Read Our Latest Blog Post: What are polarized lenses?
Polarized lenses are lenses that are coated with a special chemical film that helps reduce glare. These lenses have gained a lot of popularity among boaters and fishermen. They use these lenses on their sunglasses so as to reduce the reflected glare produced by the water around them. Most people who spend time outdoors now own a pair of polarized sunglasses.
Glare occurs when light from the sun hits a water or solid surface and is reflected. Glare can be not only annoying but also danger dangerous. Blinding sun glare has been known to cause road accidents, snow blindness and sunburn on eyes. Long-term exposure to sun glare has also been linked to cataracts.
How Polarized Lenses Work
The sun’s rays reflect in all directions. However, when these rays hit a flat surface, they are reflected and become polarized, that is, they create a more uniform path or travel. This … Read more