Sunglasses with green lenses have been popular for decades due to their classic look and unique optical benefits. American Optical’s green lenses date back to the invention of CalobarTM green tint in the 1930s.
AO green tinted lenses first debuted in the 1930s with AO’s invention of CalobarTM green tint. By combining iron oxides, AO engineers were able to absorb both short-wavelength ultraviolet light as well as long-wavelength infrared light. The revolutionary sage green lens became regarded as an optical ideal.
All American Optical frames are handcrafted in our US factory using the finest global components, including a full suite of imported green sunglass lenses in SkymasterTM glass and AOLiteTM nylon. If you’re looking for green polarized sunglasses, you can add polarization to all styles.
Because of the optical benefits of green colored sunglass lenses, nearly all American Optical styles are offered with a green lens.
Shop the collection to choose from the classics – like the Original Pilot green aviator sunglasses – to stylish designs with green gradient lenses that blend the benefits of dark green sunglasses and light green sunglasses – like the Sebring.
There’s a design to flatter all face shapes – green round sunglasses, green rectangle sunglasses, green cat eye sunglasses, green square sunglasses…
There are several benefits of green tinted sunglasses:
These are more than accessories, they’re an essential tool to maintain your eye health.
Craft That Has Been Honed for over 150 Years.
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