Polycarbonate lenses are a true scientific miracle as well as a blessing in disguise. These lenses come with properties that can truly protect your eyes from various damaging problems and their continuous usage will never lead to any major problem in the long run. If you need one lens that will protect you from harmful ultraviolet radiations, is lightweight, thin and very resistant to different types of impacts, then a polycarbonate lens is what you have been looking for. The toughness and resistance to severe impacts of polycarbonate lenses are legendary; polycarbonate is so tough and resistant a material that it is also used to manufacture bulletproof windows, riot shields that are used by police as well as airplane windows. Now when your child is out playing, you will be assured that he/she doesn’t break the lens if he/she falls thereby damaging both the lens and ruling out potential damage to the eyes if any splinter gets in.
The lenses have the tremendously useful property of blocking those potentially lethal UV rays and thus are also used for making sunglasses putting to use filters which block those UV rays. These lenses are polarized so that they can block the sun’s glare and their resistant build and high impact resistance make them completely perfect for manufacturing sports wear. The early 1980s saw the advent of polycarbonate to make eyeglass lenses because there was a worldwide customer demand for light weight, extremely durable, tough and impact resistant lens. Their property of offering 100% protection from UV rays and greater impact resistance than the conventional and available in vogue glass or plastic lenses made polycarbonate lenses a major hit amongst the global consumers.
People looking for a more professional look which also makes them look elegant and sophisticated without creating much pressure around the nose and harming their eyes always opt for polycarbonate lenses these days.