Interested in Transitions® Light Intelligent Lenses™, but still want to brush up your knowledge with some research? Let EyeBuyDirect give you the low-down on the many pros of prescription Transitions® glasses (as well as the very few cons).

Are Transitions® lenses good?

Transitions® lenses are really good. They give you all of the benefits of traditional vision corrective lenses… but with an on-the-go UV light protection bonus! Walking outdoors in the sun? The lenses will darken to block incoming UV rays. If you walk indoors? The lenses will become clear and transparent again. Basically, you’ll never how to worry about fishing your sunglasses out of your bag again.

How long will Transitions® lenses last?

Transitions® lenses last as long as a traditional pair of vision correction glasses, if not longer. You can expect a pair of adaptive Transitions® glasses to retain their effectiveness for 3 years or more. After that time period, you may notice that it may take longer for the lenses to switch between its dark tinted and clear modes. Another sign of them wearing out is a yellowish tint at the very edges of the lenses.

What is the average cost of Transitions® lenses?

Transitions® lenses cost as low as $100. Considering how affordable EyeBuyDirect’s frames are, that’s a steal! Looking to pick up a pair of Transitions® lenses for even cheaper? We also carry special frame packages that automatically include Transitions® lenses for a cheaper price. Come check out our sleek selection of progressive Transitions® packages right here.

Do Transitions® lenses have UV protection?

Transitions® lenses have UV protection. When Transitions® glasses darken in reaction to the sun’s rays, the tint they take on has UV protection properties that can rival the best traditional sunglasses. It’s an easy way to effortlessly protect any sun-related eye issues, such as cataracts.

Do Transitions® lenses come polarized?

Transitions® lenses do not come polarized. However, they DO provide many of the same benefits as top-quality polarized sunglasses. So yes, they block out haze and glares! With a good pair of Transitions® lenses, you can say goodbye to squinting. However, take note: they’re not as effective as polarized sunglasses in driving situations. Since Transitions® sunglasses work depending on the amount of light in your surroundings, they don’t shift or change as quickly when you’re inside of a car due to your car’s windshield absorbing most natural light..

Can I get Transitions® lenses with a bifocal prescription?

The answer is yes, and no. While EyeBuyDirect does offer photochromic lenses for bifocal lenses, we do not offer their higher-quality counterpart: adaptive Transitions® lenses.

What color do Transitions® lenses come in?

Transitions® lenses come in two classic colors. At EyeBuyDirect, you can find them in gray and brown tints.

Want to learn more about our adaptive Transitions® lenses? Take a look here for more information on how you can take the next step in protecting your eyes.