I wear glasses with a fairly strong prescription. Without glasses, I will get very little out of snorkeling. Has anyone ever purchased an RX Prescription Snorkeling Mask? If so, from which company? Do the snorkeling masks that you rent have enough room to go over your glasses? Thanks for the help!
I am legally blind and have not gone the prescription mask route, yet. You can not wear glasses under a mask, they would not seal. I have been satisfied so far doing an occasional dive, but have considered the RX mask if I were to take up SCUBA.
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I got one many years ago through my optician. I asked, and was told to bring in my mask. Got it back a few weeks later with an RX plastic lens. I used it for years until I gave up SCUBA, and my RX changed. I now just use a regular mask for snorkeling. Can't see squat, but lovely, flowing colors! Mrs. Magoo...Queen of progressive trifocals. $$$$$
if you can wear them, contact lens are the perfect solution, you would get more use out of contact lens opposed to a prescription rx mask. I wear bi-focals glasses, and i do fine snorkeling, the water plus the snorkel mask acts as a natural magnifer
First time I went on a cruise and decided to snorkle, I was concerned about not seeing well enough. But, to my pleasant surprise, snorkling with bad nearsightedness, no eyeglasses, and no lens correction on the goggles, was no problem. Seems that the water, or something, acts as a magnifier and I was able to see quite well. I have maybe 20/60 eyesight.