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Old 02-03-2012, 01:25 AM   #11
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I'm required to wear prescription safety glasses at work,I have a pair clear and dark glasses.
Walmart eye care center is the cheapest place that I've found over the years,I think I paid around $70 a pair for them,and insurance paid most of that.
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Old 02-17-2012, 01:13 AM   #12
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Now I'm thinking of getting one of the following:

1. Rudy project
2. Revision
3. Wiley X
4. ESS

These all have prescription inserts you can use and just change out the safety/tint lenses as you please. And when your prescription changes, you just change out the inserts and not all the different colored lenses you have.

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Old 04-24-2016, 01:39 AM   #13
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Question is do you need a special Rx for shooting? It might be better to get a pair of inserts made. Check the ESS site for some options. If you have a pair of glasses that work for arm's length distance which is usually the distance to the gun sight OTS could work. I had a pair of computer glasses which worked for target but I did switch to shoot Rx inserts.
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I got a special prescription. The basic adjustment for bifocals give you great resolution at about 15-18 inches, within arms reach. To get a clear image of the front sight the distance is about double that. So that correction changes.
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I got a special prescription. The basic adjustment for bifocals give you great resolution at about 15-18 inches, within arms reach. To get a clear image of the front sight the distance is about double that. So that correction changes.
I use poly carbonate trifocals with removable side shields. Top - distance, middle - computer or mid range, bottom - reading. I have clear and polarized. Not cheap.
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They guy that taught me guns were good and not bad () wore safety glasses over his prescription glasses. There are a variety of them to be had out there.


safety glasses to wear over prescription glasses
The Pyramex OTSXL is exactly what I've been using. They're great & inexpensive. I also use them for cutting grass & leaf blowing.
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I've mentioned I've used ESS Glasses with the RX inserts. I did have my local eye doctor to the inserts but just could've sent the Rx to ESS for them to do it and save time. They come with three lenses, yellow, clear and grey. Wiley X is a bit more expensive by around 40.00 my last count. I have three pair of ESS which work just fine. Mine are ICE but they have different models for different uses. One thing I do know is that eye safety works. After I've worn these various lenses, I can see the chip marks made in them from firing the handguns at the range. Check all these companies online and compare prices.
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