Can I scuba dive if I wear glasses?

How do you dive with bad eyesight?

People with poor eyesight should have no trouble scuba diving. Soft contact lenses, prescription masks, and stick-in bifocal lenses can correct a diver’s vision underwater.

Can you wear glasses under water?

Water acts as a magnifier, so if you plan on only wading in the pool, you might be able to get by with wearing your glasses, but if you want to go under water for any length of time, prescription swimming goggles or a snorkel mask will help you correct your vision while underwater.

Why does a scuba mask cover the nose?

Why do scuba divers wear masks that cover the nose and not just goggles? Goggles seem lighter and handier. The reason is that the nose pocket of a diving mask is needed to compensate for increasing pressure as you dive deeper. The nose pocket allows the diver to blow air into the mask, equalizing the pressure.

Is chlorine bad for glasses?

What About Saltwater or a Pool? Saltwater and chlorine water will cause more damage. … If you get splashed by a wave or drop your sunglasses in the pool, simply pick them up and dry them off with a microfiber cloth right away. There is very little risk if you take care of them.

How deep can you dive with goggles?

If you’re out in the ocean in regular swim goggles, don’t dive deeper than 10 feet. Below this depth, the water pressure becomes too intense and will cause your goggles to squeeze.

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