Sunglasses: Protect Your Eyes

Sunglasses and sunwear are must-haves for protecting your eyes from the harmful elements that they are exposed to. Outdoor recreation and fun in the sun are a way of life on Vancouver Island. We screen for dry eye at every exam, and for those that need more dry eye attention, we bring them back for a dry eye workup. For those who want to wear contact lenses, it is essential that they have a healthy tear film.

Sunglasses: Complete Customization

Our opticians walk you through our sunwear selection. Our featured designers are Maui Jim and Polaroid. You get to choose the color of your frames and lenses. —28 different outcomes in just one frame!

Valley Vision Optometry is your one-stop solution to all your recreational eyewear needs. Our optical team can help you find the perfect frames and lenses for your lifestyle.  Our selection balances form, function, and fashion.


Benefits of Sunglasses

When choosing sunglasses, it’s essential to look for those that provide 100% UV protection. This ensures that the lenses block both UVA and UVB rays, offering comprehensive protection for the eyes. Additionally, sunglasses should be comfortable to wear, and, if needed, prescription sunglasses can be obtained for those who require vision correction.

  • UV Protection: Shields eyes from harmful UV rays, preventing eye damage.
  • Prevention of Eye Fatigue: Sunglasses reduce eye fatigue during outdoor activities like sports, hiking, or driving.
  • Comfort and Reduced Eye Strain: Reduces the need to squint, leading to less eye strain and fatigue.
  • Prevention of Dry Eyes: Shields eyes from wind and dry air, preventing excessive tear film evaporation and reducing the risk of dry eyes.
  • Fashion and Style: Available in various shapes, colors, and styles for expressing personal style.
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