Did you know that despite our prolonged exposure to the sun, we in the Caribbean are less likely to wear sunglasses than our counterparts in Northern America and Europe? Not only are sunglasses a fantastic way to make a fashion statement, but they are also essential for protecting our eyes from the harmful effects of the sun’s rays.

Polarized sunglasses, in particular, are a worthwhile investment in the health of your eyes. Light that is reflected from surfaces such as a flat road or the surface of the ocean is generally horizontally polarized, which creates an annoying and potentially dangerous intensity of light that we experience as glare. Polarized lenses contain a special filter that blocks this light, reducing glare. If you spend a lot of time driving, or work on the water, polarized sunglasses are a must!

Ray-Ban is the most popular brand of sunglasses around the world, and you’ll find a wide selection at Courts Optical. We also stock brands such as Air Studio, Ann Taylor, Argos, Armani Exchange, Christies, Converse, Da Luce, Dansk, Dolce & Gabbana, Emporio Armani, Guess, Hello Kitty, Jones New York, Kate Spade, Kenzia, Lucky Brand, Maxima, Michael Kors, New Balance, Oakley, Pepe Jeans, Perry Ellis, Polaroid, Polo, Prada, Puma, Ralph Lauren, Razzi, Reebok, Revlon, Sketchers, Sperry, Swarovski, Tattoo, Ted Baker, Timex, Tmx, Tommy Hilfiger, Toscana, Vera Wang, Vivace, Vogue.