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Sunglasses For Sports, Cop Or Drop?

By Team BEINGBAR

Do you want to know which are the best sunglasses for sports? Having a pair of sunglasses is great when you’re out in the sun, having fun on the beach, or just taking a drive through the streets at mid-day. But somewhere you have probably never considered wearing sunglasses is on the court or the field.

Increasing safety and performance

Sunglasses could serve to be more important than a shooting sleeve in basketball or even shin pads in soccer. They perform duties for your eyes and your entire face that you might not have thought possible.

Sunglasses can give you the edge during outdoor sports, like basketball

Sunglasses can give you the edge during outdoor sports, like basketball

The sheer presence of sunglasses perched on your face while you play your favorite sports could help you increase your performance in several ways as well as protect you from different kinds of afflictions. We would be discussing today, how wearing sunglasses during outdoor sports could give you an edge and keep your eyes safe through it all.


Protecting from the sun

The primary reason you should use sunglasses while playing sports outdoors is the same reason you wear sunscreen when you go outside, THE SUN. This large ball of hot plasma does not take too kindly to bare skin or uncovered eyes.

The sun, beautiful and enjoyable. But skin and eye protection against it is required

The sun, beautiful and enjoyable. But skin and eye protection against it is required


Helping to prevent eye diseases

The human eyes are very susceptible to the ultraviolet rays that the sun emits. This radiation has been known to cause diseases such as eyelid cancer, macular degeneration, photokeratitis, cataracts, corneal sunburns, and ocular tumors. As you can see, leaving the eyes open to the dangerous rays of the sun for as long as you would be playing your sports, would leave you vulnerable to contracting these deleterious diseases.


"The primary reason you should use sunglasses while playing sports outdoors is the same reason you wear sunscreen when you go outside, THE SUN. This large ball of hot plasma does not take too kindly to bare skin or uncovered eyes."

Snow and water require additional protection

For a sport like skiing, people are recommended to always wear tinted goggles or sports sunglasses to reduce the glare and protect their eyes from the intense UV rays from the sun. Sailors are also advised to wear sports sunglasses to protect them from the ultraviolet rays that reflect off the water.


Avoiding eye injuries from impact

Another reason why wearing sports sunglasses is such a good idea is because they can serve as the barrier between you and getting a serious eye injury. In sports, you usually have to do a lot of movement or it could involve the movement of a projectile. In sports like Football or Basketball, where the ball flies around a lot, having sports sunglasses could prove to be a great decision. Several athletes have had to miss games or even retire due to eye injuries caused by balls which landed directly in their faces.

Sun protecting goggles for skiing are a necessity

Sun protecting goggles for skiing are a necessity


Protective eyewear and goggles

Experts have agreed that most sports-related eye injuries can be prevented if athletes wore protective eyewear such as the sports sunglasses and safety goggles. Do not worry about the glasses breaking just like the regular ones because sports sunglasses use polycarbonate as the lens material as it has twenty times the impact resistance of glass and ten times that of plastic which are both used to make the regular eyeglasses.


High protective standards versus fashion sunglasses

You should wear such glasses in sports where the ball is sure to come flying straight at you like in baseball. You should also encourage your kids to wear sunglasses when they are involved in sports for their eye protection. Make sure you never wear regular dress or fashion sunglasses during sports because they are not made with the same protective standards as the sports eyeglasses. The lenses could shatter upon impact and that in itself could cause you serious injuries.

High quality shades provide 100% UV protection, including BEINGBAR Eyewear

High quality shades provide 100% UV protection, including BEINGBAR Eyewear


Good eyesight as requirement to excel in sports 

In most sports, vision serves a great role in performance. So to excel in the sport that you would be playing, you should make sure your eyesight is in tip-top shape. And you can’t play sports when the sun is in your eyes so you should get a pair of sunglasses that ensure you see everything easily.


Even if you already have excellent vision, wearing these sunglasses can reduce glare and enhance contrast to help you see better and react to things quicker. Many coaches as well as sports vision specialists, strongly vouch for the fact that enhanced eyesight could have a large effect on the performance of the athletes. This is why several sports teams have their eye doctors who deal with all the optical needs of the team.

Different lens tints can have different effects per type of sport

Different lens tints can have different effects per type of sport


Colored lenses and tints for sports

When selecting the sports sunglasses to buy, you have the choice to make between a limitless variety of lens tints for your glasses. Different tints can enhance specific colors for the people who participate in sports. For example, grey lenses are an excellent choice for color perception with extreme accuracy, while brown and copper-colored lenses are great for enhancing the contrast between objects and their backgrounds.


Yellow lenses also heighten the color and contrast of the ball against the background and amber, orange and red lenses all also have good effects on the contrast.


Sunglasses protect in outdoor sports environments, like snowy slopes

Sunglasses protect in outdoor sports environments, like snowy slopes

Different protective lens coatings and features for sport

Besides the color of the lenses and the protection from ultraviolet radiation, a lot of people also seek out sunglasses that have special attributes. Sunglass lenses with an AR coating at the back surface can eliminate the glare of the sun that is behind you while sunglasses with wrap-style frames make the lenses fit closely to the wearer’s face and also reduce the amount of light coming in.


Adjusting to light conditions

Photochromic lenses will lighten and darken automatically according to the amount of light present. And lenses with a mirror coating of the front surface could be used in extremely severe light conditions to block the majority of visible light coming into the eyes.


Conclusion

Employing the use of sunglasses could be very advantageous to you and your game so it is a definite cop for me and it should be for you too.

The use of sunglasses for sports can be advantageous

The use of sunglasses for sports can be advantageous

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