Athletes with vision needs often get the short end of the stick when it comes to finding the right pair of sports glasses. Traditionally, the higher the prescription, the more difficult it is to get a sports wrap frame (and the more likely you're to come home with a "no" from your local optometrist). At SportRx, prescription sports glasses are our specialty, and we pride ourselves on helping you see clearly for your next game. Our in-house Sports Opticians are experts at finding a personalized eyewear solution, so you get 20/20 vision when going for the win. Join us as we share the best prescription sports glasses that will help you see better, play better.

Table of Contents

A. What to Look for in Sports Glasses
B. Best Sports Prescription Glasses
1. Oakley Flak 2.0 XL
2. Rudy Project Rydon + Rx Dock
3. Nike Maverick RGE
4. SportRx Huckson
5. Nike Brazen Boost
C. Shop Prescription Sports Glasses Online at SportRx

What to Look for in Sports Glasses

Sports glasses come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and materials. Throw in Rx lenses on top of that, and no two prescription sports glasses are the same. When searching for the perfect frame for your preferred sport and personal vision needs, there are two main components to consider: frame and lens technology. Let's review how each of these criteria makes a difference in your eyewear — and your game.

Frame Technology

Whether you're sprinting for the finish line, returning a mean volley, or swinging for the fences, a lightweight frame is a must. Heavy frames can lead to discomfort, slippage, readjustments, and, ultimately, distraction from your A-game. Opt for lightweight materials like TR90 Grilamid, Oakley's O Matter™, and nylon, to get a fit so comfortable, you may even forget you're wearing sports sunglasses.

The other non-negotiable on your sports eyewear? Rubber grip. Not only does it enhance comfort, but rubber grip also keeps your frames perfectly in place, even when you break a sweat. This is particularly important for prescription sports glasses, because optical alignment is crucial in getting the most out of your Rx lenses.

Lens Technology

There are several key contributors that go into finding the perfect lens for your sports glasses. From your particular sport, environment, available light, and prescription needs, all of these factors play into creating the best lens for the situation. To get the most accurate lens recommendation for your individual needs, reach out to us. We have a team of friendly Sports Opticians standing by and ready to collaborate with you in finding the ideal pair of lenses for your sport. And, as always, you're backed by our See Better Guarantee™! If you're not totally stoked on your prescription sports glasses, we'll do everything to make it right.

Despite the variety that comes with lenses, there is one shared feature that is a safe bet regardless of sport: contrast-enhancement. This unique lens feature makes details pop, so you can better read the green or track a fly ball. Contrast-enhancing lenses are most often available in copper, brown, and rose, but there are many proprietary technologies to choose from. Check out our Oakley PRIZM™ Lens Guide and SportRx Sport Optimized Lens Guide to see some of these impressive lenses in action.

Best Sports Prescription Glasses

You've put in the time training, so don't let less than 20/20 vision get in the way! Check out our top picks for the best sports prescription glasses that will have you seeing clearly as you go for the gold.

Oakley Flak 2.0 XL

The Oakley Flak 2.0 XL is one of our most highly recommended frames for prescription sports sunglasses. Its 8-base wrap provides tons of coverage, while the unique contoured lens design works with a broad range of prescriptions. The Flak 2.0 XL has all the performance tech you have come to expect from Oakley. From the lightweight O Matter™ frame material, to the Unobtainium® rubber grip that gets tackier the more you sweat, you'll experience all-day comfort and serious style when wearing these sports glasses. Top-of-the-line PRIZM™ lens technology also provides an enhanced visual experience, and it's Rx-able!

Oakley Flak 2.0 XL sports sunglasses in black with PRIZM™ Field rose copper lenses.

Oakley Flak 2.0 XL in Polished Black with PRIZM™ Field Lenses

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Oakley Flak 2.0 XL Key Features:

  • Semi-rimless 8-base frame provides all-around coverage
  • Unobtainium® earsocks & nose pads provide no-slip grip
  • Lightweight O Matter™ frame & Three-Point Fit system provides optimal comfort
  • Available with Rx-able PRIZM™ lens technology
  • SFW: 135

Rudy Project Rydon + Rx Dock

The Rudy Project Rydon + Rx Dock accommodates higher prescriptions than the original Rydon. It gives you the feel and performance of a wrap frame with its Rx-friendly 6-base lens design, all while boasting the same innovative frame technology we love in its predecessor. The Rx Dock is also ingenious in that it disguises the thickness of higher Rx lenses with the rim of the clip. This unique design is the ultimate solution for athletes who need substantial vision correction but crave the performance of the Rydon sports glasses.

