See the world in a new light with photochromic lenses

Are you tired of constantly searching for sunglasses to swap with your glasses and wear when you move from indoors to outdoors? Photochromic lenses for glasses are ideal for convenience, function, and fashion in any environment. If you’re looking for a way to make life easier, whether driving, running, or just a casual stroll outside, stick around to discover the advantages of photochromic lenses.

What are photochromic lenses?

Photochromic lenses, also known as light adaptive lenses, offer a convenient solution to those who wear glasses and want to avoid the hassle of constantly swapping them for sunglasses when outside. They’re clear when worn indoors, but when exposed to UV, they react and darken automatically to match light levels.

This means photochromic lenses provide UV protection wherever you are, an essential feature to help maintain healthy eyesight. This makes them a versatile and practical option for anyone seeking a comfortable and efficient eyewear solution.

How do they work?

Have you ever wondered how photochromic lenses for glasses work? They have tiny molecules of silver halide and chloride embedded in them that are invisible until they’re exposed to sunlight or UV. It’s pretty magical – a chemical process occurs when this happens, and the molecules change, causing the lenses to darken and absorb the light.

They’ll stay dark until you move out of the sunlight or UV source or lighten slightly to adjust to the surrounding light if it becomes slightly less bright. Once indoors, they’ll quickly fade back to their clear state. This is science at its finest!

Why choose photochromic lenses?

Photochromic lenses are a game-changer for anyone who wears glasses and sunglasses. Not only are they cost-effective, with no need to purchase two separate pairs, and also incredibly convenient for anyone on the go. With photochromic lenses, there’s no need to worry about forgetting your sunglasses at home, so you’ll get comfort from bright glare and UV protection, which can ultimately reduce the risk of developing eye conditions in the long term, such as cataracts.

These lenses even come in a range of tints to suit your personal style, making them the perfect addition to any eyewear collection.

Upgrade your glasses with photochromic lenses today

If you want to upgrade your glasses for ultimate eye protection and practicality, visit Optikal Opticians Potters Bar, Finchley Central, or Temple Fortune and experience all the benefits photochromic lenses have to offer