When it comes to optimum protection for outdoor sports, nothing can deflect the suns heated glare like sunglasses fitted with polarized lenses. The benefits of polarized lenses have been popular with regular fisherman, boaters and skiers for years; and now the sports and hobbies themselves have become more popular, the demand for designer sunglasses complete with polarized lenses has increased tenfold.
Many outdoor sports and hobbies require strict concentration and precise vision, golfing and fishing in particular need a keen eye to spot the winning catch or 18th hole. Polarized lenseseliminate the surrounding glare of the sun to ensure that wherever the sun may shine, competitors are able to give their optimum performance.
Many drivers and cyclist also benefit from polarized sunglasses, the sunrise or sunset can be irritating for those driving or biking towards the light, polarized sunglasses reflect the light, giving a clearer, safer view of the road ahead. Sight Direct, leading retailer of Oakley lenses and designer sunglasses stock an impressive range of the highest quality polarized sunglasses at some of the best value prices on the internet.
“Polarized sunglasses are the essential accessory for anyone who wants a clear view when the sun is out” explains managing director of Sight Direct, Matthew Coxhead “Many post-cataract and other eye surgery patients have commented that polarized sunglasses can also help the eye-healing process post-op, the reflection helps delicate eyes to accommodate to the changes in light without the extreme glare during the day”.
So how do polarized sunglasses benefit those who wish for a glare-free, yet sunny day? Polarized lenses contain a specific filter that blocks horizontally reflected light, which usually comes from the run reflecting on water, snow, or a smooth flat surface, thus reducing the potentially dangerous glare.
The polarized lenses improve both comfort and visibility when partaking in outdoor sports, the majority of big brand designer sunglasses manufacturers now offer more than one model fitted with polarized lenses, Oakley sunglasses, Bolle sunglasses and extreme sports favourite Dirty Dog sunglasses all have the polarized lens option so customers can take on sport with style.