Smith Guides Choice
There are certain components of a fly fisherman’s gear that are critical must have items and a good pair of polarized sun glasses is just such an item. Quality is a must here and the Smith Guides Choice Polarized Sunglasses are a quality investment that if well cared for will give you a lifetime of flyfishing enjoyment. Not only as eye protection from the suns harmful rays, but to enable the fisherman to see his fly, and more importantly the fish a good pair of polarized glasses will in fact make a very big difference in your success on the water. Smith is a long standing name when it comes to optics and the Smith Guides Choice Polarized Sunglasses have a very high-contrast, photochromic lens with a "yellowish" tint that enhances depth perception and gathers available light in lower-light conditions. Optimum performance is in medium-to-low light conditions make these sunglasses a great choice. The recognized standard for polarized performance and protection, the Crystal Series matches eight optical-quality glass lenses with a variety of all-day frames made to fit any face. The clear choice of guides worldwide, our Crystal Series with Techlite polarized lenses make no compromises in the quest to be the best polarized sunglasses available. Photochromic (PC) lenses are available in some select lens colors. The PC lens changes tints according to how dark or bright it is outside, allowing you to see better as light conditions change. Smith Optics use Techlite Lens ; Glass is #1 for optical clarity & scratch resistance. Give it a specialty TLT grind to reduce the weight and you've got yourself the world's lightest Techlite glass lens. Chemically treated to increase shatter resistance. ANSI Z80.3 surpassing impact resistance and prismatic power. 100% UVA/B/C. Perfect for low impact hyperactivities and loitering with intent. Visible Light Transmission (VLT) is the percentage of available light allowed to reach the eye. Different lens tints offer specific VLT to enhance vision in different light conditions. Product Details Fit: Large Frame: TR-90 Grilamid Nose Pads: Hydrophilic Megol Lens: TLT 8 Base Techlite Lens Lens Coating: Anti-Reflective and Hydrophobic Interchangeable Lenses: No Polarized: Yes Warranty: Lifetime Warranty Shipping: Free! Smith Guides Choice Lens Options • VLT 13-20% • medium to bright conditions Photochromic Copper Mirror Our copper tint combined with subtle Silver flash Mirror coating creates a performance based, esthetically appealing lens. Medium contrast while very comfortable and pleasant on the eyes. Optimum performance is in medium to bright conditions. • VLT 13-23% • medium to bright conditions Photochromic Copper *Best Seller* An exceptional general purpose photochromic lens. Copper provides medium contrast with increased definition and is very comfortable and pleasant on the eyes. Optimum performance is in medium to bright conditions. • VLT 18-28% • medium to bright conditions Photochromic Brown A lighter density brown photochromic lens which will transmit ample light during lower light conditions and darken with increasing brightness. This lens performs well for users seeking a lighter density all around lens with medium contrast. Optimum performance is in medium to bright conditions. • VLT 14% • medium to bright conditions Brown An excellent all around constant density lens. With a hint of yellow in medium-dark brown lens, it provides a great combination of contrast and true color transmission. Optimum performance is in medium to bright conditions. • VLT 9% • medium to bright conditions Photochromic Gray *Special Order - Returns require a 25% restocking fee* A constant density dark, natural gray lens combined with our attractive Blue Mirror treatment. It preserves natural hues and color relationships. This lens is the preference for anglers and boaters on open oceans worldwide. Optimum performance is in medium to bright conditions. • VLT 21-31% • medium to bright conditions Photochromic Yellow *Special Order - Returns require a 25% restocking fee* A higher contrast photochromic lens. the "yellowish" tint enhances depth perceprion and helps gather available light in lower light conditions. Optimum performance is in medium to bright conditions. • VLT 14% • medium to bright conditions Blue Mirror *Special Order - Returns require a 25% restocking fee* A constant density medium-dark gray lens. This lens provides the truest of color transmissions with no contrast. Excellent for driving and blue water applications. Optimum performance is in medium to bright conditions. TLT Lenses: What are they? When you curve a lens it can bend the light passing through it and distort what you see. Tappered Lens Technology (TLT) contours the thickness of the lens so that light travels through without distortion. What you see is what you get? With TLT Without TLT UV Protection Linked to eye diseases, cataracts, and temporary conditions such as "snowblindness," Ultraviolet Radiation (UVA/B/C) is magnified by snow-covered surfaces. All Smith lens tints protect your eyes from 100% of these harmful forms of solar radiation.
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