Polarized Sunglasses Protect Your Eyes Whenever and Wherever Possible

June 27th, 2011 by Yaron Cheng Leave a reply »

As for an outdoor sport lover, especially people who have deep love for water activities such as boating, fishing or surfing, a pair of sunglasses is the essential part. But if you have experienced a lot of water sports, then you may already know that the common sunglasses can not protect your eyes very well. The reason is that the common sunglasses can cause glare, especially when they get wet. Glare always occurs whenever light waves come in contact and bounce off from a reflector such as water. This is the very reason that waster sports enthusiasts need sunglasses that can cancel out some glare, even if you get water in them. Polarized sunglasses are designed to do that. Moreover, a quality pair of polarized sunglasses won’t make you squint when you are subjected to the intense brightness of the sun.

On one hand, wearing sunglasses with polarized lenses enables you to block these kinds of reflected light but lets other essential light waves to pass through, so you can see clearly without having to squint and at the same time avoid the dreaded headaches caused by glare. If you have gone fishing or boating and tried to stare at the water for a few minutes, then you’ll instantly feel the unpleasant side effects caused by glare. Even just sitting on the poolside or on the shore during a sunny day and staring at the light dancing on the water, that will give you just about the same negative effects. The same goes when you’re staring at snow minus the protection provided by sunglasses.

On the other hand, actually polarized sunglasses can be worn by anyone for any type of outdoor sports when glare reduction is needed. Polarized sunglasses are not only used in water sports but also can be used in driving a car of motorcycle. You may even wear polarized sunglasses when you need to date someone for lunch during a hot day. Moreover, you also can put them on while sipping coffee at a sidewalk café, hanging out by the pool or beach and look cool while at it. So if you intend to go outside during a bright sunny day, bring a pair of polarized sunglasses to protect your eyes makes a lot of sense. Your day will still be bright and you do not have to worry about the headache caused or irritated by glare.


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