Transitions® Drivewear® lenses are the only polarized sun lenses that adapt to light behind the wheel and outdoors, helping remove glare off the road and car hood for a picture-perfect drive.
Do transition lenses work inside cars?
The moment UV rays are no longer present, the lenses begin to fade back. … As a result, just like clear lenses, Transitions lenses do not activate inside a car. However, Transitions® XTRActive® lenses react to visible light so they do moderately darken behind the windshield. In fact, many people use them while driving.
Which transition lenses work in the car?
Unlike Transitions® Signature®, which does not have behind-the-wheel activation, XTRActive® lenses are perfectly responsive in the car, making it one of the best transition lenses for driving! Note: XTRActive® lenses are not polarized but do come with multiple anti-reflective coating options.
Are transition lenses OK for driving?
Answer: Photochromic lenses work in UV light, which most car windscreens block out. As a result, they tend not to react as quickly in a car as they would normally. Tinted glasses, lenses or visors should not be worn at night or in poor visibility, but are fine to use in good driving conditions.
Why don my transition lenses work in the car?
They simply just can’t react to a light source that is not present, and in a vehicle, most of that UV light has already been taken out of the equation.
Why don’t my transition lenses get dark?
Temperature affects how Transitions change. When they’re hot (like in the summer), the lenses will change slower and won’t get as dark. … When Transition lenses do wear out, they will take on a yellowish tinge when they’re clear. They will no longer get as dark at that point.
Why do my transition lenses stay dark?
When it is colder outside you may notice that your Transitions lenses seem to get darker than they do when it is warmer. This is because the molecules move more slowly when they are cold, which means when they are cold they will fade back from dark to clear more slowly.
What are the darkest transition lenses?
Transitions XTRActive new generation lenses are the darkest photochromic lens in the car and the only photochromic lens achieving category 2 levels in the car.
Are Transitions lenses worth it?
A surprise benefit: All transition lenses are 100% UVA and UVB blocking, making them a great solution for UV protection. They help protect your eyes from harmful light indoors and especially outdoors.
Is photochromic the same as transitions?
Photochromic lenses are also known as transition lenses because the most popular brand of this kind of lens in the United States is sold by Transitions Optical.
Can you get polarized transition lenses?
Transitions Vantage lenses offer the best of both worlds – light intelligent lenses with the added benefit of our Trans-Polarizing™ process. This means that as Transitions Vantage lenses polarize and get darker, vision becomes crisper, sharper and more vivid, while glare is reduced even in the brightest sunlight.
What type of lenses are best for driving?
The best tints for driving are grey, amber, and copper-tinted lenses because they maintain color distinction. Light green, blue, red, and pink can distort important colors, which are crucial for seeing traffic lights.
Can you tint transition lenses?
If you’re particularly photosensitive, you might want to consider adding some additional tinting to your transition lenses. This will keep them from reverting to a completely clear state; it will also allow them to reach a darker shade during transitioning.
How do you stop transition lenses from changing?
You can stick them outside in the sun to activate them. They also work better in colder temperatures so you can stick them in the refrigerator first to get them cold, then put them out in the sun to start to break them in. You cannot remove the photochromic properties of a Transition lens.
Does transitions block blue light?
Transitions® lenses protect your eyes from harmful blue light both outdoors and indoors. Transitions® XTRActive® lenses filter 34% of harmful blue light indoors and 88%-95% outdoors. Transitions® Vantage™ lenses filter 35% of harmful blue light indoors and 85% outdoors.