Protecting your eyes from the harmful UV rays of the sun is extremely important, especially if you are out in the sun a lot. Even if you aren’t, exposure over time can still cause damage. In order to minimize the damage that UV rays cause, you need to ask yourself, which type of sunglasses are right for me? Visit our office for more information.
These lenses filter the horizontal light from the sun and eliminate reflection. They protect against, UVA, UVB, and UVC light. UVC light, also called “blue light” or “HEV light”, is the most harmful kind of light from the sun. Polarized lenses will filter up to 97% of UVC rays in order to protect your eyes. These lenses do not fade over time and are available in shades of brown or grey. Polarized lense are perfect for driving, fishing, skiing, golf, tennis, biking, hiking, and many other outdoor activities.
Drivewear lenses are also polarized but are able to darken in three different degrees of amber. The technology behind these lenses lets them darken when behind a windshield, making them an excellent choice for driving. Because they are polarized, they also protect eyes from UVA, UVB, and UVC light, filtering out up to 97% of harmful sun. These glasses are not recommended as a primary pair of glasses because they will always have an amber tint to them.
Transitions SOLFX lenses are fantastic for golfers who want to be able to follow the ball through and see farther down the green. As the sun brightens, the lens darkens. When sunlight is scarce, the lens lightens but never completely. This technology makes it easy to get enhanced depth perception in shaded areas and cloudy places.