How do you snorkel when wearing glasses?

Can people with specs do snorkeling?

If you have a slightly blurry vision, this shouldn’t be a problem for most dives. Also, poor underwater visibility will not let you see very far, anyway. … You can’t wear your prescription glasses during dives either, as the masks will not seal onto your face.

Can you wear glasses under water?

Water acts as a magnifier, so if you plan on only wading in the pool, you might be able to get by with wearing your glasses, but if you want to go under water for any length of time, prescription swimming goggles or a snorkel mask will help you correct your vision while underwater.

What is an optical mask?

(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) an opaque image on a transparent plate that is used to filter light so the image can be transferred, used to etch patterns for integrated circuits.

Why can’t you wear snorkeling masks in swimming pools?

During busier swimming sessions or those with lanes, the use of snorkels can restrict the vision of the wearer as their head is predominantly face down in the water and this can cause accidents and injuries to other users in the pool when the wearer inadvertently collides with them.

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