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How to Choose the Perfect Sunglasses for Every Adventure 

Jun 14, 2024 | Eye Health

For many of us, Summer is synonymous with outdoor fun, but it’s essential to remember to protect our eyes from the sun’s harmful UV rays – which can cause more damage than most of us realise

At Gormley Opticians, we understand the importance of finding the perfect pair of sunglasses for your adventures. Whether you’re hitting the beach, playing sports, or simply driving around town, we’ve got you covered

In this blog, we’ll help you choose the perfect sunglasses to keep your eyes safe from UV this Summer! 

How to protect your eyes from UV damage 

UV rays can pose serious risks to eye health, leading to issues like cataracts and macular degeneration. That’s why it’s crucial to choose sunglasses with 100% UV protection.  

At Gormley Opticians, we go the extra mile to ensure your eyes stay safe in the sun.  

Our expert team will guide you through our range of Summer frames, each offering varying levels of UV protection to suit your specific needs and preferences. 

Exploring lens types and coatings 

From standard to polarised, mirrored to photochromic, our sunglasses come in various lens types to cater to different activities.  

Whether you’re a sports enthusiast, a frequent driver, or a beach lover, we have the perfect lenses for you. Our polarised lenses, for example, are ideal for reducing glare from reflective surfaces, making them perfect for activities like fishing or driving.  

Additionally, our sunglasses feature advanced coatings like anti-reflective and scratch-resistant treatments, ensuring durability and providing enhanced vision in any environment. 

Matching sunglasses to your activity 

When it comes to sunglasses, one size does not fit all. Whether you’re into sports, driving, or beach lounging, we have sunglasses designed to meet your specific needs.  

Our sports eyewear offers superior impact resistance and a secure fit, ensuring your eyes stay protected during intense activities.  

For driving, our polarised lenses effectively reduce glare, providing a safer and more comfortable driving experience.  

And for beach adventures, our trendy frame styles not only shield your eyes from UV rays but also keep you looking stylish and chic. 

Get summer-ready with Gormley Opticians 

In summary, when it comes to choosing the right sunglasses, prioritising UV protection and matching them to your activities and style preferences is key.  

At Gormley Opticians, we’re dedicated to helping you find the perfect pair of sunglasses to accompany you on all your adventures, ensuring your eyes stay healthy and happy. 

Visit us today for personalised advice and a wide selection of quality sunglasses that will keep you stylish and protected all summer long.  


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