Online Survey Voters Want To Emulate Lennon & Maverick With Choice of Sunglasses
Voter Survey Results 06/28/2016
Sunglasses are not only a fashionable accessory but also summertime necessity for your eyes. The sun shines year round, but it is at its most powerful during the Summer months, while giving us bronzy glows and aiding in nourishing us with Vitamin D it also produces harmful ultraviolet rays. Ultraviolet radiation is detrimental; it is a major cause of sunburn, premature ageing, eye damage and skin damage leading to skin cancer. In some cases lack of proper eye protection can lead to eyelid cancer, intraocular melanoma, corneal sunburn and aid in the development of cataracts – 12% of online panel members have had cataracts at some point in their life. Only 14% of Tellwut online panel members will buy a new pair of sunglasses this summer, prayncrochet comments, “I only buy new ones if I lost the old ones. ” The majority of Tellwut panel members at 31% felt that the most reasonable price for a regular pair of non-prescription sun blocking spectacles is between $16 to $30. 24% of Tellwut survey takers wear prescription sunglasses , Tellwut commenter sfcjohnnyj stresses the necessity of prescription shades, “I like the prescription glasses with transition lenses also. I exercise a lot out of doors and live in a sunny climate. UV protection is important for your eyes. Especially old ones like mine.” Prescription sunglasses can run in the range from $50+ to $500+ the price depends on multitude of options including designers, prescription strength and other superficial features such as anti-scratch wear. The most preferred sunglasses style taking 14% of the vote are traditional Aviator sunglasses, this design takes its name from the pilots that would wear them in the 1930s – it has stood the test time, surging in style thanks to 1986’s Top Gun and extending to today’s latest trends. The next leading frame styles are classic shapes, such as geometric rectangle frames and Lennon-esque round shaped shades.