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Amphibia - Floating Sunglasses

NEW! Amphibia is the World's first FLOATING Sunglasses! High Definition Digital Polarized lenses with Aqua Armor mirror that block UVA, UVB and UVC. They are GUARANTEED to float and super affordable! Only $129-$169.  Come to our office see these floating shades for yourself!


Polaroid

 While non-polarized lenses just make things look darker, Polaroid polarized sunglasses block virtually all glare. With Polaroid’s unsurpassable anti-glare properties, you can wear Polaroid lenses all day every day and enjoy whatever you’re doing stylishly in safety and comfort.
 While polarization can be tricky to understand, it’s very easy to grasp once you try on a pair of Polaroid sunglasses. That’s when the magic happens. That’s when YOU’LL SEE!

We have over 30 styles to choose from and at a great price! $59-$89

Stop by our office to try the Polarization Test for yourself!


Babiators

 


Guarantee - if the glasses are lost or broken in the first year, Babiators will replace them for free!

  • Babiators provide 100% UV protection, which is really important for children who spend a lot of time outside.
  • Meets or exceeds world safety standards for BPA, phthalates, and lead.
  • Also available with polarized lenses.

Flexible rubber frames are nearly impossible to break, even after the inevitable bending, twisting, and chewing of enthusiastic tots!

  • Affordable, stylish aviators, designed by a fighter pilot, for young hipsters.
  • Celebrity fans include Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Garner, Hillary Duff, Mariah Carey, and more. Find out more here.

Maui Jim

Created on the Hawaiian Islands to make the colors shine, Maui Jim sunglasses feature patented PolarizedPlus2 lens technology for brilliant color so every detail is crisper and cleaner and without glare or harmful UV. Slip on a pair and "See The Brilliance"!


Wiley X Eyewear

Climate Control Series Premium Eyewear
Protects against Wind, Debris and Dry Eyes
The Answer for Dry Eye Syndrome and Lasik Surgery Patients
High Velocity Protection from the Beach to the Workplace. 
Did you know that you can have your prescription put in polarized sunglasses? Treat yourself to an eye relaxing option. For more info click here.


Costa Del Mar

Born on the Water, built by Hand, backed for Life. 
Polycarbonate Prescription Costas.
Take a look here,


Want to know the UV Index for Your Location? Just go to http://www.uvbeenmissingsomething.com
 

GENERAL SUNGLASSES INFORMATION:

Many people are cheered by a bright, sunny day, but the effect of all that sunlight on the eyes is a less sunny proposition. UV radiation and glare can create a variety of issues, from dangerous "snowblindness" to irreversible disorders that threaten your eyesight. Here are some frequently asked questions about the role of sunglasses in protecting the eyes from harm. If you want to know more about choosing the right sunglasses, call Dr. Isgett at (843) 665-2080 today.

What are UV rays? UV stands for ultraviolet, a band of spectrum invisible to the eye. Ultraviolet light consists of UVA, UVB, and UVC rays. UVC rays are stopped in Earth's atmosphere before they reach the eye, but UVA and UVB can both reach the eye and potentially damage it.

How does UV radiation affect unprotected eyes? UV rays can cause proteins inside the lens to become opaque or cloudy, a condition known as cataracts. Cataracts can interfere with night vision, reduce your ability to see colors, and make reading difficult; they cannot be reversed, only removed. UV exposure can also cause retinal damage, changes in the eye tissues, and a temporary but irritating "sunburn" of the cornea called photokeratitis.

How do I know my glasses will protect my eyes? Choose glasses that claim to block at least 99 percent of UV rays -- UVA as well as UVB. Look for label reading "UV 400," since this designation means that the glasses block UV rays as small as 400 nanometers, providing 100 percent eye protection. Of course you need to protect your eyes from the glare caused by the visible spectrum as well. To accomplish this, select products that block 75 to 90 percent of visible light.

What are polarized lenses? Polarized lenses are specially designed to filter out certain types of glare that tend to radiate upward from horizontal surfaces when sunlight bounces off of these surfaces. They are recommended for tasks such as boating, fishing, skiing, golfing, jogging, and driving. Most polarized lenses will bear a label identifying them as such.

What types of glasses can I choose from? We are able to provide you with a wide range of sunglass options. If you normally wear glasses to correct your eyesight, you may be happy with a non-prescription pair of clip-ons or wraparound glasses that simply fit over your lenses. If you'd rather not wear that much equipment on your head all at once, you can order a pair of prescription "shades," or you can order glasses that darken when exposed to bright light.

What additional types of protection should I consider? If you worry about light, including harmful UV, leaking in through sides or top of your sunglasses, wear a broad-brimmed hat to reduce some of this exposure. If you use prescription eyewear to correct your eyesight, you may also want to think about getting a pair of UV-blocking contact lenses in your prescription. These lenses may be worn alongside a non-prescription pair of sunglasses for optimum eye protection.

For more information on choosing the right sunglasses, contact our office today.

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