Components and Features of Optical Lens

The optical components which are designed to diverge or focus light are known as the optical lens. It is used in a wide variety of applications ranging from laser processing to microscopy. Optical lens consists of single or multiple elements. It is used in camera lens and binoculars.

There are different components of optical lens which can vary according to its applications. It is used in the field of defence, life sciences, imaging and in industrial fields. Optical lens is available in different profiles which vary according to its specifications. When light is passed through the optical lens, it creates different images according to the profile of the lens.

The PCX or the Plano-convex lens makes the light to focus in one single point. The Double-convex lens also focuses the light to a single point. Both these types of optical lenses are used for various applications. The Double-concave or the DCV and the Plano-concave lens or the PCV causes the light to diverge when it is passed through the lens.

Today different types of optical lenses are made available through advanced technological developments. Some of the latest varieties of lenses include the aspheric lenses and the achromatic lenses.

Optical lenses are used in various fields such as laser machines, microscopes, laboratory equipments and so forth. It is also used for contact lenses and other optical instruments. It is also used in dental equipments, ophthalmic equipments and other medical fields.

In addition to its diverse usage and applications in medical field, it is also widely used in photography. It is used in camera lenses to obtain picture perfect photos.

With the wide usage of these lenses, it is quite easy to find huge varieties of optical lenses even in online stores. It is made available in fiber, plastic and glass varieties to suit different purposes. Optical lens can be obtained in different tints which include transition, colored, crizal and anti-reflection. There are lenses which are coated for UV protection and Infrared rays.

Optical lens can be bought in either concave or convex varieties from online stores at different rates.

Colored Lens Helping People to Read

The most important thing in our lives is vision, both in the philosophical sense and also the literal sense. It’s been quite some time now that glasses made for blurred and deferred vision, and then the contact lenses based segment took over. This segment literally changed the way, as in revolutionized the way we looked at different versions of vision. There is one other important aspect where some colored lenses are being seen as saviors. 

This area doesn’t have the backing of the scientific research as yet, but some initial tests and a series of feedback has shown many a solution oriented positive stretches. Unlike what is perceived, there are some people who have problems in seeing because of the wrong-working of a simple yet effective part of their brains. This part, the visual cortex creates problems when it gets over-excited. Some vision related issues with respect to problems like migraines, dyslexia, nerve-related visual problems related to epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis etc are known to get affected this way.

Even accidents producing head injuries are capable of causing such problems. Memory lapses have also been associated with such conditions. The cortex works in such a way that it interprets information via the eyes. The cortex is like a dotted structure, where every dot constitutes a neuron. The neurons (nerve cells) tend to get excited after reacting to light. Here, in fact it reacts in a particular way in response to a particular color. Now, if there is a nerve cell (that is reacting to a particular color) which manages to fire more than required, these can definitely interfere with the nerve cells reacting to other colors.

This condition can create a rare problem called as ‘visual differences’ which hampers vision in the context of differentiating colors. A common example is when neurons reacting to blue light tend to over excite; here orange to brown type contact lens have shown a somewhat positive result in filtering blue light thereby calming the blue neurons. However this area (with respect to colored contact lens) is under extensive research but with a positive output, color lenses would definitely help people to correct vision (that is, they would be able to read).