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snorkeling #73781
09/18/03 10:07 AM
09/18/03 10:07 AM
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Do they have masks for people that wear glasses? Can't see with out them.

Re: snorkeling #73782
09/18/03 10:09 AM
09/18/03 10:09 AM
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Posts: 7,057
South Texas
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Amazing how much better you can see under water, without glasses.


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Re: snorkeling #73783
09/18/03 11:02 AM
09/18/03 11:02 AM
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San Pedro
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In England you had your eyes tested and then had lens put into your face mask just for you.

Tippy

Re: snorkeling #73784
09/18/03 12:03 PM
09/18/03 12:03 PM
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Posts: 3,281
Virginia
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Yes, Blue Hole Dive Shop (in town) & Fanta Sea (at Victoria House) rent prescription masks. They don't cost much more than regular masks either! Makes a huge difference!!!

Re: snorkeling #73785
09/18/03 02:22 PM
09/18/03 02:22 PM
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Corpus Christi, Texas USA
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Do you also wear contacts? I snorkeled with mine and didn't have any trouble. I just had to be extra careful when pulling my mask off. Matter of fact, I had my son fitted for contacts for this very reason before we went on vacation. He had always worn glasses. Worked wonderfully for him as well.
Debbie

Re: snorkeling #73786
09/19/03 09:37 AM
09/19/03 09:37 AM
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Posts: 2,364
LAPORTE, TX, USA
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here's a cheap and easy way to see while you snorkle if you are not going to buy a mask with a prescription lens; remove the stem pieces (i think that's what you call them)from an old pair of glasses and put the frames with the lenses inside of your mask. it works.

also, i can fix anything on the face of the earth with duct tape. i even taped a duct with it once. just ask me how!!!

Re: snorkeling #73787
09/19/03 01:55 PM
09/19/03 01:55 PM
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Virginia
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I believe the prescription mask rental is only $5 (and a cc deposit so you return it.)

Re: snorkeling #73788
09/19/03 02:10 PM
09/19/03 02:10 PM
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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I ordered a prescription lense mask at our local dive shop before I went to AC last March for the first time. I have an astigmatism as well as being very nearsighted. From what I understand the rental prescription lenses don't correct for the astigmatism. It was well worth the expense. Have a wonderful trip. Marie

Re: snorkeling #73789
09/19/03 03:20 PM
09/19/03 03:20 PM
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Virginia
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yes, they don't correct for astigmatism and they are not precise - more like small, med, large correction. But they work pretty well for the occasional snorkeling trip.


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