photochromic lens


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pho·to·chro·mic lens

a light-sensitive spectacle lens that reduces light transmission in sunlight and increases transmission in reduced light.

pho·to·chro·mic lens

(fō'tō-krōm'ik lenz)
A light-sensitive spectacle lens that reduces light transmission in sunlight and increases transmission in reduced light.
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Through the acquisition, Mitsui Chemicals moves to bolster its world-class ophthalmic lens material business while breaking into the rapidly growing global photochromic lens market.
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The first to successfully commercialize a plastic photochromic lens in 1990, today the company is a leading provider of photochromics to optical manufacturers worldwide.
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