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Sports and Glasses? They Don't Mix... Do They?

Sports and Glasses? They Don't Mix... Do They?

Published at 4:17pm 23rd January 2017.

Chris Nixon LogoPromoted by: Christopher Nixon Optometrists

Why do you never see sports people wearing glasses on the telly? Surely there must be plenty of them who have a need to correct their vision? Well, usually it's because they're wearing contact lenses. But what if lenses aren't an option, perhaps for a child or if you can't use them for a medical reason?

One sports person you may have seen on the TV recently is tennis player Dennis Istomin, who knocked Novak Djokovic out of the Australian Open. He is wearing sports specific eyewear - so we invited Christopher Nixon into the studio to talk to us about options for those who love sport, but for whom vision is becoming a problem. Have a listen...

And if you want to see what Istomin and his eyewear look like - here are the highlights from the Australian Open victory over Djokovic...