Unique Lenses

Unique Lenses
“I wear my wife’s eyeglasses because she wants me to see things her way.” -Jayson Feinburg


Eye Spy Optical offers the thinnest, newest designs, and highest quality lenses on the market. There are tons of lenses on the market, so we will recommend the lenses that are going to look the best in your frame and be the most functional for you! Beside the fact that we have an incredible selection of frames, many customers come to us because of our wide selection of lenses and ability to choose the perfect lenses for our customers’ prescription. We guarantee that you will love your new prescription…and if you don’t, we will determine the problem and remake the lenses at no charge.

We are proud to sell customized Hoyalux iD free-form lenses. These new personalized lenses are redesigned with all the latest technology used to increase optical performance throughout the lens. The Hoya iD lenses are designed individually using fitting and frame data along with the prescription…unlike standard lenses where the same lens design is used for every patient regardless of the way the lens is worn or what your prescription is. This new free-form technology was originally designed for patients with progressive lenses and patients with higher prescriptions in order to eliminate distortion…and now it is also available for all prescriptions!

Like any other new technology, free-form lenses have multiple designs for different wearers, allowing an
optimized lens for any budget. Listed below are just a few of the custom lenses Eye Spy offers through our main lab, HoyaChicago.

HOYALUX iD InStyle- HOYA’s Free-Form design approach is based on the understanding that no two eyes are the same. That’s why InStyle lenses are designed and shaped to the specific rotation of your eyes. Progressive lens designs have always restricted the vertical and horizontal design components to the same side of the lens. HOYA is the first to customize the lens on both sides, creating a truly personalized vision correction patented Integrated Double Surface Design (IDSD) process shapes the vertical component (which affects magnification and distance) into the front of the lens, and the horizontal component (which affects the power changes from side to side) into the back….ensuring the clearest vision in all directions.

HOYALUX iD LifeStyle- The LifeStyle lens offers a semi-personalized progressive design, with the prescription partially shaped on the front and fully customized on the back to provide a noticeably clearer view in every direction.

SingleVision iD- The ID Single Vision design provides clear vision from edge to edge of the lens. HOYA’s ID Single Vision is the first aspheric design to account for actual physiological functions like eye movement, as well as the first to incorporate the prescription into both sides of the lens.

If free-form lenses are out of your budget, or not necessary for your prescription, our lab has just introduced surfacing lenses digitally, which makes the prescriptions accurate to the 0.01%, instead of traditional lens surfacing which is only accurate to 1%. These are the digital designs:

HOYALUX Summit ecp/cd iQ- For those with presbyopia, Summit iQ offers sharp and wide distance viewing for a clearer, broader reading zone. The intuitive design of Summit iQ also allows for more natural eye and head movement, resulting in significantly more comfort for the wearer.

Single Vision iQ- Combines a spherical front surface with a Hoya free-form custom back-surface for enhanced optical performance and superior expanded periphery viewing, especially for wears with higher prescriptions and/or astigmatism.

Hoya also has many options for lenses to use while you are on the computer. Think about it…computer screens have given way to smaller displays on tablets, eReaders, netbooks and smart phones. So now when we’re texting, tweeting, instant messaging, surfing, blogging, emailing, or playing, we’re putting more pressure than ever on our eyes. Did you know the longer you stare at a backlit computer screen, the less you blink? No wonder symptoms like dry eyes and headaches are so prevalent among eye care patients; warning signs like these can be related to a chronic condition called Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). Having specific lenses for this close-work is not a luxury, it is a necessity.

Finally, we always recommend an anti-reflective coating. Functionally, anti-reflective coating decreases star-bursting from headlights and glare from computer screens. Cosmetically, anti-reflective coating makes your lenses look invisible. Our lab has developed a superior anti-reflective coating that is 12 layers and guaranteed for the life of the lens. The lenses are oleophobic, hydrophobic and anti-fog. WOW! Hoya’s anti-reflective technologies produce the least light reflection, the greatest light transmission, and most scratch resistance of any anti-reflective treatment in the world. There are *many* different grades of anti-reflective coating…and we offer the best. It has the least problems, is the easiest to take care of and is the most durable.

If you are wondering which lens is best for you feel free to visit choosemylens.com, or simply stop in EyeSpy and we can tell you what will work best for you based on your prescription, lens usage, profession and frame choice. We do this everyday, all day…since 1998, so we know what we are doing!!