The amount of light that reaches your eyes through your lenses is called Visible Light Transmission (VLT). Measured as a percentage (and listed in the product specs on REI.com), VLT is affected by the color and thickness of your lenses, the material they're made of and the coatings they have on them.
Also, what is VLT%?
The amount of light transmission is measured by VLT percentage (visible light transmission). The lower the VLT percentage the darker the lens tint. Lenses with a high VLT percentage are best used in low light conditions.
What does VLT rating mean?
automotive, and tinted security films you will often see a "VLT" rating for the window film. VLT stands for "Visible Light Transmission" or sometimes referred to as visible light transmittance. VLT is a window industry term that refers to the amount of visible light that passes through a.
What does VLT mean for ski goggles?
The amount of light that reaches your eyes through the lens is called the visible light transmission (VLT). Lighter lens tints have a higher VLT because more light passes through the lens. Yellow, gold, amber, green or rose-colored lenses all offer increased VLT and make good choices on cloudy, socked-in days.