Coatings and Materials

Lens coatings can enhance eyeglasses’ aesthetic appearance, durability, and performance, and Shamir’s high-quality coatings are among the world’s very best.

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  • Coatings

    SHAMIR GLACIER+ UV IR™

    An innovative, multilayered lens coating that protects the eyes not only against the sun’s UV (ultraviolet) rays, but also from infrared, the prolonged effects of which can worsen the damage inflicted by UV.

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    SHAMIR GLACIER ANTI-FOG™

    Shamir’s Glacier Anti-fog technology, essentially an ultra-thin layer that prevents the water droplets produced by trapped humidity from forming fog on rear lens surfaces – helping eyeglass wearers maintain performance-critical clear vision, during sports, fast-paced activities, or while wearing a mask.

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    SHAMIR GLACIER PLUS UV™

    The Shamir Glacier Plus UV coating provides advanced technological UV protection. In high index lenses of 1.53 and up, it will even ward off UV rays in both incoming light and light reflected off rear lens surfaces.

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    SHAMIR GLACIER BLUE-SHIELD UV™

    Shamir Glacier Blue-shield UV is an innovative lens coating designed to address the threat of exposure to HEV (High Energy Visible) light, also referred to as blue light, which over time, can damage our retinas.

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    SHAMIR GLACIER SUN UV™

    An advanced achromatic coating with UV and AR (anti-reflective) properties which help deliver perfectly clear, bloom-free vision, and keep reflected sunlight from bouncing off rear lens surfaces into the eyes.

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  • Special Materials

    SHAMIR BLUE ZERO™

    Blue Zero is a lens material with built-in protection from the potential harm of artificial light, which is increasingly present in everyday life from TV and computer screens, smartphones, tablets, and more. Shamir Blue Zero absorbs HEV, or blue light while maintaining lens clarity.

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    SHAMIR BLUE SUN™

    Shamir Blue Sun absorbs blue light, providing built-in protection against the potential health risks of sunlight UV and HEV (High Energy Visible) blue light exposure. Blue Sun reduces up to 50 times more blue light than standard sunglasses. At the same time it improves color perception and general visual performance by maintaining contrast sensitivity.

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    SHAMIR POLARIZED LENSES

    Coated with a special film that effectively neutralizes sunlight glare, Shamir’s polarized lenses deliver clear vision, while improving contrast, preventing distortion of natural colors and even protecting against potentially harmful UV light. They are the ideal choice for all eyeglass wearers, and deliver safety and performance benefits for drivers, sports and outdoor activity enthusiasts.

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  • Transitions

    Transitions® Signature® GEN 8™

    The perfect lens for everyday life. Fully clear indoors, darkens outdoors in seconds. Constantly adapts to all light situations for better vision, comfort and protection.

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    Transitions® Style Colors® Lenses

    Transitions® Signature® lenses are available in a choice of 4 vibrant style colors for you to personalize any frame and express your style: Sapphire, Amethyst, Amber, and Emerald.

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    Transitions® XTRActive® Lenses

    The perfect lens for everyday life. Fully clear indoors, darkens outdoors in seconds. Constantly adapts to all light situations for better vision, comfort and protection.

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    Transitions® Drivewear® Lenses

    The only polarized sun lenses that are designed to
    activate both behind the windscreen and outdoors
    responding to UV and visible light.

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