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  • Top 10 Fall Favorites | Eyewear Essentials for the 2016 Season

    With a new season, comes new style, and glasses are always an accessible way for everyone to change up their look. We're predicting bold-structured, black, brown, and tortoise-colored frames to fall among this seasons biggest trends in the world of eyewear.  Here's our top 10 fall favorites of 2016:

    1 | Oakley Steel Line R Prescription Glasses

    Unique, clean style and a comfortable design make up the the perfect fall favorite: Oakley Steel Line R prescription glasses. These Oakley glasses are molded with thin temples, subtle curvature, and durable Nano-matter, designed for satisfaction. The square lens structure and metal accents deliver a timeless look, ideal for both men and women.

    Oakley Steel Line R Prescription Glasses, Fall Favorites Oakley Steel Line R Featured in Matte Dark Amber

    Oakley Steel Line R Features:

    - New nose pad for long-lasting comfort
    - Three-Point fit & Unobtanium provides a secure grip
    - Lightweight steel plates & built-in hinges

    2 | Oakley Reversal Womens Prescription Glasses

    One of a kind solid to fade color scheme makes the Oakley Reversal a top pick. These frames bring back classic style with newly defined clean lines and a round silhouette design. There are a number of fade colors to choose from, but the brown fade best speaks to the fall trends.

    Oakley Reversal 52 Prescription Glasses, Fall Favorites Oakley Reversal 52 Prescription Glasses Featured in Brown Fade

    Oakley Reversal Features:

    - Adjustable wire core in temple
    - Ultra-light, dependable acetate frame material
    - Spring hinges for ultimate comfort

    3 | Smith Decoder Mens Prescription Glasses

    Smith Decoder prescription glasses uphold a modern design with clean, yet bold lines. These lightweight frames combined with cutting-edge, Eco-friendly materials create a look that speaks volume about your style. There are a number of colors to choose from, but for the purpose of our fall favorites collection, we chose Oxblood - a brown, mahogany accent, perfect for your new fall wardrobe.

    Smith Decoder 54 Prescription Glasses, Fall Favorites Smith Decoder 54 Prescription Glasses Featured in Oxblood

    Smith Decoder Features:

    - Rectangular-rounded shape with single bridge
    - Medium/large fit
    - Acetate frame with spring hinges
    - 4 base lens curve

    4 | Smith Logan Womens Prescription Glasses

    These frames couple progressive design with hand-crafted acetate coloration to deliver a distinct look for your new fall style. Smith Logan fulfills the bold fall favorites trend with its sculptured temples and thick brow curvature. Black Havana speaks the most fall to us, but you can't go wrong with any of the color options.

    Smith Logan Prescription Glasses, Fall Favorites Smith Logan Prescription Glasses Features in Black Havana

    Smith Logan Features:

    - Distinct round lenses make for an unforgettable frame
    - All-day comfort is ensured with keyhole nose bridge
    - Unique colorway options
    - Adjustable wire core temples

    5 | Nike Fleet.0 Prescription Glasses

    The Nike Fleet.0 sporty design provides a new look for those who care about performance just as much as they do new style. These new Nike frames feature a clean, lightweight build with unbeatable ventilation. This full-rim, bold frame is ideal for both men and women looking to carry on with their active lifestyle through the new season.

    Nike Fleet.0 Prescription Glasses, Fall Favorites Nike Fleet.0 55 Prescription Glasses Featured in Matte Anthracite

    Nike Fleet.0 Features:

    - Stylish Nike swoosh on temple frame
    - Single bridge and Square shape
    - Full rim plastic frame designed for Men and Women

    6 | Nike 5KD Kids Prescription Glasses

    The coolest kid in the class are bound to sport a pair of Nike 5KDs this fall. The square frame shape combined with fun colors will have your young athletes eager to learn, while the durable frame and spring hinges will prove sturdy to withstand any rough play at recess. Get the best of both worlds from a pair of Nike 5KD kids prescription glasses.

    Nike 5KD 47 Prescription Glasses, Fall Favorites Nike 5KD 47 Prescription Glasses Featured in Matte Black/Volt

    Nike 5KD Features:

    - Full acetate frame for structural integrity
    - Square shape frame design
    - Available in two catchy color combinations: black/volt and black/crystal clear

    7 | Ray-Ban RB5184 52 Prescription Glasses

    Ray-Ban RB5184 52 prescription glasses are a must-have wardrobe essential. These Ray-Ban prescription glasses feature a classic, clean look, while also upholding the bold lines we can't live without this fall. The Ray-Ban New Wayfarer is a timeless trendsetter that is ideal for everyday wear and every wardrobe for both men and women.

