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Here at New Vision Optical Boutique, we know that contact lenses aren't for everyone. However, wearing regular glasses for playing sports is not recommended for a number of reasons, including safety. The best alternative option is sports goggles. If you are looking to purchase sports goggles in Wilmette, IL, we at New Vision Optical Wilmette have a great selection of options for everyone.
Sports goggles, sometimes known as sport goggles, are rugged prescription lenses that are designed for active use. They protect your eyes from injury, which is something that contacts don't do. For this reason, authorities recommend that all people wear protective eyewear while engaging in sporting activities, whether they are also wearing contacts or not. Non-prescription sports goggles can be purchased for people who always wear contact lenses but need to protect their eyes.
Specifically, sports goggles are made from materials that resist breaking and provide protection for the eyes. They are often contoured to the shape of the face, feature rubber padding, and use flexible but rugged materials. Polycarbonate lenses, which are extremely impact-resistant, are the standard choice.
Many activities that people do not think about posing a risk can actually cause serious eye injuries. Many of these are preventable by wearing proper sport goggles. However, there are other reasons to choose sports goggles, as well:
Anyone who enjoys being active can benefit from owning a pair of sports goggles. Serious athletes and weekend warriors alike will enjoy the benefits of using sports goggles while playing. If you are currently playing in your regular eyeglasses, you will be able to stop worrying about them falling off or breaking, and stop having to push them back into place all of the time. If you are currently playing in contact lenses, you will be able to avoid issues associated with contacts, and also provide physical protection for your eyes.
Here at New Vision Optical Boutique in Wilmette, we sell rugged, comfortable sports glasses that protect your eyes, remove the risk of breaking your everyday glasses, and stay in place while playing even the most active sports. If you don't already wear sports goggles, give us a call today at 847-251-3330 or come into our store at 120 Skokie Blvd, Wilmette, IL 60091 to get some for yourself!
Want to give a shout out to Patrick Takata at New Vision. Stopped in for a minor repair on my sunglasses and not only did he take care of it right away, he did it for no charge. I would highly recommend this business!