If you have a high prescription, you’ve probably experienced the disappointment of having limited options when it comes to selecting sunglasses. We’ve compiled a list of some of our most popular RX-able frames from top brands to expand your options.
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What to Look for
Best High Rx Sunglasses
1. Rudy Project Horus
2. SMITH Outlier 2
3. Ray-Ban New Wayfarer
4. Ray-Ban Daddy-O
5. Oakley Mainlink
6. Oakley Latch
7. 100% Centric
8. Nike Brazen
9. Nike Premier
10. Kaenon Silverado
Read on to see which frames made the cut or watch the video with Eyeglass Tyler below.
Frames that can accommodate a strong prescription without distortion have several different key features:
- Flat base curve (no wrap)
- Full rim lens
- Small-medium lens
- Plastic frame material
Keep in mind, these are just guidelines! We can put your prescription in just about anything, but these features decrease the chance of distortion. If you would like to learn more about the nuts and bolts of what makes a great high prescription sunglass, check out our High RX Sunglasses Buyer’s Guide for all those delicious details.
Without further ado, let’s get into the best sunglasses for strong prescriptions as chosen by our in-house sport opticians.
Rudy Project Horus is a sports frame with all the bells and whistles! These best-selling sunglasses feature interchangeable lenses, adjustable nose pads, and rubberized grip on the nose and temples for a comfortable, secure fit.
Key Rudy Project Horus Features :
- Rubberized adjustable nose pads and temples
- Full rim sport frame
- Durable and Lightweight frame
SMITH is their name and versatility is their game. SMITH Outlier 2 is a hybrid sports-lifestyle frame with a fashionable look and built-in performance features like megol nose pads and temples. This is an excellent everyday sunglass that will stay in place if you decide to take them on an adventure.
Key SMITH Outlier 2 Features :
- Megol nose pads and temples
- Eco-friendly Evolve frame material
- Hybrid sport and lifestyle styling
For an all-around ideal RX-able sunglass, take a look at Ray-Ban New Wayfarer. The frames are plastic, flat, and have that classic Wayfarer shape. These sunglasses are available in a variety of sizes to accommodate any head size.
Key Ray-Ban New Wayfarer Features :
- Classic Retro Look
- Lightweight frame
- Comes in 3 eyesizes – 52, 55, 58
Because of it’s shape and lens size, Ray-Ban Daddy-O can accommodate a wide range of prescriptions. These are some of our top-selling sunglasses because of their adjustable temples, durable plastic frames, and amazing wind protection. The temples also have some texture for added grip.
Key Ray-Ban Daddy-O Features :
- Adjustable temples
- Excellent coverage
- Lightweight and durable nylon frame
Oakley Mainlink is a hybrid sports-lifestyle sunglass with a casual look and performance features like Unobtanium on the nose and temples for unmatched grip. Sport functionality without the high wrap, these are any athlete with a strong prescription’s dream!
Key Oakley Mainlink Features :
- O-matter frame construction
- 3-point fit system for a secure fit
- Unobtainium nose pads and temples
- PRIZM lens Technology
The rounded lenses of the Oakley Latch not only give them a funky style, but they make them very RX-able, too. Their frames are made from durable and lightweight O-Matter material and they even have a feature to help you “latch” them to your shirt.
Key Oakley Latch Features :
- 3-point fit system
- PRIZM lens technology
- O-matter frame material
- Keyhole bridge
100% Centric can hang whether you’re relaxing on the beach, or speeding downhill. Your prescription can be added to the water repellent lenses and they have thick temples to provide ample coverage and protection from wind and debris. These sunglasses also have rubber nose pads and temples.
Key 100% Centric Features :
- Rubber temple tips and nose pads
- Hybrid performance and lifestyle frame
- Durable and lightweight
For a bold, standout look, check out Nike Brazen. They have rubber nose pads for a comfortable fit and a ventilated nose bridge to reduce fogging. The lightweight, nylon frames are prescription-ready and style-savvy.
Key Nike Brazen Features :
- Ventilated rubber nose pads
- Thick temples for side coverage
- Lightweight nylon frame material
Nike Premier’s lightweight design features slimmed down temples with comfortable rubber in them as well as the nose pads. The flat, 6-base frames are made with durable nylon and their style is sleek and versatile.
Key Nike Premier Features :
- Rubber nose pads and temple tips
- Sleek slim temples
- Lightweight nylon frame material
The epitome of “athleisure,” Kaenon Silverado is a lifestyle frame with sport functionality. They have flat, acetate frames and rubber nose pads for extra grip and comfort. Kaenon Silverado’s bold design makes them a total classic.
Key Kaenon Silverado Features :
- Rubber nose pads
- Colorful and lightweight acetate frame
- Full rimmed rectangle frame shape
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