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eminva
09-29-2011, 10:03 AM
Hello --

Does anyone have wraparound style prescription sunglasses that they use for cycling? My husband has been using his regular glasses, but the wind makes his eyes tear up. He went to Four Eyes, but they told him they couldn't make lenses for any of their wraparound styles using his prescription. He can't see well enough without his glasses to use non-prescription wraparound sunglasses.

Any suggestions or other solutions to this problem? Thanks.

Liz

Dirt
09-29-2011, 10:39 AM
I've noticed adverts in VeloNews for prescription glasses. Oakley's got a good prescription program, but they're not cheap.

http://www.oakley.com/store/prescription

They have a zip code search. I'm pretty sure that our local optometrist in Leohman's Plaza is on their list.

Dirt
09-29-2011, 10:40 AM
If y'all are military, my friend got his at the PX at a discount.

JimF22003
09-29-2011, 11:58 AM
I don't need much correction for distance vision, but I need bifocals for close-up stuff (like reading a cue sheet or my bike computer.) If that's the issue with your husband, you can do what I do which is to use the cheap little bifocal stick-on lenses with my regular bike glasses. I bought mine from Amazon, but you can probably get them at a drug store. I actually only use the stick-on with the right lens, so that leaves my left eye completely clear of obstructions. I only ever notice the stick-on when I'm reading something close up.

americancyclo
09-29-2011, 12:50 PM
The folks at Eye Central in DC on Penn Ave sell Rudy Project (http://www.rudyproject.com/) eyewear, which I've never used or heard of, but might be worth checking out.

They have a product selector which you can filter for prescription lenses

http://www.rudyproject.com/products/advanced/

DaveK
09-29-2011, 02:14 PM
The folks at Eye Central in DC on Penn Ave sell Rudy Project (http://www.rudyproject.com/) eyewear, which I've never used or heard of, but might be worth checking out.

They have a product selector which you can filter for prescription lenses

http://www.rudyproject.com/products/advanced/

Rudy Project is very popular among roadies and in Europe - it's a good brand.