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3 Important Types of Eyewear that Benefit Your Eye Health

Types of Eyewear – Sports Eye Protection

Sports eyewear is an ideal option for various activities whether indoor or outdoor. Lenses with impact resistance are important types of eyewear to help prevent any injuries to the eyes and keep dust away. An anti-glare coating can help with glare from indoor lighting in a gymnasium or stadium-lit setting. In Vancouver, where movement is an important part of our active lifestyle, people can be found playing sports year-round. A few of the most common sports require eyewear, such as summer beach volleyball, football, swimming and snowboarding. We have collected more information on each particular type of eyewear with further recommendations. Please click on the protective goggles for more.

Snow Goggles

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Volleyball Goggles

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Swim Goggles

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Types of Eyewear – UV Protected Sunglasses

Prescription sunglasses are one of the most important types of eyewear with many modifications.  Sunglasses that have lenses with your eyes’ specific prescription designed into them can help you see clearly while reducing the brightness and glare from your surroundings. You will need sunglasses as a barrier to block out harmful UV light. 

At Real Eyes Optometry, you can find a wide selection of frames that can also become a pair of prescription sunglasses. Visit us in-store to find out what deals we have on your next pair of prescription sunglasses.

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Types of Eyewear – Polarized Sunglasses

Polarized lenses are a game-changer when it comes to enhancing visual clarity and reducing glare. Unlike regular sunglasses, polarized lenses contain a special filter that blocks intense reflected light, reducing glare and discomfort. This makes them ideal for activities such as driving, fishing, skiing, or simply spending time outdoors on a sunny day. By eliminating glare, polarized lenses allow for more comfortable and clearer vision, reducing eye strain and enhancing contrast.

Learn more about polarized lenses here.


Designer Eyewear and Blue Blocker Lenses

Discover the perfect blend of high-end fashion and function with our designer eyewear with top-of-the-line blue blocker lenses. Our collection offers a range of stylish frames that enhance your look and provide essential protection for your eyes. In today’s digital age, protecting your eyes from prolonged exposure to screens is important. Blue Blocker Lens glasses are designed to filter out harmful blue light, making them an excellent choice for anyone spending significant time in front of computers.

Read about our blue blocker promotions.

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Types of Eyewear Safety Glasses

Real Eyes Optometry carries a wide variety of Canadian safety-approved types of eyewear and safety standard lenses. We will work with you to determine the most appropriate safety eyewear for your particular occupation.
Allergy and Infectious Diseases safety goggles are another form of personal protective equipment that you should add to your arsenal.  The best way to protect yourself from coronavirus is to protect all your surfaces. Wearing goggles or eye protection is a must when you are unable to socially distance while in public.

Specialized safety goggles are crucial personal protective equipment designed to shield the eyes from various hazards in specific situations. For example, goggles with indirect ventilation or no ventilation are necessary in environments where chemical splashes are a risk, protecting the eyes from harmful liquids.

Goggles with shade lenses are essential during welding or exposure to intense light, safeguarding eyes from radiant energy and flying sparks. In laboratory settings, cleanroom goggles are essential to maintain a sterile environment and protect the eyes from potential chemical or particulate hazards. Each type of specialized safety goggles is meticulously designed to offer optimum eye protection tailored to the unique demands of various occupational hazards.

Lab Goggles

Lab Goggles, Types of eyewear

Welding Goggles

Types of Eyewear Safety Glasses

Anti-Fog Goggles

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