Polarized glasses have been a widely popular option in today’s market for a long time. Polarized lens can dramatically reduce reflective glare, making your vison clearer.
How does the polarized lense work?
Glare is happening unavoidable when the normal light hits a flat surface and the light is reflected back. That is the reason why polarized lens was born. Polarized lens specifically filters this kind of glare. It equips with a filter which can absorb or reduce horizontal light waves (reflections), while letting the vertical waves to pass through (direct light). After eliminating glare by this polarized filter, the objects are with original color, clarity and depth.
Does Polarized Glasses be Expensive?
For a manufacturer’s perspectives, different price for different requests. Polarized lens of course is a little bit expensive than non-polarize lens. However, both polarized lens and non-polarized lens have UV protection which are able to blocks harmful UV rays in industry standards, which is the base requirements for sunglasses. For affordable sunglasses, there are two kinds of material for polarized lens, one is TAC polarized, another is Polycarbonate polarized, however, their price has a huge gap for the reason they are made of totally different technique.
Does mirrored lens offer better protection than regular lens?
Actually, this mirror has no influences on polarized filter and UV protection at all. It is purely a style choice. No matter which kind of lens, they all can be mirrored, mirror is coating treatment, there are various options on colors, such as red, blue, purple, green,etc.
Does Thicker Glasses Provide Better Polarization?
TAC Polarized sunglasses are usually in two thicknesses: .75 mm and 1.1 mm lenses. However, both sizes are the same for polarized filter. If you need anti-impact function, you have to choose a thicker one.
When we can use the polarized?
Polarized lenses are well-loved in the outdoor sports world, allowing athletes like cyclists, runners, skier, surfer, fisher, mountaineers and motorist to see the clarity and get the protection. Many people want to know if Boaters who wears polarized glasses are able to see through water, the answer is particularly yes. Due to most of the reflected light of water’s surface is horizontally, polarizing filter is vertical and can dramatically reduce glare from the water so they can see more clearly.
When we cannot use the polarized lens?
Polarized Sunglasses Make it Difficult to See LCD displays. As we mention above, polarized lens will absorb horizonal lights, When the display is viewed from certain angles, it may actually disappear. LCD displays includes most of electronic screen-based devices. So, let you polarized glasses have a rest indoor. This is also a method to test whether your shades are with polarized lens or not by putting in front of your desktop or laptop screen,If the screen goes black then it is proof of polarization.
Like any other product, polarized glasses have pros and cons. Take the time to know how sunglasses work, and pick up those are able to give the best protection from the sun.