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Old 06-09-21, 08:22 AM
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Optics for child

Hi folks. Im looking for good optics for my daughter. She is only three but she is travelling a lot, mostly with her father on additional saddle you can see on the photo
Im looking for some good optics for here. For now we use sunglasses with filter, but this is not good option. She is daughter of her father, so she doesnt like to see the world through dark glasses. Do you know any good transparent bike glasses, with UV filters with antifog maybe and dedicated for 3 years old baby? I cant find anything. Thx in advance G.

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Safety glasses. Clear or tinted. They come in all sorts of tints from very dark to just barely. Very cheap when bought online at the various online safety glasses vendors. Clean with a cotton rag. A paper towel will scratch them in no time.

I've used SafetyGlassesUSA for a long while.
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Old 06-09-21, 08:52 AM
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Safety glasses. Clear or tinted. They come in all sorts of tints from very dark to just barely. Very cheap when bought online at the various online safety glasses vendors. Clean with a cotton rag. A paper towel will scratch them in no time.

I've used SafetyGlassesUSA for a long while.
Very cheap safety glasses doesnt provide proper UV filtering unfortunately, and are too big for 3years old lady.
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Very cheap safety glasses doesnt provide proper UV filtering unfortunately, and are too big for 3years old lady.
99% protection for UV-A and UV-B isn't enough?
https://www.safetyglassesusa.com/pyr...ith-pink-lens/

They have an entire category for children's safety glasses.
https://www.safetyglassesusa.com/chi...y-glasses.html

Or is this more about about trendy and fashionable high dollar eyewear.
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Old 06-09-21, 09:13 AM
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Thank you for this.
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Or is this more about about trendy and fashionable high dollar eyewear.
What is wrong with you?
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What is wrong with you?
Lots of stuff.
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Originally Posted by pociej View Post
She is daughter of her father, so she doesnt like to see the world through dark glasses.
I suspect there are many things a 3-year-old doesn't like, but you make them do it anyway, and they get over it. Do her a favor and get her some sun glasses.
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Old 06-09-21, 02:06 PM
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I suspect there are many things a 3-year-old doesn't like, but you make them do it anyway, and they get over it. Do her a favor and get her some sun glasses.
Favor? Could you explain what is so good in wearing sunglasses? You have to protect your eyes from UV radiation not the light.
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Your focus on UV protection seems a little misguided to me. I'd think the immediate need will be protection from airborne objects getting into eyes.

UV is sort of a long term issue that likely won't manifest itself until your daughter is at retirement age. Even then it's treatable. It's called cataract surgery.

It is a good idea to limit it when ever you can, but don't be guilty of letting her take a stone to the eyeball because you turned down a pair of glasses that didn't have the ultimate in UV protection.
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Old 06-10-21, 12:38 PM
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Oh boy. International Incident in two more posts unless we can reign this puppy in.
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Here is a graph of acrylic (aka Plexiglass) transmission spectrum:

Note the boundary between visible light and UV is at 400 nanometers.

Now here is a graph of polycarbonate (aka Lexan) transmission spectrum:

Note that it goes opaque right at the boundary of visible and UV.
Polycarbonate just happens to have near-perfect UV filtering by default.
I learned about this one day while watching a science video on Youtube.

Source: Plexiglass Sheets, Fiberglass, UHMW, Polycarbonate & Engineering plastics: Infrared and Ultraviolet Transmission in Plexiglass Acrylic and Makrolon Polycarbonate Sheet
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Old 06-10-21, 01:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Iride01 View Post
Your focus on UV protection seems a little misguided to me. I'd think the immediate need will be protection from airborne objects getting into eyes.

UV is sort of a long term issue that likely won't manifest itself until your daughter is at retirement age. Even then it's treatable. It's called cataract surgery.

It is a good idea to limit it when ever you can, but don't be guilty of letting her take a stone to the eyeball because you turned down a pair of glasses that didn't have the ultimate in UV protection.
You misunderstood me I'm not focusing on UV protection. My focus is indeed protection from objects, you are right. I mentioned UV only in context of 'sun glasses'. Wanted to say that protecting from light is not the goal.
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You misunderstood me I'm not focusing on UV protection. My focus is indeed protection from objects, you are right. I mentioned UV only in context of 'sun glasses'. Wanted to say that protecting from light is not the goal.
I must be misunderstanding, but all your responses seem to be concerned about UV.

You have given no other guidance or criteria in those responses with the exception of mentioning UV in every one of your responses.
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Originally Posted by Iride01 View Post
I must be misunderstanding, but all your responses seem to be concerned about UV.

You have given no other guidance or criteria in those responses with the exception of mentioning UV in every one of your responses.
Well... do you know any glasses that does not protect your eyes from stones or mosquitoes?
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Favor? Could you explain what is so good in wearing sunglasses? You have to protect your eyes from UV radiation not the light.
=> Macular Degeneration
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These look pretty good. If they're not too too big, one of those kids' glasses retainer straps should help.
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I just googled cycling glasses for child and there were a few hits. Give it a try.
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Originally Posted by Bmach View Post
I just googled cycling glasses for child and there were a few hits. Give it a try.
Is here any way to report such passive aggresive posts?

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Originally Posted by pociej View Post
Is here any way to report such passive aggresive posts?

You misspelled "there".
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Now that's what passive aggressive looks like.

Telling you a good search term for Google isn't even close to passive aggressive.

For someone enlisting a bunch of unpaid strangers to do your product search for you, you're rather rude.

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Originally Posted by pociej View Post
Is here any way to report such passive aggresive posts?
Really, you took my post as being aggressive, that is the last time I will offer you any help.

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Is here any way to report such passive aggresive posts?
Wow.
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Really, you took my post as being aggressive, that is the last time I will off you any help.
Suggesting someone nowadays to search google contains assumption that this person is stupid enough, to ask on forums without previous search.
How different it is from calling someone idiot? That is how i took it, because I saw many times such reply from people whose intention was to call another person 'idiot', without telling this directly. Im really sorry we misunderstood.

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enlisting a bunch of unpaid strangers .
?!??!

I asked because obviously i spent time searching google and i didn't find anything matching criteria mentioned in intial post. I asked because there is chance that someone solved same problem.
How much ill will is needed to call polite question on forum 'enlisting a bunch of unpaid strangers'......
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Originally Posted by pociej View Post
?!??!

I asked because obviously i spent time searching google and i didn't find anything matching criteria mentioned in intial post. I asked because there is chance that someone solved same problem.
How much ill will is needed to call polite question on forum 'enlisting a bunch of unpaid strangers'......
That is a very literal definition of what asking people on a forum is. We all do it, there's nothing wrong with it, but you earn the ill will when you act like a jerk when you don't find someone's suggestion helpful.

The supposedly "passive aggressive" post suggested a search term. Sometimes, that helps. Your response was nutty. You didn't get the ill will for asking the question, you got it for threatening to "report" a person for trying to help you.
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Originally Posted by pociej View Post
Suggesting someone nowadays to search google contains assumption that this person is stupid enough, to ask on forums without previous search.
How different it is from calling someone idiot? That is how i took it, because I saw many times such reply from people whose intention was to call another person 'idiot', without telling this directly. Im really sorry we misunderstood.
Classic non-apology "apology." " We" didn't misunderstand, you did.
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