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  1. Gh0zt36

    Gh0zt36 Oakley Beginner

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    Hi , I have a old pair of inmates non polarized and the inside of the lenses is peeling. In 2010 I had surgery on a injury induced cataract and got a prosthetic lens for that eye and it has no UV protection at all . So my question does the peeling affect the UV protection? I read its the lens material itself that blocks UV rays . But I need a solid answer cause I can actually go blind if that eye aint protected.

    I just ordered a new pair of Plaintiff squared polarized Lead / Iridium yesterday but I still need the eye protected till they get here.

    What say you oakley forum ?
     
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  2. Rustpot

    Rustpot M Frame Lover Premium Member

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    Polycarbonate material is UV resistant. The coatings are anti-glare, anti-scratch and some other stuff.

    UV is wavelengths under ~400nM.

    Polycarb transmission chart
    Peeling Lenses Affect UV Ressistance? - Makrolon-Sheet_transmission.jpg

    Light spectrum
     
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    Rustpot M Frame Lover Premium Member

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  4. Gh0zt36

    Gh0zt36 Oakley Beginner

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    Thanks for the info . So peeling lens shouldnt be an issue then . I def dont wanna go blind in that eye.
     
  5. OakleyGuru379

    OakleyGuru379 What is that thing?!

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    Peeling lenses is not an issue, because the protection is in the plastic itself. The peeling material is the Anti-Reflective coating, which just reduces glare.
     
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