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Protect Against Sunlight with Polarized Sunglasses

Selecting the right sunglasses for personal goals can provide a chance to protect your eyes; however, appropriate glasses depend on your vision and your goals. In some cases, polarized sunglasses help protect your eyes during the hot summer months by reducing the amount of glare that reflects back into your eyes.

What are Polarized Sunglasses?

brown polarized sunglasses Polarized sunglasses are a type of protection for your eyes that prevents damage from the sun as well as damage from the glare of the sun when it reflects off of different surfaces. The sunglasses allow individuals to see clearly in different environments, even when sunlight reflects off water, snow or other naturally occurring surfaces.

In most cases, polarized sunglasses are appropriate for outdoor enthusiasts who plan to spend time near water, snow, ice or other reflective surfaces. By wearing the sunglasses, you protect your eyes against UV rays from the sun and you ensure that your vision remains clear during outdoor activities. It can help prevent accidents by ensuring that a reflection of light does not limit your vision while you are out on the water, skiing, sledding or otherwise enjoying an outdoor activity.

How Do The Sunglasses Work?

Recognizing the usefulness of your sunglasses ultimately starts with understanding how the glasses work and how it prevents accidents on the road, out in the water or when spending time in the snow.

A reflection of sunlight on different surfaces, like water or ice, does not necessarily scatter the light in different directions. Instead, the light reflects back in a horizontal direction that causes a concentrated amount of sunlight in one specific area. In most cases, the reflection of light is called a glare and it can occur in different situations, including when you drive a car.

Polarized sunglasses help protect against accidents due to the polarization of the lens. Essentially, the sunglasses filter out the light so that the amount of glare reduces and you see clearly. It ensures that you do not miss objects in the water, on the road or in your way when you enjoy an outdoor activity or drive a car.

Brands We Carry in Kennesaw

At Hobson Eye Associates, we carry a variety of popular frames and sunglasses that offer polarized lenses and a variety of style options. Common brands that we carry include:

  • Prada
  • Oakley
  • Tiffany and Co.
  • Ray-Ban
  • Kate Spade
  • Nine West
  • Costa Del Mar
  • Nike
  • Adidas
  • Michael Kors

At our Kennesaw clinic, you can find popular styles and brands that help you keep up with your goals and protect your eyes in different situations. Whether you want sporty styles that are appropriate for outdoor excursions or you want a popular brand that is perfect for driving, we have several options that address your needs.

Keep your eyes healthy and limit your risk of accidents during the summer with polarized sunglasses. Contact us today at 770-424-2020 to learn more about the different sunglasses available in our clinic or to set up an appointment for your eyes.

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