My eyes, my eyes -- the sunglasses do nothing!
October 5, 2010 11:49 AM   Subscribe

I'm looking for a discount online glasses shop like Zenni Optical that sells prescription sunglasses with really dark tint. I bought a couple of pairs from Zenni with 80% tint (the darkest option), and they're not quite cutting it on particularly sunny days. Zenni has said they can't go any darker, so I'm looking for other options. So if you're happy with some very dark (or even mirrored) prescription sunglasses that you've ordered online, tell me where you got 'em!
posted by plantbot to Clothing, Beauty, & Fashion (4 answers total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
Best answer: I have a pair from Googles4U with 100% grey tint that are unusably dark unless it is very bright.
posted by smackfu at 11:54 AM on October 5, 2010

I get great results from my polarized lenses that are lightly tinted. They completely eliminate glare.
posted by neuron at 3:14 PM on October 5, 2010

I'd also hit up the forums over at The Glassy Eyes blog. Good advice AND coupons to save you some scratch when you order.
I'm a big fan of $39 Dollar Glasses.
posted by willmize at 4:50 AM on October 6, 2010

Response by poster: Thanks for the replies, everyone. I didn't realize Goggles4u did 100% tinting -- they just list it as "dark" under the options, but their customer service verified that it's indeed 100% so I'll give them a try.
posted by plantbot at 7:21 AM on October 6, 2010

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