Category Archives for "Sunglasses"

Sunglasses for Kids

Children may not be as interested as adults are in wearing sunglasses as a fashion accessory, but because kids spend so much time outdoors in direct sunlight, they need sun protection even more than adults do. In fact, some experts say we get up to half of our lifetime exposure to solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation […]

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Prescription Sunglasses

If you currently wear eyeglasses for nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, you should strongly consider purchasing a second pair of glasses: prescription sunglasses. Why? Because prescription sunglasses are often the best solution when you want clear, comfortable vision outdoors or when you’re driving on a sunny day. They eliminate glare and the need for squinting in […]

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Performance and Sport Sunglasses

The boom in outdoor sports activities like mountain biking, snowboarding, rock climbing, kayaking, skiing, golfing and in-line skating has also created a demand for sports- and performance-oriented sunglasses. These special-purpose sunglasses are designed to be exceptionally light and comfortable, able to withstand extreme conditions and stay comfortably in place during any activity. Lenses Perhaps the […]

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Nonprescription Sunglasses

Fashion sunglasses with nonprescription lenses are called “plano” sunglasses in the eyewear industry. This category of sunglasses is huge and offers many choices in styling, designer names and frame materials. Part of the popularity of nonprescription sunglasses is due to the fact that more than 30 million Americans wear contact lenses. Anyone who wears contacts […]

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