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Everything You Need To Know About The Different Types Of Lenses In Sunglasses

All sunglasses may look alike for an average Joe except for the difference in colors. However, what makes sunglasses different from one another is the lenses that go into its design.  It is the lenses that influences on the functionality of sunglasses and the best ways to use it. This post is about the different types of lenses that should be considered  while choosing custom sunglasses during your promotional or personal events.


 Polarized lenses

Ideal for fishing, water sports and road trips, polarized sunglasses offer UV Protection, visual comfort and color clarity thereby reducing eye strain. It will reduce glare and reflections, which makes it a great choice while driving in the sun.

However, on the flip side, polarized lenses are not suitable  for skiing, for  heavy machine users and those who need to be in front of the computer screens for a long time. These lenses can also be more expensive than other types.

Outrider Polarized Panama Sunglasses

Mirrored sunglasses

Offered in a palette of scintillating colors, mirrored sunglasses are fashionable and enigmatic. These lenses reflect more light to keep the eyes comfortable. It ensures UV protection and are well cut for the sunny days and beach fun.  It is a hot favorite of celebrity stars and pin up models as it will add a pop of color to their outdoor dressing style plus keep the eyes well shielded thereby adding a mystic appeal to their persona. However on the flipside ,  these lenses get scratched easily and demands regular cleaning.

Color Mirrored Navigator Sunglasses

Gradient sunglasses

Practical and cost effective, gradient sunglasses offer UV protection and will shield the eyes from excess sunlight without compromising on the visibility due to its gradient lens. Ideal for  the beach and picnics. The flip side-  these sunglasses do not offer glare protection. Choose from various colors and models to suit the preferences of your audience or your event theme.

Classic Black Gradient Malibu Sunglasses

Pinhole sunglasses

Make your recipients look extra cool and party ready with pinhole sunglasses. However as the peripheral vision could be reduced, it is not recommended to wear while driving or walking on crowded streets. As it also has no UV Protection, these sunglasses are not ideal for outdoors. Best for party floors and fun events.

Oahu Pinhole Lens Sunglasses

Blue Light Blocking

Blue light blocking sunglasses offer Blue light protection from electronic screens/fluorescent light and better perception of colors. These make perfect giveaways for the digital audience who may have to sit in front of the computer screens for the whole day. The flip side- as it offers no UV protection, these sunglasses are not suitable for wearing outdoors.

Blue Light Blocking Glasses

Now that you know the essential facts of the different types of lenses in sunglasses, you can easily choose a model that will suit the life style of your audience.