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#10837497 - 05/12/15 07:45 AM Prescription Costas
Undertaker56 Offline
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Registered: 04/28/14
Posts: 212
Loc: Victoria Texas
OMG I am gonna have to get three jobs to afford the sunglasses!!!
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#10837615 - 05/12/15 08:30 AM Re: Prescription Costas [Re: Undertaker56]
snickers Offline
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Registered: 05/08/09
Posts: 3561
I use contacts and then I can have several pair.

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#10837651 - 05/12/15 08:42 AM Re: Prescription Costas [Re: Undertaker56]
Tommie Offline
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Registered: 12/18/10
Posts: 899
Loc: Longview, Tx
For an alternative, look at Wiley X sun glasses. Somewhat less expensive than Costas and I like them better than the prescription Costas I had.
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#10837812 - 05/12/15 09:31 AM Re: Prescription Costas [Re: Undertaker56]
Undertaker56 Offline
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Registered: 04/28/14
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Loc: Victoria Texas
Well I cant wear contacts my eyes get to dry.. So I will look into wiley x clap
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#10837852 - 05/12/15 09:41 AM Re: Prescription Costas [Re: Undertaker56]
04champ Offline
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My dad was looking at prescription Costas. His optometrist told him they have the best glass, but they are super pricey. I convinced him to just get Lasik instead.

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#10837871 - 05/12/15 09:46 AM Re: Prescription Costas [Re: Undertaker56]
Undertaker56 Offline
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Registered: 04/28/14
Posts: 212
Loc: Victoria Texas
well I am diabetic not sure about lasik.
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#10838674 - 05/12/15 02:08 PM Re: Prescription Costas [Re: Undertaker56]
klockness Offline
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Registered: 04/17/12
Posts: 188
Loc: College Station, TX
I second the Wiley X glasses. I got a pair of prescription Wiley X for $300 on framesdirect.com. About half what I could find Costas for. Frames direct almost always has a promo for lenses 30-40% off.

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#10838687 - 05/12/15 02:12 PM Re: Prescription Costas [Re: Undertaker56]
BigJohn Offline
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Registered: 01/10/04
Posts: 1358
What about amphibia eyegear? I love mine. Check them out

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#10838776 - 05/12/15 02:38 PM Re: Prescription Costas [Re: klockness]
04champ Offline
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Registered: 04/22/15
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Originally Posted By: klockness
I second the Wiley X glasses. I got a pair of prescription Wiley X for $300 on framesdirect.com. About half what I could find Costas for. Frames direct almost always has a promo for lenses 30-40% off.


glass lenses or poly?

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#10838991 - 05/12/15 04:02 PM Re: Prescription Costas [Re: Undertaker56]
Undertaker56 Offline
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Registered: 04/28/14
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Loc: Victoria Texas
I have to have progressive lenses. I have looked at all of them about the same price...

650.00 frown
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#10839034 - 05/12/15 04:19 PM Re: Prescription Costas [Re: Undertaker56]
lizardfliper Offline
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Registered: 02/05/09
Posts: 272
undertaker56, if you qualify for lasik i highly suggest it. i had lasik 7 months ago and i highly recomend it. i wish i had done mine sooner.

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#10839036 - 05/12/15 04:20 PM Re: Prescription Costas [Re: Undertaker56]
Todd B Offline
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Registered: 07/17/11
Posts: 803
I could not afford the prescription Costas. I ordered my glasses with optic gray glass polarized lenses with anti-glare. They work really well.

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#10839167 - 05/12/15 05:29 PM Re: Prescription Costas [Re: 04champ]
klockness Offline
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Registered: 04/17/12
Posts: 188
Loc: College Station, TX
Poly I'm pretty sure Wiley X doesn't do glass. They are rated safety glasses used heavily by police, military, and in industrial environments. If you watched American Sniper all the sun glasses they wore in battle were Wiley X. As far as I can tell they are on par with my 580P Costas I used before I needed a prescription. Not as clear as 580G I've tried from Costa.

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#10839221 - 05/12/15 05:57 PM Re: Prescription Costas [Re: Undertaker56]
New Start Offline
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Registered: 01/12/14
Posts: 120
Look into Amphibia. They make great prescription glasses and they float so you don't have to worry about losing expensive pair in the water. www.amphibiaeyegear.com

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#10839252 - 05/12/15 06:14 PM Re: Prescription Costas [Re: Undertaker56]
soonersorlaters Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/21/10
Posts: 1258
Loc: Mansfield, TX
I picked up a pair of Polar Eyes at Sams Club for @ $25-$30

These particular shades slip right over my eyeglasses. They have a few different sizes to accommodate various lens sizes. And they are polarized. They fit great with zero discomfort.

I can lose / damage a bunch of these compared to one pair of prescription shades.

Keep a pair in your boat, truck, etc..



Edited by soonersorlaters (05/12/15 06:15 PM)

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