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Dirty Dog Eyewear Lens Information

Dirty Dog Eyewear
Dirty Dog sunglasses

Dirty Dog lenses consist of layer upon layer of advanced technology bonded together to maximise UV protection and enhance the clarity of your vision for safe and durable wearing.

The lenses contain 4 UV filters for optimum UV blockage.

All Dirty Dog lenses are treated with two specially developed hard coatings to make the lenses extremely scratch resistant and prevent the deterioration of lens clarity.

Dirty Dog Lenses


Dirty Dog eyewear provides an extensive range of lens colour options suited for the varying light conditions found in even the most extreme environments.

Dirty Dog Green Lens Green Lenses   A good all round lens. It combines 'softness' of grey with a degree of contrast, as there is some blue block. Maximum glare reduction without distorting colours.
Dirty Dog Grey Lens Grey Lenses   This colour is effectively natural. No alteration to colour perception. No contrast enhancing colour. Comfortable to look through. Excellent in bright glare condition.
Dirty Dog Grey Flash Mirror Lens Grey Flash Mirror Lenses   Reduces glare, excellent on bright days.
Dirty Dog Brown Lens Brown Lenses   Superior visual definition. Increase contrast, enhance ground level contours in most light conditions.
Dirty Dog Blue Lens Blue Lenses   Ideal in bright conditions.
Dirty Dog Blue Mirror Lens Blue Mirror Lenses   Absorbs reflections across mirror surface. Ideal in bright conditions.
Dirty Dog Gold Mirror Lens Gold Mirror Lenses   Highest contrast with additional glare block.
Dirty Dog Copper Lens Copper Lenses   High contrast for varied light conditions. Excellent for driving and shooting.
Dirty Dog Rose Lens Rose Lenses   Increase contrast enhancing ground level contours in low light conditions.
Dirty Dog Orange Lens Orange Lenses   Higher contrast enhancing ground level contours in low light conditions.
Dirty Dog Yellow Lens Yellow Lenses   Highest contrast for low light conditions, 100% blue block.


Dirty Dog's are equipped with the latest lens technology in POLARISED POLYFILTER and POLYCARBONATE lenses.

POLYCARBONATE is the most impact resistant optical material available, guaranteeing the wearer protection from physical objects as well as visual comfort.

Scientifically formulated to offer exceptional defence against the suns harmful rays, our POLARISED POLYFILTER and POLYCARBONATE lenses absorb radiation that can be damaging to the human eye.

These lenses provide clear and restful vision in the most extreme environmental conditions.

Dirty Dog Polarised lenses also block 100% of reflected horizontal glare making them the perfect choice for any high glare situations like fishing, boating, skiing, driving or any situation where you need extra protection from reflected glare.

Lenses Without Polarisation Lenses With Polarisation
Visibility without polarised sunglasses. Visibility with Dirty Dog Polarised Polyfilter Sunglasses.


The sunglass lens type and protection index can be identified on the Lens Transmission Profiles chart below. Light transmission ranges from 11% to 76% of available light. All transmission profiles are based on data obtained according to ANSI Z80.3 and EN 1836 test protocols. If you key in the model name or model code in the search function on the site will show an image of the model along with lens type and frame colour.

  • Index 0: Aesthetic, very low protection
  • Index 1: For weak sun brightness
  • Index 2: For average sun brightness
  • Index 3: For strong sun brightness
  • Index 4: For exceptionally strong sun brightness, but not to be used for driving a motor vehicle


Lens Lens Code Light Transmission Protection Index
Green Polarised Polyfilter GPOL 15% 3
Green Polycarbonate GPC 14% 3
Grey Polarised Polyfilter APOL 13% 3
Grey Polycarbonate APC 15% 3
Grey Silver Mirror Polycarbonate AMPC 11% 3
Brown Polarised Polyfilter CPOL 14% 3
Brown Polycarbonate CPC 14% 3
Blue Polarised Polyfilter AHPOL 42% 2
Blue Polycarbonate AHPC 14% 3
Blue Mirror Polycarbonate AHMPC 27% 2
Gold Mirror Polarised Polyfilter CLMPOL 18% 3
Gold Mirror Polycarbonate CLMPC 18% 3
Rose Polycarbonate RPC 28% 2
Copper Polycarbonate KPC 15% 3
Orange Polycarbonate OPC 47% 1
Yellow Polarised Polyfilter YPOL 15% 3
Yellow Polycarbonate YPC 76% 1


  • All Dirty Dog Lenses: To help maintain the superior optical quality of Dirty Dog lenses, your eyewear comes with a microfiber pouch for cleaning and storage. Using it will preserve the superior optical quality of Dirty Dog's Polycarbonate and Polarised Polyfilter lenses. Hand wash and air-dry the microfiber pouch regularly.
  • Mirror Lenses: Dirty Dog mirror lens coatings are engineered to reduce glear and improve contrast. An array of available tints allows the wearer to balance light transmission in any light condition. The mirror coating must be treated with special care to avoid scratching. Never use cleaning solutions. Use only mild soap and water, and dry by gently blotting with the Microfiber pouch provided.