    Ray-Ban RB5184 52 Prescription Glasses, Fall Favorites Ray-Ban RB5184 52 Prescription Glasses Featured in Shiny Black

    Ray-Ban RB184 Features:

    - Prescription-ready eyewear designed to fit every style
    - Multi color options form to your fashion
    - Durable classic square shape

    8 | Ray-Ban RY1528 Kids Prescription Glasses

    Ray-Ban RB1528 Junior 48 glasses are a kid-sized version of the classic Ray-Ban Wayfarer. These Ray Ban Junior glasses have an over-sized, square style that will help your young one stand out in a crowd. There are a couple of fun color options to choose from, but the Havana on Orange is a fun, back-to-school choice.

    Ray-Ban RB1528 Junior 48 Prescription Glasses, Fall Favorites Ray-Ban RB1528 Junior 48 Prescription Glasses Featured in Havana on Orange

    Ray-Ban RY1528 Features:

    - Full rim frame edge
    - Resilient acetate frame to endure adventures
    - Wide range of color options to fit any style

    9 | Dragon Count Mens Prescription Glasses

    These Dragon prescription glasses are defined by clean, casual lines that help create a classic fall look. The Dragon Count Ophthalmic is constructed in Italy with a rounded rectangular design, perfect for casual wear. The thick temples and Matte Tortoise color choice help fulfill the fall trends were aiming for.

    Dragon Count Ophthalmic Prescription Glasses, Fall Favorites Dragon Count Prescription Glasses Featured in Matte Tortoise

    Dragon Count Ophthalmic Features:

    - Ultra-light feel designed for comfort
    - 5 barrel steel hinges and Grilamid frame material provide durability
    - 6 base Polycarbonate lenses

    10 | SPY Edith Womens Prescription Glasses

    First impressions count, and a pair of SPY Edith prescription glasses are sure to make a lasting one with its spicy flair. The combination of round lenses, a keyhole nose bridge, and fun tortoise colors create a design that will compliment your wardrobe all fall long.

    Spy Edith Prescription Glasses, Fall Favorites Spy Edith Prescription Glasses Featured in Cherrywood

    SPY Edith Features:

    - Unique round shape with sturdy barrel hinges
    - Impression colors designed from Handmade acetate
    - Single bridge delivers everyday style

    Endless Fall Favorites Eyewear at SportRx

    The options are endless, we know. Hopefully our list of fall favorites helps you pin-point this season's trends in order to make your fall frame selection a little easier. To top it all off, we'll give you $75 OFF your full frame/lens order. [Use code: GLASSES75 at check-out]. Questions? We've got answers. Don't hesitate to reach out to our friendly SportRx opticians with any questions or comments. We're here to help you find the best customized pair of prescription glasses for your new Fall 2016 wardrobe.

     

     

  • Top 5 High Prescription Cycling Sunglasses

    Living out your passion for cycling while trying to cope with your high prescription needs, isn't always an easy task. We totally get that. But for us, we avoid the answer no at all costs. In other words, we strive to find a custom solution for every individual case.  That's why we've created a list of some of our favorite pair of high prescription cycling sunglasses. This list entails some of the best frames for those of you who may excel in the sport, but not quite in the seeing department.  Take a look at our top picks!

    1 | Rudy Project Exception Prescription Cycling Sunglasses

    Rudy Project Exception + Insert Prescription Sunglasses, High Prescription Cycling Sunglasses Rudy Project Exception + Insert Sunglasses

    The Rudy Project Exception is our favorite recommendation for high prescription sunglasses needed for active sports, especially cycling. Designed for insert lenses, the Exception can be used with almost ANY prescription. These cycling sunglasses deliver more flexibility, versatility, and comfort than most with their elastic hinge removable flip up system, and fully adjustable nose-piece and temples.  The easy-action flip up technology allows you to adapt instantly to changing conditions, making them also suitable for life beyond cycling.  Seamlessly go from light to dark and see like never before in a pair of these high prescription cycling sunglasses

    2 | Nike Bandit Prescription Cycling Glasses

    Nike Bandit Prescription Sunglasses, High Prescription Cycling Sunglasses Nike Bandit Sunglasses

    Nike Bandit sunglasses have become a new favorite sports frame for us for a variety of reasons - Reason #1 being the fact that it can handle virtually any prescription. Yes, even the difficult ones. Combine that reason with the frame's versatile style, built in cooling ventilation system, and intuitive comfort, and you've got yourself a superior pair of high prescription sport and lifestyle sunglasses you won't want to leave home without.  

    3 | Nike Mercurial 6.0 Prescription Cycling Sunglasses

    Nike Mercurial 6.0 Prescription Sunglasses, High Prescription Cycling Sunglasses Nike Mercurial 6.0 Sunglasses

    Nike Mercurial 6.0 sunglasses are essential for a cyclist with difficult eyes. These high Rx cycling sunglasses are the epitome of versatility and functionality with its solid frame design and sport-performance features. Nike Mercurial 6.0's lightweight build is coupled with soft rubber inlay nose pads to deliver all-day comfort.  Despite your difficult eyes, experience a visual clarity like never before when wearing a pair of Nike Mercurial 6.0 sunglasses on (and off) the bike.

