Market Scenario for Sports lenses
Now a days sports have become a trend, it is enjoyed by a large group of the population both young and old Two-third of the population participate in sports activities of which at least 60% of them require vision correction. Excellent cosmetics without compromising with optics is required.
Lifestyle Today and its Requirements
- Busy lifestyle.
- Sport’s is an integral part of today’s life.
- Sunglasses are a necessity for all.
- Presently Rx sport lenses are compromised with low base curve and inferior optical properties.
- Lack of Rx lenses for Sports use.
- There is no single spectacle in the market that is ideal for all visual needs.
- No single spectacle can be perfect to suit all requirements.
There are two types of spectacle varieties for sports activities available in the market.
Role of FFA for visual optimisation
Sport lens has a higher degree of FFA because of high curvature compared to normal spectacle.
Aberrations due to FFA in sport lenses
Prismatic side effects, oblique astigmatism & refraction errors occur as a result of this tilt angle.
Sport lenses are highly recommended for Cricket, Golf, Driving, Cycling, Motor Cycling, Sailing, Skiing.