Why do swimming goggles fog up and can I stop it?

Swimming goggles fog up because of condensation forming on the inside of the lenses. This is either perspiration or water vapour from your skin. Therefore, it is likely to be worse if you are exerting yourself.

Most swimming goggles will be sold as ‘anti-fog’ treated which means they have a silicone film applied to the inside of the goggles. This helps prevent water ‘sticking’ to the goggles, instead it runs off the lenses, thus preventing fogging.

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Get the most from your time in the pool this summer with prescription goggles.

This year’s best selling goggles are without doubt, our own brand Sutton OPT-9000 and M1200 models.

The OPT-9000 in blue or black is priced competitively at £17.00 and comes as an easy parts kit to assemble from +8.00 to -10.00 prescriptions. This allows a wide range different lens powers to be selected for each eye and these factors contribute to its popularity.

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