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There’s a legacy of quality behind every AO frame

The AO manufacturing process marries craft and engineering to create iconic eyewear.

Where Clarity Meets Quality

Where Clarity
Meets Quality

AO’s suite of globally sourced lenses offer precise optics, fine-tuned for your lifestyle. Learn which material, color, and polarization option best suits you.

Where Clarity Meets Quality

Materials

SkyMaster™ Lenses
SkyMaster™ Lenses
Glass lenses are the gold standard for optics, offering superior clarity for the closest thing to your natural vision. Originally developed for pilots, SkyMaster™ is AO’s premium lens option for distortion-free vision and is available polarized or non-polarized.
AOLite™ Lenses
AOLite™ Lenses
AOLite™ is crafted from high-quality nylon for a lightweight, impact-resistant lens that offers increased comfort without sacrificing on optics. Hard-coated to protect from scratches, AOLite™ is an excellent alternative to glass lenses and is available polarized or non-polarized.

Colors

True-Tone™ Green
True-Tone™ Green
Green sun lenses provide true color perception for natural vision. True-Tone™ Green is chromatically tuned to optimize optics.
Cosmetan™ Brown
Cosmetan™ Brown
Brown sun lenses amplify contrast and provide warmth. Cosmetan™ Brown is chromatically tuned to optimize optics.
True-Color™ Gray
True-Color™ Gray
Gray sun lenses reduce eye fatigue in bright light conditions and are the color of choice for many pilots. True-Color™ Gray is chromatically tuned to optimize optics.

AO SkyMaster™ Lenses

True-Color™ Gray Glass Polarized

AO AOLite™ Lenses

True-Color™ Gray Nylon Polarized

AO SkyMaster™ Lenses

True-Tone™ Green Glass Polarized

AO AOLite™ Lenses

True-Tone™ Green Nylon Polarized

AO SkyMaster™ Lenses

Cosmetan™ Brown Glass Polarized

AO AOLite™ Lenses

Cosmetan™ Brown Glass Polarized

SkyMaster™ glass lenses offer superior clarity and scratch resistance. Chromatically tuned True-Color™ gray tint reduces eye fatigue in bright light conditions. Lens Filter Category: 3

  • 100% UVA/UVB protection
    100% UVA/UVB protection
  • Anti-reflective backside coating
    Anti-reflective backside coating
  • Oleophobic smudge-resistant coating
    Oleophobic smudge-resistant coating
  • Impact-resistant (ANSI Z80.3)
    Impact-resistant (ANSI Z80.3)
  • Scratch-resistant material* and hardcoat
    Scratch-resistant material* and hardcoat
  • Distortion-free for optical clarity*
    Distortion-free for optical clarity*
  • AO Polarized Enhanced contrast
    AO Polarized Enhanced contrast
  • AO Polarized Glare-free vision
    AO Polarized Glare-free vision

AOLite™ lenses are extremely lightweight and impact resistant. Chromatically tuned True-Color™ gray tint reduces eye fatigue in bright light conditions. Lens Filter Category: 3

  • 100% UVA/UVB protection
    100% UVA/UVB protection
  • Anti-reflective backside coating
    Anti-reflective backside coating
  • Oleophobic smudge-resistant coating
    Oleophobic smudge-resistant coating
  • Impact-resistant (ANSI Z80.3)
    Impact-resistant (ANSI Z80.3)
  • Scratch-resistant material and hardcoat
    Scratch-resistant material and hardcoat
  • Lightweight for comfort
    Lightweight for comfort
  • AO Polarized Enhanced contrast
    AO Polarized Enhanced contrast
  • AO Polarized Glare-free vision
    AO Polarized Glare-free vision

SkyMaster™ glass lenses offer superior clarity and scratch resistance. Chromatically tuned True-Tone™ green tint provides true color perception for natural vision. Lens Filter Category: 3

  • 100% UVA/UVB protection
    100% UVA/UVB protection
  • Anti-reflective backside coating
    Anti-reflective backside coating
  • Oleophobic smudge-resistant coating
    Oleophobic smudge-resistant coating
  • Impact-resistant (ANSI Z80.3)
    Impact-resistant (ANSI Z80.3)
  • Scratch-resistant material and hardcoat
    Scratch-resistant material and hardcoat
  • Distortion-free for optical clarity
    Distortion-free for optical clarity
  • AO Polarized Enhanced contrast
    AO Polarized Enhanced contrast
  • AO Polarized Glare-free vision
    AO Polarized Glare-free vision

