If you are a sunglasses collector like me or perhaps you’re just looking to buy a new pair of Polarized Sunglasses, you’ve probably noticed a little p symbol in the top right corner of your sunglasses or seen the word polarized and then wondered. What’s the difference between Best Polarized Sunglasses and NonPolarized sunglasses and that’s an excellent question, so that’s what we’re talking about today, let’s take a look. What’S up, this is dr Alan here from the doctor’s eye health show helping you, learning all about the eyes vision and finding the best vision, products, and today we’re talking all about polarized vs, Non-Polarized Sunglasses. Now, myself, I’m a huge sunglasses collector and fan and will tell you something.

Polarization makes a huge difference when it comes to sunglasses, if you’ve never heard of polarization before or just wondered what in the world they’re talking about when they mean polarized, we’re talking about how sunlight or light coming from any external source comes down and hits an object And then reflects off of it when that light comes down from something like the sun, it is coming in every single direction. It’s coming from a horizontal direction and up and down vertical direction, every possible angle that you can possibly have. When the light comes in crashes, into an object, specifically an object with a flat horizontal surface such as the road, a car windshield, maybe a large body of water such as a lake, a river, or an ocean, then the light that radiates from those objects don’t scatter in all directions.

The light is going to bounce off in a flat horizontal way, and we call that polarized light and if you have some sort of technology such as a Polarized filter that selectively neutralizes that exact horizontal light, then you can eliminate it and you won’t see that whole reflection. It’s pretty wicked and just to help show you guys what polarization really can do for your vision and your visual experience through a pair of sunglasses.

I grabbed a couple of my sunglasses with polarization some without polarization, and I took them out to the road and onto the water. So that I could show you what it really looks like, hopefully with those little video clips there you’re able to see the difference of with and without that polarized filter. And one thing, that’s kind of cool is that polarized filters are oriented in a certain direction to Neutralize that horizontal reflecting light, but that means that you can rotate a polarized filter and change the amount of light passing through it. So, for example, if you’re wearing sunglasses – and you tilt your head to the side, you are changing the orientation of that Polarized filter and then you can really see a big difference. If you ever see me walking on the side of the road, you’ll probably see me just being nerdy enough, where I tilt my head side to side to side all the time. That’s not just because I like to bob my head in different angles: it’s because usually I’m wearing polarized sunglasses, and I just find it entertaining to watch the different reflections of light coming off a surface now. Maybe you’re wondering!

Do I really need polarized sunglasses? I don’t think anybody absolutely needs polarized sunglasses, but if you are somebody who’s very light, sensitive or you’re, just very big into sunglasses and seeing your best, maybe you’re, somebody with migraines and you have difficulties with these bright reflections coming off of objects. Then yes, I think polarized sunglasses are probably the best choice for you. If you’re somebody who also likes to drive a lot because the roads can get wet or you can see a lot of glare, coming off of windshields and a wet road for example, then yes, polarized sunglasses are going to help you a ton, because it’s going to reduce all that extra glare now.

One scenario where having polarized sunglasses is an absolute must, in my opinion, is fishing. If you are looking for the best sunglasses for fishing, and that is because when you’re on a large body of water and you’re fishing, looking down directly into that water, it’s usually at just the perfect angle to see a lot of reflections of the sky or something above you. If you have Polarized Sunglasses for Men filters on, you can eliminate that glare and see directly into the water, and you can even see fish and different weeds and rocks everything and to simulate that effect.

I even filled a large bowl of water and put my watch in there just in case. I had an idea if you were maybe out on just a low shallow river and you dropped your watch or something in it, and you couldn’t quite see where it was. Sunglasses with a polarized filter in them, if you rotate them the right way or just look in there. You can see my watch in this video really easily as compared to if you didn’t have the polarized filter on there. You just see a huge reflection of the sky.

So yes, if you are into fishing at all, even in just a little bit you’re going on a big fishing trip or something like that. Definitely pick up a pair of Polarized Sunglasses Women or for Men. Yes, polarized glasses are my personal favorite and I pretty much prefer to wear them all the time, but there are some scenarios where you do not want them. Yes, if you’re fishing, you want to have them. Yes, if you are somebody who’s driving a lot you’re on the road, you see a lot of wet roads.

You can see light bouncing off that flat horizontal surface of the asphalt. Maybe car windshields, polarized lenses. Polarized Sunglasses are ideal for those situations. However, if you are somebody such as an airline pilot, if you’re in the air force, maybe you are in the military or maybe you drive a ship or something and you’re looking at a lot of electronic dials, then no a polarized pair of sunglasses is probably not ideal for you. At least when you’re using those electronic dials, and that’s because if you are in something like a cockpit, your airline, pilots, their dials in front of them in the cockpit, are no longer just mechanical dials that go back and forth. They are usually made with a computer screen.

Something a lot of people don’t know is that computer screens have Polarized Filters in them and that’s exactly why, if I hold up this polarized filter here for a camera, and I rotate it just the right way, you Can no longer see through it, that’s pretty wicked right. So I can kind of go non-polarized polarized or non-polarized polarized. That’s because the Polarized filter of the camera here and the Polarized filter in the computer screen are polarized against each other and you just can’t see through them at all. That’s why, if you ever wear polarized sunglasses and you pull up to like a gas station and you look at the electronic dial that tells you how much fuel you’re pumping into your car, you might not be able to see it.

That’s because the polarized filters in different kinds of computers and electronic screens can negate each other, and you can’t really see it. Sometimes you can see this in the car radios, sometimes on older phone screens. It kind of does depend on a few things. Now a good question I’ve gotten from patients and viewers is: is there a difference of polarization from one company to the next in terms of different brands of sunglasses? And honestly, I don’t know I’ve looked into it and I’m not really sure.

If there’s a difference in technology of one polarized filter versus another, certainly there’s a difference in the quality of glass or plastic of how your sunglasses are made, or what type of brand made the filter for your camera polarized filter. But in terms of how the polarization is made, I don’t think that makes a difference. But I do pass that off to you. If you know a little bit more about how polarized filters are made and if there is really a difference of polarization effect of one company brand versus another, I want to know because I am just nerdy like that. I like to know those things, but thankfully polarization technology is available in sunglasses and, honestly, I think it’s pretty cool if you haven’t tried them, recommend it.

Video Source: Doctor Eye Health Youtube channel