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Old 06-17-2005, 09:55 AM
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Originally Posted by LakePirate
I was cutting across the wake on the way to the one buoy last weekend and I couldn't see anything. Probably mostly technique. Anyway I wear contacts and bought some of the spex but the dog ate them before they got used. Anybody used these. It would seem that water would mess up just regular sunglases. Spots and what not.
My ex wife used to wear them. I tried them once. Kind of good. Need to keep rain-x on them though. Very lightweight. She never fell hard, so I don't know how they hold up.
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Old 06-17-2005, 10:08 AM
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They claim to float and before there were chewed up they looked as if they would be sturdy enough for a fall.
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Old 06-17-2005, 11:25 AM
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I had a brother-in-law come up from ND into Canada for laser surgery. Cheaper up front plus exchange rate. He had only an 8 hour drive, so not too far.
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Old 06-24-2005, 06:24 PM
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Before I had laser surgery, I wore a pair of prescription raquetball glasses, lots of padding on the nose, virtually indestructable. I just attached a floating key chain to the strap on the glasses. They fell off many times (I fall alot), but I was always able to retrieve them.
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Old 06-25-2005, 12:17 AM
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I like the idea of the goggles, like George Kastanza!!!
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Old 07-12-2005, 10:01 AM
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So what do folks do about eye glasses when skiing? If I take mine off I can't see worth a hoot. If I use a sports strap and leave them on I can see better, but I tend not to ski as aggressively (for fear of a bad spill and losing my glasses.)

I am considering prescription eye goggles and thought I would check to see what others do. What works? What doesn't?
I have had the same problem. After years of frustration and lost glasses, I found the perfect solution. Go to the web site www.sportspex.com. This guy does prescription lenses in goggles that are guranteed to float. Between tubing, boarding, and slalom, I have face planted more than I care to admit, but never lost the goggles. They're always floating nearby when I come up for air. I've had two pairs (needed the second wen Rx changed). It's great to be able to see, and not worry about losing the glasses.
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