Archives for Sunglasses

Photochromic lenses

Sick of playing musical glasses? Do you get tired of having to carry around both prescription glasses and sunglasses and then switching between the two every time the sun comes out? Then you will definitely benefit from wearing Transition Sensity photochromic lenses. Designed for people on the go, these are smart lenses that seamlessly change when you move from indoors to outdoors, ensuring maximum visual comfort in all settings. By helping your eyes adjust to shifting light conditions, photochromic lenses let you discern objects of different size, contrast and brightness. You will see better in all light conditions. Good for
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Categories: Eye Health, Prescription Glasses, and Sunglasses.

Eye protection in winter

The not-so glaringly obvious risks of winter. Winter eye protection is just as important as it is in the summer.  In the gloominess of winter, many of us put away our sunglasses until the longer, sunnier days of summer come back. The overcast skies and lack of sunshine fool us into thinking that our eyes do not need to be shielded from invisible UV rays. But eye protection in winter is very important, sometimes even more so than in summer. UV (or ultraviolet) rays don’t take a break in the winter. In fact, the lower angle of winter sun in
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Categories: Eye Health and Sunglasses.

Why Get Prescription Sunglasses

UV Rays Damage Eyes UV rays cause ten times more damage to the eyes than they do to our skin. UV eye damage is cumulative over a lifetime: everyone – children and adults – should always use protection. Be it sunny or cloudy, UV rays are always there. Damage to the eyes can occur through direct exposure to the sun and from indirect exposure through reflections from water, windows, sand or buildings. Protect Your Eyes From UV Rays Sunglasses provide protection for the eyes, but make sure you wear sunglasses with a high eye protection factor (EPF) – 3 and
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Categories: Prescription Glasses and Sunglasses.

Polarised Sunglasses

Summer is here and whether you’re fishing, boating, at the beach or just out for a walk, it might be time to start thinking about polarised sunglasses. Why? So you can enjoy the word around you without the bright white stain of glare. Tinted lenses vs. polarised lenses While tinted sunglasses are great for reducing brightness and UV rays, they don’t necessarily eliminate harsh glare like polarised sunglasses can. Polarised lenses will not only reduce glare caused by water, snow, flat roads and windscreens, they enhance visual clarity and contrast and reduce eye strain. What are polarised lenses? They are
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Categories: Eye Health and Sunglasses.

Winter Eye Care

UV Eye Safety Sunglasses in Winter — Why They’re Essential And Not Just For Snow Bunnies Studies show that sun exposure, regardless of season, may increase the risk of developing cataracts and growths on the eye, including cancer. We are exposed to UV radiation daily, even in overcast weather; a fact many of us forget when the temperatures start to drop. The overcast skies and lack of sunshine fool us into thinking that our eyes do not need to be shielded from invisible UV rays. Most of us are good about protecting our eyes from the summer glare. We keep a pair of
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Categories: Eye Health and Sunglasses.