Frequently Asked Questions

On this page you will find a set of questions and answers to solve all your doubts about Neochromes photochromic lenses.

+ What is Neochromes?

Neochromes new generation lens technology is a line of high-performance light-activated lenses that provide prescription users the choice to simplify their day-to-day by having one pair of glasses that have it all.

+ How do Neochromes Work?

Photochromic molecules have, under normal conditions, a folded shape that makes them transparent. By absorbing ultraviolet light, its shape changes, the molecular structure opens and absorbs visible light, darkening the lens.

+ How does temperature affect Neochromes Lenses?

Any photochromic lens is affected by temperature. In cold temperatures, photochromic lenses darken more and take longer to fade back. In warmer temperatures, the lenses don’t darken as much and fade back more quickly. In Neochromes lenses, special attention is paid to performance at high temperatures.

+ What colors are available?

Neochromes lenses are available in the 2 most popular sunglass colors: brown and grey.

+ Does Neochromes protect me against blue light?

Yes. Neochromes lenses offer maximum protection against these potentially harmful wavelengths of light. 

+ Does Neochromes protect me against UV light?

Yes. Neochromes lenses block 100% of UVA and UVB rays up to 400 nm.

+ How do I know if I'm sensitive to light?

You may be sensitive to light if you have these symptoms: 

  • Continuous itching in the eyes.
  • Need to squint or close your eyes in bright light.
  • Slow adaptation to changes in light.
  • Excessive tearing.
  • Eye discomfort with the light from the screen of your mobile device.
  • Redness or inflammation of the eyes.

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