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With a do-it-all frame for those who like to run in jeans or hit the coffee shop in Lycra, the adaptable Approach features an adjustable nose and interchangeable lenses for varied light conditions. Enlarged lens profile accommodates those seeking deeper, broader coverage. . Medium fit; large (Max) coverage; 9 base lens curvature for maximum wrap around your face. Nonpolarized Red mirror lenses: a true gray lens with multilayer red mirror provides true color vision without affecting light reaching the eye; hydroleophbic coating repels water, dirt, and grease. 15% VLT (Visible Light Transmission): the percentage of available light allowed to reach the eye-the lower the number, the darker the lens. Includes interchangeable Ignitor and Clear lenses:~ Ignitor lenses for medium to overcast conditions with 32% VLT; maximize an objects definition and enhance depth perception~ Clear lenses for dark and low-light conditions with 98% VLT. All lenses provide 100% protection from harmful UVA/B/C rays. Scratch- and impact-resistant Carbonic TLT lenses are optically corrected to maximize visual clarity and object definition-ideal for casual use. Tapered Lens Technology (TLT) corrects light distortion for true optical clarity. Eco-friendly Evolve Rilsan Clear frame (made from renewable castor plants; over 53% bio-based)-sport-driven, durable, flexible, and lightweight. Hydrophilic Megol nose and temple pads grip your skin to help keep the frame in place; gripping power increases when introduced to moisture. 2-position adjustable nose pads.


A do-it-all pair of shades for running, riding or hiking, the Smith Approach Max interchangeable sunglasses offer maximum coverage and a set of lenses for any light level.


The Smith Approach Max Polarized Sunglasses combine a cycling-specific design with a classic, unassuming look. The lenses house Smith's Tapered Lens Technology, which taper gradually from the optical center of the lens to straighten light waves, eliminating vision-altering light distortion. Then, Smith gave the lenses a polarized finish to reduce glare from sprawling open roads and sun-drenched lakes. Any cyclist knows fit is crucial when you're spending hours in the saddle laboring up winding climbs and railing down technical descents, so Smith gave the Approach Max Sunglasses a medium fit to accommodate most face sizes, but enlarged the lens profile to deliver a broader range of coverage. The nose pad can be adjusted between two different positions for a secure fit, and the slide-on temple pads grip tight to the face to reduce slipping when you're sweating it out on a steep climb. Speaking of sweat, Smith finished the lenses off with a hydroleophobic coating to keep the lenses clear in the face of sweat and oil.Proposition 65 Warning for California Consumers: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and/or birth defects or other reproductive harm.


Smith Optics Smith Approach Max Sunglasses - White Frame w/ Green Mirror/Ignitor/Clear Lens. Enlarged lens profiles accommodate those seeking deeper broader coverage.


Award Winner - National Geographic Adventure Gear of the Year Award 2013Features of the Smith Approach Max Sunglasses Medium Fit / Large coverage Carbonic TLT Lenses Evolve frame material 2-position adjustable nose pads Hydrophilic megol nose and temple pads 9 Base Lens curvature

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