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In the market for Womens Oakley Sunglasses Polarized spec? Our team has researched and reviewed these most popular womens oakley sunglasses to help you come up with a better decision. We’ve also put up a womens oakley sunglasses clearance shopping guide with the features you can consider when buying the oakley womens sport sunglasses, and oakley womens lifestyle sunglasses.

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OAKLEY SUNGLASSES BUYER’S GUIDE

Dating back to 1975, Oakley has always been recognized as a brand that pushes the perceived limitations. Decades of innovation and over 800 patents later and Oakley continues to deliver the most technologically advanced sunglasses on the planet. Proprietary materials like O Matter, Unobtainium, and PRIZM sound cool but do you know what it all really means? We are here to explain how these materials and technology work and how they set Oakley apart from the competition.

OAKLEY PRIZM: ALMOST AN UNFAIR ADVANTAGE

Oakley rocked the optics world with the introduction of PRIZM Lens Technology in 2014. The idea of having a fine-tuned lens to match the environment you are in was unheard of at the time and many brands are still scrambling to try to catch up. It wasn’t created overnight. Over fifteen years of research and development went into PRIZM. First, Oakley engineers measured the visible light spectrum in different environments. From there they studied the human eye to see how it responds to these colors and how that affects what we see. Then a specific dye was developed to match each environment. The dye used in PRIZM lenses manipulates the light spectrum and boosts contrast to make everything in your environment more vivid and easier to see. There are three distinct categories of PRIZM including Sport, Everyday, and Snow in which we will dive deeper into below.

PRIZM SPORT

No matter if you compete on the streets or in a stadium, PRIZM Sport lenses enhance your athletic performance. From fishing to baseball, the boost in contrast allows you to see every single detail and improve your reaction time. Wearing PRIZM lenses is almost an unfair advantage.

PRIZM EVERYDAY

Why not enjoy PRIZM Lens Technology in your everyday life too? The PRIZM Everyday collection makes everything vibrant and vivid for a more pleasing and exciting experience whether you are on your daily commute or meeting up with friends.

OAKLEY HDPOLARIZED TECHNOLOGY

Glare can ruin your day. It causes headaches and makes seeing anything below the surface of the water impossible. Oakley PRIZM Polarized lenses are for optimal glare protection. HDPolarized is Oakley’s patented polarized lens technology that blocks 99% of reflective glare! They are so successful at fighting glare because each set of lenses is made at the same time to guarantee the axis of polarization is centered across both. Other brands manufacture their lenses at different times which throws off the axis of polarization and lets more glare pass through the lens. This can lead to eye fatigue and a ruined day because of a splitting headache.

CAN OAKLEY SUNGLASSES BE PRESCRIPTION?

YES! Here at SportRx we pride ourselves helping you to see better while doing the activities you enjoy. Most all Oakley sunglasses are available with custom prescription lenses. That’s right! Oakley Authentic PRIZM lenses in prescription. If you ride a mountain bike and have special clothes or gear you wear while riding, doesn’t it make sense to have a specific sunglass too? Oakley sunglasses with PRIZM Trail lenses will help you to spot roots, rocks, and dips ahead of time so you can have a safer and more enjoyable experience. Contact one of our certified opticians to learn more about how you can order a pair today!

OAKLEY LENS MATERIAL

OAKLEY PLUTONITE

Plutonite is Oakley’s proprietary lens material. It is a high-grade polycarbonate which strikes the perfect balance between optical clarity, impact resistance and weight reduction. Perhaps the most important characteristic of Plutonite is impact resistance, but it also blocks 100% UVA, UVB, and UVC light and blue light up to 400 nanometers.

OAKLEY FRAME MATERIAL

O MATTER

The vast majority of Oakley sunglasses are made of O Matter. Oakley’s proprietary frame material was first developed for sport sunglasses but it has been found to be equally useful in lifestyle frames. O Matter is pliable enough to take a hit but durable enough to stand the test of time. It is the perfect blend of flex and weight without sacrificing strength. Having a sunglass that is lightweight and durable increases the overall comfort and longevity of your sunglasses.

WHAT IS OAKLEY UNOBTAINIUM?

Unobtainium is what first put Oakley on the map as a sport performance brand. This proprietary grip technology is embedded in all Oakley sport sunglasses. As sunglass Rob says, “the more you sweat, the stickier and tackier it gets”. Unobtainium keeps the sunglasses securely on your face so you don’t have to worry about readjusting your sunglasses when you are on the move.

OAKLEY SUNGLASSES FIT

We have a complete Oakley Sunglass Size Guide if you want to narrow down your selection and find a pair of sunglasses that fit you best. And if you have a big dome we have you covered with our Best Oakleys for Big Heads review.

THREE POINT FIT SYSTEM

Not all sunglasses are created equal. Lucky for you, Oakley engineers understand the importance of comfort, especially when you are wearing your shades for hours on end. Every Oakley sunglass is designed to encompass Oakley’s Three Point Fit System. This means the frames evenly distribute weight between your temples and nosebridge. This reduces any overbearing pressure buildup and discomfort.

