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Transitions® Light Intelligent Lenses



Transitions Light Intelligent Lenses seamlessly adapt to changing light situations. Responding to the light around you, the lenses intelligently change from clear to dark when you go outdoors and back to clear when you return inside.

All Transitions® lenses block 100% of UVA and UVB rays and help protect against sources of blue-violet light* including digital devices and especially bright sun. By optimising the amount of light your eyes receive, Transitions lenses also help reduce glare for more effortless sight.

Empower yourself to take control of your light and enjoy always-on protection anytime, anywhere – indoors and out!



Transitions® Signature® GEN8

Light Under Control - Transitions® Signature® GEN8™: Available in 7 colours. Fully clear indoors. Blocks 100% UVA & UVB. Filters blue-violet light indoors & outdoors. Darkens outdoors in seconds. Returns to clear faster than ever. Light Under Control - Transitions® Signature® GEN8™: Available in 7 colours. Fully clear indoors. Blocks 100% UVA & UVB. Filters blue-violet light indoors & outdoors. Darkens outdoors in seconds. Returns to clear faster than ever.



New technology, new frontier of performance. Transitions Signature GEN8 are the best overall photochromic lenses1, great for everyday life. Darkening outdoors in seconds and returning to clear indoors faster than ever2, they’re the most responsive Transitions lenses.

These advanced lenses are available in seven different colours, including amber, amethyst, brown, emerald, green, grey and sapphire. Simply choose Transitions® Signature® GEN8 as your lens type and the new colours will appear, ready for you to choose which option you prefer.





Transitions® XTRActive®

Transitions® XTRActive® New Generation: Available in 3 colours. Clear with a hint of protective tint indoors. Blocks 100% UVA & UVB. Filters blue-violet light indoors & outdoors. The darkest in hot temperatures. The darkest in the car. Transitions® XTRActive® New Generation: Available in 3 colours. Clear with a hint of protective tint indoors. Blocks 100% UVA & UVB. Filters blue-violet light indoors & outdoors. The darkest in hot temperatures. The darkest in the car.



The best for wearers who are very light sensitive or frequently exposed to bright light.

The new generation of Transitions XTRActive lenses deliver the best extra darkness and the best extra light protection4 from intense light indoors and outdoors, even in the car.





Transitions® Drivewear®

Transitions® Drivewear®: Transitions from green to brown. Colour varies with light intensity. Blocks 100% UVA & UVB. Always-on polarisation reducing reflective glare. Optimal driving experience. Transitions® Drivewear®: Transitions from green to brown. Colour varies with light intensity. Blocks 100% UVA & UVB. Always-on polarisation reducing reflective glare. Optimal driving experience.

The only polarised sun lens for driving with colour and light adaptation, thanks to our advanced photochromic technology.

Combining the benefits of photochromics and fixed polarisation, Transitions Drivewear provide optimal vision experience and colour contrast while you are driving, reacting to both UV and visible light.

It quickly adapts to changing light conditions from low lighting overcast weather, to the brightest sunlight for an optimal driving experience.









FAQs

Can I have Transitions® lenses in any frame?

Transitions® lenses will fit almost every frame. However, Transitions® Drivewear® is not available with rimless or semi-rimless frames.

Can I combine Transitions® lenses and varifocals?

Yes. Transitions® lenses are suitable for a variety of vision types, which includes single vision, varifocals and non-prescription. The only vision type they will not combine with is bifocals.

Do Transitions® lenses become as clear as regular glasses indoors?

Transitions® Signature® GEN8 are completely clear indoors. Meanwhile, Transitions® XTRActive® lenses have a slight tint which is fairly unnoticeable. On the other hand, Transitions® Drivewear® lenses are an olive-green colour by default and darken behind the car windscreen.

How dark do Transitions® lenses get in the sun?

We have a range of Transitions® lenses. They are all capable of being as dark as standard sunglasses, otherwise known as category 3. Transitions® lenses provide 100% UVA/B protection.

Do Transitions® lenses work inside the car?

Transitions® Signature® GEN8™ are designed for general use and are not really suitable for driving. However, both Transitions® XTRActive® and Transitions® Drivewear® can be used behind the windshield of a car. Transitions® XTRActive® is best suited to everyday wear and is also safe to drive at night with.


Meanwhile, Transitions® Drivewear® lenses are specifically designed to ensure you drive safely on the road. They adapt seamlessly to changing light from low light in overcast conditions, to the brightest sunlight for an improved driving experience. Transitions® Drivewear® lenses are not suitable for night-time driving.

Do Transitions® lenses need special care?

The process behind photochromic technology means the photochromic dyes are part of the lens and so cannot be scratched or peeled off. Transitions® lenses are designed to last the lifetime of your prescription. The best way to care for your Transitions® lenses is to clean them with a lens cleaner, mild soap, or a microfibre cleaning cloth.



*Transitions® lenses filter at least 20% of blue-violet light indoors & over 87% of blue-violet light outdoors except Transitions® Signature® lenses style colours which filter over 75% outdoors. Blue-violet light is between 400 and 455nm as stated by ISO TR20772-2018.

1 Based on achieving the highest weighted composite score among main everyday photochromic lenses across measurements of key photochromic performance attributes weighted by their relative importance to consumers. The survey and analysis used to measure attribute relative importance was conducted by an external research agency in France, Italy, UK & US in 2019.

2 Transitions Signature GEN 8 lenses fade back to clear up to 3 minutes faster than Transitions Signature lenses. CR607 products fade back to clear 2 minutes faster. Claim is based on tests across materials on grey lenses, being the most popular colour, fading back to 70% transmission @ 23°C.

3 Transitions Signature GEN 8 filter at least 20% of blue-violet light indoors and over 87% of blue-violet light outdoors except Transitions Signature lenses style colours which filter over 75% outdoors. Blue-violet light is between 400 and 455nm as stated by ISO TR20772-2018.

4 The darkest in hot temperatures, in the car and offering the best overall blue-violet light protection across light situations among clear to extra dark photochromic lenses. Protection from blue-violet light (400nm-455nm) among polycarbonate and 1.5 gray lenses: filtering (i) up to 34% indoors at 23°C, (ii) up to 64% behind the windshield (iii) up to 90% outdoors at 23°C and (iv) up to 83% outdoors at 35°C.

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