Frequent question: Can I wear my glasses while snorkeling?

How do you snorkel with bad vision?

Seeing Underwater

That’s why everything is blurry and out of focus in direct contact with water. Dive masks, therefore, work by placing a layer of air in front of the eyes so that light travels to them properly allowing them to focus more accurately.

Can you dive with glasses?

Scuba Diving with Glasses (spectacles)

No you cannot do scuba diving with glasses. The design of eyeglasses means that the arms of the glasses that clip over your ears do not allow the plastic or silicon skirt of the dive mask to seal correctly over your face.

How can I swim if I wear glasses?

How to Swim With Glasses

  • Use elastic eyeglasses holders to wrap around the back of your head and grip the glasses on their temple tips. …
  • Place large goggles over your glasses to limit water flow into the eyes and help hold the glasses in place. …
  • Replaces glasses with prescription goggles.

How do you snorkel safely?

Snorkeling Safety

  1. Check ocean conditions before you enter the water. …
  2. Always snorkel with a buddy. …
  3. Go snorkeling in the morning. …
  4. Prepare your equipment. …
  5. Always be aware of the ocean’s activity. …
  6. Relax and focus on floating. …
  7. Look, but don’t touch corals or marine life. …
  8. Avoid rocky areas and shallow reef.
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Can you get prescription snorkel mask?

Yes. You’ll find prescription lens snorkeling masks are singe lens like the Promate above. When you place your order, you can ask for each eye to be a different lens.