Fish Taco Polarized Sunglasses
|Lens Material||XP-700 Polycarbonate|
Since these sunglasses are designed for extreme offshore conditions, just imagine how they'll perform everywhere else!
If you need sunglasses for offshore big game fishing in bright sunlight...look no further! If you need sunglasses for paddling your kayak across an inland lake searching for submerged trees...look no further! If you need sunglasses for sitting on the beach sipping one of those umbrella-garnished drinks...look no further! Pelagic's Fish Taco Polarized Sunglasses have the features (and style) you need to give you a visual advantage whether you're on the water or off.
So what makes Fish Taco Sunglasses better than a pair of $20 souvenir stand shades? Technology. Specifically lens and frame technology (described in more detail below). They also look really rad!
Pelagic Polarized™ Lenses
Advanced polycarbonate lenses with Pelagic's XP-700™ Polarized Lens System that combines optical technologies for a clear advantage:
Melanin Technology — Wait! Isn't melanin a pigment in my skin? Yes, it's actually found throughout the human body and it acts as a natural defense for our skin and eyes against sunlight damage by filtering all forms of Ultraviolet (UVA, UVB and UVC) and High Energy Visible (HEV) light, better known as "violet-blue light." What does that have to do with Fish Taco Sunglasses? Pelagic infuses melanin into the lenses so you benefit from powerful, natural protection from UV and HEV rays while not altering your true color perception.
Oleophobic Coating — Oleophobic is a big word that simply means the particular material repels oil. An oleophobic lens coating is added that helps keep things like fingerprints, sweat, sunscreen and skin oils from clouding your vision.
Hydrophobic Coating — Like oleophobic, hydrophobic involves repelling something. In this case, water. By repelling water, this lens coating reduces the visual distortion that occurs when you're wearing your sunglasses around water or rain. It also makes it much easier and quicker to clean your lenses. Plus, by not holding onto water, your lenses won't fog up as easily and are less likely to attract dust and dirt.
Anti-Reflective Coating — This five-layer lens coating eliminates distracting bounce-back reflections that cause glare and in combination with the mirror finish provides enhanced clarity and contrast for the bright conditions you'll encounter offshore. And that translates into reduced eye strain and fatigue.
Anti-Scratch Hard Coating — Lightweight polycarbonate lenses like those found on Fish Taco Sunglasses are relatively soft. Pelagic adds a multi-layer hard coating to protect your lenses so they'll resist vision-distorting scratches.
Engineered to combat everything from the extreme conditions of the offshore environment to your backyard:
Tough — ANSI Z87.3 certified shatterproof
Flexible — Comfortable, contoured fit
Lightweight — Perfectly balanced to take away pressure points
Fit — Designed to fit on a wide range of facial types
These products may contain bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical known to the state of California to cause harm to the female reproductive system.
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