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Kaenon Launches Advanced SR-91ULTRA™ Lens Technology

A Game-Changing Advancement in Outdoor Performance Vision

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IRVINE, CA – March 8, 2018 


Leaders in advanced polarized performance eyewear, Kaenon proudly debuts the latest innovation in lens technology with its new SR-91ULTRA™ lens – a clearer, lighter, and stronger lens that goes beyond enhancing color and contrast, providing game-changing color separation and intensity so that you experience more depth and detail of the world around you. Providing an advanced visual experience designed to help you see more of nature’s great display of color, SR-91ULTRA™ is unlike anything on the market, representing a giant leap forward in polarized performance eyewear.

Pioneers in developing new optical standards within the eyewear industry, Kaenon’s new SR-91ULTRA™ lens technology breaks new ground in performance lenses with a unique proprietary lens technology – the result of years of studying the visual experience on water and land. From this research evolved a superior lens that enhances depth and definition by filtering out harsh yellow light from the visual color spectrum.

“SR-91ULTRA™ is truly designed and built for outsiders. Through our proprietary SR-91ULTRA™ lens technology, we are providing an enhanced experience to help people see color and depth beyond normal capabilities,” said Troy Ballard, General Manager of Kaenon. “SR-91ULTRA™ filters specific wavelengths of light that cause color confusion. By custom-tuning the color transmission, SR-91ULTRA™ delivers greater definition, enhanced depth and unmatched clarity and detail, allowing your eyes to see more of what nature has to offer.”

SR-91ULTRA™ has been released in select Kaenon styles and is available in three lens tints – ULTRA Grey, ULTRA Brown, and ULTRA Pacific Blue Mirror.

Along with unprecedented color recognition, other benefits of Kaenon’s new SR-91ULTRA™ lens technology include:

– Proprietary polarizing film to cut 99% of glare

– Proprietary lens material rivals the optical clarity of the finest mineral glass

– Increases contrast allowing user to see more objects more clearly

– Fierce impact resistance provides ultimate protection for active lifestyles

– Front and rear hydro-oleophobic coatings

– Rear anti-reflective coating

– Reduces up to 90% of harmful HEV blue light, known to cause eye-strain and macular degeneration

– Blocks 100% of UVA, UVB, UVC & harmful ultraviolet light up to 400nm

SR-91ULTRA™ will also be available in prescription in late spring.


Leaders in performance eyewear, Kaenon’s mission is to enhance life’s great moments by providing the best outdoor visual experience. For more information on Kaenon’s groundbreaking SR-91® and SR-91ULTRA™ lenses



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