Ever wonder when reading a sunglasses label what exactly polycarbonate polarized lenses exactly is? It sounds like a good thing but also very technical. Well, let us help you understand.
Initially polycarbonate lenses were developed for the NASA space program. Their major benefit is the ability to be up to 10 times more impact resistant than glass or plastic lenses. For people that enjoy outdoor sports, that feature can be very beneficial. Additionally they are thinner and lighter than regular plastic lenses which make for a comfortable fitting on your face.
Besides the toughness and lightness, sunglasses with polycarbonate polarized lenses offer UV 100 protection from the sun’s harmful UVA and UVB rays as well as the ability to reduce anti-glare reflections that can be caused by water and snow fall.
Optx 20/20 offers a polycarbonate polarized lenses in their popular Outrigger sunglasses. Not only are the Outriggers lightweight on your face and safe for your eyes from the sun, they also include a bifocal so reading is a synch during trips to the beach and park.
Available now in a variety of colors, these stylish shades would make for the perfect Valentines Day gift for your loved one!