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FADES® Prescription Sunglasses

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Color: Mountain Grey

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Pre-Order your pair of FADES® Prescription Sunglasses now. Shipping on 1st September 2021 ; 

Please upload picture of your eye prescription from "Upload prescription" button. ; 

Rx Prescription Fades® Auto Darkening Eyewear 

When your Vision is better, you Perform better. Now our 100% UV blocking Fades® Auto Darkening sunglasses come with the option of RX prescription Glasses so you can both see well and protect your eyes outdoors as well as indoors.

Our light reactive sunglasses respond instantaneously to environmental changes as you move through your day; With an adjustment time of under 2 seconds, 3-5 day battery runtime, color retention while off, unique haze reduction, and advanced eye protection, our American made sunglasses withstand the harshest of wear while providing perfect optical acuity

Light at your eyes is always constant

Lighten or darken nearly instantaneously so light at your eyes is always constant. Perfect for changing lighting conditions while biking, hiking, rock climbing or driving.

Highest Light - Dark Contrast

The highest light dark transmission contrast values on the market to date

Anti-Glare and UV Blocking

Allows drivers to read automobile and phone displays, does not distort colors and shapes from screens like Polarized Lenses ; Blocks UV-A and UV-B light

Excellent Optical Memory

Lenses retain the color they were in when they were turned off

Fast Charging and Long Use Time

FADES® sports sunglasses can last for days at a time on one 45 minute charge

High Durability and Cyclability

Conducting polymer lenses tested to more than 1,200,000 light/dark switches without degradation

Versatile Use 

Ideal as prescription biking glasses, prescription cycling sunglasses, prescription motocross goggles, prescription motorcycle goggles, prescription mountain bike glasses, prescription mtb glasses, professional cycling sunglasses, prescription sport sunglasses and so on

Best in class sport rx glasses ! Get your pair of these powered smart sunglasses now !

The Most Advanced Transitional Technology Available

AshChromics Battery Powered Auto Darkening Sunglasses leverage cutting-edge advances in materials science and conducting polymers to bring extremely high-quality performance to the outdoor enthusiast.

Ours isn't photochromic technology and works indoors and in cars. Our eyewear transitions within about 2 seconds, has exceptional light/dark contrast, has run over 1.2 million transition cycles without observable loss of function, and lasts more than 30 hours on a single, quick charge.

CONTRAST

Typically 70 to 7% transmission for “light” version.
Typically 50 to 1% transmission for “dark” version.

These Light/Dark percent transmission contrast values are the highest reported to date.

SWITCHING TIMES

Dark to light transition is nearly instantaneous. Light to dark transition takes less than two seconds. This is the fastest switching time of any polymer electrochromic material to date.

PERFECT OPTICAL MEMORY

Retain the color they were in when they are turned off.

NATURALLY UV-BLOCKING

Blocks UV-A and UV-B light.

ANTI-GLARE

Allows drivers to read automobile and phone displays that can be obscured by polarized lenses.

SCRATCH-RESISTANT AND SHATTERPROOF

With scratch-resistant coating on the outer, shatterproof layer.

LONG-TERM STABILITY (CYCLABILITY)

Tested to more than 1,200,000 light/dark switches without degradation.

INDEFINITE SHELF LIFE

Unaffected by ambient oxygen and moisture.

HAZE

Haze is less than 2% in both dark and light states.

ENVIRONMENTAL DURABILITY

Tested to extreme temperatures (-30 to +65° C), extreme humidity, and salt spray.

Our sunglasses ship along with the following:

FADES Sunglasses Instruction Booklet

AshChromics Microfiber Glasses Bag

AshChromics Microfiber Cleaning Cloth

Micro-USB Cable (3ft)

FADES Sunglasses Strap

  • Mountain Grey / Glossy
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Ashwin-Ushas Corporation, Issued Patents
(Assigned to AshChrom Corporation)

(1) “Electrochromic Eyewear”, US Patent 10,444,544 B2 (Granted 2019-10-15).

(2) “Electrochromic Eyewear”, US Design Patent D834,086 S, (Granted 2018-11-20).

(3) “Electrochromic Eyewear”, US Design Patent, Notice of Allowance (Granted 2018-07-11).

(4) “Method and Apparatus for Control of Electrochromic Devices”, US Patent 9,995,949 B2 (Granted - 2018-06-12).

(5) “Apparatus and Method for Electrochromic Deposition of Electrochromic Polymers”, US Patent 9,945,045 B2, (Granted - 2018-04-17).

