Some people do not care about the designer, so long as they are sturdy, practical and shield their eyes. Some people prefer them to be huge to cover the whole eye area, whereas others prefer smaller glasses that do not take over the whole face. Some people will simply choose the cheapest pair of sunglasses they can find because they are the kind of delicate object that are easily lost or broken.
Whatever style or design or sunglasses you opt for, there are some points you should consider. The first is how much protection the glasses offer from ultraviolet light. Sunglasses are usually thought of as a stylish fashion accessory but there is much more to them and they can actually have a huge effect on your vision if you choose the right pair.
UV rays are particularly hazardous to our eyesight; they cause cataracts, macular degeneration and host of other ailments including skin cancer. If you buy a pair of sunglasses which protect against UV rays, it could really benefit your eyesight in the future.
Polarized lenses are now much more widely available and provide crisper vision, particularly when it is extremely bright or sunny. Contrary to what you might think, light doesn’t travel in a straight line, it bounces back and forth from one reflective surface to another. This causes glare, especially from glass, water, shiny green grass and even white sand from such things as sand traps and beaches. Polarized lenses permit only vertical light rays to pass through them, not horizontal, and thus they reduce glare.
Think about durability when you choose the style and get a friend to help you decide which suit the shape of your face the best. When choosing the colour of the lenses, be aware that different coloured lenses make everything around you look different. Grey lenses tend to be the most neutral but brown lenses can make everything appear warmer.