Evolve lenses

Follow your lifestyle !
 
Evolve lenses will protect your eyes and guard against the threat of the sun’s rays all the time, everywhere and in every condition. Our Active Cell Technology is scientifically formulated to change from light to dark in just a few seconds, providing just the right level of protection when needed.
 
Fashion, Urban or Sport sunglasses, BNL Evolve photochromic lenses are the answer for:
  • Maximum protection
  • Convenience
  • High photochromic performance
  • Fast darkening and fading
  • Durability

 

  • Photochromic lenses (non prescription)
  • An Essilor Patented Technolocy : Active Cell Technology
  • Lens comply with : EN1836, ANSI Z80.3, AS/NZS1067
  • 100% UV protection
  • Unparalleled sun protection index
  • Perfect visual comfort in low light, medium light and bright light conditions
  • Available in nylon, polycarbonate and POLARFUN Sport - Polarized in polycarbonate

 


 
 
 
Evolve lenses are a high valued product to be used any time, anywhere and for any outdoor condition. Evolve lenses follow your lifestyle: fashion, urban or sport sunglasses. They provide you with maximum protection and convenience with the highest performance.
 
Evolve lenses are recommended for people who enjoy cycling, skiing and golfing. As weather conditions change, sun protection and visual accuracy become ever more important factors for these sports.
 
The Evolve lenses also combine both polarized and photochromic technologies to bring real benefits to drivers. We can now eliminate road glare and adjust the level of sun protection even behind the windshield.
 
Evolve lenses are loved by people that wear their sunglasses as an important accessory, as an extension of their style and personality. Your sunglasses will become your second skin, as you will be able to wear your favorite pair anywhere and at anytime without needing to take them off. They will protect your eyes and keep your look intact.

 

Durability

 
  • Present in the market for over 4 years
  • Aging: 350 hours under specific lamps simulating day light conditions (SUN Test), equivalent to 2 years of normal wear*, our lenses are still photochromic
 
Simulated normal wear: 5 hours/day during 4 months (summer) and 1hour/day during 8 months (winter). Total of 840 hours/year.
 

Rapid darkening and fading

 
Our Active Cell Technology is scientifically formulated to change from light to dark in just a few seconds providing the right level of protection when needed.
 
 
 

Category shifts applications

 
  • Versatile: providing perfect visual comfort in low, medium and bright light conditions. Theses lenses have the greatest photochromic swing, starting from clear, in low light conditions, fading to dark, in medium and bright light conditions. Colors are suitable for street-wear, cycling and golf.
  • Lifetime: the conveniences of multi-purpose, multi-condition wear. These lenses are darker, will have a smaller swing and are suitable for medium to bright light conditions. Colors are suitable for outdoors activities, trekking, fishing and when combined with polarized technology, they are perfect for driving.
  • Extreme: unparalleled sun protection index, theses lenses will absorb more than 92% of the visible light. Although not suitable for driving, these lenses are recommended for high mountain and sailing environments, where the sun is very bright and UV levels intense. 

 


Category shifts applications

 
  • Low to Medium light conditions: Evolve lenses will absorb from 24% (clear stage) to 73% (dark stage) of visible light
  • Medium to Bright light conditions: Evolve lenses will absorb from 55% (clear stage) to 85% (dark stage) of visible light
  • Medium to Bright light conditions: Evolve lenses will absorb from 65% (clear stage) to 90% (dark stage) of visible light
  • Bright to very bright light conditions: Evolve lenses will absorb from 78% (clear stage) to 94% (dark stage) of visible light

 

Wide range of colors

 

  • Evolve Versatile Lenses : BROWN, GREY, ORANGE, YELLOW, VERMILLON
  • Evolve Lifetime Lenses : BROWN, GREY, YELLOW, VERMILLON – Polarized available
  • Evolve Extreme Lenses : BROWN, GREY – Polarized available

 


Wide range of coatings

 

Technical feature:

  • Surfium : oleophobic (front side)
  • Orion : anti-smudge (front & back sides)

 

Cosmetic touch:

Air treatment: Silver, Bronze, Blue. Air treatments enhance style, glamour and gives a quality touch with soft glints. BNL has developed these specific treatments for Evolve lenses.