Which Safety Sunglasses Work Best?

Gargoyles 85's Clear Safety GlassesWhile most regular glasses make a good job of protecting the eyes from the sun, they do not work as well as safety sunglasses in terms of blocking industrial hazards such as dust, splashes, and flying objects. In fact, most conventional eyewear are considered hazardous especially in the workplace.

Fact is that the frames and glasses used for the eyewear are much stronger than the regular ones worn on the beach. Compared to regular eyewear that shatters when hit by an object; the lenses of safety eyewear are not likely to dislodge even after a strong impact.

These heavy-duty sunglasses are best used on the outdoors when the eyes are more susceptible to foreign objects. However, these glasses are not recommended industrial or general use since they completely block peripheral vision. In certain parts of the world, wearing safety sunglasses with leather side shields are illegal for those who are driving vehicles.

What to Look for When Choosing Safety Sunglasses?

The first thing you need to do is to make sure the glasses you wish to buy is indeed a safety eyewear. Consider what your purpose is then check if it matches the type of safety glasses you are planning to buy.

In checking whether or not you are buying high quality eye wear, you should see if the brand or model passed the ANSI standards or American National Standards Institute. This organization can tell whether or not the material, design, and quality of the eyewear are reliable enough for particular purposes.

You should be able to find this information in the packaging. You may also find it on the frame of the glasses. If the ANSI has approved the eyewear, chances are it is reliable enough to use for heavy duty purposes.

Although this may not be necessary, consider choosing eyeglasses that offer UV or IR protection. They should be adjustable and lightweight so that they remain comfortable to use. Always try them on before using them for play or work.

Gargoyles Veil Safety GlassesThese sunglasses are not very expensive generally. In fact, you can purchase one with just $10. However, there are more expensive ones that may or may not be as durable as the cheaper ones. It may help if you weigh the features of the sunglasses more than its price. Choose the ones that offer more benefits and protection such as Gargoyles veil safety glasses. After all, no price can pay the protection that good safety sunglasses can give your eyes.

Premium Protection with Prescription Sunglasses

Wiley X Romer II Prescription SunglassesYou can conveniently use prescription sunglasses regardless of the light or weather conditions. Its lenses have varifocal glasses that allow you to perform different activities such as drive, sunbathe, read, or travel without the need to change eyewear.

These sunglasses have multiple advantages especially to those who wear reading glasses, which magnify sunlight. With prescription sunglasses, you can read anywhere while you stay protected from the heat of the sun and other harmful elements.

Styles, Frames, and Designs

Wiley X AirRage Prescription SunglassesThe latest prescription sunglasses styles, frames, and designs come with technology features that provide both protection and comfort to the wearer. Wiley X AirRage Prescription Sunglasses, for instance, has Facial Cavity Seal that literally protects and seals the eyes from different kind of elements. Its frame’s symmetrical venting allows air to flow naturally despite being sealed. With many fashionable designs to choose from, it should be easy to find an eyewear that will suit different outdoor needs.

Other than technology features, these glasses come in celebrity and fashion designs as well. There are various options when it comes to styling so you can adjust based on what suits your face, complexion, and fashion taste.

Speaking of design, there are wraparound sunglasses that protectively arc around the head. Take note that extreme curves have the tendency to distort vision. Most manufacturers offer various options so it is best to discuss with your optician when it comes to which ones are safest and most beneficial for you.

Lens Options

Bobster Fat Boy Photochromic SunglassesWhen it comes to lens options, these sunglasses are available in all kinds of materials. There are plenty to choose from whether your needs require regular plastic, glass, polycarbonate, Trivex, or high index lenses. For premium protection, there are ultimate prescription sunglasses with integrated magnetic clip-on frames and photochromic lenses, which provide light adjustments for outdoor use.

Benefits of Prescription Sunglasses

People with vision problems have several choices in as far as choosing eyewear is Wiley X ZAK Prescription Sunglassesconcerned. However, prescription eyewear is the advantageous choice because it is great for all lens prescriptions, whether for progressive or bifocal lens. For instance, people who are presbyopic or those who need lenses to read may consider using prescription sunglasses when they are reading magazines or books by the pool or beach.

These glasses also provide protection from the glare and UV rays from the sun. The density and color of the tint in the lenses do not necessarily relate to its capacity to provide protection against UV rays. This means you have plenty of lens colors to choose from.

Ordering Prescription Sunglasses

Choose from the wide options of prescription sunglasses and make your purchase by simply adding your choices to your cart. Orders are shipped within 48 hours of receipt. Take note of the policies when it comes to your returns and exchanges options. Orders that are above $34 are qualified for free shipping.