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Polarized lenses

Comfortable vision without irritating reflections

Sound familiar? Unpleasant reflections and mirroring effects while driving or playing sports. Many water sports enthusiasts swear by polarized sunglass lenses. They prevent reflections and mirroring effects caused by sunlight on a wet road, water or metallic surfaces. Clearer, more comfortable vision in sunshine means that your eyes get tired less quickly as they do not need to constantly adapt to changing light.

How you benefit

Benefits for glasses wearers

A sunglass lens with added value

  • Stress-free vision in sunshine through polarizing filters to protect against irritating reflections.
  • Including optimum glare protection.
  • And, of course, with 100% solar UV protection.
  • And you don't need to make any compromises when it comes to fashion – thanks to the attractive range of colors.

Just the thing for sunny days

Water sports enthusiasts swear by sunglasses with polarizing filters. For them, it is vital to minimize the reflections and mirroring effects on the surface of the water and hence reduce irritating glare. Winter sports fans can read the slope more easily and reliably.

However, polarized sunglass lenses may also be just the thing you're looking for to enjoy more comfortable vision in everyday life, e.g. for driving, sports or everyday situations when you are confronted by strong sunshine.

Lenses with an integrated polarizing filter may be the perfect solution for people who are sensitive to glare.

 

But what exactly is polarization?

Natural light vibrates or "oscillates" in all directions. It is therefore classified as "unpolarized." If a ray of light hits a smooth surface, e.g. a wet road, the light is partly reflected by the water and directed in a different direction. In other words, it is polarized. Most of this light (depending on the angle of incidence and the surface) is polarized perpendicularly.

This results in a reflection and the eye experiences an irritating glare. The polarizing filter is orientated horizontally and ensures that the reflected, perpendicularly polarized light is not transmitted. This virtually eliminates the unpleasant reflections off the surface of the water, wet roads or snow.

Without a polarizing filter

Without a polarizing filter

With a polarizing filter

With a polarizing filter

Your individualized lenses:
These ZEISS products could be the best choice for you.

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Personalized advice: find a ZEISS eye care professional near you

Your ZEISS eye care professional will be happy to discuss the various lenses featuring a polarization filter with you. Find a suitable eye care professional here.

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Polarized lenses – better vision

Polarized lenses – better vision

Versatile lenses for sunglasses, driving and many other uses
Skiers, pilots and water sports enthusiasts are sold on them. However, these lenses are also excellent solutions for virtually anyone who wears glasses: lenses with polarizing effects.

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