FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the difference between an Xperio polarizing lens and an ordinary tinted lens?

Ordinary tints can reduce brightness and provide UV protection (if they are properly treated), but only Xperio® eliminate dangerous and blinding glare, offering excellent visual comfort, better clarity of vision, and true color perception.

Discover Xperio® main benefits through the Xperio Polarized Experience application!

What is polarized light?

Light is emitted in waves by the sun, or by artificial sources like a light bulb. These waves vibrate and travel in all directions from the source. This “flattened” light is known as “polarized light.” When light bounces off a shiny surface, it can become polarized and enter the eye causing blinding effect.

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Do Xperio polarizing lenses have any other benefits, other than blocking reflecting glare?

Xperio® lenses not only eliminate dangerous glare—even dashboard glare—for greater driving safety but they let you see even the smallest things with greater claritytrue color perception and total comfort. And unlike regular sunglasses, they also virtually eliminate glare, allowing you to see more clearly and comfortably outdoors. That’s one parameter you shouldn’t forget when choosing your next pair of sunglasses.

Are Xperio polarizing lenses only limited to activities near the water (sailing, fishing…)?

No, the benefits of Xperio® polarized lenses are much wider. They enhance contrast and provide greater color perception than traditional sun lenses for all outdoor activities and for driving.

Wearers will experience superior visual performance and optimal protection in all situations. Xperio® polarized lenses offer benefits that include: dangerous and blinding glare elimination, true color perception, and unmatched clarity of vision.

Moreover Xperio® lenses eliminate dangerous glare—even dashboard glare—for greater driving safety.

A recent clinical study measured driver reaction times for Xperio® polarized lenses versus ordinary tints and found that driver reaction times were improved by 1/3 of a second. For a car traveling 80 km/h, 1/3 of a second allows a driver to stop a vehicle 7 meters sooner. That’s the length of an intersection and could mean the difference between being in an accident or avoiding one.