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If you spend time outdoors, you must have already discovered the benefits of polarized lenses. Polarized lenses reduce glare because they contain a special technology which is a lens filter that blocks intense reflected light and this does not exist in regular sunglass lenses.
How Do Polarized Lenses Work?
You may have noticed that light reflects from many different surfaces such as from a flat road when you are driving or from smooth water when you are on the beach. This light is horizontally polarized. This means that instead of the light being scattered in all directions, it is reflected from the flat surface and travels in a horizontal direction when you see it. This creates an annoying and sometimes dangerous intensity of light that we know as a glare effect.
But polarized sunglasses have special lenses that contain a special filter which blocks this type of intense reflected light, therefore reducing the glare. Polarized sunglasses improve your comfort and visibility. For most sports and activities, polarized sunglasses offer great benefits and are much better than regular sunglasses.Many polarized lenses are available in black and bronze colors and one of the most technically advanced and popular polarized sunglasses manufacturers in the world is Maui Jim.
However, note that there are some instances when polarized lenses are not be advisable. One example is downhill skiing when you don't want to block light reflecting off icy patches because this glare alerts you to hazards that you are rapidly approaching.
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