Choosing the Right Prescription Sunglasses

Visit Dr. Bruce Coward & Associates in Belleville, ON for Quality Prescription Sunglasses

Many people will remember to wear sunscreen, put on a hat, and avoid situations that will possibly get them burned by the sun. But not everyone knows the importance of sun safety for their eyes. At Dr. Bruce Coward & Associates in Belleville, ON we want you to know that your eyes need protection too. However, you don’t need to worry because prescription sunglasses are available for maximum UV protection and increased convenience while driving or participating in a sport.

Why You Should Choose Prescription Sunglasses

Sun exposure increases your risk of certain eye diseases such as cataracts and macular degeneration. There are lenses available that don’t just offer some protection from the sun’s harmful rays, they offer 100% UV protection. The perks do not end at sun protection though, with prescription sunglasses you do not need additions to your regular prescription glasses, you just wear them instead, making them the leader inconvenience.

Types of Lenses Available at Your Optometrist

There are many types of lenses to choose from, and you will want to discuss your best option with the optometrist. The top in popularity are polarized, transitions and transitions drive wear. Polarized lenses are great for active people as they have an additional light filter that blocks certain types of reflected light. Transitions lenses are the type that automatically change when the light changes from clear to tinted, then back again when it gets shady. Transitions drive wear do the same but have added polarization technology. There are prescription sunglass lenses to meet every one of your optical needs, depending on your lifestyle.

Contact Dr. Bruce Coward & Associates in Belleville, ON Today!

Call Dr. Bruce Coward & Associates today to schedule an eye exam. We have locations in Belleville, Brighton, Trenton and proudly serve the surrounding areas. Do not let another sunny day go by with unprotected eyes, call us today.