    4 | Oakley Chainlink Prescription Cycling Sunglasses

    Oakley Chainlink Prescription Sunglasses, High Prescription Cycling Sunglasses Oakley Chainlink Sunglasses

    The Oakley Chainlink has been one of the more popular, versatile frames for quite some time. We love these guys because they’re excellent for just about every active lifestyle. Yes, that includes cycling. The Oakley Chainlink promises a comfortable, secure alignment thanks to the Three-Point Fit system and Unobtainium properties. Despite the amount you sweat during those long bike rides, your frames will maintain optical alignment, exceptionally important for prescription wearers. On that note, these Oakley sunglasses make our high prescription list because their flat lens surface welcomes a variety of difficult prescriptions.  From the bike, to the streets, and everywhere in between, the Oakley Chainlink has you covered.

    5 | Oakley Mainlink Prescription Cycling Sunglasses

    Oakley Mainlink Prescription Sunglasses, High Prescription Sunglasses Oakley Mainlink Sunglasses

    And then there’s the Oakley Mainlink, a new and improved frame that’s quickly becoming a favorite for many reasons. The Mainlink is basically the Chainlink, but bigger. These versatile high prescription cycling sunglasses are built with a deeper lens. This design not only provides more coverage and ample wind protection, but it also allows more room for a range of high Rx needs. The Mainlink is stylish enough to be an everyday pair of shades, while still holding the performance-features necessary for secure alignment on the bike. A truly great pair of high prescription cycling sunglasses that don’t compromise a thing.

     

    Don't let your prescription needs hinder your love for riding. If you're in need of high prescription cycling sunglasses, you know where to find 'em. Questions? Give us a call, shoot us a LiveChat, or email us at [email protected] We have friendly, knowledgeable sports opticians on staff, 7 days a week.  We'll be happy to help you find a pair of shades that enhance your vision and overall riding experience.

  • Oakley TruBridge Technology Guarantees a Custom Fit

    Oakley TruBridge Technology, Oakley MNP Prescription Glasses

    Oakley continuously revolutionizes the eyewear industry with an unending supply of new technologies. The latest technology in Oakley prescription glasses comes in the form of a frame that’s optimized for a truly perfect fit. Oakley TruBridge Technology was created as the key solution to the issue of differing face features.

     

    Oakley TruBridge Technology, Oakley MNP Glasses

    Oakley TruBridge promises a better fit than ever before thanks to the interchangeable nose pads, otherwise known as MNP, short for Modeular Nose Pad. With four MNP sizes to choose from, the perfect nose pad is guaranteed to deliver optimal vision, a centered line of sight with maximum pad contact for superior comfort, and a fit that eliminates cheek contact. This innovative feature is making its debut in four Oakley glasses - some new, some tried and true.

    Oakley Crosslink MNP Prescription Glasses

    Oakley Crosslink MNP TruBridge Prescription Glasses Oakley Crosslink MNP TruBridge Prescription Glasses featured in Polished Aurora

    Just when we though the best active sports frame couldn’t get better, Oakley upgraded the original crosslink to fulfill a truly universal fit. The Oakley Crosslink MNP takes true crossover design to a whole new level with its sporty lifestyle look that now caters to an even wider variety of faces. Take your optical clarity, fitness and optimized comfort to greater heights with a pair of Oakley Crosslink MNP prescription glasses.

    Oakley Marshal MNP Prescription Glasses

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    A classic, Oakley best-seller now delivers a truly custom-made fit. This interchangeable icon design is built with the adaptable fit of the MNP, a thinner profile, and updated finishes that work to highlight the improved look of beveled edges. Oakley Chamfer MNP prescription glasses provide a fit that feels entirely custom-made and a design that represents fresh style with sculptural details.

    Oakley Chamfer MNP Prescription Glasses

    Oakley Chamfer MNP (TrueBridge) Prescription Glasses Oakley Chamfer MNP (TruBridge) Prescription Glasses Featured in Polished Blue Ice

    Uncompromised style and personal fit come together in the Oakley Marshal MNP to deliver an everyday look with long-lasting comfort. These Oakley glasses feature a truly customized fit with both Oakley TruBridge and adjustable wire core temples. The Three-Point Fit and Unobtainium properties work together to maintain the most secure visual alignment possible. The Oakley Marshal MNP is a true breakthrough in durability and design.

    Oakley Cloverleaf MNP Prescription Glasses

    Oakley Cloverleaf MNP (TruBridge) Prescription Glasses Oakley Cloverleaf MNP (TruBridge) Prescription Glasses Features in Polished Grey Tortoise

    The Oakley Cloverleaf MNP features the perfect blend of retro and intellectual cool. Clean, straight lines are paired with smoothly rounded lenses to deliver a standout look. The combination of this frame design and the MNP features enables a unique look that both compliments and caters to a variety of styles and face shapes. The two-tone and tortoise renditions add an element to the Cloaverleaf’s distinctive style, a look you don’t want to miss out on.

