Established May 1994 by outdoorsman and optometrist, Dr. Gary Nesty. "Doc" realizes the importance of eye protection and razor sharp vision for peak performance in the outdoors. "Doc" has over 30 years experience in the field of optics, frame ergonomics, and vision. He utilized that experience and his knowledge of selective wavelength filtration to design lens tints and frame styles to improve your performance in the outdoor sport you love to play. Solar Bat® sunglasses are not built for sissies. We build sunglasses for people who play hard outdoors no matter what the conditions. Solar Bat® sunglasses perform if it is smokin’ hot or freezin’ cold. If you have an active outdoor life style, then the rugged performance of Solar Bat® sunglasses is the only choice for you.