ADVANCED LENS TECHNOLOGY

You Won’t Believe Your Eyes!™

LUMINA™ sun lenses use exclusive patented technology to create the thinnest, lightest prescription sunglass lenses available today. The visual performance of these lenses is unsurpassed, providing a unique combination of optical clarity, glare management and powerful protection from the sun’s harmful rays. All LUMINA™ lenses are made in our lab in the U.S.A., and are only available from the Sunglass Underground.

LUMINA™ sun lenses have the widest prescription range available anywhere — even for difficult wrap sunglasses! If you’ve ever been told, “We can’t make this sunglass in your prescription,” call us, we probably can!

LUMINA™ sun lenses have a vast array of options:

Polarized, Non-Polarized, Xanadium Mirror Coatings in 18 different colors – and the list goes on!

Ordering is simple. You can build a lens to your exact specifications in a minute or two – it’s easy!

Prescription Range: +10 to -10. Higher prescriptions may be possible for an additional charge. Call or email for further information.

LUMINA™ Sun Lens Materials

Lumina™ Polycarbonate

Lumina™ Polycarbonate sun lenses are made with our own blend of high-impact resistant polycarbonate for durability, protection against shattering and superb visual performance. They block 100% of the sun’s harmful UVA & UVB rays.

Lumina™ Trivex

Lumina™ Trivex sun lenses are super-clear and super strong.  Trivex, a lens material developed for the military, has an optical clarity about 40% greater than Polycarbonate while also being 100% shatter-proof. They block 100% of the sun’s harmful UVA and UVB rays. Silvermist™ Lumina lenses are recommended for prescriptions with powers less than +4 or -4. 

Lumina™ Ultra-Thin

Lumina™ Ultra-Thin is a patented lens technology available only at the Sunglass Underground, that allows us to make Polycrbonate and Trivex lenses 20% to 40% thinner and lighter! They’re recommended for strong prescriptions with a total power greater than +5 or -5. (US Patent # 8,002,404 & 8,499,111)

LUMINA™ Polarized Lenses

We strongly recommend Lumina™ Polarized lenses for all your sunglass needs. Polarized lenses eliminate the glare that makes things hard to see and causes eye fatigue. Whether you’re driving, at the beach or doing any activity in bright sunlight, polarized lenses will improve your vision dramatically.

LUMINA™ Sun Lens Colors

Neutral Gray

The most natural and neutral of all our tints. It delivers complete UV protection and optimum clarity without altering color perception.

Bronze

Adds warmth to your view and a slight boost to contrast. It’s bronze hue works well in almost all light conditions.

G-15 Green

Used by pilots, the G-15 Green provides remarkable color contrast, high clarity and sharpness with natural color rendition.

Rose

Increases color contrast and brightens your view on cloudy days.

Xanadium™ Mirror Coatings

Xanadium™ advanced mirror coatings, available only from the Sunglass Underground, are made with 17 layers of ionized vapor coatings in a high-heat vacuum chamber. This creates a depth of color and richness that is truly outstanding. Our process is proprietary and each mirror has a zirconium hard-coat for added strength and durability.

14kgold

Description: Medium reflective mirror with 30% reflection. Enhances depth perception and contrast for better visibility, excels in bright conditions.

Recommended Use: High to moderate sunny activities.

Recommended Tint: Brown

midnight-blue

Description: Medium reflective mirror with around 20% reflection. Bright blue color excels in any condition. Excellent glare filtering and balance of vision.

Recommended Use: Medium to low sunny activities.

Recommended Tint: Grey

rose-gold

Description: Medium reflection mirror with around 20% reflection. Reduces eyestrain in bright conditions.

Recommended Use: fashion oriented activities

Recommended Tint: Brown

lilac

Description: Medium reflection mirror with around 20% reflection. Reduces eyestrain in bright conditions.

Recommended Use: Fashion oriented activities.

Recommended Tint: Grey

black

Description: Soothing and trendy, low reflective “black” mirror with 13% reflection. Aids in glare filtering without the “flashiness” of colored mirrors.

Recommended Use: Medium to low sunny activities.

Recommended Tint: Grey

silver

Description: Medium reflective mirror with around 30% reflection. Neutral depth perception & true color. Reduces eye strain in bright conditions.

