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  1. B-Nasti

    B-Nasti Oakley Beginner

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    Hey everyone, I recently bought a pair of smoke grey holbrooks, with black iridium lenses, but after wearing them in the car for extended periods of time, my eyes really start to hurt. I can't recall this happening with my warm grey/antix. I was wondering if this could be to the iridium coating on the lenses or perhaps just lens shape itself. Any info would be appreciated, thanks.
     
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  2. yoshi1984

    yoshi1984 I love working Dispatch

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    I know this happens to people with sensitivity to polarized lenses, but never to non polarized lenses. that's a new one to me.
     
  3. Oakley4Life

    Oakley4Life Oakley Collector

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    it might have to do with the grey smoke frame. sometimes the sun reflects off the transparent frame like (clear, grey smoke, crystal red..ect) and back into your eyes. a few people had this problem with the clear/chrome iridium combo.
     
  4. B-Nasti

    B-Nasti Oakley Beginner

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    dang, :/ i was thinking it could be from the light coming through the semi clear arms, and reflecting off the inside of the lenses into my eyes. But that's kinda spitballing.
     
  5. B-Nasti

    B-Nasti Oakley Beginner

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    sniped by oakley4life haha, I guess that is a reasonable idea
     
  6. Batwolf

    Batwolf Double Team Premium Member

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    Clear/smoke frames have a tendency to allow in light which can reflect off the back of the lens.
     
  7. B-Nasti

    B-Nasti Oakley Beginner

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    So, do you think I can be fairly certain that's the problem? If so I'm going to sell them or trade for some solid framed holbrooks. Thanks guys
     
  8. Batwolf

    Batwolf Double Team Premium Member

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    I would say so.
     
  9. o0M3NTAL0o

    o0M3NTAL0o Oakley Beginner

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    I get a lot of back reflection from my Holbrooks also, but they are a solid color frame. They don't wrap around the eye much - lots of side light comes in.
     
  10. Batwolf

    Batwolf Double Team Premium Member

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    That is also a good point.