Transitions® Lenses for the Great Outdoors
Transitions® lenses, a well-known brand of photochromic lenses, protect the eyes from the sun’s harmful UV rays. They do this by darkening as soon as they’re exposed to ultraviolet radiation.
This makes Transitions lenses the go-to choice for people who spend lots of time outdoors for work or pleasure. They do double duty as both regular glasses and sunglasses, eliminating the need for carrying an extra pair of specs.
At Professional VisionCare in Lewis Center, we offer Transitions lenses and other types of corrective lenses for vision health.
How Do Transitions Lenses Work?
Transitions lenses change color depending on how much sunlight they’re exposed to. They’re usually made from plastic and special molecules that are sensitive to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) light.
When these molecules come into contact with UV light, they activate, causing the lens to darken. This helps protect the eyes from harm. When there is no UV light, the molecules deactivate and the lens becomes clear, allowing you to see clearly.
The Benefits of Transitions Lenses
Transitions lenses eliminate the need for switching between prescription glasses and sunglasses. This makes them the ideal choice for people who value convenience while protecting their eyes from the sun. They're available in many colors and styles, so it’s easy to find a pair that speaks to your personal style.
Another benefit of Transitions lenses is that they come in polarized options, which means they’re able to reduce glare from the sun and reflective surfaces when you’re outdoors. This makes them perfect for activities like skiing and water sports, where glare is intense.
The technology used in Transitions lenses has evolved significantly in recent years. Newer Transitions lenses change color in 30 seconds or less, and some are able to darken behind the windshield of a car, which shows just how sensitive the molecules are at detecting UV rays.
Get Transitions Lenses in Lewis Center
If you spend a lot of time outdoors and would like to learn more about Transitions lenses and the wide range of eyewear we offer, schedule an appointment with Professional VisionCare in Lewis Center.