ZEISS Active Sun Sport Lenses

Unlimited vision to match all your customers' outdoor activities and challenges.

Whether it’s used for leisure activities or performance sports, ZEISS Active Sun Lenses are a great choice for your customers. In extreme outdoor light conditions, these lenses give protection from the elements and still provide excellent dynamic vision.

  • Available in functional tints
  • Stylish looks, improved appearance
  • Full UV protection

The ideal choice for improved clarity and performance.

When it comes to sun lenses, protection and performance are key. Lenses should provide protection from the elements in extreme outdoor light conditions and still provide all-round clarity for excellent dynamic vision.

Sport lens options available in the Active collection:

  • Performance tints incl. ProGolf, Skylet® Fun and Skylet® Sport
  • DuraVision® Mirror UV active colours
  • Wrapped lenses with Cosmetic Edge® Technology
  • Polarised Lenses

Market research revealed Customers needs and use of sunglasses show three major trends.

  • 87%

    of customers use sunglasses for casual events, formal occasions and to look fashionable.1

  • 45%

    of sunglasses wearers also wear it for driving.1

  • 79%

    of customers wear sunglasses for outdoor activities.1

ZEISS Active Sun: Sport Lenses for unlimited vision to fuel your ambitions

Full eye protection and performance with:

  • Performance tints: for specific activities and for extreme light.
  • A stylish look with the DuraVision® Mirror UV active colours.
  • Reduced edge thickness with Cosmetic Edge® Technology for ZEISS Sport lenses.

ZEISS Active: Sport Lenses for unlimited vision to fuel your ambitions

Functional tints with something extra

For sports addicts the right gear is a must, along with the right sunglasses for overall performance and clarity. Specifically-designed functional tints can aid your customers with comfortable and effortless viewing regardless of the environment.

Colour example of the Sweet Violet lens tint which is suitable for cycling.
Colour example of the Spicy Red lens tint which is suitable for low light conditions.
Colour example of the Sunset Violet lens tint which is suitable for shooting sports.


ProGolf Llenses don’t only reduce the intensity of bright light but it enhances contrast perception through the selective absorption of specific wavelengths. This means that, even with constant transitions between light and shadow during the game, the golfer enjoys optimum visibility. They can see any unevenness or bumps in the course more clearly than with traditional sunglasses.

ProGolf is the combination of a contrast-enhancing tint and the high-quality, Super ET coating, making it the ideal sun protection for golfers.

Colour example of the ProGolf lens tint.
Colour example of the ProGolf Gradient 75/25% lens tint.

90% light absorption for extreme light conditions

Offer your customers sports lenses with over 90% light absorption to provide the best protection in extreme light conditions (for example on glaciers).


Skylet® Sport – Dark brown sun protection lens with 90% light absorption. This lens can be used for driving, but it is recommended for dazzling light and glare, e. g. on glaciers, in high mountainous areas, on water and for flying. Very dark brown tint.


Skylet® Fun – The brightest Skylet® lens with 70% light absorption. Driving is possible, but the lens is particularly suited to inclement weather conditions where visibility is hazy, e. g. for skiing, gliding, hiking or water sports. Aesthetically attractive, orange-brown tint.

Colour example of the Skylet® Sport lens tint.
Colour example of the Skylet® Fun lens tint.

DuraVision® Mirror UV active colours: the active leisure look.

Wrapped sunglasses are functional and stylish and provide your customers protection from all sides against UV exposure and the elements like wind, glare and water. For a trendy touch, add one of the four active DuraVision Mirrors:

  • DuraVision  Mirror Green

  • DuraVision  Mirror  Red

  • DuraVision  Mirror  Silver

  • DuraVision  Mirror Strong Blue  

Offer DuraVision Sun UV anti-reflective coating on the inside of the lens to provide your customer with the ultimate finish for even better visual performance.

Colour example of the DuraVision Mirror Green.
Colour example of the DuraVision Mirror Red.
Colour example of the DuraVision Mirror Silver.
Colour example of the DuraVision Mirror Strong Blue.

ZEISS Sport Lenses

Lifestyle and sports frames often require something extra.

Wrapped frames require special prescription lenses. These frames protect customers from lateral glare, UV light or wind. This confronts the optician with a special challenge:

  • The extreme tilt of these frames changes the perceived perspective.
  • Using traditional lenses cause aberrations and distortions that impair vision.

The optimum solution

ZEISS Sport Lenses provide optimum optical correction for all wrapped frames, ensuring that aberrations are a thing of the past.

Technology for ZEISS wrapped lenses, completed with DuraVision® Sun UV, turns the challenge of extreme conditions into a fun activity.

ZEISS Sport Lenses
Visualisation of the ZEISS wrapped lenses with a close-up look of the Cosmetic Edge® Technology.

Wrapped Lenses with Cosmetic Edge® Technology.

  • ZEISS Cosmetic Edge Technology reduces the edge thickness in minus/high prescription lenses by up to 30%.2
  • Choice of frames: there's a fit for every frame thanks to very large lens diameters, variable decentration and flexible base curve selection.
  • Excellent peripheral vision due to a fully-compensated optical design.
  • Tailored lens designs from single vision to progressives, with great compensation for aberrations caused by lens tilt.
  • Shaped to keep light and elements from entering the eye at all angles.
        An image of a man wearing sports wear and sport lenses while running down a road.

        Availability of ZEISS Sport Lenses:

        • ZEISS Precision Portfolio, Digital, DriveSafe and Single Vision Lenses are also available in the Sport Lens design.
        • The available design, index, diameter, Rx ranges and coatings for ZEISS Sports ranges can vary significantly from standard designs.
        • For full details, please consult VISUSTORE or your ZEISS Account Manager.

        Innovation behind ZEISS Sun Lenses Technologies explained.

        • Cosmetic Edge® Technology

          Technology reduces the edge thickness by up to 30% in high prescription/minus lenses.2

        • UVProtect Technology

          A higher level of UV protection, which enables clear ZEISS lenses to block harmful UV rays up to 400 nm. This is the same standard of UV protection premium sunglasses provide.

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        • 1

          GfK 2015 | OMO Optical Monitor Winter Trends 2014/15 March 1, 2015 – Simone Cornelsen, Giampaolo Falconio Source: Yougov Omnibus research, Feb2015.

        • 2

          Depending on the shape, size, lens power and centration data, compared to standard ZEISS Sport lenses.