Polarized Sun Lenses
Sunglasses let you show off your keen fashion sense and personal style. And while eye care professionals recommend wearing sunglasses year round to protect your eye health, you might be confused about which are best.
Regardless of style or function, the first thing you should always look for in a sun lens is UV protection. After that, polarized lenses present an excellent choice, offering many advantages over non-polarized counterparts.
How do they work?
Sunlight is absorbed or reflected in many different directions. When reflected from surfaces such as land, water or, even hoods of cars, the result is glaring situations. Polarized lenses block light rays that would normally enter your eyes after reflecting off these surfaces, to virtually eliminate unwanted glare and sharpen your vision. Perhaps this technology is most noticeable when boating or fishing, since you will suddenly be able to see through the surface, previously blurred by reflections from the sun and sky.
Diminishes reflections and glare
Increases visual comfort; reduces eyestrain
Enhances colour contrast and clarity of vision
Improves safety especially when driving
Available in a variety of colours and treatments
Who are they best for?
Whatever the activity or season, polarized lenses combine style and performance. They are especially useful if you’re involved in outdoor activities, spend time on water, or find yourself in other high-glare situations like driving, for example, where glare is not only distracting but can be dangerous.
Most people will find polarized lenses immensely helpful in improving the comfort and quality of their outdoor day vision. What’s more, polarized lenses are available in a variety of colours and you can even get them with fashionable features such a mirrored coating.
So, when picking out sunglasses, the first thing you should check for is UV protection. But polarized lenses are the preferred lens choice for high-performance sunglasses, perfect for enhancing your vision as you go about your everyday, sun filled activities.