How can you see underwater if you wear glasses?
A prescription mask is designed with your vision prescription, which allows you to see clearly underwater while fully protecting your eyes against the risk of infection from harmful bacteria found in water. Another option is fitting prescription lenses to a mask.
Can you wear contact lenses snorkeling?
Yes, you can most definitely snorkel with contact lenses! In fact, you can wear contact lenses in the ocean and it is completely safe. There is no reason to miss out on the amazing things underwater.
How much does a prescription snorkel mask cost?
Quality masks start at about $50, and the lenses start at around $30 for each side. So for about $110 you can get a good mask with prescription lenses.
Can I wear my glasses in the pool?
While glasses are not an option in a pool or at the beach, and many will be fearful of wearing contact lenses as they can cause infection or be lost in the water, there is an alternative that can allow you to enjoy your favourite sports and still see clearly. The solution comes in the form of prescription goggles.
Do glasses work underwater?
Yes, it’s possible to make glasses that allow you to focus underwater. You could use a high-index material with a concave lens, or a low-index material (such as air) with a convex lens.