    Pick your favorite style from these four frames and expect nothing but a made-for-you fit. If you have any questions about the new Oakley TruBridge Technolody and/or the Modular Nose Piece, we’ve got answers. Give the friendly SportRx opticians a call and we’ll be happy to answer your questions and help you find the ultimate solution to the best custom pair of Oakley prescription glasses.

  • The Newest Oakley Sunglasses of 2016 Hit the Market

    Every year Oakley pushes the limits in the world of eyewear. They never cease to amaze us with their innovative designs, and the newest Oakley sunglasses are no exception. We’ve added to our list of Oakley favorites, and we’re here to give you the full blown break down of our top five.

    Oakley Performance Lifestyle Sunglasses

    This collection of new Oakley sunglasses speaks to those who demand superior comfort, design and protection for life beyond sports. The frame and lens technologies of these sunglasses blend innovation and style to deliver a precise fit and the optical clarity you’ll never want to be without. Performance lifestyle Oakley sunglasses take ultimate functionality and align it with Oakley style.

    Oakley Twoface XL Sunglasses

    Oakley reaches new heights with the Oakley Twoface XL, the latest rendition of the ever popular Twoface. This new rendition of the ever-so-popular Twoface maintains the same sweet look of O Matter blended with the perfect amount of aluminum. These new guys on the block aren’t necessarily a bigger fit overall, but the greater lens depth is suitable to larger faces. They’re available in 8 colorways, and the SportRx opticians can cater to just about any prescription need out there.

    Oakley Twoface XL Prescription Sunglasses, Oakley Twoface XL Sunglasses Oakley Twoface XL Polished Black Sunglasses with Black Chrome Iridium Lenses

    Features:

    - Large lens surface provides enhanced coverage

    - Three-Point Fit holds lenses in precise optical alignment

    - A blend of stress-resistant O Matter and Aluminum delivers a lightweight feel, a durable build, all-day comfort, and amazing aesthetics

    - Suitable for medium to large faces

    - Highly Rx-able for a variety of different prescription needs.

    Oakley Trillbe Sunglasses

    Introducing the Oakley Trillbe, the newest shield sunglasses from Oakley.  These puppies reach new levels of standout style with the latest look of a progressive design. Oakley Trillbe features a keyhole nose bridge for some extra added style to this new modern look.

    Oakley Trillbe Sunglasses Online Matte Translucent Blue Trillbe Sunglasses with Sapphire Iridium Lenses

    Features:

    - Three-Point Fit that rests comfortable on your nose and gently hugs your skull to deliver a secure fit and precise optical alignment

    - Durable, comfortable, lightweight O Matter frame material

    - A large frame and Global Fit design for a variety of large faces

    Oakley Tillbe X Sunglasses

    Oakley brought to life another new member of the Trillbe family with the birth of the Oakley Trillbe X. These new Oakley sunglasses feature many of the same great features of the Trilbe, with a smaller frame design and two lenses instead of one shield lens. Oakley freshened things up with a new concave icon, a softly rounded front, a sculptured keyhole bridge and a unique stem design, all of which take vintage style into modern territory.

    Oakley Trillbe X Prescription Sunglasses, Oakley Trillbe X Sunglasses, newest oakley sunglasses Blue Oakley Trillbe X Sunglasses with Jade Iridium Lenses

    Features:

    - Unisex styling and versatile design that is suitable for many faces and styles

    - Lightweight, stress-resistant O Matter frame material

    - Three-Point Fit provides comfortable optical alignment

    - Rounded silhouette and a sculptured keyhole adds style

    - Small, global fit

    - Highly Rx-able with its 4 base lifestyle design

    Oakley Elmont Sunglasses

    Oakley hit the nail on the head with the launch of their new aviator sunglasses. Oakley Elmont sunglasses represent sculptural excellence in a pilot inspired frame. The subtle textured brow and temples deliver a universal appeal for both men and women, and their flat lens surfaces enhances Rx-ability and superior clarity.

    Oakley Elmont Sunglasses, Oakley Elmont Prescription Sunglasses, newest Oakley sunglasses Satin Chrome Oakley Elmont Sunglasses with Sapphire Iridium Polarized Lenses

    Features:

    - Lightweight, durable, comfortable C-5 frame material, making these sunglasses built to last

    - Unisex styling that compliments a variety of face shapes and sizes

    - A Three-Point Fit holds the lenses in precise optical alignment

    - Plastic temples tips add an element of comfort

    Active Performance Sun

    Oakley’s line of Active Performance sunglasses is comprised of innovations that fulfill everyone’s needs. These sunglasses were designed for those who want a pair of sport sunglasses just as much as they want an everyday pair of glasses. Oakley’s Active Performance Sun collection utilizes unsurpassed eyewear technologies to deliver comfort, function, and style you’d expect from new Oakley sunglasses.

