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Tinted Lenses

Protect against UV rays with enhanced colour contrast

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Tinted
Lenses

What are tinted lenses?

Tinting is an add-on that can be applied to your lenses. Options available include: grey, brown, and green.
You can get these in full or gradient tint and choose the transparency.

What are tinted lenses?

Tinting is an add-on that can be applied to your lenses. Options available include: grey, brown, and green.
You can get these in full or gradient tint.

tinted sunglasses

Benefits of tinted lenses

• UV protection

• Brighter environment

• Glare reduction

• Contrast improvement

• Depth perception enhancement

tinted sunglasses

Benefits of tinted lenses

Tinted lenses enhance contrast and depth perception while also providing optimal UV protection and glare reduction.

Choosing your tinted lenses

Choose between full or gradient tint, and then choose the colour you want according
to your lifestyle and needs.

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Grey lenses

Grey lenses are perfect for everyday use as they provide better colour perception and significant light reduction.

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Brown lenses

Brown lenses enhance contrast and clarity while providing UV protection and enhancing depth perception in foggy conditions.

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Green lenses

Green lenses are the most protective type. They block blue light and UV rays, reducing eye strain and glare in bright environments.

Choosing your tinted lenses

Choose between full or gradient tint, and then choose the colour you want according to your lifestyle and needs.

Grey lenses sunglassess
Grey lenses

Grey lenses are perfect for everyday use as they provide better color perception and significant light reduction.

Brown lenses

Brown lenses enhance contrast and clarity while providing UV protection and enhancing depth perception in foggy conditions.

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Green lenses

Green lenses are the most protective type. They block blue light and UV rays, reducing eye strain and glare in bright environments.

full and gradient tinted lenses

Full or gradient tint

Full-tinted lenses have one colour applied to the entire lens, while gradient-tinted lenses have a full colour at the top that transitions to a clear lens at the bottom.

Select your transparency

Choose your transparency according to the desired level of darkness that suits your needs. You can choose between 80%, 50% and 30% to customise the level of light that passes through.
different sunglasses with different transparencies
full and gradient tinted lenses

Full or gradient tint

Full-tinted lenses have one colour applied to the entire lens, while gradient-tinted lenses have a full colour at the top that transitions to a clear lens at the bottom.
different sunglasses with different transparencies

Select your transparency

Choose your transparency according to the desired level of darkness that suits your needs. You can choose between 80%, 50% and 30% to customise the level of light that passes through.

How to buy tinted lenses

How to buy tinted lenses

Speak to a certified optician

Got questions about eye care? We’re here to help.

For guidance you can trust, ask our in-house opticians.

Speak to a
certified optician

Got questions about eye care?

We’re here to help. For guidance you can trust, ask our in-house opticians.

FAQs

Depending on what tint you choose, you can get different benefits to better your vision and maintain your eye health. 

At Vision Direct, you can combine your prescription or plano lenses with grey, brown and green tints (even in different gradients) to match them with your needs and activities. Read more about tinted glasses.

The importance of eyeglass tinting becomes evident after using the correct lenses for your activities. Tinted lenses provide adjustments that help you go through your day with ease. 

They provide UV protection, glare reduction and contrast and depth perception enhancement. See our lens colour guide for more info.

Tinted lenses also have a few downsides:

• They can sometimes cause colour distortion

• No advanced glare protection: Tinted lenses do not reduce glare/horizontal reflection

Gradient tint lenses feature a colour that transitions from a darker shade at the top to a lighter one at the bottom of the lens frame shade. Read more about gradient sunglasses, the different types and their benefits.