Best Military Eyewear We have a huge military community here in San Diego, and eyewear for our servicewomen and men is something we take pride in offering. Whether you’re looking for prescription or non-prescription eyewear, we have a variety of choices to accommodate your style. All of our military eyewear is ANSI certified, fully satisfying the safety requirements for optics set by the American National Standard Institute. Each pair is equipped with stress-resistant frames and lenses that are designed for injury prevention caused by impact and chemical agents.
Here’s a few of my top picks that we recommend to our military customers. And don’t worry; all of them are definitely cooler than the old horn-rim ones. You know what I am talking about.
Smith Chamber Tactical – Smith carries a line of military-specific eyewear in their Tactical collection, which includes all the necessary safety features for optimal protection and durability. With a frame made of impact-resistant materials and Megol® anti-slip nose and temple pads, these shades have everything you need to keep you covered.
Spy General –The General is a piece in Spy’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. series and is designed to fit larger faces. These sturdy frames are composed of durable, lightweight Grilamid®, and are of course ANSI certified. They also come equipped with Hytrel® rubber nose and temple pads for a no-slip grip.
Wiley X SG-1 – Wiley X has a long history of military eyewear. If you want a pair of frames that go from glasses to goggle, the SG-1 is a fantastic pick. They come equipped with a goggle strap and interchangeable temples for easy convertibility, a closed-cell foam seal for maximum protection from wind and debris, and a bezel lens system to accommodate a variety of light conditions. A favorite among our military customers, for sure.
Under Armour Power ANSI – An athletic frame for athletic individuals. Under Armour’s Tactical Power stands up to the toughest activities with its impact-resistant ArmourFusion frame composed of titanium-infused Grilamid®. They also feature a 3-point grip to keep those bad boys in place while you do what you do.
Rudy Project Rydon Stealth Matte Black – Rooted in the realm of athletics, the Rydon Stealth Matte Black has a sleek, sporty look. These shades feature a flexible, lightweight frame with adjustable anti-slip nose pads and temples.
For the complete selection of our military eyewear, click here. If you have additional questions, feel free to call us up and speak to me or any of our knowledgeable opticians. And of course, thank you for your service.