    Oakley Straightlink Sunglasses

    Oakley blended the style and features of the Chainlink and the Straight Jacket to create the Oakley Straightlink. These new sport performance, crossover sunglasses were built to withstand an active lifestyle. This new addition to the Link collection adds a whole new level of comfort, clarity and design that you won’t want to miss out on.

    Oakley Striaghtlink Sunglasses, Oakley Straighlink Prescription Sunglasses, newest oakley sunglasses Oakley Straightlink Grey Ink Sunglasses with Jade Iridium Lenses

    Features:

    - Impact-resistant O Matter makes for a timeless looking, durable frame

    - A clean design delivers a timeless look

    - A slight wrap around frame adds ample protection from the sun’s harsh rays

    - Unobtainium rubber temples enable a secure fit no matter how much you sweat

    Oakley Prescription Sunglasses

    If you've developed of love for any of the newest Oakley sunglasses like we have, get yourself a pair! Questions about any of the above frames, Oakley prescription glasses, or prescription sunglasses online in general? We've got you covered! Our expert team of sports opticians is here for you. Feel free to contact us, 7 days a week!

  • Nike Baseball Sunglasses | It's All About the Show

    Nike Baseball Sunglasses, Nike Baseball Prescription Sunglasses

    The Nike Show Line is the perfect collection for all of the baseball players out there. Nike has specifically engineered these sunglasses with ball players in mind,  providing a custom pair of shades unique to your sport. Speaking of unique, have you ever wondered why Nike named this collection the Nike Show? Well, when you transition from the minors to the majors in baseball, it's called "to show." How fitting for some superior Nike baseball sunglasses.

    The Nike Show Collection | The Full Breakdown

    Since all three of these pairs come from the same collection, they share many of the same features. Nike baseball sunglasses focus on superior no-slip grip, stability, adjustability, and comfort. Keeping your vision clear is also important, so the dual lenses expand your peripheral view while the ventilated nose bridge helps prevent fogging. All three of these lightweight Nike baseball sunglasses are compatible with helmets and hats. Of course, each one is still unique, so we've highlighted the features and designs of each.

    Nike Show X2 Sunglasses

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    Features:

     - The standard of the show collection, each pair is based off of these sunglasses
    - Same frame as the X2 Pro, so you can interchange your lenses with the X2 Pro if you'd like
    - Slightly longer lens than the X2 Pro and the X2 XL
    - Width of lens: 69mm
    - Height of lens: 41mm
    - Distance between lenses: 13mm
    - Temple length: 139mm

    Nike Show X2 Pro Sunglasses

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    Features:

    - Lens has a sweep design to follow the cheekbone shape
    - Same frame as the X2, so you can interchange your lenses with the X2 if you'd like
    - Slightly shorter lens than the X2, but the same height as the X2 XL
    - Width of lens: 69mm
    - Height of lens: 39mm
    - Distance between lenses: 13mm
    - Temple length: 139mm

    Nike Show X2 XL Sunglasses

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    Features:

    - Slightly larger frame than the X2 or X2 Pro, just like the name says (XL)
    - Slightly wider lens than the X2 or X2 Pro
    - Sweep design to follow the cheekbone like the X2 Pro
    - Width of lens: 71mm
    - Height of lens: 39mm
    - Distance between lenses: 13mm
    - Temple length: 139mm

    Nike Show Prescription Sunglasses

    We know that protecting your eyes in the sun is important, and so is catching that fly ball. Nike baseball sunglasses promise 100% UVA and UVB protection so you don't have to worry about harming your eyes. The awesome opticians here at SportRx are always willing to fit you with your perfect pair of prescription sunglasses, even for baseball. All three Nike Show sunglasses are Rx-able, and for those of you with high prescriptions, we can even fit you with some inserts. If you have any questions about your Nike baseball sunglasses or prescription baseball sunglasses, contact us any day of the week.

  • Nike Tailwind & Nike Tailwind Swift Sunglasses | Engineered for High-Performance

    Nike Tailwind Swift Sunglasses, Nike Prescription Sunglasses

    Nike has never failed to impress athletes with performance-enhancing technology.  Producing one hit after another, capturing trusting athletes in every aspect of the sports world, Nike never ceases to amaze us with new releases of cutting-edge technology. The line of Nike running sunglasses are no exception to this technological excellence. To no surprise, Nike created a line of sunglasses that sets the bar for ground-breaking design. Whether you're looking for a pair of running sunglasses or prescription sport sunglasses, the Nike Tailwind and Tailwind Swift are two frames to keep in mind for a number of reasons.

