People with eyeglasses always find it difficult to drive when the sun is shining on them. Under such circumstances, prescription sunglasses come in handy. For those who wear contact lenses, prescription sunglasses are a lot more easy to handle when they are outdoors.
For instance it is not recommended to wear contact lenses while taking a sunbath on the beach as the sand and the salty ocean water can make your eyes itchy.
Wearing sunglasses over your contact lenses won’t make any significant difference in terms of protecting your eyes or lens. So, a better option for you is to have your own pair prescription sunglasses.
Advantages of prescription sunglasses
The best part about prescription sunglasses is that you get to choose from a lot of different designs just like any other sunglasses. You can have your sunglasses made on any lens prescription like concave, convex, bifocal or even cylindrical. These all in one sunglasses will help you read even while you go out for a swim. You can even get prescription swimming goggles, if you decide to take a dip.
Different styles of prescription sunglasses
When it comes to styling, your prescription sunglasses won’t look like your normal eyeglasses, but instead they would look more like any other stylish eyegear. However, you wont be able to get certain kind of designs like the ones that curve around the head, as prescription glasses with curves may distort your vision.
Limitless lens options
You can get all kinds of lenses fixed on your prescription sunglasses, be it the material used or the category of lenses with respect to your eye problem. When it comes to optical quality, glass lens provide the best vision, but they are not as safe as certain other materials like plastic.
If you want, you can also try out the very convenient photochromic lenses. However, you must come to a conclusion only after discussing each detail with your optician.
Protection from harmful UV rays
The primary job of sunglasses is to protect the eyes from UV rays. You can opt for any color, but purchase the prescription sunglasses only after consulting your doctor.
If you want extra protection, prescription polarized sunglasses will work perfectly. These glasses may not be cheap, but you will surely get some discount if you purchase them with your regular eyeglasses.