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Can you not wear contacts? I have a buddy that wears glasses and he used to wear a face mask, but it always got in the way. He finally broke down and bought contacts. The save face masks are nice, but the may contour the face too close for the frames.
 

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I've got the same problem you have, majik. I've got glasses and can't use contacts. I've tried both regular goggles and mesh-masks/goggles. The only thing I've found to work was this: http://www.bodyspecs.com/detail.cfm?pageid=210 along with this item: http://www.bodyspecs.com/detail.cfm?pageid=176. Now those two items are quite cheap. Here comes the bad stuff, you have to go to your optician and get them to make the inserts for you. It's pricey, but damn it's worth it. Mine only fog up because i sweat so damn much.

These are about the same shape as the ESS ICE, just a little longer back on the sides. Other than that they are higher classed than ESS ICE, but still cheaper. o_O

Just my tip.
 

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I use ESS goggles and I generally get new glasses every 6 - 12 months because of minimal increments in sight and this what I did using an old pair of glasses after a .1 change in sight. Don't know if you would be willing to clip some old glasses but I sure was.



Then they jam on either side of the goggles like this. (ESS NVGs and they also work in the TurboFans)

I do plan on dremeling some wooden inserts because I get the occasional angle mis-misalignment.



The only reason I fog up is because I sweat but I've started focusing on controlling how much I sweat
 

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Excellent info guys, thank you very much. I think I';; go with your solution Peyote since I'm due for new glasses anyways and my prescription hasn't changed much. I didn't even think of doing something like that.
 

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1Tonne to the rescue. (well kind of)
I have tried about 30 odd pairs of goggles but luckily I can also wear contacts. So I wear FMA with a fan.
However, I used to run a club and I had to find goggles that would fit over glasses for people who were visitors. The goggles I found were some wire mesh ones. These let in enough air to help stop your glasses from fogging up. Don't get some that are a plastic lens as they do not let in enough air to stop fogging. Air flow is the key to no fog. The pair in this link are the ones with just metal that has holes punched through. If you look about on the net some more you will find some that are exactly the same shape but with wire mesh which is easier to look through.
CM Metal Mesh DL style Goggle ( OD ), Goggles & Masks, Shooter Combat Gear
 
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