    Nike Tailwind vs Nike Tailwind Swift | The Full Breakdown

    The Nike Tailwind and the Nike Tailwind Swift are far more similar than they are different. While they do have different lens shapes, both have the same frame design with the same performance-enhancing features. For both, fog-free vision is the name the name of the game. The Nike Flying Lens Technology creates a slight gap between the lens and the frames, allowing just enough airflow to circulate without inhibiting superior protection from wind and debris. The ventilated nose bridge and temple tips add value to their air flow and anti-fog properties. No matter where your sport passions reside, these two Nike sunglasses were designed to enhance your athletic performance.

    Nike Tailwind Sunglasses

    Nike Tailwind, Nike Tailwind prescription sunglasses Nike Tailwind Matte Obsidian with Deep Royal Blue Accents and Speed Tint Lenses

    Nike Tailwind Features:

     - Square-shaped lenses
    - A lightweight frame build offers exceptional comfort for hours of activity
    - Nike Flying Lens technology allows enhanced airflow and minimized fogging
    - Secure-wrap temples provide a snug, stable, fit
    - Nike Max Optics delivers perfect vision
    - Ventilated nose bridge and rubber temples vents add to airflow and comfort levels

    Nike Tailwind Swift Sunglasses

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    Nike Tailwind Swift Features:

     - Upward, rounded lens design
    - Nike Flying Lenses provide reduced fogging
    - Nike Max Optics deliver precise vision
    - Warp frame and temple designed for added coverage, stability and comfort
    - Vented rubber temples enhance airflow

    Nike Prescription Sport Sunglasses

    Nike Tailwind and Tailwind Swift sunglasses are exceptional prescription sport sunglasses. Created for the most intense training, you can count on these to deliver untouchable sport-performance. Be it your daily exercise or your next big race,  you can't go wrong with these Nike sunglasses.

    If you're looking for a pair of high-Rx sport sunglasses to fulfill your athletic needs, we've got you covered with the best Nike Tailwind prescription sunglasses or Nike Tailwind Swift prescription sunglasses. Whatever your prescription, whatever your needs, we'll make it work! If you have any further questions regarding these frames, don't hesitate to give us a call. We're here and happy to help, 7 days a week.

  • Kaenon Sunglasses | It's All About That SR-91

    Kaenon Sunglasses, Kaenon Prescription Sunglasses

    Everything You Need to Know About Kaenon Sunglasses

    We had the opportunity to have a private, personal discussion with Kaenon’s Rx manager, Mark Vallejo. His passion for the brand is immediately apparent. Does he bleed Kaenon-orange? Well, we didn’t ask, but probably. What we did ask was: “If there was only one thing you would want us to know about Kaenon, what would it be?” His response: “SR-91.” This is not surprising for a world-class sunglass company. What makes Kaenon sunglasses truly great are their lenses.

    What are Kaenon SR-91 Lenses?

    SR-91 is their proprietary lens material. While a lot of companies do a great job with making a flagship lens out of lens materials that are readily available, Kaenon decided to start completely from scratch. They had such big plans, they could not trust anyone else to have a hand in their identity. What makes SR-91 so special? It combines the benefits of glass without any of the downsides. This means glass-comparable scratch resistance and clarity, yet still lightweight and impact resistant. You cannot reasonably ask for more; we promise because we know.

    A Common Theme in Every Pair of Kaenon Sunglasses

    All of their lenses utilize their SR-91 material. They are also all digitally surfaced, which means the best possible optics on top of the best possible optics. This, of course, includes all of their prescription lenses. That’s our favorite part. Not only are the optics crazy sharp, but it also helps to increase depth perception. He casually dropped a statistic of 30% of the LA Dodgers being Kaenon converts. He is able to brag about reports of players’ increased batting averages. We were impressed. How could we not be impressed?

    Kaenon Polarized Sunglasses at Their Best

    It was important for him that we knew that their innovation does not stop at the material. They created a polarizing filter called Glare86. You will only see this in SR-91 because it was engineered specifically for their lenses. While everyone else is using the same kind of polarizing filter, Kaenon makes their own. They are only interested in perfect. This is important because, since they created the lens material and the polarizing filter, they were able to make the bond between the two stronger than otherwise possible. That means no more cracking or peeling. That means no lens splitting at rimless drill mount holes. No more de-laminating!

    Kaenon is an exceedingly impressive sunglass company and we are honored to have them as one of our top picks for meeting your most important eyewear needs. Contact us and stay tuned for more insight into the brand and what they have to offer. We can hardly wait to tell you more!

  • Prescription Football Goggles: Ultimate Buyer's Guide

    The Ultimate Buyer's Guide to Finding the Best Football Goggles and Prescription Goggles

    Everyone knows that football is the sport to play, but with all of the possible injuries occurring, its no wonder moms are starting to rebel against it. Put some of those valid worries to rest with some football glasses or prescription football goggles! We are here to give you the ins-and-outs of football glasses and prescription football goggles so you can be sure to get the best so you can play your best!

