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Winter Sunglasses: How to protect your eyes during winter?

What to look for in winter sunglasses?

Winter Sunglasses can be purchased even without a prescription.  There are hundreds of models in various shapes, materials, coatings, and colors.

 

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One important factor that all sunglasses must have is complete sun protection. During winter months we all tend to spend more time outdoors. So, it is important to have some kind of protection against the damaging effects of the ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB) rays.

Buying dark sunglasses is not enough because they not even have 100%UV protection.

What should be the feature of winter sunglasses?

Some favorable features that should be include in your winter sunglasses are as follows:

Polarization: Polarized sunglasses help in reducing the glare from snow, water surface, highways, and other reflective surfaces like your car dashboard. It helps the wearer to see better and squint less. The advantages are crucial for drivers, pilots, heavy-equipment operators, athletes or if you are just fairly outdoor all the time.

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Impact resistance: Impact-resistant sunglasses resist breakage when dropped or mishandled. A normal plastic lenses or CR-39 can be used for the frames. They are lighter and more impact-resistant. There are even higher-index plastic which are even lighter than CR-39 glasses. These lenses also have a coating that helps in protecting them against any scratch.

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Photochromatic: Photochromic sunglasses changes their tint in response to the intensity of the sunlight. The lenses transform due to the UV rays, so it is advisable to get a UV protected photochromic lenses.

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Water-repellent: Hydrophobic lenses can preserve visual acuity even when water falls on the surface of the lenses. Water can be from rain, sea, waterfalls, etc. These water repellent lenses, has a coating which wards off water from the surface. They even blocks away UV rays.

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