Sports Eyewear and Sunglasses
Having great vision is crucial for playing sport, not only for your performance, but also for your safety. Sports Lenses in your prescription will make a positive difference by increasing your confidence and enjoyment of your chosen sport. Thanks to advanced technology and a better range of lens solutions, you can now invest in a pair of spectacles which are optimally designed for your chosen sporting activity such as cycling, golf, snooker to name but a few. Feltham EyeCare Centre offer a full selection of sports eyewear including the popular Bolle Sports Eyewear, either with no prescription or with prescription lenses or inserts. Many items are kept in stock to view and the rest are available within a few days. Prescription lenses, especially some of the more specialised bonded lenses may take some time to manufacture, so please leave time to get them through before you need them.
Sports Wear Frequently Asked Questions
Can a swimming goggle be corrected for seeing underwater?
We would normally glaze the IN AIR prescription. The purpose of corrective swimming goggles is, after all, to be able to move around the pool side and be aware of obstacles and other swimmers on the surface. With positive prescriptions it is possible to place the prescription on the back surface which will help the correction underwater, which may be beneficial to competition swimmers at their turns. This is available at extra cost.
Can a swimming goggles be tinted?
Yes. When we supply plastic prescription lenses to swimming goggles (excluding Aquasee) we can add a tint if required.
Which lens material should be used in goggles for racket sports?
The answer is polycarbonate. In the case of squash there is a specific British Standard BS 7930-1 and the use of polycarbonate is mandatory to meet its requirement. Where a goggle is supplied the insert can be glazed with plastic lenses as the front shield is supplied as standard in polycarbonate.
Can a diving mask be corrected for both distance and reading?
Yes. Using the custom bonded method we can fit both distance and reading segments to our masks (excluding Ultravision). This can be done in both positive and negative prescriptions.
Feltham Eyecare Centre provide a variety of tint options on your prescription lenses to provide more comfort in bright conditions. Our sunglasses range can be made in any lens design such as single vision reading so that you are able to read when outdoors or Varifocals for every day comfort in the sun. Did you know that sunlight travels 93 miles to light a single leaf?
It creates 16,777,216 hues of colour. With sunglasses, we believe you should experience the full light spectrum and Maui Jim sunglasses are like you’ve never seen offering polarised lenses which is a special filter that blocks intense reflected light which eliminates blinding glare enabling you to see the world outside with sharper colour and greater depth. If you’re into snow sports, water sports, or you simply spend a lot of time outdoors including driving, then polarised sunglasses can significantly reduce reflections and perceived glare, to improve your entire visual experience providing clear, comfortable vision.