The gray-green lenses allow golfers to better differentiate distance on a golf course. Golfer Justin Leonard has commented that with the gray-green lenses he is able to separate out every blade of grass. Baseball players benefit most from the amber lenses because amber blocks out blue light which is called "visual noise" by vision experts while the red colors, such as a baseball's seams, are accentuated. Mark Maquire was and Chipper Jones is a wearer of sport lenses.
This lens helps reduce glare during competitive sporting events, such as baseball and golf without having to wear bulky, sometimes loose fitting sunglasses.
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Amber: Blocks high amounts of blue light to heighten contrast and visual acuity. Particularly useful to improve contrast on grass and against blue skies.
- Sports: baseball, softball, football, cycling, fishing (especially in waters with grassy bottoms), golf, hunting, skiing, water sports.
Gray Green: Heightens contrast (mildly) while preserving color balance and reduces brightness.
- Sport: golf
Bolle Blue: blocks blue light to heighten contrast and visual acuity.
- Sports: Football, Tennis
Green: Heightens contrast (mildly) while preserving color balance.
- Application: Use in bright outdoor light
Yellow: Heightens contrast in overcast, hazy, low-light conditions outdoors or for indoor sports. Filters blue light for sharper focus
- Sports: Hunting, Football (night games)
Sun Tac: Reduces overall brightness while preserving 100 percent normal color recognition.
- Applications: Great for outdoor sports, especially running.