Sunglass Cove


Whether or not you require vision correction, sunglasses can add an element of comfort and enhanced performance to your activities, while helping you look great.

Come in and see incredible sunglasses from great brands: Smith, Oakley, Rayban, D & G, Maui Jim, Carerra and many more. And introducing our latest addition… Zeal Whether it’s just for wearing on a Kelowna Beach (or a Mexican one…) or to help you see better with a prescription, we are here for you!

Every frame in Sunglass Cove is not only designed to look great, but it meets our high standards of UV coverage and ability to be R/X. Check out below for some Sunglasses Tips!

What you can’t see CAN hurt you

Once upon a time, a wide-brimmed hat was considered protection for your eyes. Today, we know better. We also know that invisible ultraviolet (UV) rays can lead to serious eye damage – cataracts, cancer, snow blindness and photokeratitis, the equivalent of a painful eye sunburn.
The sun’s UV radiation reaches your eyes by bouncing off water, clouds, snow, and even the windows of buildings and passing cars. To keep your peepers safe and comfortable, choose sunglasses with sun-safe components:

Read the label. Look for the ANSI mark that ensures a block of 99 to 100 per cent of UV-A and UV-B rays. Quality sunglasses eliminate UV exposure completely and offer polarization and photochromatic technology that adjust to whatever light conditions come your way.

Fore! Match your activities. For sports enthusiasts, sunglasses and wraps will help improve your performance. Lightweight frames provide better air flow and prevent perspiration from entering your eyes.

Choose anti-glare. Look for lenses with a back sided anti-glare coating. This prevents light rays that come from behind and reflect into your eyes.

Find the fit. Snug fitting sunglasses will protect your eyes from light that enters around the sides. Make sure they don’t slip down your nose or pinch your temples – besides crisp vision, comfort

  • Watch a short video about sunwear.
  • Think fashion and function when choosing the right shades for you.
  • For clear, comfortable vision outdoors or when driving, prescription sunglasses eliminate glare which can reduce vision and cause eye strain.
  • Because children spend so much time outdoors in direct sunlight, they need sun protection even more than adults.
  • Pamper your eyes while in the sun, driving or playing at the beach—all the while delivering the vision correction you need in a second pair of glasses.
  • Activity-specific lenses can enhance whatever activities you enjoy.