Originally designed for canopies covering cockpits in fighter planes, polycarbonate offered an impact-resistant, optically clear window. In the 70’s these lenses then travelled to space used on astronaut helmet visors and space shuttle windshields. Soon, polycarbonate lenses were created and sold commercially in the 80's.

D’Arcs Polycarbonate lenses are 10 time more impact resistant than plastic or glass lenses and so prevent cracking and scratches. They are lightweight, optically correct and provide 100% UV protection.


TAC (Tri Acetate Cellulose) Polarized lenses feature a new lens technology formulated for enhanced visual and polarization clarity. They are hard coated to resist scratching and block out 100% of all harmful UV rays (400x) and are also very lightweight.


Grilamid TR-90 is a plastic polymer used in the creation of sport and other impact-resistant frames. Grilamid TR-90 is super-lightweight, flexible, and heat and UV resistant.

Sunglasses made with Grilamid TR-90 frames are known for their strength, lightweight, shape integrity and impact resistance.


React Photochromic lenses adapt to the light conditions giving you the perfect amount of shade. The lenses darken when exposed to UV light and when you are no longer exposed to the effects of UV the lenses return to their clear state. No matter what light environments you are switching between you can fully immerse yourself and let the lens take care of adapting to give you the perfect amount of clarity.  These lenses block 100% of harmful UV rays providing protection and reducing eyestrain.







  80% - 100%

46% - 79%

18% - 45%

  8% - 17%

How much light is transmitted through the lens

(VLT – Visible Light Transmission)

React Photochromic lenses are described in categories. Each category represents a certain amount of light that passes through the lens which determines how dark the lens is and how dark it goes when reacting to UV light.

  • Category 0-3 lens is clear to dark


  • Category 1-3 lens is light grey to dark


  • Category 1-2 lens is light grey to medium grey


Our Aura lens technology is a high definition lens which enhances detail and contrast augmenting your environment, giving you a greater viewing experience.

The lens controls the optical wavelength of light which enhances contrast, clarifies detail which increases your ability to define contours and objects altogether creating a greater perspective of your environment.

18 Induland Crescent, Lansdowne
Cape Town, South Africa

021 691 0110


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