Shamir Coatings

Shamir Glacier Plus™ UV
Precisely what lenses need!

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Extensive research went into creating Glacier Plus. It is the optimal lens coating that won’t wear off or scratch. It leaves the lens clear and free of distracting reflections, and it’s easier than ever to keep clean. Now, Shamir has made it even better with its new improved version. Glacier Plus UV provides all that, plus the most comprehensive UV protection for the eyes, blocking both incoming and rear surface reflected rays.

Shamir Glacier Plus™ UV

Leading advantages

> Comprehensive UV protection from incoming and reflected light 
> Improved anti-reflection minimizes distracting glare
> Enhanced antistatic properties repels dust, stays clean
> Hydro-and oleo-phobic water and stain resistant
> Durable stronger and longer lasting
> Enhances visual acuity, comfort, and style


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A new concept in comprehensive UV protection 

Shamir Glacier Plus UV offers a new concept in UV protection. Even lenses that claim 100% UV blocking, do not protect the eyes from the UV reflection that reaches the eyes from the rear surface of the lens. The new Glacier Plus UV coating includes extra UV protection that prevents the harmful rays from being reflected into the eyes.
That’s comprehensive UV protection!



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Enhancing visual comfort and style

By applying Shamir’s new aberration-free chromatics, the problem of a reflected rainbow, or Newton Rings, is eliminated from the AR (Anti-Reflective) lens coating. That means enhanced visual comfort with no distracting glares, and a more natural appearance and better-looking lens. This process is also responsible for achieving a perfect match between the lens material and the AR and HC (Hard Coat) layers, ensuring the highest optical performance and coating durability.



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Improved water and stain resistance

Due to its specially developed super-slippery composition, the coating is applied in an innovatively thin layer that is both hydro- and oleo-phobic. Its perfect adherence to the top of the AR and HC coating stack results in a lens that is also effectively anti-smudge. That means no more hard-to-clean grease or water spots that interfere with visual acuity.


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Repels dust, stays clean

Incorporated into the AR layer of Glacier Plus UV, is a unique, enhanced and transparent layer with powerful anti-static properties that keep the lenses dirt and dust-free.


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Much stronger, lasts longer

A dual lens protection process provides lenses with an extremely hard, scratch-resistant coat that is also flexible, preventing lens coat cracking, while protecting the lenses from the wear-and-tear of everyday use. And because it offers superior protection, it enjoys an extended warranty.


With 25X more UV protection than going without eyewear*
* E-SPF® is a global index rating the overall UV protection of a lens. E-SPF® was developed by Essilor International and endorsed by a 3rd party expert. A lens rating of E-SPF® 25 means that an eye protected by the lens will receive 25 times less UV exposure than an unprotected eye.
E-SPF and E-SPF design are trademarks of Essilor International and used with permission.

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With standard HCWith Shamir Glacier