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Rx glasses and dealing with fog?

Guys that wear prescription glasses, how do you cope with fog?

I was looking into a full face with heated shield...but am worried that it is going to be pointless without fog protection for my prescription glasses.

Would I be better off with a motorcross style and goggles?
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I wear glasses and don't fog up. Just keep the vents open for air circulation. If you have too, you can crack the shield open briefly to defog......

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Re: Rx glasses and dealing with fog?

You need a helmet with a breath box.
It keeps your warm breath from fogging your glasses.

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I USED to wear glasses...

If you can stand wearing contacts, and can get a prescription that works for you - I would highly recommend getting them.

I CANNOT describe how wearing contacts has given me my "sporting" life back!!! No more fogging, no more loss of peripheral vision, no more fighting with glasses in my helmets... I still need "readers" to see things up close, but at most distances, I can now see like I did when I was 30. It has been life transforming for me. I can now shoot straight and hit the target, ride my dirt bike, ride the snowmobiles, and drive my car, etc. I don't know why I suffered for 6 years... wearing glasses. Wish someone had told me how great contacts were a lot sooner.

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I USED to wear glasses...

If you can stand wearing contacts, and can get a prescription that works for you - I would highly recommend getting them.

I CANNOT describe how wearing contacts has given me my "sporting" life back!!! No more fogging, no more loss of peripheral vision, no more fighting with glasses in my helmets... I still need "readers" to see things up close, but at most distances, I can now see like I did when I was 30. It has been life transforming for me. I can now shoot straight and hit the target, ride my dirt bike, ride the snowmobiles, and drive my car, etc. I don't know why I suffered for 6 years... wearing glasses. Wish someone had told me how great contacts were a lot sooner.
Tried them, but my eyes were too dry for them...maybe technology has changed since then...
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Tried them, but my eyes were too dry for them...maybe technology has changed since then...
It will depend heavily on your eye doctor. My doc had me try 3 different types, to be sure I got ones that would be comfortable. The ones I have now can be worn for up to 6 days continuously (including overnight). I change them every 2 weeks. I live in Utah (second driest state in the US). I sometimes add eye drops if they feel dry, but it's really not a big issue - even riding in the dirt in the middle of the summer... even face-planting in the dirt...

If it was several years ago when you tried them, you may want to give it another try.

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