Polarized Lenses

The Brilliance of Polarized Lenses.

November 7, 2023

Unveiling the Secrets of Enhanced Eyewear.

In the vibrant world of eyewear, one essential feature stands out: polarized lenses.  At Van’s Eyecare of Loveland, Colorado, we take pride in offering top-quality eyewear, including polarized sunglasses tailored for various outdoor activities.

In this blog post, we will delve into the numerous benefits of polarized lenses and guide you on how to determine if your sunglasses are polarized. We will also touch upon the innovative concept of polarized transition lenses and how they can elevate your eyewear experience.

Benefits of Polarized Lenses:

1. Glare Reduction:

Polarized lenses excel in cutting down on the blinding glare caused by sunlight reflecting off surfaces like water, roads, and snow. This is especially beneficial for activities such as driving, fishing, and snow sports, where glare can be a safety hazard.

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2. Enhanced Clarity:

With polarized lenses, you’ll experience improved visual clarity. They eliminate the distortion and haze created by glare, allowing you to see details more clearly and comfortably.

3. Better Eye Comfort:

Say goodbye to squinting and eye strain. Polarized lenses reduce the need to squint in the right conditions, resulting in reduced eye fatigue and increased comfort.

4. UV Protection:

Polarized lenses offer UV protection, shielding your eyes from harmful UV rays. This protection is essential for maintaining eye health and preventing long-term damage.

How to Tell If Your Sunglasses Are Polarized:

Determining whether your sunglasses have polarized lenses is relatively simple:

Use the Reflection Test:

  • Hold your sunglasses in front of you and focus on a reflective surface, like water or a car windshield. Tilt the sunglasses at different angles. Polarized lenses will significantly reduce glare and reflections, making it easier to see through the surface.
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    If your sunglasses reduce the glare of sunlight, your lenses are polarized.


Check for Polarization Labels:

  • Many sunglasses come with a small polarized label on the lens or frame. Look for this label as a quick indicator of polarization.

Buy from Van’s Where Almost All Sunglasses Are Polarized:

  • Most of the non-prescription sunglasses we sell are polarized. Polarization can be ordered for prescription lenses as well. If you are ordering custom sunglasses with prescription lenses, we strongly recommend polarization. Full-time dark lenses also are available without polarization but are not recommended.

Polarized Transition Lenses:

Polarized transition lenses offer a versatile solution for those who desire the best of both worlds. These lenses combine the benefits of polarized technology with photochromic properties. Here’s how they work:

Adaptive Tint:

  • Polarized transition lenses darken in response to UV light exposure, making them ideal for outdoor activities. When indoors or in low-light conditions, they gradually become clear.Polarized Lenses in Colorado

Year-Round Comfort:

  • With polarized transition lenses, you can enjoy enhanced visibility and comfort in various lighting conditions. They adapt to your environment, reducing the need for multiple pairs of glasses.

Van’s Eyecare’s goal for you is healthy eyes and clear comfortable vision.

Incorporating polarized lenses into your eyewear collection is a smart choice for anyone who enjoys outdoor activities and values eye protection.

At Van’s Eyecare of Loveland, Colorado, we understand the importance of quality eyewear, and our selection of polarized sunglasses ensures you can enjoy the world around you with clarity and comfort. Whether you’re walking, hiking, biking, fishing, driving, or engaging in winter sports, polarized lenses are your trusted companion for enhancing your vision and protecting your eyes.

Invest in the brilliance of polarized lenses today and experience the world through a clearer, more comfortable lens.