? Anyone got lobang for a good deal... not considering boleh land

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Old 16-04-2018, 12:17 AM   #4086
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I also want to know lobang for progressive lenses.
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Old 16-04-2018, 06:13 AM   #4087
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The cost to make the lens is relatively contributing factor for the cost. But thinking of it from another viewpoint, you are paying for something to help you see better. It's better to invest for it. Just like handphone, you want better functions and more accessibility then it's more expensive. But usually progressives last for about 2-3 years at least.

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Old 16-04-2018, 07:15 AM   #4088
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I need a good progressive lens. One that can help me see well. Roughly how much would it cost? Should I go for branded one or those Korean lenses are good enough? Any advise would be appreciated. Thank you.
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Old 16-04-2018, 08:42 AM   #4089
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As a layman and have been wearing progressive lens for almost a decade, progressive lens is neither cheap elsewhere if you are looking at 1-1 exchange rate. I do find it ex locally but it depends which lens technology you are using. Apart from the frame you choose. I tried some in house brand eg Seiko and other brands eg Hoya progressive lens. There are differences in both in terms of the results delivered. Thus, the huge price difference as the cost involved in R&R and etc. I think we have no choice unless you wish to go under knife.
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Old 16-04-2018, 09:18 AM   #4090
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I am in Taipei now , progressive len for local brand is about S$150-200. That is about 1/4 of what I paid in SG.
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Old 16-04-2018, 10:40 AM   #4091
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That's good if you are ok with the reading area. Better/more ex lenses has a larger viewing area so you don't have to turn your head as much and it's more comfortable.

I am in Taipei now , progressive len for local brand is about S$150-200. That is about 1/4 of what I paid in SG.
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Old 16-04-2018, 10:42 AM   #4092
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Look for hoya lifestyle V+, essilor physio or X design, zeiss precision plus or shamir autographs 2/3. Around 600 plus? Depending on your degree which factors in your lens index=thickness.

I need a good progressive lens. One that can help me see well. Roughly how much would it cost? Should I go for branded one or those Korean lenses are good enough? Any advise would be appreciated. Thank you.
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Old 16-04-2018, 05:56 PM   #4093
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Yes , I never experienced the cheap one before so cannot tell the different, is that the same you get with Ownday?

That's good if you are ok with the reading area. Better/more ex lenses has a larger viewing area so you don't have to turn your head as much and it's more comfortable.
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Old 16-04-2018, 07:19 PM   #4094
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That range of 100-250 is pretty bad imho. The viewing area is really too small. My suggestion is to get something that last. 6-800 last you 2-3 years I think it's a good investment!

Yes , I never experienced the cheap one before so cannot tell the different, is that the same you get with Ownday?
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Old 16-04-2018, 10:22 PM   #4095
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Look for hoya lifestyle V+, essilor physio or X design, zeiss precision plus or shamir autographs 2/3. Around 600 plus? Depending on your degree which factors in your lens index=thickness.
Thank you. I don't have any degree just need reading glasses. $600 is ok for me. Is this the price for teh largest viewing area?
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