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Transforming Vision

Automatic Darkening Eyewear

FADES®️ Dynamic Eyewear Adapts to the World Around You.

Outdoor adventurers need eyewear that’s dynamic. Whether you’re hiking, mountain biking, or rock climbing in bright sunlight, FADES®️ sunglasses are always adapting for optimal vision. Unlike Transitions®️, these are much faster and darker. Our patented technology darkens and lightens almost instantaneously based on the amount of visible light, so you can just focus on your next adventure.


Our lenses create intermediate states of darkness including transparent, light gray, blue-gray, and dark blue-black.


FADES® utility transcends eyewear. We’ve adapted our utility for visor inserts and building windows, and continue to develop other applications for impactful, multipurpose invention.

Rapid Response

Our lenses change from light to dark in under three seconds without the need for UV light.

Very High L/D Contrast

Our sunglasses withstand the harshest of wear while providing perfect, optical acuity.

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AshChromics is:

  • Direct
  • Cutting-Edge
  • Dynamic
  • Forward-Thinking
  • Intentional
  • Ambitious
  • Innovative
  • Authentic
  • Confident