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2016 Sunglasses- Part 2: Polarized Lenses Package

Hello Sunshine!

We purposefully choose not to do many “package deals” because we believe your eyes and therefore glasses lenses needs are as unique as you. And, we enjoy discussing the thousands of options available with you to customize a great pair of glasses.  However — this summer we’ve partnered with our lab to create an amazing polarized sunglasses lenses package. It combines the best features available in prescription sunglasses. It is also at a great price and still offers some customization options!

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The sun’s rays reflect light in every direction. When this light hits a flat surface (roads, water surface, windshield of oncoming car), the reflected light shines back at your eyes and is concentrated- causing glare.  Glare reduces your depth perception, distorts your vision and color perception. Glare can even temporarily blind you!

Polarized sunglasses are designed to absorb horizontal light waves which neutralizes glare. This allows you see to objects more clearly without the shine.  Tinted lenses reduce the amount of light that travels through the lens, but does not have this benefit.  All polarized lenses provide 100% protection against harmful UV-B rays that prematurely age your eyes and the skin around your eyes.

Not convinced?  Let us show you a demo!  Especially in Bellingham when the sun shipolarized, lenses, binyon vision center, sunglasses, optical, optometristnes after a rainstorm and we are surrounded by beautiful bodies of water to play on- polarized lenses are life changing.

Polarized Lenses Package – the details

Included in our polarized prescription sunglasses lenses package are top of the line polarized freeform lenses (either single vision or progressive lens designs). These have premium backside anti-reflective coating.  Lenses come standard with polycarbonate material, an impact resistant material that is lightweight and durable. polarized, lenses, binyon vision center, sunglasses, optical, optometrist All lenses have an eighteen-month warranty including two remakes for any reason.  Your satisfaction is our top priority.  Optional upgrades include mid-index and hi-index plastic, full personalized freeform lenses or mirror coatings (multiple colors available).  The package savings are over $150 and are still eligible for our multiple pair discount! We have a great selection of sunglasses frames and lenses! Please stop in to talk to our obticians and discuss the polarized lenses package!

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2016 Sunglasses- Part 1 : Style Report

Here we are in July- the beginning of summer in the Pacific Northwest and we are READY at Binyon Vision Center!  We know you’re asking yourself…

What’s #trending in the 2016 sunglasses style?

Here are some of the latest trends for the 2016 sunglasses style:

  • Clear Frames – classy cool, and more subtle if you’re not into bright colors- paired best with dark grey lenses or colorful mirrored lenses.
  • Round Frames – the retro mainstay is back in a big way echoing the vibes of the 60’s/70’s scene but fresh and one of this season’s must haves.
  • Mirrored Lenses – as seen… everywhere!  Silver flash, gold flash, blue, green, red, pink – hiding your eyes behind a playful shiny lens. These are perfect for someone looking to have fun in the sun!
  • Chunky Frames – do you like high impact?  Oversized suns get a fresh update with thick, bold lines and layers of color.
  • Cateye Frames – a continued shining star in the sunglasses world include new features for 2016 – embellishments, mirrored lenses and ultra exaggerated shape.

 

Check out these hot looks from our current inventory

bellingham optometrist, sunglasses, glasses, optician, sunwearSalvatore Ferragamo SF757S (top), Tura 050 (bottom)

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Lafont Paris Scala

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Face à Face: Top to bottom- Movie, Spicy and Coste

trendy summer sunglasses

Top to bottom: Seraphin, Calvin Klein, Maui Jim

trendy summer sunglasses

All mirrored suns by INVU®

Cataract, Not Cadillac

“Do you see a Cadillac in there?” asked a patient. I smile and say, “no Cadillac, but yes you have a cataract.” With enough birthdays we all get them, but not all progress enough to remove. It is a haziness to the lens that may get dense enough to decrease vision and make glare problems. Can’t stop them, but can be slowed down with UV protection sunglasses and keeping your circulation system in top shape.

– – Dr. McEathron