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    The Best Price Guarantee applies to eyeglasses frames and sunglasses only and does not apply to prescription or contact lenses. Any exact, identical brand name glasses model sold online by an Authorized Australia dealer as designated by the official distributor/manufacturer. Colours and sizes must be identical. Any item currently in stock and available for purchase on another website that is also available in the same size, style, and colour on www.visiondirect.com.au The item is available on other websites for shipping to your address. Selected eyeglass frames or sunglasses. Prescription lenses and contact lenses are excluded. We include all applicable shipping and other costs of the other website to make a proper cost comparison The Best Price Guarantee is limited to 14 days after you placed your order on www.visiondirect.com.au.

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Everything About Gradient Sunglasses

Gradient Lenses


As their name suggests, the tint in gradient sunglasses recedes from top to bottom, so the top of the lenses are darkest, gradually receding until there is no tint at the bottom.

Gradient lenses, therefore, offer the best of both worlds: complete clarity of vision and protection from  harmful UV rays from above. 

There are also double gradient lenses, which are tinted from both the top down and the bottom up so that the midsection is the lightest.

Most people go for the more popular ‘top-down’ gradient sunglasses style. Because they feature a variation in tints, gradient lenses handle transitions between light and dark better than a lot of other lens types, meaning that you can effortlessly move between indoors and outdoors without having to swap frames.

Gradient Sunglasses


Gradient lenses are commonly used for driving. They operate in much the same way as sun blinds do on the windshields of cars because they protect eyes from incoming, overhead sunlight while still allowing a perfect view of what is both inside and outside the vehicle. 

Gradient lenses are useful to have in a variety of other situations.

If you are hiking, gradient lenses offer protection from the sun above you, while also allowing you to easily see where you are treading.

Snow or water sports enthusiasts also benefit from the unique qualities of gradient lenses, although if you are looking purely to reduce glare, you may want to look at getting some gradient polarised sunglasses or gradient mirrored lenses instead. 

For those of you looking to get some sunglasses purely for fashion and lifestyle purposes, gradient lenses offer you a compromise; a subtle, classy fashion statement without having to commit to wearing dark lenses that obscure your eyes.

Need some gradient lenses in your life now? Look no further!

The two most famous sunglass styles in the world, the Ray-Ban Aviator and Ray-Ban Wayfarer, both come in a range of gradient lens versions.

If you're looking for something a little more out of the ordinary, there are gradient lens sunglasses available from Balenciaga and Prada, too.

At Visiondirect we offer a full range of colour variations of all the sunglasses we sell, and you can also purchase prescription sunglasses - also with gradient lenses.

If you have any questions about gradient lenses, you can ask one of our expert opticians!

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