    Safety and Perfect Vision on the Field are Key

    If you want to excel out there on the field, you're going to want to make sure your vision is in tip-top shape and eye safety on the field is your top priority. Even if you have been blessed with 20-20 vision, the right football goggles or football glasses can drive you to your optimal performance.

    See Better, React Faster

    The right football eyewear will help you see better and react faster, giving you an added edge over your competitors. Football goggles and prescription football goggles are specifically designed to keep your eyes safe, fit comfortably and securely and enhance your vision so you can feel like Superman out there on the field.

    When looking for the best pair of football eyewear, you're going to want to consider two major aspects: the make up of the frame and the lenses.

    Optimal Football Frame Features:

     - Anti-slip Nose Pads: The beauty of anti-slip nose pads is that they ensure a secure fit and maintain optical alignment throughout the entirety of a practice or game. These babies will stick to your nose even when you sweat. Rest assured your football glasses will stay in place so you can maintain your A-game.

     - High-Impact Resistant Frame: These are a must! Football is an intense sport and the reasons for a high-impact resistant frames are endlessness. A frame that can withstand any blow to the helmet or fingers to the face without breaking are your best bet when it comes to prescription football goggles.

     - Low-Profile Frame with Slim Temples: Low-profile frames with slim, straight-back temples are the way to go. These football glasses are helmet compatible, enabling a smooth fit and long-lasting comfort for all day wear on the field. Low-profile minimizes interference to your best game.

    Optimal Football Eyewear Lenses:

     - Polycarbonate, Impact-Resistant Lenses: You’re going to need lenses that are just about as tough as you are. We recommend polycarbonate, impact-resistant lenses since they are virtually unbreakable. They are crystal-clear and shatter resistance, that way you'll have the clearest vision possible on the field and you wont have to worry about a flyaway ball or fingers getting up close and personal with your eye. Thus, less for dear ol’ mom to worry about.

    - Polycarbonate lenses are not only durable, but they also have built-in UV protection, which comes in handy on those sunny days when you're out there on the field.

     - Anti-Fog Coating: We recommend anti-fog coating when it comes to football glasses or goggles in order to enable clear vision all the way to the final whistle. We know sweating bullets during practices or games are a part of the sport. Anti-fog destroys moisture and is sure to be your best defense against fogged football glasses or goggles.

     

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    Our Football Glasses Recommendations:

    For most players, we recommend the Wiley X Gamer; for kids, we recommend the Wiley X Fierce. Both are great options for football use. Removable elastic straps enable easy switching between glasses mode and goggle mode. Low-profile frames and slim temple designs provide easy on and off. Anti-slip nose pads provide optical alignment, and the frames are durable as can be.

    All Wiley X football glasses and goggles are ASTM F803 certified - otherwise known as the highest protection rating possible. The lenses are not only made out of impact-resistant Polycarbonate, but can also be anti-fog coated. Both the Wiley X Gamer and the Wiley X Fierce are available as prescription football goggles. These Wiley X sports glasses or goggles are durable, comfortable, reliable, and bound to enhance your performance on the field.

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    We're Here to Help!

    We know there are many things to take into consideration while picking the perfect pair of football goggles or prescription football goggles. Our guide was created to give you a better understanding of what to look for in football glasses or prescription football goggles.

    Search online at SportRx for the best pair of sports goggles. If you have any questions, just give us a call or go online to LiveChat with one of our friendly opticians! We are always happy and willing to help you throughout your entire shopping experience.

  • Prescription Football Visors: It’s not a thing. Prescription Football Goggles Is.

    Prescription Football Visors: It’s not a thing. And here’s why:

    1) One reason prescription football visors are not a thing is a football visor has entirely too much curve. When it comes to optics, curve = distortion. This is why many prescription-wearers have a tough time getting Rx sunglasses with a lot of “wrap” or curve (unless they've found SportRx, of course!). The distortion created by the curve is oftentimes referred to as “the fish bowl effect.” Compared to the curve of a sunglass lens, the curve of a football visor is even more extreme.

    2) Another issue preventing the development of prescription football visors is something called “vertex distance.” This is the distance between the eyes and the corrective lens, which in this case, is the prescription football visor. The football visor sits farther away from the eyes than would a pair of glasses. This increased vertex distance makes the corrective prescription in a football visor ineffective.

    So if there’s no such thing as a prescription football visor, what is the best prescription solution for football players? The honest truth is there is no great solution; there are only less-bad solutions (is that a word?). Our solution is the least-bad solution out there. (What a sales pitch!)

    First and foremost, the best prescription eyewear solution for football players are contact lenses. However, contact lenses are not always a viable solution for everybody – especially when it comes to kids. Other times it’s a matter of the contact lenses drying out or not being secure enough. We've worked with athletes who struggle with their contacts falling out every time they take a hit on the football field.

