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Chelmsford

175 Moulsham Street
Chelmsford CM2 0LD

info@boatmansoptical.co.uk

01245 264659

Ongar

182A High Street
Ongar CM5 9JJ

info@boatmansoptical.co.uk

01277 366665

Spectacle Lenses


We are a SEIKO lens specialist, the lenses we provide include a wide range of high quality thin and light options, with some unique designs. However being an independent we can source any lens brand required, please contact us if you have a specilaised requirement. All SEIKO lenses are fully coated with the highest quality scratch resistant hard-coating, special anti reflection coating and easy-to-clean water resistant surface coating. All single vision stock lenses, with the exception of SV 1.67, are SuperClean coated as standard and all surfaced lenses have SuperClean coat as a standard application or optional extra. Over 200 tint colours can be applied to all SEIKO lenses with the exception of stock and variable tint products. Many SEIKO lenses provide UV cut-off up to 395nm and in the case of 1.74 index lenses it is even higher.

In recent years there have been major developments in spectacle lens technology, all designed to improve your vision and to make your spectacles more comfortable to wear and to look more attractive. We are happy to discuss and advise the most suitable lens required for your lifestyle and individual visual requirements. With there being so many lens combinations now available, we feel that our expert advice can help you make the correct choice for your needs within your budget.

We can also demonstrate using a computer software programme the appearance of your finished lenses in your individual prescription once the frame has been chosen and a few measurements have been taken. This is particularly useful for higher optical prescriptions where thinner lenses would be advised to reduce the thickness and weight.

We will be able to advise you on the latest developments in:

1: Varifocal Lenses - (the modern alternative to bifocal lenses without the line). They are normally advised for people over the age of 40, normally when separate distance and near prescriptions are required, giving you clear vision at all distances.

2: High Index Lenses – In the past, some patients who have had a more complex prescription have had to put up with thicker and heavier lenses in their spectacles. Thankfully today's advances means the super thin and light weight high index lenses now make them look great and feel more comfortable.

3: Transitions – They are fast acting variable tinted lenses which darken in sunlight. Indoors they are clear, but outside they rapidly darken effectively changing them into conventional sunglasses. Transitions are available in grey or brown tints and offer 100% protection against damaging UV light.

4: Lens Coatings – These are advised to reduce annoying reflections, improve the appearance of your spectacles and most importantly to enhance your vision. More recent advances in technology now mean you can get the added benefit of them being anti-scratch, anti-dust, repellent to water, grease and dirt making them more durable and a lot easier to clean. For any further information on any lens type, please do not hesitate to contact us

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Chelmsford Practice

Opening Hours

Monday - Saturday
  9:00am - 5:00pm



Address

175 Moulsham Street
Chelmsford CM2 0LD

info@boatmansoptical.co.uk

01245 264659

Ongar Practice

Opening Hours

Tuesday - Saturday

  9:30am - 5:00pm

Wednesday

  11:00am - 7:00pm
Address

182A High Street
Ongar CM5 9JJ

info@boatmansoptical.co.uk

01277 366665

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