Time to get prescription sunglasses

Time to get prescription sunglasses

Prescription sunglasses are an important part of any eyewear collection. These sunglasses are basically sungasses but with your prescription or 'lens power'. These pairs come in handy whenever you're out for a casual event or on holiday.

Types of prescription sunglasses

There are generally two types of prescription sunglasses available: polarised and non-polarised sunglasses. These sunglasses can come in KODAK, Carl Zeiss, Essilor or Polycore lenses. 

non-polarised prescription sunglasses

Polarised prescription sunglasses are sunglasses with lenses that are specifically designed to reduce glare and reflections. This type of lens is more suited for specific activities where you need to see clearly, such as golfing, sailing or even night driving. These lenses start from 12,000 shillings.

Non-polarised prescription sunglasses on the other hand are regular sunglasses. These are more common  with prices starting at 3,800 Kes and are available in all colors.

How to get prescription sunglasses in Kenya

When choosing prescription sunglasses, it's important to consider the type of lens your eyes require.

If you just need regular sunglasses, you can buy non-polarised prescription sunglasses. These work just perfectly fine for most outdoor activities. However, if you participate in outdoor activities where you need deal with a lot of glare, you would need to get polarised sunglasses.

Getting prescription sunglasses is as easy as;

  • Visiting Mannys Eyewear
  • Getting an eye test or sharing your eye prescription.
  • Picking a frame you like
  • Picking the shade you would want for your lenses.

That's all. Your Glasses should be ready in between a day and two weeks depending on the type of lenses you pick. Polarised sunglasses are usually ordered overseas and take some time.

If you're looking for some high-quality sunglasses that will suit your needs, pass by Mannys Eyewear. Our able staff will be able to sort you out.