AOLite™ lenses are extremely lightweight and impact resistant. Chromatically tuned True-Tone™ green tint provides true color perception for natural vision. Lens Filter Category: 3

  • 100% UVA/UVB protection
    100% UVA/UVB protection
  • Anti-reflective backside coating
    Anti-reflective backside coating
  • Oleophobic smudge-resistant coating
    Oleophobic smudge-resistant coating
  • Impact-resistant (ANSI Z80.3)
    Impact-resistant (ANSI Z80.3)
  • Scratch-resistant hardcoat
    Scratch-resistant hardcoat
  • Lightweight for comfort
    Lightweight for comfort
  • AO Polarized Enhanced contrast
    AO Polarized Enhanced contrast
  • AO Polarized Glare-free vision
    AO Polarized Glare-free vision

SkyMaster™ Glass lenses offer superior clarity and scratch resistance. Chromatically tuned Cosmetan™ brown tint amplifies contrast and provides warmth. Lens Filter Category: 2

  • 100% UVA/UVB protection
    100% UVA/UVB protection
  • Anti-reflective backside coating
    Anti-reflective backside coating
  • Oleophobic smudge-resistant coating
    Oleophobic smudge-resistant coating
  • Impact-resistant (ANSI Z80.3)
    Impact-resistant (ANSI Z80.3)
  • Scratch-resistant hardcoat
    Scratch-resistant hardcoat
  • Distortion-free for optical clarity
    Distortion-free for optical clarity
  • AO Polarized Enhanced contrast
    AO Polarized Enhanced contrast
  • AO Polarized Glare-free vision
    AO Polarized Glare-free vision

AOLite™ lenses are extremely lightweight and impact resistant. Chromatically tuned Cosmetan™ brown tint amplifies contrast and provides warmth. Lens Filter Category: 2

  • 100% UVA/UVB protection
    100% UVA/UVB protection
  • Anti-reflective backside coating
    Anti-reflective backside coating
  • Oleophobic smudge-resistant coating
    Oleophobic smudge-resistant coating
  • Impact-resistant (ANSI Z80.3)
    Impact-resistant (ANSI Z80.3)
  • Scratch-resistant hardcoat
    Scratch-resistant hardcoat
  • Lightweight for comfort
    Lightweight for comfort
  • AO Polarized Enhanced contrast
    AO Polarized Enhanced contrast
  • AO Polarized Glare-free vision
    AO Polarized Glare-free vision
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Without
polarized
polarized
With
True-Color™ Gray Glass
True-Color™ Gray Glass Polarized
True-Color™ Gray Nylon
True-Color™ Gray Nylon Polarized
True-Tone™ Green Glass
True-Tone™ Green Glass Polarized
True-Tone™ Green Nylon
True-Tone™ Green Nylon Polarized
Cosmetan™ Brown Glass
Cosmetan™ Brown Glass Polarized
Cosmetan™ Brown Glass
Cosmetan™ Brown Glass Polarized
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polarized
Polarized lenses reduce extra bright light glares and hazy vision. An option that offers superior clarity and eye protection
Polarized lenses reduce extra bright light glares and hazy vision. An option that offers superior clarity and eye protection

Understand Your Lens

TV 80-100%
TV 80-100%
Sunglasses with light lens colors. Very limited reduction of sunlight. >80% transmittance of sunlight. Lens Filter Category: 0
TV 43-80%
TV 43-80%
Sunglasses with light lens colors. Limited reduction of sunlight. 43-80% transmittance of sunlight. Lens Filter Category: 1
TV 18-43%
TV 18-43%
Sunglasses for general use. Good reduction of sunlight. 18-43% transmittance of sunlight. Lens Filter Category: 2
TV 8-18%
TV 8-18%
Sunglasses for general use. High reduction of sunlight. 8-18% transmittance of sunlight. Lens Filter Category: 3
TV 3-8%
TV 3-8%
Very high reduction of sunlight. Very dark sunglasses for special use. Not suitable for driving and road use. 3-8% transmittance of sunlight. Lens Filter Category: 4
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