Protect your eyes and look great. At the same time.

Safety glasses that do more than protect

eye protection glasses and goggles can help protect your eyes in the lab, at the construction site, even at the range. And thanks to substantial design improvements, modern safety glasses look pretty sharp. But how do you choose the right ones? It all depends on what you need them to do.

If we had to get specific, safety glasses & goggles have one main job: to protect the eyes from debris, splashes, sparks and everything else that has no business being near your eyes. But a really great pair of safety specs goes beyond the basics.

  • Anti fog coating. This prevents your glasses from steaming up from temperature changes so you can see clearly indoors and outdoors.
  • Anti-scratch coating. This adds a protective layer that keeps your glasses from getting scratched up. It doesn’t make them invincible but it does help them last longer.
  • UV protection coating. This protects the eyes from harmful radiation. You can get it on both tinted and clear eye protection glasses. 
  • And don’t forget the ANSI and OSHA safety rating. ANSI (The American National Standards Institute) and (The American National Standards Institute) help create the safety standards that make protective gear better. Any safety equipment you use should meet those.
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Battle of the protectors: prescription safety glasses versus over the glasses safety glasses

If you wear glasses, at some point you have to make a choice: should you get fancy, expensive eye protection glasses or get ones that fit over your specs

  • Prescription safety specs. Expensive. Custom. If they get lost, replacing them will take time and it will cost more. However, they do fit you perfectly because they were made for you.
  • Over the glasses safety goggles. Affordable. Protect your eyes and your glasses at the same time. If you lose them or scratch them, it’s n
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