What is a UV protection coating?
UVA- and UVB- blocking material to lenses on both glasses and sunglasses.
What is a UV
UVA- and UVB-blocking material to
lenses on both glasses and sunglasses.
Why do I need UV protection on my glasses?
Sunlight contains harsh ultraviolet
radiation (UVA and UVB rays) that can
be harmful to your eyes.
These rays are invisible, present on
both sunny and overcast days,
and can cause serious damage to your eyes in the long term.
How can UV light damage my eyes?
How can UV light
damage my eyes?
What are the benefits
of a UV coating?
A UV-protective coating shields your eyes from dangerous UV rays and can be applied to both glasses and sunglasses lenses.
Without a UV lens coating, even brief exposure to ultraviolet radiation can have harmful effects.
How to add UV protection to glasses
How to add UV
protection to glasses
No, not all lenses include a UV coating. While polycarbonate lenses block UV rays without an additional coating, plastic lenses do not and will need to have a UV coating applied to ensure protection.
UVA rays have a longer wavelength than UVB rays. UVA rays pass through the cornea and reach the lens and retina inside your eyes. UVB rays are absorbed by the eye’s cornea.
Yes, at checkout you can customize your lenses. Select a lens package with UV 400 to add to your frames.
Yes, UV coating on eyewear shields and protects your eyes from damaging UV rays. Without a UV coating, even brief exposure to UV rays can damage your eyes.