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  1. Tyrone

    Tyrone Oakley Beginner

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    Is it worth it to get polarized lenses opposed to unpolarized ones?
     
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  2. ChrisTopherloaf

    ChrisTopherloaf Oakley Beginner

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    Here is what I noticed with polarized lenses. They're very good if you're constantly outside. Especially if you're on water. They're awesome for on a lake or near the ocean. Great optical clarity, little to no transition in perspective effects. However, where I gave mine up is where they leave a rainbow effect on car windows and especially for me, motorcycle helmet visors. It's very distracting.
     
  3. OakleyFrankFMJ

    OakleyFrankFMJ The Legend - - Vlad the Impaler Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Honestly, you should try both and see which works best for you. Polarized is not for everyone.....but I personally wear polarized and don't find the rainbows on car windows bothersome.....
     
  4. The Game

    The Game Oakley Enthusiast

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  5. ChrisTopherloaf

    ChrisTopherloaf Oakley Beginner

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    Yep, it goes without saying, YMMV. All in all it's a better lens. Just not for me!
     
  6. Ecko

    Ecko Team RamRod Staff Member Premium Member

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    I drive a lot and use polarized for that. Helps with the road glare.
     
  7. Brett28

    Brett28 Here's my money, thanks

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    I prefer polar in every lens I own, it just seems that much more clear, and is great for driving, fishing, just about everything. A full face helmet may be one exception for sure, I have yet to wear one with polar oaks.
     
  8. nlgrav182

    nlgrav182 Oakley Enthusiast

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    Once you wear polarized, you will never want to go back to non-polarized. It is a world of difference. You'll wonder how you ever got by without them...
     
  9. OakleyGuru379

    OakleyGuru379 What is that thing?!

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    If i didnt have polarized sunglasses when there is snow on the ground, i wouldnt be able to stand it.
     
  10. Rezechs

    Rezechs Oakley Enthusiast

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    If you're planning to buy a pair for driving i'd make sure your window doesn't have a rainbow effect they can cause in some car windows, mine doesn't do this but i can notice it in other peoples cars and it can get rather annoying.