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Old 06-08-2010
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transition lenses and lost bouy lights?

Has anyone heard of this problem? A few weeks ago a sailing instructor brought to my attention a problem transition type eyeglasses may have during the evening/night time.

Apparently while sailing at night he was looking for a flashing bouy and knew it was close on his charts, but he could not see the flash. Something told him to pull his eyeglasses down and low and behold, he saw the bouy about 10 meters of the bow flashing bright as the morning Sun.

He figured the light was transitioning the glasses everytime it flashed. He made a comment about a collision that may have happened in the sailing community and the latest theory was that the lenses may have contributed to it.

Any ideas? Rumor? Myth? Opinon? Experiences?
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