Smith Prescription Sunglasses

Working from their base at Sun Valley, Idaho, Smith Optics are a market leader in eyewear for all seasons. Since 1965 their products have been driven by a passion for the outdoors and the desire for technical excellence. If you like to have total control over how your sunglasses perform then Smith are your go-to.

We offer most of our range of Smith sunglasses with directly glazed lenses, made to your own prescription in sports-grade polycarbonate for excellent impact protection and clarity at a remarkably light weight.

Alternatively, make the most of the incredible Pivlock Arena Max with a clip-on insert fitted with prescription lenses which simply clicks into place behind the lenses to provide corrective vision - perfect for those with higher prescriptions!

Heritage

In 1965 Dr. Bob Smith, a dentist by trade, made the first ever goggle featuring a sealed thermal lens and breathable vent foam. This revolutionised the powder skiing experience, and would make Smith Optics a worldwide brand in the years to come.

Features

PivLock is the premier feature of Smith's sports eyewear, using a unique mechanism to quickly and easily replace lenses. Smith boast the largest range of eco-friendly sunglasses in the world, thanks to their renewable-sourced Evolve frame material.

Style

These sunglasses look as good as they perform. Smith offer a rich selection of shapes and sizes in a vibrant range of frame colours, lens tints and mirror finishes. For retro style look no further than the Delano, a piece straight out of the Smith archives!


Working from their base at Sun Valley, Idaho, Smith Optics are a market leader in eyewear for all seasons. Since 1965 their products have been driven by a passion for the outdoors and the desire for technical excellence. If you like to have total control over how your sunglasses perform then Smith are your go-to.

Smith Sunglasses - Frame Technology

Smith Sunglasses - Grilamid TR90

Grilamid® TR90

Resilient, tough, and flexible. Grilamid® TR90 is an exceedingly light and durable plastic that will maintain its shape under all temperature conditions.

Smith Sunglasses - Handmade Acetate

Handmade Acetate

A 33-step handcrafted process that features the inclusion of wire-core temples for a customized fit. A huge variety of rich color combinations that possess depth and have a distinct character are made possible with this material.


Smith Sunglasses - Fitting and Comfort

Anon Helmet Technology - Spring Hinges

Spring Hinges

Stainless steel optical hinges incorporate small springs within the hinge structure that keep the temples snug against your head. This type of hinge is designed to smoothly self adjust in order to accommodate a broader range of head shapes and sizes more comfortably.

Anon Helmet Technology - Megol

Megol

Placed at the nose and on the temple tips, Megol gently grips your skin to help keep the frame in place. The gripping power increases when introduced to moisture.

Smith Sunglasses - Frame Shapes

The base curve is the radius of the sphere measured from the back of the lens. Smith features styles with 6,8, and 9 base lens curvature. Models that include 6 base tend to be more flat relative to your face - common to fashion and lifestyle frames. While 9 base styles provide the maximum amount of wrap around your face - ideal for use when playing sport.


Smith Sunglasses - evolve Frame Material

For decades Smith have been proud stewards of the outdoors. Those who wear smith are socially conscious hard-chargers. Great days in the water, dirt, and snow are made better when we are mindful to protect the environment we play in.

Smith have incorportated the revolutionary Rilsan® Clear material into what has become the largest eco-friendly sunglasses collection in the world. This material, known as Evolve, allows Smith to craft lightweight, durable frames that are over 53% bio-based.

Smith Sunglasses - evolve Frame Material Graphic

Derived from the renewable, non-genetically modified castor plant, Rilsan® Clear is flexible and lightweight with high elasticity, toughness and chemical resistance. Through extensive testing and field trials, Smith has hit the perfect balance of materials required to sustain performance and durability, while reducing environmental impact.

Evolve frame material is found in the Approach Max, Captain's Choice, Challis, Colson, Guide's Choice, Outlier XL, Lowdown XL and PivLock Overdrive models.