Oakley Prescription Safety Glasses

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Oakley Safety Glasses that are ANSI Z87 safety-approved can have prescription lenses added to them. At Rx-Safety, we are dedicated to providing the best prescription Oakley safety glasses that fit your safety needs.

We offer a wide range of Oakley prescription safety glasses ANSI Z87 approved.

Yes,  As long as the Oakley Glasses you choose are ANSI Z87 Approved, it does not matter the color lens you select.   If the lenses you choose are clear, yellow, transition or sunglasses tint, they will all be safety certified.

If you select a frame from the Oakley safety glasses category on the Rx-Safety website, all frames are stamped by Oakley with ANSI Z87 markings. This indicates that Oakley has designated these frames as meeting the ANSI Z87.1 safety standard for eye protection. However, if you choose from the Oakley sunglass category, in that case, those frames will not be stamped with the ANSI Z87 safety marking, as they will not meet the safety requirements.

Getting your Oakley prescription safety glasses to you as quickly as possible is top priority for our customer care team. However, it is also critically important to us that we make sure your prescription enhanced Oakley glasses are flawless. That being said, prescription orders can take approximately 7-10 business days after they are processed to ship out to you. Our team will add your prescription to your Oakley glasses, and do a thorough quality control screening on them before they ship to you. 

Side shields are a form of PPE that attaches to your glasses and widens the field of protection. Most side shields snap on to the frames, are wearers like them as they can be easily removed after work. When determining whether or not you should purchase side shields for your particular pair of Oakley frames, the decision is based on the frame type. In the case of most Oakley prescription safety glasses, the answer is no, you do not need side shields. This is because most popular styles of Oakley glasses are wrap around. This means that they do not require side shields due to their highly protective shape.

Yes, you can use your Oakley glasses as safety glasses to protect your eyes in hazardous environments.  Oakley safety glasses for men and women are ANSI Z87+ approved for impact resistance. This high level of protective certification is perfect for most dirt and debris that could cause harm to your eyes. Additionally, many pairs of Oakley safety glasses hold the MIL34234 ballistics certifications. This is a highly protective military ballistic standard that protects your eyes against projectiles in a variety of dangerous settings. 

At RX-Safety, we take pride in our ability to customize our customers glasses to their exact needs. Therefore, we offer a range of lens coatings, and the ability to add your prescription to the glasses. While these customizations can increase the price of your Oakley glasses, we are proud to say that they are still reasonably priced compared to industry competitors. The price of Oakley prescription safety glasses also varies according to frame style and prescription type. Oakley safety glasses frames start at $116.00.

Once you place your order for Oakley safety glasses, RX-Safety can ship them out 2 days after the order is processed. Our team is proud to balance quality control with efficiency, and will do our best to get your order out right away.

Yes. In fact, all Oakley safety glasses are ANSI Z87+ certified for advanced impact protection. Additionally, many pairs of Oakley safety glasses also adhere to military ballistics protection standards too. If you’re wondering which styles provide which certifications and levels of protection, you can use the filter on the RX-Safety.com website to filter to the glasses that will best fit your needs.

Yes, regular civilians can absolutely purchase Oakley standard issue safety glasses. In fact, many do because they prefer to have the most professional level of protection available. Therefore, most people choose to purchase the Oakley standard issue because they are ANSI Z87+ approved and military ballistics approved. Gaining this military ballistic rating involves the glasses going through the ballistic fragmentation test. In this test, projectiles are fired at the glasses at high speeds, and the frames must not crack or puncture. The lenses must also remain in the frames. This strict test gives many consumers the peace of mind to wear their safety glasses with security and confidence.


