what is polarized lens for sunglasses
By CAREOPTIK March 27th, 2023
what is polarized lens for sunglasses

Polarized lenses for sunglasses are designed to reduce glare and improve visual clarity in bright outdoor conditions, such as when driving, skiing, or fishing. They work by blocking horizontal light waves, which are responsible for glare from surfaces like water, snow, and pavement.

Polarized lenses are made by bonding a polarizing filter to a lens material, such as CR-39, MR-8,polycarbonate or glass. The filter consists of a microscopic layer of molecules aligned in a specific direction, which only allows vertical light waves to pass through, while blocking horizontally-oriented light waves.

Polarized lenses offer several benefits, including:

  1. Improved visual clarity: By reducing glare, polarized lenses can help you see more clearly in bright sunlight, making it easier to distinguish objects and details.

  2. Better color perception: Polarized lenses can enhance color contrast and saturation, making colors appear more vivid and true-to-life.

  3. Reduced eye strain: By reducing glare and bright light, polarized lenses can help reduce eye fatigue and strain, especially during prolonged outdoor activities.

  4. Increased safety: Polarized lenses can improve visibility and reduce the risk of accidents or collisions, especially when driving, skiing, or boating.

However, it's important to note that polarized lenses may not be suitable for all situations, as they can reduce visibility of certain LCD screens, such as on some dashboard displays or smartphones. Additionally, some people may experience visual distortions or discomfort when wearing polarized lenses, especially in certain lighting conditions. As with any type of eyewear, it's important to consult with an eye care professional to determine if polarized lenses are right for you.

Careoptical are professional polarzied lens manufacturer, we can supply top grade finished or semi-finished polarized lens with different material such as CR-39, MR-8,polycarbonate or glass mineral, if you have polarzied requirements, please don't hesitate to contact us. 

 
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