Users' questions

Are transitions XTRActive lenses worth it?

Are transitions XTRActive lenses worth it?

Xtractive lenses are one of the must-haves for many people. This makes them one of the best lens options for driving, since they will reduce the glare while someone is driving. The Xtractive lenses are also great for those who use a computer all day long. They will reduce the light that hits their eyes.

What is the difference between transitions and XTRActive?

Transitions® Signature lenses continuously adapt to changing light so they’re always exactly the depth of tint you need them to be. Transitions®Xtractive®lenses provide extra protection from light, even in the car. They go extra dark outdoors to protect from the brightest sun, even in the hottest conditions.

What are transitions XTRActive lenses?

Transitions XTRActive new generation lenses are extra dark outdoors and the darkest photochromic light intelligent lens in hot temperatures. They are the only photochromic lens to achieve a category 3 level of darkness when it’s hot – the same level as sunglasses.

How much are transitions XTRActive lenses?

Essilor Transitions XtrActive – Polycarbonate Lenses

Category: Lenses
Sun Option: Photochromic
Premium Sun Option: Transitions®
Lens Treatment: UV Protection , Scratch Guard
Price Range: $150 – $200

Are transition XTRActive lenses polarized?

Transitions XTRActive Polarized lenses are clear with a hint of protective tint indoors, and become extra dark and polarized outdoors. They are designed for wearers who are frequently exposed to bright light and reflective glare.

How fast do Transitions XTRActive work?

The speed of fading back to a lighter tint is slower in Transitions®XTRActiveTM vs. Transitions VI. After being activated in UV for 15 minutes at 73°F, Transitions® XTRActiveTM lenses fade back to 70% transmission in 14 minutes compared with 9 minutes for Transitions VI.

How dark do XTRActive lenses get?

Yes, Transitions XTRActive lenses have an average darkness of 53% and can achieve up to category 2 darkness1 behind the windshield to protect eyes from sunlight while driving.

Is XTRActive polarized?

Transitions XTRActive Polarized lenses are polarized outdoors in the sun while Transitions XTRActive new generation lenses are darker11 but do not polarize outdoors.

Are transitions XTRActive clear?

Transitions XTRActive NEW generation lenses are clear indoors with a hint of protective tint; designed to help protect your eyes from harsh indoor lighting and the sources of harmful blue light including digital devices2.

How do XTRActive transitions work?

However, Transitions® XTRActive® lenses do activate moderately behind a windshield as they react to both UV and visible light. When the UV light diminishes, the lenses fade back. As light conditions change, the level of tint adjusts, offering the right tint at the right time.