TechShield is a category C anti-reflective coating that’s ideal for patients looking for core AR benefits.
Optional backside UV protection (UVR) means less time explaining why it’s mandatory and more time helping patients understand the benefits of protecting their eyes.
TechShield eliminates harsh glare from sources such as sunlight, overhead lighting, and oncoming headlights, making for clearer, more comfortable, safer vision.
Request a live demonstration at your practice to see how TechShield Anti-Reflective Coatings perform in person.
Following are answers to frequently asked questions about new and improved TechShield Anti-Reflective Coatings:
TechShield Anti-Reflective (AR) Coatings are the most advanced ever, providing your patients with greater clarity, scratch resistance, smudge resistance, and cleanability.1,2
TechShield - Exceptional visual performance in an attractive base enhancement
TechShield Plus - Superior visual performance and aesthetics with added durability
TechShield Elite - Ultimate visual performance, appearance, durability, cleanability
TechShield Blue - Targeted blue light defense in a next-generation AR coating
TechShield AR Coatings are easy to understand, easy to dispense, and even easier to rely on than ever before.
Patients will enjoy the best performing TechShield AR Coatings ever, with:
TechShield Blue will reduce exposure to blue light, while also providing additional benefits of defense against UV light.
TechShield Elite, TechShield Plus, and TechShield are available to order with or without UVR (backside UV protection). TechShield Blue automatically comes with UVR included.
TechShield AR Coatings are available on all lens designs and materials, unless otherwise specified by the manufacturer.
Yes, it should be paired with Techshield Elite.
TechShield AR Coatings can be ordered from VSPOne® Technology Centers and through Authorized Unity® Distributor Labs.
Following are the category codes for each TechShield product and how they will appear in the AR Coating drop-down list:
***AR Coating C***
TechShield or TechShield UVR
TechShield Plus or TechShield Plus UVR
***AR Coating D***
TechShield Elite or TechShield Elite UVR
TechShield Blue UVR
Yes, for Platinum-tier practices in the VSP Premier Edge, each order of TechShield Elite and TechShield Blue on Unity or Ethos® lenses will receive Unity Savings. Please visit unitylenses.com for more details.
Yes, each order of TechShield Elite and TechShield Blue on Unity Digital Lenses or Ethos Progressive Lenses placed through a VSPOne Technology Center can earn VSPOne Rewards points. Please visit vsponerewards.com for more details.
Yes, each order of TechShield AR Coatings will count towards the account's Optics purchases target in VSP Premier Edge.
Price for patients wishing to pay out of pocket will be determined by the Eye Care Provider.
Yes. TechShield AR Coatings are backed by a two-year warranty, which applies to scratching, peeling, or crazing under normal use. Lenses that are abused, extremely scratched, chipped, broken, or damaged are not covered under this warranty.