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Neighborhood Optician
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777 Passaic Avenue, 4th Floor
Clifton, NJ 07012-2404

Serving Passaic County  |  Licensed in New York & New Jersey  |   Located At Dr. Rodger Silverstein's Office  |  Hablamos Espanol


Eye Wear in Clifton, New Jersey

Come to Allwood Optical Boutique at our new location Silverstein Eyecare in Clifton, New Jersey for a selection of eye wear at prices that can't be beat. Whether you want polarized glasses or computer glasses, we have what you need. Stop in for an exam or, if you have a prescription, let us fill it.

Polarized Eye Glasses
Polarized lenses are used in sunglasses to reduce glare from reflective surfaces such as the surface of a lake or the hood of a car. They accomplish this feat through a process called polarization, much like a venetian blind controls sunlight through a window.

Sunlight itself is not polarized - light from the sun will either be absorbed or reflected horizontally, diagonally or vertically. The problem this causes for fishermen and drivers lies in the horizontal reflectivity. Sunlight bouncing off a horizontal surface will strike the viewer's eyes at a similar angle. This means the glare from the surface of the water or the road or the car hood will be strong.

Polarized lenses have a laminated surface containing vertical stripes. These stripes only allow vertically-polarized light to enter the wearer's eyes. Glare is eliminated because the horizontally-polarized light waves cannot bypass the polarized filter.

Computer Glasses
Reduce eye strain from hours on the computer. Computer glasses are glasses made specifically for the distance people usually work on their computer. This distance can vary greatly from their normal reading range.

It is very important for this distance to be judged on an individual basis. In addition to judging the correct distance for these lenses according to a person's monitor distance, coatings and tints for added eye comfort are added to the lens surface.

Progressive Spectacle Lenses
Progressive spectacle lenses (also called progressive addition lenses, progressive power lenses, graduated prescription lenses, and varifocal or multifocal lenses) are corrective lenses used in eyeglasses to correct presbyopia and other disorders of accommodation.

They are characterized by a gradient of increasing lens power, added to the wearer's correction for the other refractive errors. There are hundreds of progressive lenses on the market these days. Here at Allwood Optical Boutique, we will recommend the correct lens, based on a person's work and home vision needs.

Contact us to request an appointment with our friendly neighborhood optician today.

Glasses, Eye Ware in Clifton, NJ