It is a popular
misconception that the yellow lenses advertised for night
driving enhance your vision at night.
Yellow tint gives the wearer the impression
they are seeing better at night, when in fact the reverse is actually
They are even hazardous, because they give the driver a
feeling of seeing better, which no one has yet been able to explain. Studies
have shown that they actually impair visual performance and retard glare
While yellow lenses can be effective for low light, foggy or hazy
daylight conditions, they are not effective against headlight glare and
should not be worn at dusk or night.