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Old 09-03-21, 06:06 PM
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Recommendations for Rx Sunglasses

Hi There,

I wear a pair of Oakley Quarter Jacket sunglasses with Rx lenses. The fit is pretty good but I am looking for something more stylish. Anything larger from Oakley tends to be too large. My head is not “small”, but I’ve just never fit well with most Oakley’s, hence why I wear the Quarter Jacket.

I’m also not looking for something with an Rx insert, I would rather have the entire lens made for my Rx.

Thoughts based on what I’ve mentioned?

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Old 09-03-21, 06:29 PM
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I would try Roka. I have 4 pairs and they are awesome for cycling and they make rx glasses.
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I get a pai of active sunglasses when I get a new pair of glasses. Not cycling specific. I wear them for all outdoor activities.
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Just get a pair of sunglasses RX an https://www.zennioptical.com I buy my regular glasses there and they can simply do sunglasses too.
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Whatever happened to Lasik anyway?
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Whatever happened to Lasik anyway?
I had it 20 years ago. Worse case eyesight the dr had. -12 in right and -13 in left eye. I could not even correct well with glasses.

Today I still do not need glasses to drive and donít wear them. I donít need readers either and I am 60. After 20 years my left eye slightly over corrected at first is now 20/20 or close. My right eye slightly under corrected 20/50.

I just wear cheap sunglasses.
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Check out Walmart. They carry Wiley and Liberty sport glasses. Not fancy but not as expensive.
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Oakley makes lots of frames, not just sport ones. I have a pair of Oakley photochromic progressives for general wear. They have the same excellent warranty and post-sales support as their sports eyewear - mine are actually in for a free lens replacement right now; the frame hinge had problems on one side and I dropped them off at my optometrist's to have a look at. They had to go back to Oakley for repair, and the technician said he spotted a few fine scratches and asked if I wanted the lenses replaced as well since they have to be returned anyway. All free of charge.

On the bike I wear Oakley Flak XL, also photochromic.

My wife though recently got a pair of Rudy Projects, but hasn't received them yet. She needs a much stronger correction than me. I just have a fair bit of astigmatism, need reading glasses, but am only marginally farsighted; so can drive and do most things without glasses, I just like being able to read fine print from across the room and if I wear glasses for sun and reading I might as well get them fully corrected. But her correction exceeds what Oakley can offer. The RPs she got use a separate insert for the correction. She should probably get lasik to bring her to a broader selection of glasses; she's very nearsighted and also needs prismatics (due to eye misalignment). But she used Oakleys up to the point she can't anymore.
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Originally Posted by WorldIRC View Post
Thoughts based on what I’ve mentioned?
Rather than asking a bunch of strangers on an internet forum What's A Good Eyeglass Frame? ask your optician or optometrist What Eyeglass Frame(s) Will Accomodate My Prescription?
Reduces potential disappointment downstream.
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Rather than asking a bunch of strangers on an internet forum What's A Good Eyeglass Frame? ask your optician or optometrist What Eyeglass Frame(s) Will Accomodate My Prescription?
Reduces potential disappointment downstream.
My Rx is not complex and accommodation isnít a concern fortunately. Just looking at style recommendations!
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