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Polaroid Polarized Lenses
When light reflects off a shiny surface such as sand, water, snow or roads, it becomes concentrated horizontally and causes glare. Glare reduces visibility and makes it uncomfortable, painful and dangerous to carry on driving, cycling, skiing or just even sunbathing. While non-polarized lenses just make things look darker, Polaroid polarized sunglasses block virtually all glare. Light is made up of waves travelling in different directions.
Vertical light is useful to the human eye: it help us see. Horizontal light, however, simply creates glare. The vertically-aligned polarizing layer inside every Polaroid lens does not allow horizontal light to pass through. With Polaroid's unsurpassable anti-glare properties, you can wear Polaroid lenses all day every day and enjoy whatever you're doing in safety and comfort.
Thermofusion™ Technology is the innovative production process developed specifically for our Ultrasight™ Lenses. Using it allows us to form lenses in a way that fully protects the polarizer that is at the core of the lens. With other techniques, the polarizing film for the lense comes into direct contact with hot plastic - compromising its efficiency or forming the lens in a way that results in poor optics. Thermofusion™ Technology overcomes both these issues by
accurately protecting, shaping and tapering each lens during the production process. The result is the UltraSight™ lens, a breakthrough in quality and technology, delivering great polarizing efficiency and perfect optics. By investing into this unique process, we are able to create lenses that are thicker in the middle and pared toward the edges. These preserve visual acuity so wearers can perfectly see sizes, shapes and distances perfectly clearly without any eye stress or headache.
UltraSight™ lenses, exclusively developed for Polaroid polarized sunglasses, are made of nine functional elements. The core element is the polarizing light filter. UV light absorbers are bonded to both sides of it. These block all harmful UVA,
UVB, and UVC light rays. Shock-absorbing layers are then fused to both sides of the UV absorbers, making the lens light, flexible and impact resistant. A scratch-resistant layer on both the outer surfaces completes the lens structure.
Polaroid Ultrasight™ Plus Lenses. Perfect vision and durability
The spirit of innovation continues. Polaroid introduces the UltraSight™ Plus lens, the latest evolution in polarization. UltraSight™ Plus lens is realized thanks to the Thermofusion™ Plus Technology, integrating the injection phase to the standard Thermofusion™ process.
UltraSight™ Plus lens offers perfect vision and the best polarized efficiency. Made of injected polyamide, the UltraSight™ Plus lens is extra light, but at the same time it assures great shock resistance.
Polaroid’s high performance products blend perfect vision with optimum protection. Their supreme quality provides
the wearer with exceptional comfort, all the while being of strong durability. Discover all benefits in detail below.
Block out virtually 100% of glare.
Thermofusion™ Technology gives clearer, truer vision with no shape-shifting side effects.
Enhanced contrasts ensure greater visual definition.
Polaroid polarized lenses block glare to give you a correct color perception and to see everything in perfect clarity.
100% UV400 Protection
Polaroid sunglasses protect against the sun's harmful UVA, UVB and UVC rays.
Reduced Eye Fatigue
No squinting and no straining for all day comfort.
Polaroid lenses are tested to withstand all sorts of impact and thereby protect the eye. As they are safer, lighter and less expensive than glass lenses, they are great for everyday living.
The high quality lenses are especially made for continuous wear. Coupled with lightweight frames, they’re designed to be comfortable all day long.
Thanks to the extra scratch-resistant layer, the lenses can take everyday knocks and look good as new. They're also less likely to break due to their flexibility.
Founded in 1937, Polaroid is the recognized expert in polarized lens technology. Now in its 75th anniversary year, the Polaroid brand and Polaroid polarized lenses are known and trusted all around the world.
Polaroid's success began with a visionary scientist, Dr Land. He invented the world’s first synthetic polarizer for commercial use in 1929. When Land set up the Polaroid Corporation in 1937, the production of Polaroid polarized sunglasses began in earnest. The culture of innovation continues.