Handy Hints — Diving Masks
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By Paul Clarke, Vision West, Karrinyup, Western Australia SCUBA diving provides an opportunity for us land-locked-beings to become slippery Neptunian creatures in a visually tantalising alien-like theater of movement and colour. Being able to view the underwater world has to be the main attraction for taking up the sport. Not being able to see what’s under the surface would therefore make the experience not much more than a cold sensation accompanied by a dull bubbly sound. So considering SCUBA diving is a visual experience, which eye conditions are likely spoil the adventure and what visual aid options are available? There are four...
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Masks with Optical Correction Lenses When diving it is nice to be able to see clearly, we all know that the water/air interface (mask lens) makes everything appear closer and larger underwater. If your above water vision is corrected by contact lenses or glasses you may benefit from fitting corrective lenses into your mask. It is quite safe to dive with contact lenses so if you are comfortable doing this then carry on. More information about Prescription Diving Masks from a diving optician. Here's another TUSA video on installing their lenses.