Tips for Choosing Sunglasses for Outdoor Activities

May 25th, 2011 by Angela Garrana Leave a reply »

Nowadays, people are more likely to take various kinds of outdoor activities to releases themselves and enjoy life especially in summer. When it comes to doing outdoor activities in the hot summer, a right pair of sunglasses is of great importance to protect them against harmful UV rays. So I’d like to share tips for choosing suitable sunglasses or sport sunglasses to protect  the eyes and enhance your performance as well.

Polarized lenses: Polarized lenses contain a special filter that blocks intense reflected light, reducing glare. Recently, many outdoor enthusiasts who spend time outdoors have discovered the benefits of polarized lenses. Besides boaters, outdoor enthusiasts who benefit the most from polarized sunglasses include skiers, bikers, golfers and joggers, all who may enjoy a clearer view without the influence of glare.

Polycarbonate lenses. Sunglasses with polycarbonate .lenses have better feature of impact-resistance compared to other sunglasses. Due to their impact-resistant feature, they are more durable and unbreakable so that you don’t need worry they will break when you do outdoor activities. Beside, they can filter out 100 percent of UV rays.

Color of lens: Although color of lens has nothing to do with UV protection, different colors work best for different sports. You’d better choose right color that is suitable for the activity you engage in. For instance, golfers should choose amber, brown color that will enhance depth perception and help them distinguish the ball clearly.

Fitness: Fitness is an important fact of sunglasses that will ensure your safety. If sunglasses do not fit you well, they will not protect you properly. In addition, when you take activities such as cycling, running, improper sunglasses are easy to fall off your face, which will affect your eyes and even cause accident. At this aspect, wraparound sunglasses are the ideal choice. Due to the wraparound design, they stay firmly on your face and don’t fall off even when you take activities at the high speed.

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Bigger lenses: When you take outdoor activities, you inevitably expose your delicate eyes to the strong sunlight. Wraparound lenses will work best compared with other lenses because they will block out harmful UV rays from all angles: the frontal and the sides. Besides, your delicate skin around the eyes will be well protected with larger lenses.

Generally speaking, proper sunglasses will contribute to protecting eyes successfully. It is crucial to add a pair of sunglasses in your list of gear. By the way, if you suffer vision problems, rx sunglasses will help you out, such as wraparound rx sunglasses

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