While many people choose sunglasses lens colors purely for aesthetic reasons, did you know that different lens colors actually serve different purposes?
The tint of your sunglasses lens can enhance your depth perception and reduce eye fatigue in different environments, improving your performance across a number of sports and activities. Read below to determine which lens color will suit your needs most.
The 'G' stands for 'Green' , and the '15' relates to the amount of light transmitted through the lens - in this case 15% of visible light is transmitted, i.e. it blocks 85% of visible light. Note that this relates to visible light not UV - they will block 100% of harmful UV light. They ensure better clarity of vision and remarkable color contrast, providing a more natural vision.
Brown lens are almost said to provide a little bit of everything. They provide enough light reduction for most outdoor conditions, and a portion of the depth and contrast provided by red lens. In this way they are considered to be the most versatile, which explains their increasing popularity. They are designed for everyday as well as sports use.
Smoke lens reduce blinding brightness perfectly, making them a winning choice for daytime wear and outdoor sports. The dark-tinted lens decrease glare while maintaining true color perception.
These tints are generally the most fashionable and cosmetically appealing. They reduce glare significantly and help improve color and contour perception. Blue / Purple tints can help navigate during difficult weather conditions, such as mist, fog, and snow, because they block the glare from any white light that is visible.
Green transmits all colors evenly and dims any glare while also brightening shadowy areas. These lens are unique in that their attributes remain the same and maintain their color distribution and contrast levels in any weather condition. They are the most sensible choice for low light or foggy conditions, in which UV rays from the sun can still cause damage to the eyes.
Providing a classically-cool aesthetic, the silver mirror reflects bright light and heat away from your eyes which reduces eye fatigue. They are perfect for long distance driving and for all activities on the water and land.
Gold / Orange mirror lens help filter out any blue light, which increases the ability to focus one's eyes. While they may cause color distortion, they are perfect for use at dawn and twilight because they create excellent visibility even in shady conditions. They retain sharpness for the eyes and are bright enough to reduce glare even in hazy or foggy conditions.
A red tint is always going to enhance visual depth because it blocks out blue light to improve contrast for great visibility in any weather. They are also known to be the most comfortable for the longest periods of time because they can provide a reduction in eyestrain. For drivers, the way in which the lens alter color can certainly increase visual awareness on the road.
We provide 10 premium lens colors, so you can customize your sunglasses for different outdoor occasions or needs, while still providing the necessary protection for one's eyes, but to get the most out of them, it's important to chose the right color.