October 2016 Issue

Flying Eyes Sunglasses: Style Meets Ruggedness

The Flying Eyes prescription sunglasses turned out to be the most durable glasses we’ve owned. Now, the company answers the call for better styling.

The problem I’ve always had with the Hawk glasses is styling—you won’t win any modeling contracts with these utilitarian frames. This might not matter for action sports and flying missions, but they don’t exactly complement business attire. The company’s new ComfortStyle line changes all that. After a $75 trip to my optometrist for some measurements, I sent the Hawks back to Cedar Park, Texas-based Flying Eyes to be fitted with my prescription. The lenses are made by Shamir Optical Industry and fabricated through Digital Eye Lab. My order was turned in less than one week.

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