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Trying to find glasses that fit different lighting conditions can become a major chore, especially in the workplace. As an employee in a company that has varying conditions beyond just lighting, you may have to change your glasses numerous times to fit a particular situation. It’s enough to become a major problem when changing glasses occurs more than several times every few hours.
With photogray extra glass lenses, this doesn’t have to continually happen. The technology behind these is otherwise known as photochromic lenses. What makes them stand out is they automatically darken when exposed to brighter lighting. Some choose to call these transition lenses, though they have varying branding based on the company providing them.
If you’ve heard about these and wondered how the lenses darken, it works based on ultraviolet light. The molecules in the lenses darken based on how much UV light you’re getting exposed to at a given time. It’s an excellent way to provide eye protection if working in direct sunlight.
Let’s see the advantages to this in the workplace, who can use them, and where they work the best.
Your job may require having to go indoors and outdoors on a regular basis. Delivery jobs, or working in warehouses frequently requires having to go outside regularly and back indoors while transporting items. The last thing you want is to have to switch glasses every time you go outside.
Using photochromic or photogray extra glass lenses, you can finally get eye protection without taking risks with your eyesight. When you consider exposure to UV rays could cause cataracts later in life, protecting your eyes at all times is essential.
Keep in mind, though, this kind of UV protection should start earlier in life. It means not just relegating photochromic lenses to adults.
You can buy photochromic lenses for kids, and it’s a good idea to protect them from UV rays at an early age. Similar lenses are available for babies as well so you can protect their eyes if they spend a lot of time outdoors, especially at the beach.
The magic of these lenses is they go clear as soon as you or your kids go back indoors. It means you can wear the same eyeglasses all day long without inconvenience. Your kids can do the same so you don’t have to constantly give them protective eyewear to put on every time they go outdoors.
You’ll be happy to know photochromic lenses can get used on virtually any type of eyewear material or style. As a result, you’ll be able to use them on a pair specially suited to your face for the ultimate comfort.
These can get used in high-index lenses, bifocals, and progressive lenses. Using polycarbonate, you also get an extremely durable material so they won’t break.
Now that you know you can get photochromic lenses in regular eyewear, what about sunglasses?
While these type of lenses get used widely on sunglasses, the lenses don’t go as clear as they do with regular eyewear. Nevertheless, they’re very necessary if you work most of the time outdoors, and drive long hours in sunny climates.
Some have designs specifically for driving so you can get enhanced visual performance. In a delivery job, in particular, you’ll find these extremely beneficial if you need optimal vision to find signs and address numbers.
Here at Rx-Safety, we’re a unique eyewear company that provides photogray extra glass lenses and photochromic lens technology. You can also find glass lenses here, and we’re one of the few left who can provide them if needed.
Contact us to learn more about photochromic lens technology and how they work in sunglasses, or with beautiful eyewear frames.
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