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At present, according to the different style, swimming goggles on the market mainly include competitive goggles and casual goggles. In general, casual goggles are easier to use, while the frame of competitive goggles is smaller. Therefore, if you are swimming long distance, it is better to choose a pair of casual goggles. In terms of the degrees of the lenses, goggles can be divided into plain glasses, myopia goggles, and reading glasses. Generally speaking, when using myopia goggles, if the degree of the glasses does match with your eyes, it is better to choose the one with lower degree. If you wear glasses for a long time, it will have an effect.
Fitness is decided by the seal of the goggles (not the strap). Always try your goggles on before you buy it. Most modern goggles now come with a double strap, and you can achieve a better fit by placing one strap higher than the other, to help keep the goggles in place. Both straps should be at the level of the eye or above, never below. Check the goggles are not too wide around the corners of your eyes as this could also cause water to leak in.
Comfort is also very important when choosing a pair of swimming goggles. Your goggles might seal perfectly around your eyes, but if they chafe over the nose or apply too much pressure to your eye sockets, they can become a problem. Most modern goggles comes with an adjustable nose piece for maximum comfort. If you try on the goggles and the nose piece is too tight or rubbing against the bridge of your nose, try another pair on.
Choose goggles with an anti-fog coating and UV protection. Coated lenses are better because you won’t need to defog them as often and it can help you to see clearly in the water.
If you regularly swim outside or in bright environments, dark lenses can be preferable. There are six common colors of the lens:
1. Clear, which is designed for low light, overcast conditions where maximum visibility is required. Suited to indoor use.
2. Lilac, which is designed for the best contrast for objects against a green or blue background. Suited to indoor or outdoor use.
3. Smoke, which is designed to reduce light transmission and lower the overall brightness. Best suited to outdoor swimming – perfect in the sun.
4. Amber, which is designed to enhance vision in low-light levels and reduce glare in high light levels. Suited to indoor or outdoor use.
5. Blue, designed to allow a moderate level of light into the eye but maintain protection from glare in bright conditions. Suited to indoor or outdoor use.
6. Mirrored, which is designed to reduce brightness and glare with mirrored coated applied to tinted lens. Suited to outdoor use.
1. Leave the straps off, and push the lenses against your eye sockets to gain a quick idea about whether the lenses will be comfortable enough to be worn for an hour or two at the pool. Lenses padded with gaskets made of foam rubber or silicone will be more comfortable.
2. Push the lenses further against the eye sockets then release them. The goggles should stick on your face for a few seconds due to the suction, even with the straps off. If the goggles do not stick and simply fall off your face, it is likely they will leak in water.
3. If the goggles pass the above two tests, put the straps back on and see if the goggles still feel comfortable. Check the lens doesn't suck too much on the eyes, and check for a double strap which can be adjusted to achieve maximum comfort.