Finding the right lenses to suit your lifestyle can be difficult; You deserve the best vision, indoors, outdoors, whatever the light conditions , thanks to photochromic lenses,  you no longer have to switch between your clear and Sunglasses as the conditions change.

Photochromic lenses use unique technology to adapt to changing light conditions, providing a comfortable visual experience for the wearer. So, what exactly are they, and what benefits can they bring?

What are photochromic lenses?

Photochromic lenses are created using trillions of photochromic molecules that change structure when exposed to UV light, causing the lens to darken. The lenses automatically adapt to changing light conditions, adjusting to the optimal tint depending on the brightness they are exposed to.

Photochromic lenses will appear clear when you’re inside, and tinted outside, in order to provide optimal visual comfort to the wearer. Created with fast, responsive technology, some more advanced photochromic lenses may also activate through visible light as well as UV light. This means these particular lenses will work behind the car windshield; something that usually blocks UV light.

Key benefits of photochromic lenses

Lenses that automatically adapt to the changing light offers a hugely convenient solution for the wearer. Gone are the days where you need to keep changing your lenses manually depending on whether the sun comes out or goes in. It also means they offer comfortable vision in most conditions,

Photochromic lenses offer optimal protection from UV light, thanks to their responsive technology. This extends to protection from harmful blue-violet light. This is crucial for maintaining healthy vision and eyes, as overexposure to harmful light can increase your risk of developing eye problems such as cataracts and age-related macular degeneration.

Photochromic lenses will block 100% of UVA and UVB rays to protect your eyes; all you have to do is wear them!

This type of lens ensures you experience much more comfortable vision, reducing the need to squint your eyes in bright light; something that can lead to eye strain.  What’s more, photochromic lenses are available in a number of different colours, which can enhance your colour perception and show off your unique style.