Vision Care Product News

MAY 2017

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Page 33 of 83 VCPN 32 May 2017 Eye we a r & Fa s h i o n e landscape of green on golf courses set against blue skies pres- ents a distinct challenge for those wielding a club; the golfer needs excellent depth perception and must be able to see the contrasts on grass beds and dropoffs. Wiley X offers two polarized models for this sport. Omega07 has an amber tint under a mirror emerald coating, and this combination improves a golfer's contrast vision and depth perception while allowing 18% light transmission for a brighter environment. e semi-rimless Saint04 has a smoke green tinted lens, also for improved contrast. Liberty Sport's Glide is a gray/ green lens with flash mirror coat- ing designed to highlight the ball against blue skies and the greens. A wrap style with interchangeable lenses for different light conditions that attach using embedded mag- nets, Switch H-Wall also features vented nosepads that minimize fogging on the lenses. For women, the functional yet fashionable Bay- ou also comes with a gray/green lens and silver flash mirror. Oakley has invested a lot in this category, offering seven distinct options: Crossrange, RadarEV XS Steel, Radar EV, Flak 2.0 XL, Mainlink, Silver and Turbine. All Oakley golf styles come with pro- prietary Prizm technology that enhances detail in order to im- prove performance and provide precise color tuning, according to the company. ese lenses en- hance grass texture, making read- ing the greens much easier. Under Armour's new collection from Eyeking for golfers features a lens specifically designed for ball play called Game Day. e UA Octane style features this lens and is one of the first styles to emerge from the brand's new California design lab headed up by Scott Betty (formerly of Oakley). Wiley X; Omega07 Revo, Crawler Liberty Sport; Boreal Lagoon Under Armour; UA Octane Game Day Justin Rose wears adidas Whipstart ClearVision Optical; Greg Norman wears GN Lifestyle Sunglasses by Aspex Pro Golfer Former Pro Golfer

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