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Anti-fatigue lenses

by | 10 Feb 2022 | Eyewear, Lenses, News

Relieving eye strain with anti-fatigue lenses for prescription glasses.

In our modern, screen-centered lives, it’s no surprise that many people experience eye fatigue, discomfort, and strain due to prolonged periods of close-up work. For those in need of prescription glasses, a solution is anti-fatigue lenses. These innovative lenses are designed to reduce stress on your eyes and make your daily, near-vision tasks, such as reading, a lot more comfortable. In this article, we’ll delve into the world of anti-fatigue lenses and why they might be the ideal choice for your prescription glasses.

Understanding anti-fatigue lenses

Anti-fatigue lenses are specially designed multifocal progressive lenses. They ease eye strain caused by frequent close-up tasks. Unlike traditional single-vision lenses, which have a fixed focal point, they provide a seamless prescription power boost at the bottom of the lens. This design allows wearers to see clearly at normal distances, making them a versatile solution for activities that demand both near and far vision.

Hoya Sync III Anti-fatigue lens
Hoya’s Sync III lens comes in multiple designs.

The benefits of anti-fatigue lenses

  1. Improved Comfort: Anti-fatigue lenses provide clear and comfortable vision at multiple distances. This means less strain on your eyes, reduced discomfort, and a more relaxed visual experience. Especially during frequent periods of close-up work.
  2. Enhanced Productivity: Whether you’re working on a computer, reading documents, or crafting, they can help increase productivity. They allow you to switch between tasks without the constant need to change glasses. This dynamic focus can make a noticeable difference in your daily routine.
  3. Seamless Transition: The design of anti-fatigue lenses ensures a smooth transition between the different prescription powers, eliminating the abrupt shift found in traditional bifocal lenses. This not only enhances comfort but also provides a more natural and aesthetic appearance.
  4. Reduced Digital Eye Strain: With many of us spending hours on smartphones, it’s common to experience digital eye strain. They combat this issue by offering clear and comfortable vision for both digital devices and other close-up tasks.

Choosing anti-fatigue lenses

Selecting the right anti-fatigue lenses involves consulting with an optometrist. They will assess your specific vision requirements and recommend the most suitable lens design, whether it’s for general computer use or specialized work.


In a world where smartphones and close-up tasks dominate our lives, anti-fatigue lenses can provide much-needed relief for your eyes. By offering clear vision at multiple distances, enhancing comfort, and reducing eye strain, these lenses are an excellent choice for individuals seeking improved productivity and well-being. Book an eye test with one of our optometrists today and ask about anti-fatigue lenses.

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