The Maui Jim Typhoon Sunglasses are sure to take you by storm with their smart looks and sporty wrap frame protection. A best-selling frame since its introduction in 1994, Typhoon is a popular sports frame with great coverage and a versatile fit. The high-quality lens combines PolarizedPlus Technology and optically correct, distortion free vision with a carefully crafted frame. 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.