When you start to look at buying custom swim goggles you need to ensure they perform their two services well. They need to completely cover the eyes so that water is prevented from getting in, and they need to be comfortable to swim in. For those using goggles to swim outside you might also want tinted lenses that offer UV protection. Other properties that are useful are an anti-fog coating and protection against scratching. You need to make sure they fit well, are comfortable and are made from a durable material, most are made from tempered glass or hard plastic today. Here is a brief look at some specific options.
Speedo GCG plus swim goggles
This type is designed well and is from a very popular brand of swim goggles. It has a mix of three nose pieces and is made to fit the face very well. It includes a graduated compression gasket, GCG, and has a hard rubber as the firm base layer. The lenses of these optical swimming goggles are hypo-allergenic and they offer UV protection. The strap is double silicone.
Ninja anti-fog black earplug goggles
This is a very stylish pair of goggles and offers excellent comfort as well as a soft silicone gasket that is leakproof. The lenses have an anti-fog coating and the silicone strap is adjustable to achieve maximum comfort. As well as the coating they have a polycarbonate lens that is optic quality and offers UV protection. The bridge is a width of 3cm and the eye caps are 3.7cm by 2.8cm.
Aqua Sphere Kaiman clear lens swim goggles
These goggles are worth turning into custom swim goggles as they are made from a comfortable, soft and hypoallergenic material and offer wide-angle vision. You have a pair of goggles that look good and offer you great protection from UVB and UVA sun rays.
TYR Nest Pro clear lens swim Goggles
These goggles are inspired by the main stadium from the 2008 Olympics. It has a Polypropylene nest frame creating the grid effect and the straps are easy to adjust due to the glide clip system they have. The CP lenses are anti-fog and have UV protection and the silicone strap is comfortable and easy to secure.
Jast UV Protect Anti Fog children’s goggles
If you are looking for a good option for children’s opitcal swimming goggles you might consider these. They have a strengthened surface, offer UV protection and use an anti-fog material. They are affordable but still use good quality materials such as you find in the silicone head strap. They are specifically for children between the ages of 5 and 15.
These are just a few of the good options on the market. As technologies develop so are improvements made with materials and goggles design. When looking for swim racing goggles you should look for anti-fog properties, silicone straps, silicone gaskets, and UV protection and make sure you have somewhere to carry them so they are protected when not being used.