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Old 08-02-2019, 12:09 AM   #5116
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Hello, currently my budget transition and progressive glass has served me well for >5yrs. Considering to change since some tiny paint is fraying at part of the frame and more importantly probably need to increase reading power. I looked at the old receipt and it's written as:


R-2.75-75x15
L-2.75-75x170
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+1.50


Looking through the lens I will see 2 tiny circles with some figures below it. One side says 150, and the other says MR56


I think I know -2.75 is for short-sighted power while +1.50 is for reading, what does the rests mean?
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Old 08-02-2019, 10:52 AM   #5117
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Looking for second person to get $198 owndays spec with me at IMM to enjoy second pair 50% promo. Looking to get $198 specs, so we can save $49 each. Pm me if keen!
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Old 08-02-2019, 12:20 PM   #5118
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Hello, currently my budget transition and progressive glass has served me well for >5yrs. Considering to change since some tiny paint is fraying at part of the frame and more importantly probably need to increase reading power. I looked at the old receipt and it's written as:


R-2.75-75x15
L-2.75-75x170
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+1.50


Looking through the lens I will see 2 tiny circles with some figures below it. One side says 150, and the other says MR56


I think I know -2.75 is for short-sighted power while +1.50 is for reading, what does the rests mean?
Good Afternoon and Happy new year!

MR56 is the brand/design of the lens, and the index of the lens.

MR stands for matrix HD(brand of lens)
56 stands for the index of the lens which is 1.56.
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Old 08-02-2019, 12:22 PM   #5119
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Where can I get nose pad for Oakley shades model is discontinued?
Good Afternoon and Happy New Year,

Have you tried emailing the oakley suppliers/website regarding the availabilty?
Also do you have a picture of the nose area to let us see how it looks like??
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Old 09-02-2019, 10:36 AM   #5120
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This thread is very long so a bit hard to search. Can anyone give me a list of transition lens brands and their estimated prices?
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Old 09-02-2019, 12:35 PM   #5121
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This thread is very long so a bit hard to search. Can anyone give me a list of transition lens brands and their estimated prices?
There are many brands in the market for now, listing just a few(that i am more familiar with) over here.

Brands e.g.

Essilor crizal Transitions-2++
Hoya HVLL Sensity 2++
Zeiss Duravision Photofusion 28+
Shamir Transitions-2++

For these brands, there are also Sub/Sister brands, e.g. Hoya has Pentax/Stellify, Zeiss has AO. Thus there are more ''budget'' kind of transition lenses too around the market.

Prices are based on ball park figure of RRP and 1.50 Index.
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Old 09-02-2019, 03:02 PM   #5122
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anyone knows if pearl optical at chinatown is still open?
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Old 09-02-2019, 04:39 PM   #5123
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what's the difference between:
1. crizral sapphire uv
2. crizal drive

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There are many brands in the market for now, listing just a few(that i am more familiar with) over here.

Brands e.g.

Essilor crizal Transitions-2++
Hoya HVLL Sensity 2++
Zeiss Duravision Photofusion 28+
Shamir Transitions-2++

For these brands, there are also Sub/Sister brands, e.g. Hoya has Pentax/Stellify, Zeiss has AO. Thus there are more ''budget'' kind of transition lenses too around the market.

Prices are based on ball park figure of RRP and 1.50 Index.
AO is still around? Cos my regular shop no longer carry it, thot this brand close shop
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Old 09-02-2019, 05:53 PM   #5125
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There are many brands in the market for now, listing just a few(that i am more familiar with) over here.

Brands e.g.

Essilor crizal Transitions-2++
Hoya HVLL Sensity 2++
Zeiss Duravision Photofusion 28+
Shamir Transitions-2++

For these brands, there are also Sub/Sister brands, e.g. Hoya has Pentax/Stellify, Zeiss has AO. Thus there are more ''budget'' kind of transition lenses too around the market.

Prices are based on ball park figure of RRP and 1.50 Index.
Thanks! What do you think of Crizal Transitions? Are they worth the money?
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Old 09-02-2019, 06:13 PM   #5126
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anyone knows if pearl optical at chinatown is still open?
yes still around for a long time
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Old 09-02-2019, 06:15 PM   #5127
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what's the difference between:
1. crizral sapphire uv
2. crizal drive

confused

crizal sapphire uv is essilor newest coating
seen a couple and it looks nice.

crizal drive is a coating more suited for people who drive as the coating is aimed to block out glare from streetlights and headlights (but very subjective)

in short. they are 2 different coatings
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Old 09-02-2019, 06:18 PM   #5128
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AO is still around? Cos my regular shop no longer carry it, thot this brand close shop
I'm not too sure if they still carry it but i rarely hear people asking about it as well. most likely being replaced already...

Thanks! What do you think of Crizal Transitions? Are they worth the money?
crizal brand or not, transitions double up as a sunglass albeit not very dark.
it gives extra protection from uv and provides comfort under the sun.
what is worth to me might not be what is worth to others
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Old 09-02-2019, 09:38 PM   #5129
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Good Afternoon and Happy New Year,

Have you tried emailing the oakley suppliers/website regarding the availabilty?
Also do you have a picture of the nose area to let us see how it looks like??

Thanks GANGSTERKIA and Happy New Year.


What about -75x15 & -75x170?


I'm thinking of going back to the same shop, they now have promo package using kodak lens.
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Old 09-02-2019, 09:43 PM   #5130
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Thanks GANGSTERKIA and Happy New Year.


What about -75x15 & -75x170?


I'm thinking of going back to the same shop, they now have promo package using kodak lens.
E.g.
-1.00/-0.75X15

1st)-1.00/ 2nd) -0.75 3rd x15

1st)(myopia/Hyperopia) 2nd)astigmatism(shan guang)
3rd) Astigmatism Angle


Sounds good! If there is a promo package and you are comfortable with them, just support them if possible!
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