12 Must-Read Tips for Purchasing Ski Goggles Offered by AllAboutVision.com

February 23, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
It's a slippery slope shopping for ski goggles without knowing what features to look for. The right goggles can make the difference between a great day on the slopes with optimal visibility, comfort and protection and a frustrating, more dangerous one. AllAboutVision.com's article 12 Tips for Buying Ski Goggles covers lens tints, fit, anti-fogging, new technology and more for the best purchase.

"Choosing the right lens tint is particularly important for a good combination of visible light transmission, contrast, depth perception and eye fatigue prevention," said Liz Segre, AllAboutVision.com editorial director, who enjoys skiing. "There are also special fits such as the 'Asian fit' for certain facial characteristics to optimize for both comfort and safety."

Interchangeable lenses, magnetic lenses, sweat-wicking foam and anti-fog fans are among the many features explained in the article and accompanying video. Goggles with newer technologies that can shoot photos and videos, or track speed with a built-in GPS, are covered as well. Other important tips discuss glare, peripheral vision, ultraviolet rays and eye safety.

The article includes a downloadable checklist of features that skiers and snowboarders can use for reference while shopping.

"We wrote 12 Tips for Buying Ski Goggles to help fellow winter sports enthusiasts zero in on the features that are most important to them," said Segre.

The article is part of a larger Sports Vision section on AllAboutVision.com.

Online since 2000, AllAboutVision.com is an independent resource providing consumers with hundreds of pages of trustworthy, up-to-date information on vision correction and eye health. The site is a National Gold Sponsor of Optometry Giving Sight and is certified by the Health on the Net Foundation. It is expected to serve more than 15 million unique visitors this year.