Choosing the right lens color and specifications for your sunglasses can be challenging, so here’s our lens color guide that will help you select the perfect lens. When deciding which type of lens tint is best suited for your lifestyle, consider your personal preferences and daily activities. Different lens colors serve different purposes and provide various levels of protection and visual enhancements. There are several options available to optimize your vision and comfort depending on the activity you intend to do while wearing your sunglasses. Keep in mind that the VLT of any lens color you choose will affect the overall performance of your sun lens.
Because grey is a neutral color that does not alter the appearance of color, grey lenses allow us to experience our surroundings in their most natural state. Grey sunglass lenses are popular because they work well in both sunny and cloudy conditions, this varies depending on the darkness of the lens.
- Provide natural true color perception.
- Suitable for variable weather conditions on sunny or cloudy days
- They are an excellent choice for a wide range of leisure and sports activities such as water sports, running, driving, and general purpose.
Green sunglass lenses transmit color more naturally than brown lenses and offer some contrast compared to gray lenses. They filter equal amounts of warm and cool light, specifically blue light, providing better contrast and reducing glare and eyestrain.
- Equally transmits all colors with added contrast.
- Good Blue Light transmission
- Ideal for activities and sports such as golf, hiking, cycling, and field sports and lifestyle.
A copper brown lens offers exceptional contrast improving visual acuity in a variety of light conditions and provides a warm view with contrasted color. Additionally, they are very efficient at filtering blue light.
- Provide optimal contrast for colors and objects.
- Naturally offers a higher level of Blue Light filtration.
- Suitable in changing light conditions.
- Are great for general purpose, driving, fishing (especially in bodies of water with grassy bottoms), golf, cycling, baseball, skiing, and any activity where increased object definition is required.
Brown or amber sunglass lenses improve contrast, making them ideal for driving and other activities that require judging distance. These lenses increase contrast against green landscapes, blues skies, and water and typically offer a good amount of blue light filtration which improves visual clarity.
- Improved contrast.
- Provides blue light filtration.
- Excellent for changing weather conditions
- Well suited for driving, golf, waters activities (especially inshore) mountain biking, and general purpose.
Yellow lenses, also known as ‘low light’ lenses are suitable for night driving glasses, and they improve visual clarity and contrast in low-light situations. Yellow tints also reduce eye fatigue and symptoms of digital eye strain by filtering blue light from digital devices.
- Increases contrast at dawn and dusk, as well as in fog, haze, and other low-light conditions.
- Ideal for skiing, mountain biking, hunting, piloting, baseball, tennis and fashion trend.
Sunglasses with red or pink lenses provide comfort and aid in contrast acclimatization. Rose lenses are frequently seen on skiers and other winter sports enthusiasts. They improve driving visibility by enhancing the depth of field and vision and are soothing to the eyes.
- Improves depth perception.
- Improves road visibility.
- Good in most low to medium-light conditions, especially in the snow.