(6) “Potentiostat/Galvanostat with Digital Interface”, U.S patent 9,632,059 B2 (Granted - 2017-04-25).

(7) “Complimentary Polymer Electrochromic Device”. U.S. patent 9,594,284 B2 (Granted - 2017-03-14).

(8) “Electrochromic Eyewear”, US Patent 9,482,880 B1 (Granted - 2016-11-01).

(9) “Complimentary Polymer Electrochromic Device”. US Patent 9,274,395 B2 (Granted - 2016-03-01).

(10) “Variable-Emittance Electrochromic Device and Methods of Preparing the Same”, US Patent No. 9,207,515 B2 (Granted - 2015-12-08).

(11) “Method and Apparatus for Control of Electrochromic Devices”, US Patent 8,902,486 B1 (Granted - 2014-12-02).

Q. How do I order the prescription (Rx) version of the sunglasses?

A. Ordering the prescription (Rx) version of our electrochromic sunglasses is as easy as ordering a prescription pair of glasses from your local optometrist or optician or glasses outlet: Just bring your prescription, pick a pair of frames you like, and place your order. In our case, you pick the frames from the colors and finishes offered on our website, and you will then be prompted to upload your prescription using the link provided on our website (a phone photo of the prescription is sufficient); and you then place your order. That’s it! You’ll receive your prescription sunglasses in the mail.

Q. How are your prescription (Rx) sunglasses different from your regular sunglasses?

A. The prescription (Rx) lenses are built into our regular electrochromic sunglasses, so you will hardly notice any difference between our Rx and regular sunglasses! Our Rx lenses are also scratch resistant and have an anti-reflective coating.

Q. How are these different from photochromic lenses ?

A. FADES are not photochromic technology which means they work indoors and in cars. Compared to a photochromic, FADES have exceptional switching times (under 3 seconds), making sure you aren’t temporarily blinded when coming indoors.

Q. How are these different from LCD (liquid crystal display) electrochromics ?

A. LCD electrochromics have very rapid switching times, faster than our polymer-based electrochromics. However, LCD electrochromics have many other drawbacks preventing their successful commercialization to date: They don’t have intermediate states, just “On” (fairly transparent) and “Off” (completely dark). They also have poor durability; they start non-performing after a few thousand light/dark (L/D) cycles, as compared to our electrochromics which show no observable degradation after more than 1 million Light/Darkcycles. In addition, ours have much higher light/dark contrast than LCD electrochromics.

Q. How are they better than Polarized Lenses?

A. Electronics such as a car’s infotainment screen or your smartphone suffer from optical distortion when seen through a polarized filter on sunglasses. Because of this we designed the glasses without a polarizing lens to give you the best, all-around optical clarity.

Q. Will the lenses become less effective over time? How long do they last?

A. Our electrochromic lenses show no observable degradation over more than 1 million light/dark cycles, which means many, many years of ordinary use!

Q. Will scratching, etc. affect the lens’s efficiency?

A. These sport performance sunglasses come with a scratch-resistant polycarbonate outer layer. Just like any other scratch-resistant glasses.

Q. What about UV blocking?

A. Naturally block all UV light 100%.

Q. Can I use any USB charger with these glasses?

A. You can use ANY micro-USB charger to charge our sunglasses.

Q. Are the glasses waterproof? Can I wear them in the rain/snow?

A. The FADES® sunglasses are designed to be used outdoors in any weather so, like the post office, rain, snow or sleet won’t stop them. They are not waterproof, so don't wear them while swimming.

Q. How fast do they switch?

A. Our lenses change from light to dark in under 3 seconds and dark to light nearly instantaneously without the need for UV light.

Q. How long does the battery last?

A. The battery typically lasts 3-5 days before needing a recharge.

Q. Do you accept returns?

A. We accept undamaged products for either an exchange or credit back to the purchasing card within 30 days of purchase. Please allow 3-5 business days after your returned item is received for a refund. 

Q. Do you offer a warranty?

A. We assure our customers that FADES®️ electrochromic products have exceptional quality, performance and durability, and will rarely, if ever, require service. We stand behind this and offer a 1 year warranty from the date of purchase against manufacturing defects (with valid proof-of-purchase). We strongly recommend creating an account when making a purchase for tracking and warranty purposes.

 

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FADES® Prescription Sunglasses

Mountain Grey / Glossy
Mountain Grey / Glossy
$349.99