Posted by JDM on Jul 10th 2020

All About Costa Lenses

So, you shopped our website and decided on Costa sunglasses. However, you are not sure what lenses are best for you. We can help!

Lens selection is best based on your environment. Costa offers 7 lens colors that range from low-light conditions, such as overcast days, to extremely bright conditions with blinding glare.

Blue Mirror-10% light transmission. Gray Base. Best for activities in the brightest sun such as boating and fishing      deep water.

Green Mirror-10% light transmission. Copper Base. Great for sight fishing in bright sun. Offers enhanced vision and   contrast.

Gray Silver Mirror-10% light transmission. Gray Base. Great versatile lens for everyday wear. Perfect on cloudy         days.

Copper Silver Mirror-12% light transmission. Copper Base. Versatile lens that is good for everyday wear and cloudy   days. Ideal in changing light conditions such as stream fishing.

Gray Mirror-12% light transmission. A good choice for everyday wear and all activities.

Copper Mirror-12% light transmission. Great versatile lens for a variety of situations, from sight fishing to driving.

Sunrise Silver Mirror-25% light transmission. Best use is at sunrise, sunset or overcast days. Not recommended for   driving.

Great! You have chosen your lens color, know that all Costa sunglasses are polarized but what about the lens material? Should you go with a glass lens or a polycarbonate lens? Below are some advantages of both.

580G Glass Lens:

  • Glass provides the best clarity.
  • Scratch proof.
  • Thinner and lighter than average polarized glass.

580P Polycarbonate Lens:

  • Much lighter than glass lens.
  • Durable.
  • Scratch resistant.

We hope this information helped in your decision! If you have any further questions or just want to chat with a human about sunglasses, please call us at 877-933-0035.