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Eyes on the Brand: Maui Jim

Once you buy your first pair of Maui Jim sunglasses, we guarantee you will find it hard to go back to any other brand of sunglasses. When new patients come in to pick out their new sunglasses, many ask us why Maui Jim sunglasses are so incredible. Here are a few reasons why we love them.

Maui Jim transparent Heliconia sunglasses

Maui Jim Heliconia

Why are Maui Jim sunglasses so amazing?
For many reasons! First and foremost, all their lenses are polarized. Polarization reduces glare, improves contrast and clarity, which in the long run can help reduce eye fatigue. When looking through Maui Jim sunglasses, the colours of your surroundings will be enhanced and more vibrant. Their PolarizedPlus2® lenses eliminate 99.9% of glare, allowing you to see the world at its brilliant best. Generally, their products are comfortable and lightweight. Maui Jim sunglasses are also durable.For all of these reasons, Maui Jim is definitely one of the brands of sunglasses preferred by the IRIS team members.

A scheme explains how the Maui Jim Neutral Grey and Bronze lenses work

Fun facts about Maui Jim:
- The company began in 1980 when a fisherman named Jim Richards, began selling sunglasses on the beaches of Maui, Hawaii.
- As of 2015, the company was the third-largest producer of sunglasses in the world.
- Their home office is located in Lahaina in Maui, where they still design and test all of their sunglasses.

Maui Jim Beaches sunglasses

Maui Jim Beaches

Maui Jim started out as a small company selling sunglasses on the beaches of Maui, and to this day, they are still proud to be independently owned. At IRIS, Maui Jim is one of our main partners. If you wish to have your prescription in your Maui Jim lenses, it is totally possible and there are many lens options available to you. Our team of opticians and optometrists will help you choose your lenses according to your usual outdoor activities, your style and your budget. 

A scheme explains how the Maui Jim Maui Rose and Maui HT lenses work

At IRIS, our mission is to help Canadians achieve better vision and we truly believe that Maui Jim sunglasses do improve the vision of our patients while protecting their eyes against the harmful rays of the sun. You will find Maui Jim sunglasses in almost every IRIS store across Canada, come by to try on a few pairs and pick your new favourite sunglasses!

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