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Lens Option

The following provides additional detail about the lens technology offered at Fishkind, Bakewell & Maltzman optical shops.

Lens Materials

  • Plastic hard resin lenses (CR-39)
    • Available in more styles and sizes than any other material. Known for being reasonably priced, good optics, tints well.
  • Polycarbonate
    • The most impact resistant material. Best choice for safety lenses, children’s lenses. Always comes with scratch guard and U.V. filter. Does not tint well. Prone to peripheral distortion, especially in larger frames. Also known to produce chromatic aberration (distortion of colors). Should not be used without anti-reflective coating (see below)
  • Mid-index plastics (Phoenix, Trivex, Trilogy)
    • Newer generation of lenses which combine many of the features of plastic hard resins and polycarbonate. Designed to be thin and light, without the negatives of polycarbonate. Considered similar to Resolution but with greater availability of styles and sizes. Generally manufactured as a “non-aspheric” product which is beneficial in that it tends to be flatter, with less distortion problems.
  • Hi-index plastics (1.6, 1.67, 1.74)
    • Specifically designed for the patient with very strong prescriptions. These lenses are quite flat, making the addition of an anti-reflective coating (see below) imperative. The most advanced of all lenses.

Exclusive Offer

New Patients receive 15% OFF Second Pair of Complete Glasses!

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Offices Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Location

Find us on the map

Tucson Office and Surgery Center

5599 North Oracle Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85704

Phone: 520-293-6740

Oro Valley Office

10425 N. Oracle Rd., Suite 135
Tucson, AZ 85737

Phone: 520-293-6740

Arizona Eye Laser Center

6837 N. Oracle Rd, Suite 15
Tucson, AZ 85704

Phone: 520-293-6740

Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "FABULOUS! They are all kind, professional and know what they are doing!!"
    Nanci M.
  • "Dr. Bakewell explains everything .pros and cons . I would recommend him 💯 %"
    Connie P.
  • "What a great job! I was 20/800 did prk now am 20/15 in just one month.well worth it.thank you very much to all there staff"
    Antonio C.
  • "Excellent surgeons that are caring people too! Great job."
    Rob M.

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