Rockside Corners Plaza
6901 Rockside Rd.
Independence, OH 44131

5005 Milan Road
Sandusky, OH 44870


When it comes to eyewear- one size definitely does not fit all! Various lifestyles, occupations, and activities require different styles of frames, lenses, and lens treatments. Matching your unique needs with the appropriate eyewear will not only improve your vision and protect your eyes, but can enhance performance and increase comfort. Allow the eye care professionals at Performance Vision Care to take the guesswork out of selecting the right type of eyewear for you.

Eye Wear

Performance Vision Care has a Wide Variety of Eyeglass Frames

We carry a wide selection of frames that can match your style and your budget. We have high quality entry frames, high fashion designer name frames, and everything in between. Our frames are plastic, metal, titanium, rimless, and semi-rimless, and are available in various sizes and colors. Our highly trained licensed opticians can help you find the perfect eyeglass frames by evaluating your lens requirements and listening to your wants and needs.

If all of this sounds a bit intimidating, don't worry because our opticians are trained to help you with this process in a fun and informative manner. By the time we are done, you will have the perfect pair of eyeglasses to suit your style, prescription, and budget.

Performance Vision Care has all the Eyeglass Lens Materials

Lens material selection is critical to our mission of protecting ocular health and improving vision. Lens material selection can be influenced by many factors such as your prescription, age, occupation, lifestyle, and the frame you selected. The following chart lists the different materials and their characteristics.

  1. CR-39 Plastic Lenses - These lenses are comfortable and lightweight and fine for people with low prescriptions.
  2. Polycarbonate Lenses - These lenses are inherently impact resistant, lightweight, and UV protective. Children's eyeglasses and occupational safety eyeglasses should always be made of polycarbonate lenses. Rimless and semi-rimless frames usually also require polycarbonate lenses.
  3. Trivex Lenses - These lenses possess all the characteristics of polycarbonate lenses, but provide better optical clarity.
  4. High Index Plastic Lenses - These lenses are very thin and lightweight and provide improved optical clarity. High index lenses are recommended for people with higher prescriptions.
  5. Glass Lenses - These lenses are not recommended as much as they used to be due to their weight. Some patients perform their best with these lenses so we still have access to them.

Lens design selection is also critical to customizing your eyewear for peak performance. This selection is primarily influenced by your required prescription and personal preference.

  1. Single Vision Lenses - These lenses correct your vision at one distance - far away or up close. Nearsighted people have single vision eyeglasses lenses for distance. Farsighted people have single vision eyeglass lenses for reading. Astigmatism correction can also be incorporated into this type of lens design.
  2. Multifocal Lenses - These lenses correct your vision at multiple ranges. There are three types of multifocal lenses - bifocals, trifocals, and progressive lenses. Bifocal lenses have prescription power that can correct your vision both at distance and near.
    When you look above the bifocal line you can see far away and when you look below the line you can see up close at a reading distance. Trifocal lenses have an extra segment that gives you an intermediate range (arm's length) of vision in addition to the distance range and near range. Progressive lenses are also referred to as "no-line bifocals" even though they function more like a trifocal. Progressive lenses most closely simulate your own natural vision because there is a smooth transition between distance, intermediate, and near ranges.
    There are no lines that interfere with your vision and they are much more cosmetically appealing. Multifocal lenses, in general, work well for people over the age of 40 or children who require extra focusing power. 

Performance Vision Care has Technologically-Advanced Lens Treatments

Recent scientific developments have improved lens treatments to provide enhanced optical clarity, comfort, and performance. The following list contains our most frequently requested lens treatments and to whom they are most commonly recommended.

  1. Anti-Reflective Coating - Anti-reflective lenses eliminate unwanted surface reflections. This allows more light to enter the eye and can improve vision especially at night. Reduced reflections also decrease glare from oncoming headlights and computer screens. Anti-reflective lenses are also more cosmetically appealing because they appear transparent and bring more attention to your eyes. We recommend anti-reflective coating to everyone, but it is especially useful for computer users, people who drive at night, seniors, and high index plastic lens wearers.
  2. Photochromic Lenses - Photochromic lenses conveniently change from being clear when you are inside to a darker color when you are outside. Photochromic lenses provide effective UV protection and increase visual comfort. Photochromic lenses are great for children and outdoor enthusiasts.
  3. Polarized Lenses - Polarized lenses are used primarily in sunglasses. Polarized lenses provide UV protection, eliminate all types of glare and enhance contrast. Sunglasses with polarized lenses are recommended to all of our patients to protect ocular health. UV protection helps prevent cataracts, macular degeneration, and ocular malignancies.
  4. Scratch-Resistant Lenses - No lenses are scratch proof, but we offer lenses with superior scratch resistance.


Contact Lenses

Your eye doctor at Performance Vision Care has access to every type of contact lens that is on the market today. It is our job, however, to find the perfect contact lens for you that provides excellent comfort, optimal vision, and maintains ocular health. To learn more about this process, please refer to the Contact Lens Fitting section in our Services page in this website.


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