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Corrective Swim Goggles


I wear glasses (not contacts). Swimming underwater without glasses, using average swim goggles gave the world a uniform pathetic watery blur. A few years ago it finally dawned on me that I could get corrective goggles. I was surprised to discover that goggles with prescription corrective lenses were not much more expensive than plain ones -- less than $10. These "optical" goggles are magic. For only a few dollars more my underwater vision is crystal clear. Anit-fog, fair fit, and prescription built in. So many brands make them (and of course many models are more expensive) that I wonder if I am the last person in the world to learn about them. In any case I only have experience with the ClubSwim models. They are available in a limited choice of diopters in half point increments from -2.0 to -7.5.

ClubSwim Antifog Optical Pro II Goggles
Available from SwimOutlet

TYR Corrective Optical Performance Goggle
Available from Amazon

Here is another brand:

And another for $10

Cool Tools: Corrective Swim Goggles

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