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Lens options and coatings

At Glasses Direct, we have a wide range of lens choices to suit all needs. Take a look below at what we offer.

Vision types

Vision type Features Price
Single vision Corrects near or far-sightedness. Free
Bifocals Split into distance and near vision, allowing the wearer to see two distinct distances. £39
Varifocals Offer a smooth progression from near to far vision, covering everything in between. They start with long-distance at the top, to intermediate in the middle and very close at the bottom. £49+

You can read more about bifocal lenses here and more about varifocals here.

Varifocal types

Varifocal Advanced Modern lens design with a good field of vision at all distances. £49
Varifocal Elite HD A wider field of vision than ‘Advanced’ and less peripheral distortion. £79
Varifocal Supreme HD Uses Digital Ray-Path technology and has an improved field of vision for reading and intermediate distances. £109
KODAK Easy2 Max Progressive Lens Uses patented Vision First Design Technology to prioritise clarity at all distances. £149

Lens categories

Lens category Features Price
Clear Clear and untinted for everyday use. Free
Blue light lenses Filter blue-violet light. £30+
Sunglasses Tinted lenses that offer 100% UVA/B protection. £15+
Light intelligent lenses Adapt to changing light conditions, going from clear indoors to dark outdoors. £50+

Blue light lens types

BlueReflect™ Filters blue-violet light. Scratch-resistant and anti-reflection. £30+
KODAK UVBlue Lens Filters blue-violet light. Scratch-resistant, anti-reflection, water, oil and smudge-repellent, anti-UV and anti-static. Greater contrast and increased visual comfort. £79+

Sunglasses tint types

Dark sunglasses tints 75% tint strength and available in grey, green or brown. £15
Graduated sunglasses tints Darker at the top, turning gradually lighter at the bottom of the lens. Available in grey or brown. £20
Polarised sunglasses Block 99.7% of glare, scratch-resistant, and available in grey and brown. £45

Types of Transitions™

Transitions™ Signature® Gen8 Fastest reacting lenses that turn from dark to clear depending on light conditions. Available in 7 different colours. £70
Transitions™ XTRActive® Goes extra dark outdoors and darkens behind car windscreens. Available in brown, green and grey. £90
Transitions™ Drivewear® Combines light intelligence with polarisation. Tinted light olive by default and turns dark behind car windscreens. Not suitable for night time driving. £120

Lens packages

Lens package Features Price
Basic Standard lenses Free
Bronze Standard index lenses and scratch-resistant £12
Silver Standard index lenses, scratch-resistant and anti-reflection £14
Gold Thin lenses, scratch-resistant, anti-reflection and anti-UV £29
Platinum Extra-thin lenses, scratch-resistant, anti-reflection and anti-UV £65
Diamond* Ultra-thin lenses, scratch-resistant, anti-reflection and anti-UV £79
KODAK Lens Silver+ Premium standard lenses, water, oil and smudge-repellent, anti-static, scratch-resistant, anti-reflection and extended durability. Free**
KODAK Lens Gold+ Premium thin lenses, water, oil and smudge-repellent, anti-static, anti-UV, scratch-resistant, anti-reflection and extended durability. £59
KODAK Lens Platinum+ Premium ultra-thin lenses, water, oil and smudge-repellent, anti-static, anti-UV, scratch-resistant, anti-reflection and extended durability. £99
LensProtect+*** Water, oil and smudge repellent, anti-static, scratch-resistant, anti-reflection and extended durability £20
*Temporarily unavailable
**Only available with KODAK Easy2 Max Progressive Lens
***Addon for other lens packages, only available with clear lenses and selected dark tints

Discover more about lens packages here.

Please note that some lens options can't be combined with each other or with certain frame types. You can download this PDF for a detailed breakdown of which options are compatible.