When considering purchasing sunglasses, you want to select a pair that will allow you to see clearly and protect your eyes. Protecting your eyes from sunlight is a necessary part of eye care.  If you live in the Clarkston MI, or the surrounding area, visit Spadafora & Zak Eye Care.


What to Look for When Purchasing Sunglasses

When you are looking for your next pair of sunglasses, there are some things to take into consideration. First, you want to purchase a pair that you will wear, and if you consider the features listed below, you will purchase the best sunglasses for your needs.

Protection From UV

You want to be sure to select a pair of sunglasses that protect your eyes from the ultraviolet rays of the sun. These rays can cause permanent damage to your eyes, so you want UVA and UVB protection. You want to select a pair of sunglasses that block UV wavelengths. 

Polarized Lens

UV protection and polarization are two different things. When you have polarized lenses, you have protection from glare, especially from snow or water. This type of lens has a chemical on them that blocks some of the light that passes through them, which can reduce blinding glare. These lenses are helpful while driving, skiing, and boating. 

Tinted Lenses

You can purchase lenses with different tints. Each tint can provide you with a different benefit. For example, grey-tinted lenses can reduce overall brightness but not distort the color. Amber-tinted glasses can improve depth perception in low light. Mirrored lenses limit the amount of light that enters the eye. Gradient lenses have a darker top than the bottom. This is helpful for driving but not at the beach. 

Why Choose Spadafora & Zak Eye Care?

Our office has been serving Clarkston and the surrounding communities for over 25 years. We consider our patients to be part of our family, and we care for them in the same way. Our entire staff, from eye doctors to receptionists, is focused on providing the best customer service. We go beyond eye health and focus on your overall health because we understand that good health is vital for your entire body. We utilize top-of-the-line medical equipment for your care because we know that technological advancements allow us to provide better service. We offer a full range of services, from routine eye exams to contacts and can even co-manage laser eye surgery.

 Contact us today to see how our optometrists at Spadafora & Zak Eye Care can help you. 


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