Recommended Use: High to moderate sunny activities.

Recommended Tint: Grey

gold

Description: Medium reflective mirror with around 20% reflection. Enhances depth perception and contrast for better visibility, excels in bright conditions.

Recommended Use: High to moderate sunny activities.

Recommended Tint: Brown

blue

Description: Low reflective mirror with around 13% reflection. Subtle blue color with glare filtering and balance of vision.

Recommended Use: Medium to low sunny activities

Recommended Tint: Grey

blue-steel

Description: Medium reflective mirror with around 20% reflection. Bright blue color excels in any condition. Excellent glare filtering and balance of vision.

Recommended Use: Medium to low sunny activities.

Recommended Tint: Grey

citrine

Description: High reflective mirror with 80% reflection. Yellow-orange center with yellow edges. Provides greater clarity in foggy, hazy, and low light conditions. Helps filter blue light from electronic screens.

Recommended Use: Driving, racing, mountain biking, shooting, tennis.

Recommended Tint: Brown

forest

Description: Medium-high reflective mirror, about 60% reflection. Forest center, hint of yellow leading to blue edges. Even color perception, reduces glare, brightens shadows, excellent contrast in low light.

Recommended Use: Cycling, fishing, water sports, and other outdoor sports activities with grass or green.

Recommended Tint: Brown

inferno

Description: Has 90% or more reflection in red zone of spectrum. Resembles fire or flame and provides even color perception. Versatile lens enhances depth perception and contrast.

Recommended Use: Cycling, fishing, water sports, and other outdoor sports activities with bright light.

Recommended Tint: Brown

jade

Description: Medium reflective mirror with around 35% reflection. Green center with purple edges. Provides even color perception with smooth contrast.

Recommended Use: Cycling, mountain biking and other outdoor sports activities where grass is involved.

Recommended Tint: Brown

pyro

Description: High reflective mirror with about 90% reflection. Red-purple center with red edges. Band filter & high contrast color blocks harsh glare for maximum comfort.

Recommended Use: Sunny and hot environment, cycling, mountain biking and other outdoor sports activities.

Recommended Tint: Grey

violet

Description: High reflective mirror with around 90% reflection in the blue-red zone. Small blue center with violet throughout to the edges. Combines high reflective blue zone and low reflective red zone protection.

Recommended Use: Sunny to medium sun, great for use in water related sports.

Recommended Tint: Grey

coastal-green

Description: High reflective mirror with around 45% reflection. Bright green center leading to blue and purple edges.

Recommended Use: Foggy, hazy, and low light conditions. Driving, mountain biking, tennis, shooting and other outdoor activities.

Recommended Tint: Brown (Popular in Grey)

*Disclaimer: Mirror colors above are representations only.

LUMINA™ Clear Lenses

LUMINA™ Polycarbonate

LUMINA™ Polycarbonate lenses are made with our own blend of high-impact resistant polycarbonate for durability, protection against shattering and superb visual performance. They’re about 25% thinner than conventional plastic lenses. All Lumina™ Polycarbonate lenses come with a Premium Anti-Reflective Coating. 

LUMINA™ Thin

LUMINA™ Thin lenses are made with 1.67 high index lens material and are recommended for strong prescriptions with powers greater than +5 or -6. Lumina™ Thin are about 45% thinner than conventional plastic lenses. All Lumina™ Thin lenses come with a Premium Anti-Reflective Coating. They are not shatterproof and NOT recommended for children or active sports.

LUMINA™ 1.74 Extra-Thin

LUMINA™ 1.74 Extra-Thin lenses are made with 1.74 high index lens material and recommended for very strong prescriptions with powers greater than +5 or -6, or for those who want the absolute thinnest lenses possible. Our 1.74 Extra-Thin lenses are more than 50% thinner than conventional plastic lenses. All Lumina™ Extra-Thin lenses come with a Premium Anti-Reflective Coating. They are not shatterproof and NOT recommended for children or active sports.

LUMINA™ Trivex (Ultra-clear)

LUMINA™ Trivex lenses are super-clear and super strong.  They have an optical clarity about 40% greater than Polycarbonate while also being 100% shatter-proof.