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Where can I get my glasses adjusted to my size after delivery?
A qualified optician can make adjustments to your fra...Read more
A qualified optician can make adjustments to your frame for a fee.
Do you provide prescription sunglasses?
All VUARNET sunglasses with the exception of the XL G...Read more
All VUARNET sunglasses with the exception of the XL Glacier are available in both single vision or progressive lenses. VUARNET prescription sunglasses are all produced using mineral glass. Each Vuarnet lens, including prescription, is engraved with the V on ski symbol.
Our mineral glass lenses in your prescription are handmade in France, in our factory, in Meaux close to Paris.
IIt is not possible to order prescription glasses on-site or purchase a pair from vuarnet.com to have made into prescription. If you wish to order prescription glasses, please visit a VUARNET retail optician to place your order. To find a VUARNET optician near you, visit the :
Only optical stores can order prescription sunglasses.
What are the advantages of the different techniques applied to our lenses?
The two-tone Vuarnet Mirror glass: our signature since 19...Read more
The two-tone Vuarnet Mirror glass: our signature since 1957. The two-tone mirror filters the light in the upper and lower part of the lens more efficiently, and as such you have maximum protection against glare and reflections.
The Vuarnet Mirror Flash lens: Other than the aesthetic aspect, the mirror flash lens acts by reflecting and filtering the light more efficiently. It guarantees you maximum comfort in very bright conditions.
Vuarnet Polarized lenses: bring optimum color definition and greater eye comfort against glare from reflections. All our frames equipped with polarized mineral glass always carry the symbol “P”: Grey Polar, Blue Polar, Blue Polarlynx and Brown Polar are available.
What advantages are offered by mineral glass?
Vuarnet mineral glass guarantees the HIGHEST protection, ...Read more
Vuarnet mineral glass guarantees the HIGHEST protection, the HIGHEST clarity, the HIGHEST durability, and is 100% recyclable.
For further information, please visit our website page “Why choose Vuarnet lenses?" on vuarnet.com.
How do my Vuarnet sunglasses protect my eyes?
Thanks to the mineral glass and specific Vuarnet treatmen...Read more
Thanks to the mineral glass and specific Vuarnet treatment, your Vuarnet sunglasses protect your eyes from the following:
AGAINST UV AND BLUE LIGHT
- Vuarnet lenses filter 100% of UV (UVA, UVB, UVC) and as much as 99% of blue light, one of the most dangerous in the visible light spectrum.
AGAINST GLARE AND REFLECTIONS
- Brand signature, our exclusive bi-shaded mirror treatment guarantees maximum protection against glare and reflections.
AGAINST UNWANTED REFLECTIONS and INFRA-RED
- Vuarnet lenses are the only ones in the world designed to absorb up to 94% of infra-red rays protecting your eyes from heat and dry eye.
- The lenses also benefit from an anti-reflection treatment inside of the lens, eliminating all unwanted reflections.
For further information, please visit our website page “Why choose Vuarnet lenses?" on vuarnet.com
What tests do you do to check product quality?
We perform detailed and complete testing procedures on bo...Read more
We perform detailed and complete testing procedures on both lenses and frames.
Three tests are performed on the lens during the manufacturing process:
- Inspection of the polished glass quality; individual check of the glass polishing.
- Shock resistance measurement by ball-test; a ball weighing 16 grams is dropped from a height of 1.27 m onto the lens to test its shock resistance.
- Inspection of treated lenses, under specific lighting conditions to ensure that the glass has no scratches/imperfections.
Each frame is individually checked before the product is packaged.
How do I know that my Vuarnet glasses are authentic?
Each authentic frame is delivered in its own case complet...Read more
How do I choose the right size of sunglasses for me?
On each product leaflet, we indicate the temple width (di...Read more
On each product leaflet, we indicate the temple width (distance between your temples) and the frame size (S for Small, M for Medium or L for Large) in order to help you select the pair of sunglasses most suited for your face.
To figure out know the temple width of your face, use a ruler to measure the distance between the two horizontal screws of the arms on your current glasses. (If you have a fine/angular/large round, we recommend the size small/medium/large).
Size S refers to a temporal distance of 127-134 mm, size M to 130-163 mm and finally size L to 133-139 mm.