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Melanin-Infused Lenses

Frame Materials

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Grilamid

Lightweight and flexible, our featherweight Grilamid® injected frames are impact resistant and maintain high flexibility.

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Mazzucchelli™ Acetate

We work with best-in-class partners like Mazzucchelli™; a centuries-old, family-run, Italian-based, industry leader in acetate materials and technologies. Acetate is known to be durable, flexible and is available in a wide variety of rich colors and patterns.

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Wire

Our access to the most experienced Italian-based, premium factory results in finely-honed finishes and detailing. Each of Electric wireframes utilizes surgical grade stainless steel, meaning they are non-corrosive, hypoallergenic, lightweight and durable.

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Pro Line

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Sport Line

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4 Base Curve

Typically found in fashion, lifestyle and optical frames, 4 base is our flattest lens offering.

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6 Base Curve

With just a slight curve, the 6 base offers great coverage for active lifestyles and fashion frames alike. 

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8 Base

Ideal for higher activity uses the 8 base hugs the curves of your face for an optimal fit.

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Lens Information

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Polycarbonate Lens

All of our Grilamid frames use Bayer Makrolon® raw Polycarbonate material for our lenses. These lenses are lightweight and impact resistant.

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CR-39 Lens

All of our Acetate and Wireframes use melanin infused CR-39 lenses. CR-39 lenses are like a balance between glass and polycarbonate. 

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Mineral Glass Lens

Electric's glass lenses offer superior optical clarity, are the most scratch-resistant and have been manufactured as lightweight as possible. 

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PREMIUM

Polarized Lenses

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Polarized

Electric polarized lenses block 99.9% of debilitating glare from the water’s surface. HEV blue light is reduced by 98% plus you get 100% UV protection, superior color contrast haze-free vision and reduced eye fatigue with the benefits of polarized.

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Polarized Pro

All the goodness of polarized with the added benefits of hydrophobic coating, oleophobic coating, flash-mirror coating and anti-reflective coating.

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Polarized Mineral Glass

The highest benchmark for polarized. The hand-polished Italian mineral glass is lightweight, scratch-resistant and has an anti-reflective coating to reduce reflections off the back of the lens for increased visual contrast. It blocks 99% of the water glare, reduces HEV blue light by 98%, all while providing 100% UV protection.

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Lens Coatings

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Hard Coating

A double-sided coating that reduces minor scratching. Offered as a standard treatment on all lenses.

Hydrophobic Coating

Life on the water or life in the heat often means your glasses get hammered with condensation. Our hydrophobic coating helps repel these elements and fights against water and sweat.

Mirror Coating

Cosmetic treatment applied to the exterior of the lens. Available in the Polarized Plus lenses.

Oleophobic Coating

Oil and dust have met their match. A double-sided coating repels sunscreen and more; smudges clean off easily.

Anti-Reflective

Reduces reflections off the back surface of the lens which increases contrast.

Anti-Fog Coating

Reduces fogging on the inside of lens. This coating is applied to all Winter Lenses. Cold weather, no fog, no problem.