Enjoy a Polarized World of Outdoor Activities

Baltimore Washington Eye Center, Maryland

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Enjoy a Polarized World of Outdoor Activities

Polarized sunglasses are created to make all colors shine brighter. Your blues are bluer and your greens are truer. Every vivid detail is crisper.  Polarized lenses are transparent pieces of material, glass or plastic that is designed to block certain types of light waves. Sunglasses and camera lens are often polarized to reduce glare from surfaces, such as light reflecting off a lake or the hood of a car.  Polarized lenses change the direction of the light waves, thus reducing the glare.  Lenses can be polarized to different degrees and in different ways. Most inexpensive polarized sunglasses have a thin film applied on one side of the lens. Many higher quality lenses have film laminated between two layers of lens materials, preventing it from being scratched or rubbed off.

The difference is clear and impossible to miss. Try on a pair of polarized sunglasses and instantly glare is gone.  Polarized lenses give you the added benefit of blocking UVA, UVB and UVC rays which are damaging to your eyes. The world’s true colors come shining through like never before. Colors are bolder, richer, crisper and with more contrast and clarity. Additionally, choosing the right lens color for the right light condition and activity can also be an added benefit, such as:

  • Natural Grey color gives you the highest available light reduction for bright sunlight.  This color may be perfect for golfers, skiers and motorcyclists.
  • Bronze is an excellent lens color giving contrast for everyday variable conditions. Great if you love a warm subtle bronze tint to your sunglasses and this color may serve you if you; fish, play beach volley ball or outdoor soccer. 
  • Rose is the highest contrast and is excellent for outdoor activities in low light grey days. 
Stop by Baltimore Washington Eye center for a great selection of polarized sunglasses in a variety of shades and styles to fit all your outdoor activities.  

Guest Blogger: Chris Spake, A.B.O.C. at the Baltimore Washington Eye Center - Optical Center
If you or someone you know would like to learn more about polarized sunglasses or polarized lenses contact Baltimore Washington Eye Center by calling 800-495-3937, visiting Baltimore Washington Eye Center or facebook.com/baltimorewashingtoneyecenter.

Baltimore Washington Eye Center is a leading eye care practice serving the greater Baltimore and Washington, D.C. area staffed by a team of Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, Opticians, technical and administrative staff who provide eye examinations for adults and children, diagnosis and treatment of cataracts including cataract surgery and intraocular lens implants (IOL), laser vision correction such as LASIK, diagnosis and treatment of cornea disease, care for diseases of the retina including diabetes and age related macular degeneration (AMD) and diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma as well as contact lenses, eyeglasses, eyewear  and optical services. Baltimore Washington Eye Center is conveniently located for patients from Arbutus, Carney, Clarksville, Columbia, Dundalk, Edgemere, Essex, Ellicott City, Ferndale, Glen Burnie, Kenwood, Laurel, Linthicum, Lutherville, Millersville, Odenton Owings Mills, Reisterstown, Towson, Parkville, Randallstown, Rivera Beach, Pasadena, Severna Park, South Gate and Woodlawn Maryland.