The Oakley SI Collection provides unmatched optics, innovative technology, and design, as well as a superior degree of safety, redefining the notion of performance eyewear. One of the main objectives of this line is to provide exceptional eyewear to those in the frontlines of safety, including the U.S. Military, law enforcement, firefighters, as well as EMS professionals. Historically, this mission was first rooted in a partnership with the U.S. Armed Forces that began in the 1980s. The goal of the partnership was to enhance the overall safety and performance of our nation’s soldiers and safety professionals through advanced technology. With a captivating desire for research and development, the line has developed a host of performative equipment to honor those dedicated to ensuring the safety of others. This mission can still be found in the eyewear of the Oakley SI collection that is produced today. With a tactical approach, this performative gear highlights a creative and sound approach to safety in all aspects, ensuring unlimited confidence in those that rely on this gear for daily protection—on and off the field.

Oakley SI Collection offers an exclusive membership established for individuals involved in safety occupations. Whether active or reserve, veterans, as well as others, individuals are invited into a membership for exclusive Oakley products and pricing–all in an effort to provide the best for those who serve.

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Oakley SI safety glasses provide ballistic protection
and are ANSI Z87+ approved.



Oakley PRIZM lens were designed to enhance
color and contrast.



Oakley lenses are tested under extreme circumstances
to guarantee max protection.



Many products claim to meet ballistic standards on today’s market. With the Oakley SI collection, you get superior quality with defined precision each time. While the ANSI Z87+ and other safety certifications provide a high degree of protection in the products created by Oakley, Oakley ballistic standards meet rigorous U.S. Military Impact standards—this is over 6 times the kinetic energy for regular safety eyewear and performative sunglasses. With this tactical advantage, individuals have a higher degree of performance and safety, allowing them to focus on the things that matter most. Consistently providing high level standards in our products is what makes the Oakley SI collection unique, and we’ve mastered it with profound quality and ease—in every single moment.


Upgrade your vision with this ultra-precise color tuning

We know that whether tactical or for sport, like shooting, for instance, it’s important to have a clear and precise vision in a host of environments, as the consequences can be severe. With The Oakley Prizm technology, you get unmatched visuals that you can consistently rely on—the ultimate game-changer.

The Prizm lenses enhance color, permitting the eye to see greater details, depth perception, and contrast more simply and easily. Through the fine-tuning of individual wavelengths of these colors, a greater capacity for clarity becomes apparent, providing an outcome of revolutionary eyewear with the vast optical performance.

So whether in a shooting field, the mountains, or any other outdoor environment, individuals can easily identify targets and exhibit enhanced performances without environmental distractions, like light and water distortions, for instance.

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Oakley lenses provide quality that sets them apart from the rest. Not only do they meet rigorous safety standards, but they are tested under extreme circumstances, a guarantee against high-mass and high-velocity impact. Through technological advances like Plutonite, Oakley’s durable and refined lens material, lens precision, and creativity are redefined.

Providing an outstanding level of excellence, this extra degree of impact protection provides superior performance without compromise.

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Clean your Oakley prescription safety glasses is crucial to extend the lifetime of your Oakley sunglasses

While Oakley shooting and safety glasses have superior lenses and frame quality, it is still important to take care of your glasses to maintain their longevity and optimum function. So whether used for sport or tactical advantage, it’s important to follow routine steps to clean your glasses.

Essential to their performance, Oakley provides a variety of unique lenses and coatings on performative eyewear. Because of this, it’s important that products be treated with ultimate care and cleaning techniques to prevent potential damage.

So do this—frequently check your Oakley glasses for dirt, grime, or other potential factors that could produce buildup. Dirty lenses can impact your ability to see clearly, so monitor your glasses to ensure visual clarity and consistency.



Keeping a microfiber cloth readily available will help keep your Oakley SI glasses in good condition. Because of the gentleness of the cloth, it can prevent your glasses from getting scratched over time.


Create a habit of cleaning your glasses with a cleaning solution. This way, you can get rid of dirt and debris that easily packs into the crevices of your frames.


Fill lukewarm water in the sink and submerge your Oakley prescription glasses. If you notice that there is remaining debris on your glasses, try holding the glasses under running water. This applies pressure and helps remove stubborn buildup.


For this method, you simply need running temperature room water and non-abrasive dish soap. Hold the Oakley glasses under the water and add the soap. Finally, let dry.



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