What are free form progressive lenses?
Consequently, what is free form digital progressive lenses?
Free form Digital Progressive Lenses (FFD PALS) are Progressive lenses that are manufactured using a new digital free form technology. This lens has many substantial advantages over a conventional progressive lens, providing the user with an almost perfect, distortion free, vision correction at all ranges.
Secondly, how much should progressive lenses cost? Depending on brand name, standard progressive lenses range in price from $175-250 for the base lenses. Standard progressive lenses will give you a fairly wide reading area, but require a certain sized frame to allow enough vertical height to give a smooth transition from distance vision down to reading.
Besides, what is a digital progressive lens?
Traditional progressive lenses are produced using “pre-molded” templates and the same design is used for every wearer. Digital progressives are customized for each wearer's prescription. This customization eliminates more distortion and will help you transition to and from far and near vision much more easily.
Are digital progressive lenses better?
Standard lenses can distort vision because the frame shape isn't considered when the lens is cut. Digital progressive lenses offer a 40% wider field of vision, and with an improved transition between reading and distance zones, they make it a lot easier to get used to progressives.