OAKLEY SPORT SUNGLASSES

OAKLEY FLAK 2.0 XL- VIDEO REVIEW

Flak 2.0XL prizm field

OAKLEY FLAK 2.0 XL IN POLISHED BLACK WITH PRIZM FIELD

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OAKLEY TARGETLINE-VIDEO REVIEW

Oakley Targetline with Dark Golf

OAKLEY TARGETLINE IN MATTE BLACK WITH PRIZM DARK GOLF

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OAKLEY MAINLINK-VIDEO REVIEW

Oakley Mainlink XL

OAKLEY MAINLINK XL IN MATTE BLACK WITH PRIZM BLACK POLARIZED LENSES

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OAKLEY LIFESTYLE SUNGLASSES

OAKLEY HOLBROOK- VIDEO REVIEW

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OAKLEY HOLBROOK IN MATTE BLACK WITH PRIZM SAPPHIRE POLARIZED

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OAKLEY FROGSKINS-VIDEO REVIEW

Oakley Frogskins with PRIZM Rose Gold

OAKLEY FROGSKINS IN MATTE BROWN TORTOISE WITH PRIZM ROSE GOLD

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OAKLEY SUNGLASSES IN PRESCRIPTION AT SPORTRX!

Need prescription Oakley sunglasses? Done. When you shop with us, you’ll find video guides and tooltips throughout the build process as you customize the perfect pair. An answer to all your questions is at your fingertips, and if you want to chat with an expert, Contact Us. We’ll put you in touch with one of our friendly in-house opticians who can help you build your prescription Oakley sunglasses.

Ditch risky online shopping with the See Better Guarantee. Try your Oakley sunglasses for 45 days. If you’re not satisfied, send them back. Get a full refund, exchange, or credit towards a better pair. And return shipping? Covered. Get your pair of prescription Oakley sunglasses at SportRx today!

Your guide to prescription sunglasses

By Erinn Morgan

man wearing prescription sunglasses stares at sunset
man wearing prescription sunglasses stares at sunset

Your eyeglasses may give you excellent vision indoors and at night. But they can’t provide optimum vision outdoors on a sunny day.

For that, you need prescription sunglasses.

Advantages of prescription sunglasses

If you need vision correction, there’s no substitute for prescription sunglasses  outdoors.

Only prescription sunglasses give you the best possible vision correction and a wide variety of tints to give you the most comfortable vision possible in bright conditions.

Mykita + Maison Margiela brown sunglasses

Did you know that many high-fashion sunglasses can accept prescription sun lenses? This elegant design is from Mykita + Maison Margiela.

And if you want the best protection from glare and eye strain on sunny days, choose prescription sunglasses with polarized lenses. These lenses have a special filter that block bright reflections of light from water, sand, pavement and automobile hoods and windshields.

Even if you wear contact lenses (and nonprescription sunglasses over your contacts when you go outdoors), a separate pair of prescription sunglasses still is a good investment. The prescription sunglasses give you the option to remove your contacts if they feel dry or uncomfortable at the beach or elsewhere outdoors and still be able to see clearly and comfortably on sunny days.

Also, wearing your contact lenses while swimming is a bad idea because it increases your risk of serious eye infections like Acanthamoeba keratitis. Swimming without your contacts and having your prescription sunglasses poolside is a much better plan.

Prescription sunglasses are available for virtually any lens prescription, including progressive lenses if you are presbyopic and need multifocal lenses to see clearly at all distances after age 40.

DESIGNER PRESCRIPTION SUNGLASSES

Browse Prescription Sunglasses from Top-Brand Designers

Enjoy clear vision and protect your eyes from the sun in style wearing designer prescription sunglasses in classic or contemporary silhouettes. Browse thousands of prescription-ready sunglasses frames from celebrated brands, including Ray-Ban, Oakley, Costa, and Maui Jim. Choose the performance features you want in prescription lenses from FramesDirect and get 40% off sunglasses frames and 50% off lenses, with free shipping.SHOP DESIGNER PRESCRIPTION SUNGLASSES

FIND A DOCTOR: Find an eye doctor near you who can help with prescription sunglasses.

Unlimited lens options

Prescription sunglasses are available in virtually all lens materials, including lightweight polycarbonateTrivexhigh-index plastic and glass.

Though glass lenses provide the best optical quality, they are no longer the most popular choice for sunglasses. This is because they are much heavier than lenses made of other materials, and they can shatter easily. However, they are still available if you request them.

Costa Galveston rimless frame

For people who need multifocal lenses in their sunglasses, Costa offers the C-Scape bifocal and the Varilux Stylistic progressive. Shown here is the company’s Galveston rimless frame.

Another sunwear option is to purchase prescription eyeglass lenses that have a photochromic
 tint that darkens automatically in sunlight.

However, many photochromic lenses don’t darken very well behind vehicle windshields. If you want the best prescription sunglasses with a sun-activated tint for driving, ask your optician to show you only photochromic sun lenses that are designed for use when driving as well as being outdoors in direct sunlight.

UV protection

Style is important, but your primary concern when buying prescription sunglasses  should be that the lenses block 100 percent of the sun’s harmful UV rays.

