Four Sights Worthy of Prescription Dive Masks

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If your vision isn’t quite 20/20, but you go diving anyway, we understand. While underwater sights are best seen in crystal clarity, not everything needs precision vision to appreciate. The following four sights, however, are exceptions. We recommend investing in a set of prescription scuba or dive masks before checking them off your bucket list. Four Sights…

Wearing Prescription Swimming Goggles Indoors? Don’t Forget to Rinse!

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Until the weather sufficiently warms up, many of us will be swimming indoors. Of course that means exposure to pool chemicals. It is common knowledge that pool chemicals can negatively impact your hair, skin, nails and bathing suits. But what about prescription swimming goggles? Can excessive exposure to chlorine and non-chlorine products ruin them too?…

Prescription Dive Masks Make New Year’s Resolutions Achievable

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If you made a New Year’s Resolution for 2017, you are not alone. Research tells us that 45% of Americans typically make such resolutions, with most people focusing on self-improvement. When mapping out the next year, people typically resolve to lose weight, get organized, quit smoking, take up a new hobby, or learn a new…

Prescription Dive Masks May Be Needed After Common Surgical Procedures

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It’s a procedure that’s been around since the 1930s and is still used by optometrists today to treat at least a handful of vision problems. Although obviously effective, it can also sideline divers for both the short and long-term. We’re talking about radial keratotomy, which involves cutting into the affected eyes. National Eye Institute’s researchers…

Going Beyond Prescription Swimming Goggles to Deal with Excessive Glare

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Pool glare and photo-sensitivity problems have the ability to plaque even the most experienced swimmers. Pairs of prescription swimming goggles may help but they’re no good when people exit the pool. That’s why we’re sharing our secret weapon, Sea Specs. Considered sunglasses with a twist, they’re perfect for times when swimmers are enjoying poolside respites. When…

Investments in Prescription Scuba Masks Help Divers Take Better Photos

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It pays to take great, underwater photos. Just ask Jennifer Idol and Kerry Lewis.  Both were feted thanks to photos they took while diving. Idol’s photos were published in a book and Lewis’ work netted her an award. We’ve taken a quick look at their photos and can clearly see why their work made national…

Stuff Their Stockings and Gift Bags with Prescription Swimming Goggles

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With the holidays coming up, there’s never been a better time to buy prescription swimming goggles. They’re a one-size-fits-all, unisex gift that is both thoughtful and practical. Plus, the lenses can be customized to suit each swimmers’ vision needs. Give them alone, as stocking stuffers or part of larger gifts. That said, here are some…

Prescription Dive Masks May Help Dam and Pool Inspectors ID Trouble Early

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Hurricane season brought more than wind damage to a number of states along the coast. It also brought a flurry of dam inspections and real worries over potential disasters. By all news accounts, North and South Carolina were among the hardest hit but they are not alone. The Federal Emergency Management Association and Association of…

Prescription Scuba Masks Help Vision Impaired Vets Better Manage Health

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Veterans Day 2016 may have come and gone but America’s service personnel are still very much on the minds of many, including scuba divers. Take this WSFA 12 NBC article as proof of the scuba diving community’s concern for their fellow Americans. It highlights how some organizations are using the sport to help veterans better…

Conquer Your Fear of Swimming with a Pair of Prescription Swimming Goggles

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Are you afraid of swimming? You are not alone. According to Athletic Business, based on a Gallup poll of American adults, 46% are afraid of the deep ends of swimming pools and 64% are afraid of deep open water.   For many individuals, this fear is a burden, isolating them and destroying their enjoyment of time…