RAYBAN

Ray-Ban is a brand of Sunglasses and eyeglasses founded in 1937 by the American company Bausch & Lomb. The brand is best known for their Wayfarer and Aviator lines of sunglasses. In 1999, Bausch & Lomb sold the brand to the Italian eyewear conglomerate Luxottica Group, for a reported,Headquartered in Arkansas, the company has over 55,000 employees

In 1929, US Army Corps, Colonel John.A.Macready worked with Bausch & Lomb, a Rochester, New York-based medical equipment manufacturer, to create aviation sunglasses that would reduce the distraction for pilots caused by the intense blue and white hues of the sky Specifically, MacCready was concerned about how pilots’ goggles would fog up, greatly reducing visibility at high altitude.The prototype, created in 1936 and known as ‘Anti-Glare’, had plastic frames and green lenses that could cut out the glare without obscuring vision. They also added impact-resistant lenses in 1938. The sunglasses were redesigned with a metal frame the following year and patented as the Ray-Ban Aviator.According to the BBC, the glasses used “Kalichrome lenses designed to sharpen details and minimise haze by filtering out blue light, making them ideal for misty conditions.”

In 1999, the Global Eyewear Division of Bausch & Lomb, including Ray-Ban was acquired by Luxotiica Group

 

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Latest Rayban Ladies Eyewear

Rayban RB3578

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RAYBAN EYEWEAR

What distinguishes Ray Ban from any other luxury sunglasses brand is their devotion to bespoke design and movement with technology.
Ray-Ban’s best sunglasses incorporate either a Polarised or photochromic lens.
The former lens is ideal for people whose eyes are light sensitive, the latter is used for prescription wearers when going in and out of direct sunlight.

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