    So what do you do if contact lenses are out of the question? Over the years, we've found one thing to be the best solution for athletes: Prescription football goggles.

    Here's what you need:

    Eric Dickerson goggles, Eric Dickerson Prescription Football Goggles NFL Great Eric Dickerson Rockin' the Football Goggles

    1) Prescription Football Goggles. So the best prescription eyewear solution we have is a good ol' fashioned pair of sports goggles. Similar to the Eric Dickerson look – but not quite.

    What we would do is put the prescription in the goggles, and then put an anti-fog coating on the lenses. The Rec Specs Maxx 31 is the go-to football goggle. There is also a smaller version called the Rec Specs Maxx 21 which is great for pee wee football players; however, the Maxx 31 is the most popular size when it comes to adults and older kids. Rec Specs is a leader in making protective, safety-rated sports goggles and they are fantastic for football.

    2) Anti-Fog Coating. The anti-fog coating is a must! It’s a really great defense against fogging, however, fogging will never be 100% prevented. This is especially true when it comes to football players because football is a game of starting and stopping, which causes the rising and cooling of body temperature, which then accelerates the fogging of the lenses. Nevertheless, the anti-fog coating combats this issue pretty well.

    Rec Specs, Rec Specs Maxx 31 Rec Specs Maxx 31

     

    3) Skull Cap. You can find a good skull cap at any sporting goods store. Under Armour and Halo make some great ones that wick away sweat. This helps the football goggles stay in place underneath the helmet.

     

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    What you would do is put on the football goggles, put on the skull cap, and then put on the helmet. Now, if the helmet fits just right without wearing anything underneath it, the goggles will most likely not fit. In this case, you may need to weigh the option of getting slightly thinner helmet pads on the sides of the helmet (see video) so that everything fits underneath comfortably and securely.

    So to sum it up: Prescription Football Goggles + Anti-Fog Coating + Skull Cap = Best Prescription Eyewear Solution (thus far!) on the Football field. Perhaps technology will catch up with us one day; and when it does, we’ll be the first to let you know!

    If you have more questions about prescription football goggles (or why prescription football visors don’t exist) feel free to call or Live Chat with us to speak with a real sports optician.

  • Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross Dominate the Competition Wearing Oakley Green Fade PRIZM Stadium Sunglasses

    Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross, Oakley Green Fade, Rio 2016 Sunglasses

    When you think of beach volleyball at the 2016 Olympics, two names come to mind. Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross. These two have been dominating beach volleyball together ever since they became partners following the 2012 London Olympics, after Kerri Walsh Jennings and her now-retired partner, Misty May-Treanor, defeated April Ross and her former partner in the Gold Medal Match. This year at Copacabana Beach in the Rio 2016 Olympics, Kerri is going for her fourth consecutive Olympic Gold, while April Ross is looking to get her first.

    If you've been following Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross, then you've noticed their unique Oakley sunglasses. This year at the 2016 Rio Olympics, the Oakley Green Fade Collection is making a splash, and athletes in every discipline are wearing their sunglasses. April Ross has been rocking the Oakley Jawbreaker PRIZM Stadium Green Fade Edition sunglasses. It's a mouthful, we know, but they do the job. Kerri Walsh Jennings has also been wearing PRIZM Stadium sunglasses, but she prefers the Oakley EVZero Path frame.

    Oakley PRIZM Stadium Lenses | An Inside Look at Those Purple Lenses on the Olympic Court

    Oakley has created a new lens, specifically designed for and only available to the 2016 Rio Olympic athletes. PRIZM Stadium lenses are built specifically for indoor and nighttime Olympic Sports. Since Kerri and April have been playing most of their games at night, these lenses work perfectly for them. The technology uses some of the Oakley PRIZM dyes to enhance contrast while cutting out a bit of the glare from the stadium lights. Inserted into your traditional Oakley frames, the PRIZM Stadiums will compromise neither the athletes' sight nor performance. Talk about the perfect lens.

    Kerri and April received the PRIZM Stadium lenses only four days before their first match. And they were wearing them loud and proud. If Olympic athletes trust Oakley enough to wear these lenses with very little testing, then we know the PRIZM Stadium are great quality. Unfortunately, these lenses are not available to the public. Yet. With such a quality lens, we hope that one day they are.

    Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross in Oakley Green Fade PRIZM Stadium Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross Rock Oakley Green Fade Sunglasses with PRIZM Stadium lenses

    Wearing their Oakley PRIZM Stadium glasses, Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross started the Olympics off with a bang. Their first match against Australia ended after two sets, Kerri and April winning by 7 and 8. Easy stuff. The next match came just as easily. China was defeated by 5 and then by 12. Walsh Jennings/Ross then faced Switzerland, who put up a tough fight. After winning the first then losing the second set, Kerri and April pulled through in the final set to win it. These three matches completed pool play, and the two amazing athletes moved on to the Round of 16. Right on track for gold.

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