Polarized Colors, Efficiency, and Use

polar-grayc.jpg Gray C 98% 25% Reduces the maximum amount of visible light and allows for true color recognition. Good for bright sunny days and heavy glare situations. Best uses include driving, deep-water fishing and general use.
polar-graya.jpg Gray A 98% 55% A lighter shade of the Gray C lens, transmits colors evenly and allows for true color recognition. Good for partly sunny to bright sunny days. Can be used as a base creating custom colors.
polar-brownc.jpg Brown C 93% 25% Provides excellent contrast and improves visual acuity and depth perception. Good for bright sunny and varying conditions. Reduces blue light. Best for driving, golfing and shallow water fishing.
polar-browna.jpg Brown A 92% 45% A lighter shade of the Brown C color. Improves contrast and depth perception. Good for partly sunny to bright sunny days. Can be used as a base for creating custom colors.
polar-melanin.jpg Melanin 85% 25% Blocks high amounts of blue light, while maintaining true color balance. Melanin provides high contrast for better visual acuity and is good for bright sunny and varying conditions. Great for golfing, driving and fishing, or anyone with macular degeneration.
polar-red.jpg Red 75% 55% A vibrant color that increases contrast. Often used for fishing in early morning or late evening hours. Used in target shooting for bright sunny conditions. Also used for skiing and hunting.
polar-orange.jpg Orange 70% 50% Increases contrast and blocks blue light. Best in overcast or partly cloudy conditions. This is the most common lens color used for clay target shooting. Also used for hunting, biking and skiing.
polar-green.jpg Green 50% 60% Has slightly better contrast than the gray colors, but is not considered a high contrast lens. Green maintains true color balance and is a good choice for varying light conditions. Used for tennis driving and golf, as well as an all-purpose color.
polar-violet.jpg Violet 32% 55% Increases contrast and dampens certain backgrounds. Violet is often used by shooters in average or bright conditions. Also used for skiing, snowmobiling and golfing.
polar-blue.jpg Blue 20% 60% Is used in partly cloudy to sunny conditions. Good for tennis, golf, and shooting at green targets. Blue lenses let in the maximum amount of blue light.
polar-yellowjpg.jpg Yellow 10% 80% Provides the maximum light transmission of any polarized lens. Increases contrast and filters out some blue light. Used in low light conditions such as overcast or cloudy days. Popular among shooters, hunters.*


- Tabular data provided by SLC.

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