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The Science Behind Anti-Reflective Coating

By: Anthony Tangeman

Anti-reflective (AR) coating is an option to consider adding to your eyeglass lenses. The coating greatly reduces glare caused by light reflected off the lens. Because of this, AR coating both improves vision through the lens and allows others to see your eyes more easily through a clear, glare-free lens.

 

AR coating works by altering the light that passes through the lens. To understand exactly what the coating does and how it works, we must first understand waves.

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Basic elements of a wave

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