Transitions® XTRActive® Polarized™

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Product Information:

We are dedicated to providing our customers with the market’s best with a new available option for glare reduction and convenience in our award-winning1 lens designs. Transitions® XTRActive® Polarized lens is the new technology for darker activation in a clear-to-polarized lens, making this top-of-the-line product available to all our lens customers. Transitions® XTRActive® Polarizedis now available in iconic gray on all Shamir lens designs such as Shamir’s Attitude III®Fashion and Attitude III® Sport progressives.

Features & Benefits:

  • Up to 2x faster fadeback than Transitions® Vantage® lenses
  • Up to 90 percent polarization efficiency
  • Hosts broad-spectrum dyes for more darkness with new ultra-fast dichroic dyes
  • Extra-dark outdoors up to Category 3 – polarized in the sun
  • Activates in the car up to Category 2

Nine out of ten people experience light sensitivity and one out of three are very light sensitive2 demonstrating the need for constant light protection for all, and the need for extra protection for many. We are a world leading producer of high-performance lens technologies that are capable of removing unwanted glares. Transitions®XTRActive® Polarizedlenses are designed for patients who need extra protection in high-glare situations. The unique polarization technology reduces glare outdoors, providing sharper vision, a larger field of view and bright, vivid colors.

Lens materials are subject to availability in US Market.




1Shamir Autograph Intelligence First Place Winner According to 20/20 VM EyeVote Readers’ choice 2022

2Source: Transitions Wearers Survey, Value Proposition & Light Management, US 2019, N=134 (self-declared very light sensitive to light)

Transitions and Transitions Signature are registered trademarks and the Transitions logo is a trademark of Transitions Optical, Inc., used under license by Transitions Optical Ltd. GEN 8 is a trademark of Transition Optical Limited. ©2023 Transitions Optical Limited. Photochromic performance is influenced by temperature, UV exposure and lens material.

Transitions XTRActive Polarized

Who it’s for

Eyeglass wearers who are very light sensitive or who are frequently exposed to intense light and reflective glare.

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Features & Benefits


Up to 90% polarisation efficiency1

Blue Light

Best blue light protection indoors3


Extra-dark up to cat.34


Activates in the car

Blocks UV

Block 100% UVA & UVB

Fade back

Up to 2x faster fadeback5


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