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August02,2023

The Power of Transitions Lenses

Your Ultimate Solution to Turn your Eyeglasses into Sunglasses

In a world where our eyes are constantly exposed to bright sunlight, glare and artificial lighting, finding the perfect pair of eyewear that corrects our vision without squinting when the sun’s out can be challenging. However, a remarkable invention – known as transitions lenses – has revolutionized the eyewear industry and has become an increasingly popular choice among people who wear glasses full time. Transition lenses, also known as photochromic lenses, have emerged as a powerful solution to enhance our vision all while adapting to the ever-changing lighting conditions we encounter daily, offering a transformative visual experience that can eliminate the need for sunglasses. In this blog, MAGRABi unveils the benefits of photochromic lenses and reveals how they seamlessly improve our vision, indoors and outdoors no matter the hour.

The Science Behind Transitions Lenses

Transitions lenses, first developed in the 1960s, are made with cutting-edge photochromic technology and have the ability to darken when exposed to ultraviolet (UV) light to reduce glare and improve contrast then return to their clear state when indoors or in low light conditions. Whether you’re stepping out into the bright sunshine or entering a dimly lit room, these lenses seamlessly adjust to provide optimal vision. This remarkable feature is a result of light-sensitive molecules embedded within the lens material. As UV rays hit the lenses, these molecules undergo a chemical reaction that causes the lenses to darken, shielding your eyes from harmful UV radiation. These photochromic molecules are sensitive to both the presence and amount of UV light and the lenses change their structure more quickly when exposed to a lot of it; that’s why you might notice your light-adaptive lenses darkening a bit less in the shade than out in the sun. 

Protection from Harmful UV Rays

UV rays are present all year round, even on cloudy days, and can cause serious harm to our eyes. Prolonged exposure to UV radiation has been linked to various eye conditions, including cataracts, macular degeneration, and photokeratitis (sunburn of the eye). Transition lenses act as a protective shield, blocking 100% of UVA and UVB rays, thus reducing the risk of these eye conditions. The different types of transition lenses mean you can enjoy your favorite outdoor activity with peace of mind, knowing that your eyes are safeguarded against the damaging effects of UV rays. Choose Smith Resolve unisex sunglasses fitted with photochromic lenses to combine superior clarity and top protection for unmatched performance, or opt for Oakley men’s sunglasses complemented with iridium photochromic lenses for an optimized dynamic experience, available at MAGRABi!

Experience Optimal Convenience!

Transition lenses epitomize convenience, providing a one-stop solution for all lighting conditions. Whether you’re reading a book indoors, driving through changing landscapes, running errands or simply basking in the warmth of the sun, these lenses adapt effortlessly to optimize your vision. Say goodbye to the hassle of switching between glasses and sunglasses and enjoy the ease and simplicity of light-adjusting lenses that combine style and practicality and are made of various lens materials including plastic, glass or polycarbonate. We recommend trying Oliver Peoples unisex sunglasses with photochromic lenses or browse MAGRABi’s fashion eyewear featuring the finest and most trending designs, online or in store!

A Kaleidoscope of Colors

One of the key benefits of photochromic lenses is that they are no longer limited to a single shade. With the evolution of this groundbreaking technology, a myriad of transition lenses color options is now available, allowing you to express your unique style and authentic personality. Check out 100% Speedcoupe unisex sunglasses with photochromic grey lenses that come with an excellent, scratch-resistant coating. You can also shop ZWEÏ lenses, MAGRABi’s own brand of German technology ophthalmic lenses manufactured by the Lens Innovation Center in Dubai, available in a wide array of unique shades and tints and turn your eyeglasses into sunglasses at the same time with the incorporation of Transition glasses technology to adapt to changing light conditions. Just ask about Zwei lenses during your next visit to any MAGRABi store and customize your lenses according to your vision needs and frame dimensions!

Redefining the Boundaries of Eyewear!

Transitions eyeglasses and lenses have redefined the boundaries of eyewear, presenting a remarkable fusion of innovation, functionality and style. These pioneering lenses will easily adapt to our ever-changing surroundings while striking the perfect balance between fashion and convenience.

If you are looking for a fresh new pair of photochromic glasses or are eager to customize your lenses, go to magrabi.com to browse the latest collections and new arrivals of international eyewear brands for men, women and kids and benefit from our fast & easy shipping and returns. Alternatively, you can always visit your nearest MAGRABi store to explore the most popular styles and colors up close and make your choice with the help of our staff.

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