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How to select best sunglasses for uv protection in India

One of the important criteria of UV lens is UV coating. The lens should have the ability to block the UV coating. UV coating is a must if you are going under the sun to protect your eye. UV radiation causes eye cataracts as you grow old. What is the use of sunglasses if it cannot protect you from the harsh UV rays of the sun?

UV sunglass material

Most of the polycarbonate lenses and high index plastic lenses have inbuilt UV protection. CR-39 plastic lenses and glass lenses do not have the ability to block the UV radiation. To make it UV proof CR-39 and glass lenses should have extra UV coating.

How to identify sunglasses with UV coating?

  • If you are buying offline specifically ask about UV coating. In the product manual, or on the sunglass box look for UV keyword. If the UV keyword is not there most likely it is not UV proof sunglass.

  • If you are buying the sunglasses online look for ‘UV’ or ‘UV Protection: 100%’ keywords in the product description. If it is not there in the description then those sunglasses are not UV proof. In general, few brands manufacturers mention the UV keyword in the product title itself. Here is the Amazon's one of UV protected sunglasses product description.

  • how to know if sunglasses are uv protected


  • Bigger brands like Ray Ban, Fastrack, Harley Davidson, Pepe Jeans, Diesel, Oakley by default have UV protection

  • If you are buying from Flipkart look in the left selection panel, under ‘Usage’ section, select ‘eye protection’ checkbox.

  • In Amazon, it is best to search ‘UV sunglasses’ in the search bar.

Best UV sunglasses for men

  • Ray Ban Rectangular Sunglasses
  • Gansta UV protective unisex aviator sunglasses
  • Laurels Uv Protected Aviator Unisex Sunglasses
  • Royal Son UV Protected Round Unisex Sunglasses
  • Vast UV Protected Sport Unisex Sunglasse
  • Cruze Aviator RB3025 Aviator Sunglasses
  • Irayz Matte Black Wayfarer Sunglasses
  • MTV Aviator Sunglasses
  • Silver Kartz Black Gold Clubmaster Classic Wayfarer Sunglasses
  • Louis Philippe Aviator Sunglasses

Best UV sunglasses for women

  • Gansta UV protective unisex aviator sunglasses
  • Laurels UV Protected Oval Women's Sunglasses
  • Laurels Uv Protected Brown Wayfarer Unisex Sunglasses
  • Royal Son UV Protected Aviator Unisex Sunglasses
  • Danny Daze UV Protected Aviator Women Sunglasses
  • Vast UV Protected Wayfarer Unisex Sunglasses
  • Allen Solly Over-sized Sunglasses
  • Van Heusen Exclusive Designer Over-sized Sunglasses
  • IDEE Cat-eye Sunglasses
  • Aislin Premium Whitney Over-sized Sunglasses
  • Mount Track Oval Sunglasses

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