Since 1986, Wiley X started providing shatterproof eyewear for law enforcement agencies and the U.S. Military Special Forces. Over the years, its eye protection has garnered such a positive reputation that its name is now synonymous with ballistic proof shades. Wiley X lenses are generally composed of selenite and polycarbonate; some models can even withstand a shotgun blast from 10 yards away. It's no surprise that its eye protection is standard issue for the FBI, DEA, military Special Forces, Navy SEALs and Army Rangers. In the 1990s, it began producing impact-resistant eye gear for the retail markets. Whatever danger lurks ahead, Wiley X has your eyes protected.