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Sport Frame and Lens Chart   Prevent Sports Eye Injuries
Every 13 minutes a person with a sports related eye injury visits an emergency room
More than 100,000 sports  and recreation related eye injuries  occur each year
More than 90% of all eye injuries can be prevented with the use of appropriate protective eyewear
  Baseball
Frame Sport goggle
  Shield w/ interchangeable lenses w/ sports strap
Flip up with Rx w/ sports strap
Wrap around w/ sports strap
Lens Brown Sunglass– best against blue sky or green grass
  A/R absorbs glare at night off stadium lights (lets more light through lens)
Yellow cuts glare but cuts visual acuity slowing reaction times
U/V protection on all lenses
  Basketball
Frame Sport goggle
  Shield w/ sports strap
Wrap around w/ sports strap
Lens Clear lens
  A/R absorbs glare from lights (lets more light through lens)
Yellow cuts glare but cuts visual acuity slowing reaction times
  Cycling
Frame Wrap around w/ sports strap
  Shield w/ sports strap
Frame must have air vents to prevent fogging
Lens Interchangeable lenses for different times of day
  Grey is darkest, brown increases contrast
Low light or overcast days– vermilion or yellow
Night clear w/ A/R
Photochromics
  Fishing
Frame Any frame –style decision
  Cable temples, sport strap or cord
Lens Polarized
  Low light -Vermilion or rose
Brown Polarized
Amber polarized for high contrast
  Football
Frame Helmet compatible Sport goggle (Rec Specs)
Lens Clear lens
  If light sensitive use a slight gray tint
  Golf
Frame Oversized or no bottom on frame
Lens Single vision or bifocals set very low and out of the way
  Brown or amber polarized lens will increase contrast between the white ball
and the greens or the sky
  Yellow lens for late in day or overcast days
  Grey reduces light and keeps colors neutral
  Hunting / Shooting Sports
Frame Must sit high on the face
  Interchangeable lenses for different times of day and different lighting conditions
Lens Low light—clear w/A/R A/R cuts reflections of light from glasses
  Yellow tint absorbs blue light enhances contrast
Target orange for Clay or trap shooting
Vermillion- Highlights orange and softens green. Good for seeing target
against green tree background
Green or blue -Enhances black target. Medium to low light conditions
  Motocross
Frame Form fitting goggle with air vents
Lens Brown Polarized to cut reflected glare and increase contrast
  Running
Frame Lightweight Shield look for comfort and security
  Wrap around frame to block sun and wind
Lens Brown Polarized to cut glare reflected off concrete and increase contrast
  Photobrown polarized to cut glare and change with different lighting conditions
  Racquetball
Frame Sport goggle (Rec Specs)
  Shield w/ sports band
Padding between frame and face is recommended
Lens Clear w/ A/R coating
  Scuba /Snorkeling
Frame Scuba mask that fits tight to the face—watertight seal
Lens Glass forms best seal with mask
  Skiing /Snowboarding
Frame Wrap around Plastic frame or ski goggle
Lens Polarized brown or amber in color will provide the best contrast against a white background
  Photochromic lenses - darker in sunlight, - lighter in an overcast sky- better for low light
Vermilion or Rose is a general purpose tint that heightens visual acuity and enhances color
Yellow is a long time standard in ski and shooting sports
Green is a good all-purpose lens color

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PROTECTIVE SPORT GOGGLES              
 
     
SHIELD    
WRAP AROUND FRAME        
PADDING                        
SPORTS BAND          
INTERCHANGABLE LENSES            
Lens Color
CLEAR              
DARK BROWN
increases contrast and aids in depth perception
             
DARK GREY                        
SMOKE-light grey                              
AMBER
increases contrast and aids in depth perception
                     
GREEN                              
TEAL
brings out yellow tennis ball
                             
VERMILLION/ROSE
cuts glare on overcast days
                     
BLUE                              
YELLOW
increases lights intensity
                     
POLORIZED
cuts out reflected glare
                     
TARGET ORANGE
enhances target against green background
                             
PHOTOCHROMIC                        
U/V FILTER        
A/R COATING                          

 
 
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