(Dave Carr) wrote in message
> I work in the industry and I would recommend the following.
> - Rudy Project (www.rudyrx.com)
> - Bolle (http://www.bolle.com/services/rx_services.shtml
> - Nike (distributed through opticians only. For info see
> - Spy Optics (also thru your local retailer, www.spyeyes.com)
> All of the above offer lens-in-frame which is a better choice than clip-ons for optics and vision.
> A clip-on has surface reflections which reduce contrast, and it's harder to get your Rx correct.
> Also with lens-in-frame Rx with the above suppliers your optics will be optimized for the geomtery
> of the frame. With most competing Rx products, they don't take into account the way the frame
> wraps around your head, and the result is poorer vision correction. It's better to use for the
> "factory direct" programs from the above suppliers as opposed to buying a frame and taking it to
> your local optician for Rx'ing.
> Choose a clip only if you absolutely require interchangeable lenses (for different lens colors, or
> to remove the Rx if you wear contacts sometimes).
> Cheers Dave
I went through these guys to get Oakleys for my wife. They were able to put her heavy scrip in a
nice set of Fate glasses. Her correction was too much for the wrap style glasses, so they were able
to make it work in the flat lense frames.