Anti-reflective coatings are used to help provide protection against glare, scratches, smudges, dust, water, and UV rays. We exclusively use Crizal coatings ( for that purpose. If you care about the appearance of your glasses, use a lot of digital devices, drive at night, or participate in outdoor activities (and who doesn’t fall into at least one of those categories?), then a Crizal coating will be very helpful for your glasses!