UV protection is unrelated to the color and density of the tint in sunglass lenses (including those in prescription sunglasses), so you can choose any lens color and darkness you like, as long as your optician verifies that the lenses provide 100 percent UV protection.

Cost of prescription sunglasses

Yes, a pair of quality prescription sunglasses is a significant investment. But if you spend a significant amount of time outdoors, the value you get from them — seeing clearly and comfortably with no sun-induced eye strain — makes the investment worthwhile.

Many optical shops offer special discounts on prescription sunglasses if you purchase them at the same time you buy your regular eyeglasses. Sometimes, payment plans also are available. Ask an optician or eye doctor near you for details.

TOP 10 OAKLEY POLARIZED SUNGLASSES

What’s all the hype about Oakley polarized sunglasses? A pair of Oakley sunglasses not only looks great, but their high-tech HDPolarized lenses can enhance all of your favorite sports and outdoor activities. Polarized lenses from Oakley can even improve performance.

What Do Polarized Lenses Do?

Polarized lenses filter out polarized light. Without getting too much into the science, polarized light is light that reflects off surfaces, creating a glare that can cause eye strain and make it hard to see clearly.

Sunlight causes glare when it reflects off water, snow, and even pavement. Not only is glare annoying, but the UV light from the glare can harm your eyes. Polarized lenses can significantly reduce glare, and when combined with UV-blocking lenses, they keep you comfortable and protected from harmful UV rays.

Why Choose Oakley Polarized Lenses?

Oakley polarized lenses are some of the clearest lenses on the market. While other makers use layers of films and glue to attach polarized filters, Oakley uses infusion molding to make their HD polarized lenses. Lens pairs are manufactured at the same time—unlike other polarized lenses out there—so you can be sure they offer a perfectly aligned axis of polarization. As a result, Oakley’s one-layer polarized lenses prevent distortion, blur, and shifting of objects when you look through them.

Choose from a wide range of lens options based on outdoor light conditions. For example, if you’re going to be out on the boat, Bronze Polarized or Deep Blue Polarized lenses are ideal for filtering out the glare from the water. If you go for a run, OO Red Iridium Polarized or Black Iridium Polarized lenses are the best choices to block the glare reflected off the asphalt.

Not only is Oakley at the top of its game when it comes to polarized sunglasses, but they offer many different styles, from sporty sunglasses for extreme performance to sunglasses with some performance features, or even a pair for daily wear. We’ve rounded up our top picks for polarized sunglasses across all of Oakley’s styles, to help you make the most of every adventure.

Oakley polarized lenses for water and the road

Oakley Polarized Lenses

Top 10 Oakley Polarized Sunglasses

  1. Flak 2.0 XL Sunglasses, a bestselling style, show how Oakley redefines sport sunglasses using the newest technology from their labs. Also, see the Oakley Flak 2.0 XL Prescription Sunglasses and Flak 2.0 XL Replacement Lenses.
  2. Holbrook Sunglasses are inspired by a vintage frames style, making them some of the most fashionable sunglasses in the Oakley collection. Add your prescription in the Holbrook Rx Sunglasses.
  3. Twoface Sunglasses feature flexible temples that allow for a precise and comfortable fit. This frame is perfect for men who aren’t extreme sports participants but still lead an active life. Also, see the Twoface Prescription Sunglasses and enjoy Oakley polarized lens technology in your prescription.
  4. Fives Squared Sunglasses are stylish, square-shaped frames that offer the durability and comfort you would expect from Oakley, perfect for on-the-go types.
  5. Gascan Sunglasses, like most of Oakley’s sporty frames, are made of O-Matter, Oakley’s innovative, lightweight, and durable material. Oakley Gascan Replacement Lenses are available so your polarized sunglasses stay in top form, even if your lenses have seen some bumps along the road.
  6. Oakley makes its Turbine Sunglasses—and many other frames—with Unobtainium, a patented material that increases grip with sweat, on the temple tips and nose pads. This style is also available in Prescription Sunglasses.
  7. Feedback Sunglasses are a sleek pair of women’s aviator-style sunglasses that provide sun protection and style for a casual look. Try Oakley Feedback Prescription Sunglasses and enjoy optical clarity for driving or just hanging out in the sun.
  8. The Oakley Radar EV Path is a semi-rimless frame featuring Oakley’s signature sculptural, high-tech design. We’ve also got you covered with Radar EV path Replacement Lenses and Radar EV Path Prescription Sunglasses.
  9. The Half Jacket 2.0 XL is a sleek pair of men’s sunglasses perfect for athletes to wear during their workouts, or simply for laid-back days. And because we know how hard you play, check out the Half Jacket 2.0 XL Replacement Lenses.
  10. Batwolf Sunglasses feature an impact-resistant, wraparound shield lens that performs well in a variety of sports. They’re lightweight, comfortable, and ready to roll.

Oakley’s HDpolarized lenses boast the technology made to handle the demands of athletic pursuits, but they’re also a perfect sporty option for day-to-day wear. Polarized lenses can cut glare for increased performance on the water, trail, court, or golf course. Choose the pair of Oakley polarized sports sunglasses made for the way you play.

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