13th Oct 2010

Sunglasses – How To Buy The Perfect Pair

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Sunglasses are everywhere, just like the sun, sand and the sea in Australia. Most of us don’t venture out into the sunlight without them. These days sunglasses are not only fashion accessories, but also they are status symbols. However, are we just paying for the brand or are all sunglasses basically the same?

While the only major difference between cheap and expensive sunglasses is price, the chances of having optically correct lenses is greater with more expensive glasses. There are two main types of sunglass lenses – acrylic and polycarbonate.
Acrylic lenses are surface dyed by dipping them in a dye bath, while polycarbonate lenses have the dye included when they are moulded.
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