Choosing the Right Prescription Sunglasses

Prescription Sunglasses with our Redding Optometrist

As you head into summer, it is time to think about protecting your eyes with stylish and functional sunglasses. Here at Redding Eyecare we specialize in prescription sunglasses that work wonders for eye and vision protection. Discover the facts about sunglasses with corrective prescription lenses to see if you should make these your best accessory this summer.

Do I Need Prescription Sunglasses?

Prescription sunglasses are a combination of sunglasses and corrective prescription lenses. If you currently wear prescription lenses for vision correction, then you should definitely consider getting prescription sunglasses.

Why Is It Important to Have UV Protection in Sunglasses?

Whenever you are exposed to the sun, your eyes are getting UV radiation. Ultraviolet radiation exposure leads to a whole host of eye conditions and vision issues. For example, you can get cataracts and eye growths from UV exposure. In addition, UV rays can lead to the development of macular degeneration. By wearing sunglasses with UV protection, you help prevent your eyes from this type of damage.

What are the Types of Lenses Available for Prescription Sunglasses?

You can get almost any type of lens in your prescription sunglasses. This includes bifocal, trifocal, progressive, and aspheric lenses. Specialized lenses that are well suited for sunglasses include anti-reflective, polarized, scratch-resistant, and UV protection. To choose the right lenses for your prescription sunglasses, speak with our optometrist.

Contact Our Redding Optometrist for Prescription Sunglasses

Redding Eyecare has been a leading optometrist serving the surrounding community of Redding, CA since 1989. We offer professional optometry services including prescription lenses, intraocular lenses, and ortho-K. Along with eyeglasses and lenses, we also provide our patients with a variety of contact lenses. Call our office at (530) 222-1233 to schedule your appointment for an optical exam or sunglasses fitting with our optometrist in Redding.

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