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  1. masiaka

    masiaka Oakley Beginner

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    Which Oakley contrast enhancing lenses are rose based, and how blue/violet does each lens look? I have a form of colorblindness called moderate to severe deuteranomaly and need violet/rose lens to provide some green perception. Doing my own research has led to conflicting reports, for example that oo red iridium is both rose based and gray based. Can you guys help me?
     
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  2. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    G40 is a rose-colored base tint. Modern oo lenses (red or black) have G40 bases and are polarized. +red has a gray base, which is the main difference between +red and oo red.

    I believe all the GXX lenses have the rose base tint, just different light transmission %s.
     
  3. Carrera1963

    Carrera1963 Lover of Juliet Premium Member

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    Yes, G30 is rose base too. G26 is a bit of an offshoot, with a more purple base and warnings about using it for anything other than shooting.
     
  4. masiaka

    masiaka Oakley Beginner

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    That's the trick, too much blue tint washes out greens. Essentially, the problem with using the G26 lens for everyday use is that they make you see greens as well as I do.
     
  5. ptownphil

    ptownphil Oakley Hoarder Premium Member

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    Ive heard the vr in vr28 stands for vermillion rose.
     
  6. Carrera1963

    Carrera1963 Lover of Juliet Premium Member

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    Yes, VR28 could work too, preferably in BI or BIP guises else it lets through quite a lot of light.

    I'd try OO red polar, G30 and VR28 BI and see which works best for you. Sounds like you knew to avoid G26 already :)

    G30 is touted as a golf lens to improve reading the greens so could be a good shout - I like it a lot too.
     
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  7. masiaka

    masiaka Oakley Beginner

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    I just ordered a custom pair of Jupiter Squared with OO Red Iridium lenses. They seem to be at the sweet spot of light transmission for me regardless of whether the rose tint works out.
     
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    masiaka Oakley Beginner

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