Many of us are used to progressive lenses in our eyeglasses, but what about our sunglasses? Stick around to find out whether or not progressive lenses for sunglasses are right for you, as well as some simple advice on how to get them online if so.

Progressive Lenses for Sunglasses

1. What are Progressives?
2. Buying Progressives Online
3. When are Progressives a Good Idea?
4. When are Progressives a Bad Idea?
5. Prescription Sunglasses Online at SportRx

Eyeglass Tyler discusses everything you need to know about progressive lenses for sunglasses to help you decide if they're a good option for you.

What are Progressives?

Not sure what a progressive lens actually is or does? It's a multi-focal lens that corrects for near, intermediate, and distance without any lines like you find in bifocal and trifocal lenses.

Buying Progressives Online

Because progressives tend to be pricier, an important first step to buying online is to verify the site is a trusted vendor. From there, understand that this a product where you really get what you pay for, so it's probably not in your best interest to go with the cheapest option. Since progressives are expensive to begin with, paying a little more for a great, digital design will better meet your expectations and needs.

At SportRx, our opticians are skilled at determining your segment placement based on your frame and prescription combination. This means we really get it right—but every purchase is backed by our See Better Guarantee if you're not 110% satisfied.

When are Progressives a Good Idea?

If you have a go-to, everyday pair of sunglasses, progressives provide the convenience of not having to carry multiple pairs of glasses on you. Progressive lenses for sunglasses are also a great idea for endurance sports like cycling and running, or even motorcycling where you need to be able to read screens, watches, or speedometers.

When are Progressives a Bad Idea?

There's not really a benefit to having progressive lenses in your sunglasses for ball sports. Because the games are so fast-paced and you need to be able to spot and track the ball quickly, a progressive lens can hinder you. Golf may be the exception for some, but Eyeglass Tyler doesn't recommend it because the ball is often blurry when you're lining up your swing.

Prescription Sunglasses Online at SportRx

Need prescription sunglasses? Done. When you shop with us, you’ll find video guides and tooltips throughout the build process as you customize the perfect pair. An answer to all your questions is at your fingertips, and if you want to chat with an expert, Contact Us. We’ll put you in touch with one of our friendly in-house opticians who can help you build your prescription sunglasses.

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