Sunglasses Spotlight: Maui Jim Lenses

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In 1980, a fisherman named Jim Richards started selling sunglasses on the beaches of Maui, Hawaii.  Several years later, the company began developing polarized sunglasses to protect eyes from glare and ultraviolet rays.  The technological advances since then have made Maui Jim lenses second to none.

Their PolarizedPlus2® technology goes beyond shielding your eyes from glare and harmful UV to reveal and enhance the world’s true vivid colors in detail.  Choosing a lens color really depends on your lifestyle and preferences.  Maui Jim offers 4 colors for you to choose from:

  • Neutral Grey (Best in bright, direct sunlight): Offers the highest available light reduction for the riches colors and sharpest contrast.
  • HCL Bronze (Best for everyday use): This “High Contrast Lens” provides a beautiful warm tint, excellent for varied, everyday conditions.
  • Maui Rose (Best for fast action activities): Provides a subtle rose tint with the highest available contrast that’s perfect for fast moving sports.
  • Maui HT (Best for low light and golf): When most lenses would be too dark, this “High Transmission Lens offers extra contrast and color.

Thomas Eye Center’s optical staff is trained to help you determine what lens is best for you.  Stop by our office to test this technology out.  We promise you will be amazed!