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Age has finally caught up with me... getting harder and harder to see small item at my age... since I use a older model DSLR as my underwater camera setup. It doesn't comes with 'Live-View' and I have to use the viewfinder...

Wondering anyone here has experience using stick-on lense on their dive mask for scuba diving  ??

Are they any good ?? Any recommendation regarding brands  and where can I find this lenses in SG or over the internet ??
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Re: Stick-on lenses for presbyopia (aka 老花眼)
« Reply #1 on: 04 Jan 16, 13:07 »
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  • TUSA offer a great selection of prescription lenses for their masks. The masks are great too! These are made to fit the lenses perfectly and replace the glass, rather than just a stick on lens. I believe Mares also offer a good range of lenses.

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    Re: Stick-on lenses for presbyopia (aka 老花眼)
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  • TUSA offer a great selection of prescription lenses for their masks. The masks are great too! These are made to fit the lenses perfectly and replace the glass, rather than just a stick on lens. I believe Mares also offer a good range of lenses.


    Thxs for the info... any idea what is the cost  ??

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    Re: Stick-on lenses for presbyopia (aka 老花眼)
    « Reply #3 on: 04 Jan 16, 15:41 »
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  • Never seen any lenses for the Shadow. Most prescription lenses are for dual lens masks not single lens.

    TUSA lenses are about $49 for each side, and come in plus or minus depending on your vision needs.

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    Re: Stick-on lenses for presbyopia (aka 老花眼)
    « Reply #4 on: 04 Jan 16, 21:49 »
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  • Never seen any lenses for the Shadow. Most prescription lenses are for dual lens masks not single lens.

    TUSA lenses are about $49 for each side, and come in plus or minus depending on your vision needs.


    Thxs for the info...
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    Re: Stick-on lenses for presbyopia (aka 老花眼)
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  • I've gotten these for some of my dive friends

    http://optx2020.com/p-23-hydrotac-diveoptx-stick-on-lenses-for-divers-large.aspx

    The general feedback is they're ok. Though some have highlighted that with the stick on lens, it's harder to clean your mask with baby shampoo

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    Re: Stick-on lenses for presbyopia (aka 老花眼)
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  • Don't feel like replacing my Oceanic SHADOW if I can help it....

    There is hope ... try this DIY using Daiso specs, carefully drill 2 holes, thread thru bungee cord, secure to mask strap. $3

    It works !  Recently tried out in Bali. My wife has both lenses while I only use 1. When not in macro mode, simply pull it over your head.

    Patent Pending  :)



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    Re: Stick-on lenses for presbyopia (aka 老花眼)
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  • I've gotten these for some of my dive friends

    http://optx2020.com/p-23-hydrotac-diveoptx-stick-on-lenses-for-divers-large.aspx

    The general feedback is they're ok. Though some have highlighted that with the stick on lens, it's harder to clean your mask with baby shampoo
    Interestingly, I find the same product selling cheaper in Amazon.

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003JP6ZC0?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=ox_sc_act_title_1&smid=A19YQQNJMF8WM0

    I will order from Amazon and try.

    Thanks

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    Re: Stick-on lenses for presbyopia (aka 老花眼)
    « Reply #8 on: 05 Jan 16, 11:32 »
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  • There is hope ... try this DIY using Daiso specs, carefully drill 2 holes, thread thru bungee cord, secure to mask strap. $3

    It works !  Recently tried out in Bali. My wife has both lenses while I only use 1. When not in macro mode, simply pull it over your head.

    Patent Pending  :)



    This is like the most creative stuff I've seen. You can make a lot of money from this. :P
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    Re: Stick-on lenses for presbyopia (aka 老花眼)
    « Reply #9 on: 05 Jan 16, 13:09 »
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  • There is hope ... try this DIY using Daiso specs, carefully drill 2 holes, thread thru bungee cord, secure to mask strap. $3

    It works !  Recently tried out in Bali. My wife has both lenses while I only use 1. When not in macro mode, simply pull it over your head.

    Patent Pending  :)



    This did came to my mind.. but I was thinking of using silicon or something to glue the lens to mask...   :P
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