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Smith Backdrop Polarchromic Sunglasses - Men\'s


    Smith Backdrop Polarchromic Sunglasses - Men's

    The Smith Backdrop Polarchromic sunglasses offer sharp detailing and a great fit—perfect for sun-filled adventures. See details

    • $219.00

    Item # 851239

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    The Smith Backdrop Polarchromic sunglasses offer sharp detailing and a great fit—perfect for sun-filled adventures.

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    The Smith Backdrop Polarchromic sunglasses offer sharp detailing and a great fit—perfect for sun-filled adventures.

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    The Smith Backdrop Polarchromic sunglasses offer sharp detailing and a great fit—perfect for sun-filled adventures.

    • Polarchromic lenses automatically adjust tint according to light conditions; lenses are perfect for high altitude and open water environments
    • Polarchromic lenses maximize colors and depth perception while reducing glare
    • Polarized lenses reduce 99% of visible glare for increased sharpness and decreased eye fatigue
    • Lightweight Techlite™ lenses feature high-quality borosilicate glass that is polished and chemically tempered for increased shatter resistance
    • Frames are made from a bio-plastic derived from non-GMO castor seeds and lightweight nylon for a resilient, consistent fit
    • Hydrophilic megol nose and temple pads keep glasses in place when the activity level rises
    • 8-base-curve lenses: the higher the number the more curved the lens—Smith features sunglasses with 6, 7, 8 and 9 base curvature
    • Sized to fit medium faces


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    Smith Backdrop Polarchromic Sunglasses - Men's Specs
    Best use
    100 percent
    12 - 18 percent
    Castor-based polymer
    UV protection
    Lens tint
    Light transmission
    Lens material
    Interchangeable lenses
    Additional lenses included
    Frame material

    Smith Backdrop Polarchromic Sunglasses - Men's

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    Smith Backdrop Polarchromic Sunglasses - Men'sis rated5.0out of5by3.
    Rated5out of5byfromSweet shades, worth the cashI was hesitant to spend this much on sunglasses but I think these are well worth it. I like the style, they fit my face well, guess I'd be considered "medium" size face when looking at eyeglass websites. They are comfortable, not too heavy, feel like they will stay on my face climbing, skiing ,etc. The photochromic lenses are great. I've never owned a pair that had them before. Most of my past sunglasses have been too dark to wear on anything less than totally clear, bright, sunny days but these can be worn in a huge variety of conditions. The clarity of the lenses is amazing, this might be more impressive to me than to others, I'm coming from always having plastic lenses as opposed to these glass lenses. Will never go back to plastic. The redish color of the lenses is great, a welcome departure from boring black lenses. I bought them as kind of a test (again wasn't psyched to spend over $200 on sunglasses, never have before), I was ready to return them to my local REI if they didn't feel like they were worth the money. But I have to say these are definitely keepers! So if you're thinking of taking the plunge into "expensive" sunglasses these are definitely worth checking out.
    Date published: 2014-04-16
    Rated5out of5byfromI would buy this againSmith sunglasses come with a lifetime warranty so I am not too concerned with how easily they get scratched, so far I have not scratched them. They fit very well, are light and comfortable.
    Date published: 2013-10-12
    Rated5out of5byfromFantastic Sunglasses!Love the feel of the glasses and the progressive lenses. I was a little concerned about that aspect and they have FAR exceeded my expectations. The glasses fit perfectly and the rose colored lenses are crystal clear! Best glasses I have ever owned.
    Date published: 2013-06-26

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