If you’re one of the people who see the words ‘prescription goggles’ and immediately think you’ve found the solution to all your problems, then you probably don’t need to read any further. We welcome you, of course.
But you might be scratching your head and wondering this is all about, even if you are a glasses wearer. If that’s the case, then this article is for you.
When the sun eventually comes out, it is tempting to head to the beach, to a local pool, or even to the river, to enjoy the water and cool off. However, it is important to remember that although water is great fun for adults and children alike, it can be dangerous, especially for children that cannot swim.
Poolview provides additional essential vision for lifeguards. The display gives lifeguards an uncompromising view of below water swimmer activity and behaviour.
The 18th – 26th June 2016 is Drowning Prevention Week - the national campaign organised by the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) to promote water safety messages and help reduce incidents of drowning which currently stand at one death every 20 hours in the UK.
Our optician James this morning talked about National Water Safety Week (6th-10th June) and prescription goggles on the radio with the Swimming Teachers' Association.
Did you know that 80% of people surveyed didn’t know prescription goggles exist?
Read more reasons why glasses wearers avoid swimming here.
Running from 20th – 28th June 2015, Drowning Prevention Week is the national campaign run by the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) to promote water safety messages and help reduce incidents of drowning.
According to RLSS UK, every year 400 preventable deaths by drowning are reported and for EACH of those there is an estimated 300 near misses.