The Maui Jim Malia, a contemporary new feminine frame, gracefully expresses the calm waters of Hawaii. Relax and enjoy the protection of this finely crafted style. The high-quality lens combines PolarizedPlus Technology and optically correct, distortion free vision with a carefully crafted frame. The polarization is perfect for cutting the glare from island waters during a surfside stroll or a long drive down the coast. A polarized lens primary function is to reduce glarethat is, light reflected from a flat surface which greatly diminishes color and contrast. A body of water, a windshield, and even an asphalt road are all notorious producers of polarized light. Polarized lenses are most useful when trying to see through these reflecting surfaces, like when fishing, boating, or driving. Maui Jim sunglasses feature one of the most effective polarized lenses on the market. They are lightweight, tough, and very stylish.