What you are seeing isn't an imperfection, it is the point where the frame holds the lens securely in place. It is strictly cosmetic and will only be noticed if you take the glasses off and hold them up to an LCD screen. It does not impact the performance of the lens. The Evolution lens material in this frame actually has a very high level of clarity, especially when compared to polycarbonate.
Maui Jim makes a lens color called HT (high transmission) that was developed for sports such as tennis. The ball will really pop with this lens color. Yes, you can get them in Rx, but you'll have to find a local Maui Jim dealer to do that for you.
The Maui Jim Ho'okipa is larger than the Makaha. They are both part of Maui Jim's Sport collection and are awesome! The Hookipa is Maui Jim's #1 seller and the Makaha is #2, so you can't go wrong. And yes, almost all optometrists/opthamologists love Maui Jims because of their outstanding optical clarity.
Maui Jim's HCL stands for "High Contrast Lens". It is bronze in color and makes colors pop. HCL Bronze is my favorite lens color!
Sounds like you just need them adjusted. Take them to an optical shop and have a professional fit them to your bridge. If necessary they can order new nose pads from MJ for you (no charge of course).
The Maui Jim Beachcomber was actually only discontinued in one color (the HCL Bronze). The Grey lens has always been available. Hope that helps!
The Turtle Bay comes in tortoise with HCL Bronze or Black with MauiRose or Black with Grey.
Go to a local independent Maui Jim dealer and they can order a new set of lenses for $60. Or you can mail them into Maui Jim and they can do it for you. Their turnaround time is incredible...48-72 hrs! Good choice on the Kahuna btw, it is a great style!
Unfortunately the Maui Jim Sandalwood is not available in prescription. Check out the Kahuna, Bayfront or Akoni as alternatives.
Yep, the Maui Jim Typhoon is a great frame for larger faces! Also check out the Maui Jim Peahi or Banyans. They also work great for big heads.
The Shaka is a unisex frame. But it is a smaller fit, so women (or people with smaller faces) love them! I also agree that Maui Jim has the best lenses EVER!
Most likely you just need to get them adjusted to fit correctly behind your ears. All Maui jim's can be custom fit because of their optical grade frames. Even the plastic frames have a wire core so that they will retain their shape after being adjusted.
Maui Jim's glass lenses are 20% thinner than conventional glass lenses, therefore they are 20% lighter. But glass is still a little heavier than polycarbonate or their Evolution lens material. If they are falling off when you look down , then they probably just need to be adjusted to fit correctly behind your ears. All Maui Jims can be custom fit to their owner.
They do not come in 1.75, but they do come in 1.50 or 2.00. One of these powers should work perfect!
great fit, very comfortable! Large lens for a big head! I love the Evolution lenses. They have incredible optics!
The Maui Jim Peahi is slightly bigger than the Canoes. Also, the Peahi has glass lenses, while the Canoes is Evolution. Both are polarized though. I wear the Peahi and love it!
It depends on the style. many of them can be sent to Maui Jim to have prescription put in them.
Yes, the Ho'okipa fits large heads!
This style only comes in one color black, not two. It also comes in a tortoise colored frame.
Wailea is small fit and Kapalua is a medium size fit. There is also the Kaanapali which is the large version.
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