As for the frame itself, the Rydon + Rx Dock is made of lightweight and durable TR90 Grilamid. It has fully adjustable rubber nose pads and temples, so you get a comfortable, custom fit. These prescription sports glasses also use integrated hinges and soft, thermoplastic elastomers which prevent injuries in the event of collisions, impacts, and falls. Overall, if you need sports eyewear that can keep up with your most intense games and strong Rx needs, the Rudy Project Rydon + Rx Dock will quickly become your MVP.

Rudy Project Rydon + RX Dock sports glasses in black and gray with clear prescription lenses.

Rudy Project Rydon + RX Dock

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Rudy Project Rydon + Rx Dock Key Features:

  • Lightweight & durable TR90 Grilamid construction
  • Floating Rx Dock handles high prescription needs with ease
  • Interchangeable lens system allows you to swap lenses on-the-go
  • Fully adjustable rubberized nose pads & temples allow for a custom fit
  • SFW: 138 - It is also available in a smaller size as the Rydon Slim + Rx Dock

Nike Maverick RGE

The Nike Maverick RGE is the latest member of Nike's Maverick Collection. Its casual design works perfectly for daily wear, but also packs a performance punch to keep up with any of your hardcore sports. A lightweight nylon construction uses rubber grip to keep your frames comfortable and secure, while you're working up a sweat. And when the pressure is really on, the vented nose pads will encourage air flow to keep your vision fog-free and eyes on the prize.

For the square lenses, a 6-base design makes the Nike Maverick RGE ultra-Rx-friendly. Choose from single vision, progressive, or lined bifocals, to get a pair of Nike prescription sunglasses that are tailor-made to your vision needs and personal style.

Nike Maverick RGE sunglasses in matte black with light blue temple tips and turquoise mirror lenses.

Nike Maverick RGE in Matte Black with Turquoise Mirror Lenses

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Nike Maverick RGE Key Features:

  • 6-base full-rim frame supports a large range of prescriptions
  • Vented rubber nose pads encourage air flow & provide grip
  • Flexible rubber temple tips ensure a perfect, custom fit
  • Available with single vision, progressive, or bifocals
  • SFW: 138

SportRx Huckson

A versatile frame in both style and function, the SportRx Huckson has a square shape that's not only flattering, but also serves a performance purpose. The large lens real estate makes it ideal for blocking harsh UV rays and perfect for prescriptions. It can handle your toughest Rx needs with ease and style. So much so, that we won't be surprised if you find yourself reaching for these sports glasses even when you're not hitting the court/track/terrain — you name it.

Despite the SportRx Huckson's lifestyle look, it easily transitions to most strenuous activities and adrenaline-pumping games. Rubber grip combined with its lightweight feel means you can take on any challenge with comfort and clear vision. Choose from a variety of SportRx Sport Optimized Lenses to get the best view of your environment and achieve a totally unique look.

SportRx Huckson sunglasses in black with prescription lenses.

SportRx Huckson in Matte Black with Grey Prescription Lenses

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SportRx Huckson Key Features:

  • Designed by Sports Opticians for athletes & active lifestyles
  • Eco-friendly, lightweight, & durable frame
  • Rubber nose pads & temple tips for secure, comfortable grip
  • Gradient, mirrored, polarized, & Transitions® lens options
  • SFW: 136

Nike Brazen Boost

Leave it to Nike to create prescription sports glasses that have it all, while still delivering envious court style. The Nike Brazen Boost is made of lightweight and durable nylon, so you can focus on the match — and not your frames. Textured rubber temples keep them securely in place, and the 6-base lens curvate makes them a no-brainer in our lineup of the best sports prescription glasses.

Nike Brazen Boost sports sunglasses in dark blue with green mirror lenses.

Nike Brazen Boost in Matte Dark Obsidian with Light Green Mirror Lenses

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Nike Brazen Boost Key Features:

  • 6-base full-rim frame accommodates a range of prescriptions
  • Lightweight & durable nylon construction keeps you comfortable
  • No-slip grip on temples to ensure frame security
  • Available with Rx-able SportRx Sport Optimized Lenses or Custom Lenses
  • SFW: 138

Shop Prescription Sports Glasses Online at SportRx

Need prescription sports glasses? Done. When you shop with us, you’ll find video guides and tool tips throughout the build process as you customize the perfect pair. An answer to all your questions is at your fingertips, and if you want to chat with an expert, contact us. We’ll put you in touch with one of our friendly in-house opticians who can help you build the best sports prescription glasses.

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