Safety Reading Glasses

Frequently Asked Questions

Reader safety glasses are reading or bifocal glasses that also have industry safety standard certifications. You may have heard of “cheaters” before when hearing someone discuss their glasses or eyewear. “Cheaters” or cheater safety glasses is another nomination for bifocal safety glasses. Our collection of safety reading glasses is perfect for reading at work while you still need optimal eye protection. We carry a wide collection of prescription safety reader glasses and prescription bifocal glasses for men and women.

Regular reading glasses without ANSI certifications or other safety certifications are not considered safety glasses. However, we carry a range of reading glasses for men and women that do meet these important safety standards. This collection of Safety reading glasses is highly protective while still being perfect for reading documents at work.

It’s easy! Head to our website and click on the Safety Reading glasses collection. Browse the collection and read the product specifications in order to pick the perfect safety glasses for you! All reading safety glasses for men and women can be customized for ideal usage in any environment.

The magnification on your bifocal or reading safety glasses will be identical to the magnification on your regular reading prescription from your eye doctor. We carry a range of magnifications from +1.00 to +3.00. However, if you have questions as to what your magnification needs to be, please feel free to reach out to our customer care team. Our seasoned team of optical experts will be happy to assist you!

We strive to cater to a fast turnaround time for bifocal or reading safety glasses! Therefore, our processing time is very quick. The team works hard to get your glasses out the door and, in your hands, right away. Our current lead time is about 1-2 business days to process your order and ship it out.

All Glasses in our safety reading glasses category meet ANSI Z87+ safety standards for high impact protection. This is why we differentiate them as safety reading glasses instead of regular reading glasses.

Just like with all of our other glasses, we have given our reading glasses customers the flexibility to build their own glasses. This means they have the freedom to also choose what features they want added such as specific lens materials and coatings. All frames have a base price that ranges from around $50 to over $100 for more luxury frames. After selecting your frame, you then have the option to add special coatings and features to your lenses. This part of the process is completely optional and up to you!

Your reading glasses will ship about 3-5 days after ordering. Depending on the options you chose, your order could process faster or slower. Glasses will ship via regular ground shipping standard transit times, unless an expedited shipping method is selected at checkout.

Safety reading glasses are essential for individuals who need corrective lenses while working in potentially hazardous environments. These specialized eyewear solutions provide both vision correction and protective features, ensuring clear vision and safety. Eye safety is crucial in the workplace, as professionals face common hazards that can impact their vision. Impaired vision not only affects productivity but also poses risks to safety. Safety reading glasses address these concerns by offering both visual correction and protective features.

Applications of Safety Reading Glasses

Safety reading glasses find applications in various professional settings. In industrial and manufacturing environments, they protect against flying debris, chemicals, and provide optimal vision in dimly lit areas. In laboratory and medical settings, they shield the eyes from chemical splashes and reduce eye fatigue during prolonged work. On construction sites, these glasses guard against dust, particles, and debris while providing clear vision in bright sunlight. Automotive and mechanical work benefit from the impact and vibration resistance of these glasses, along with protection from oil and lubricants.

Reading safety glasses adhere to the ANSI Z87.1 safety standards, guaranteeing their compliance. These glasses are equipped with impact-resistant lenses that shield the eyes from hazards. They also feature side shields or wraparound frames for enhanced peripheral protection. Most of them also have adjustable nose pads and temple bars, ensuring a customized and comfortable fit.

Advantages of Reading Safety Glasses


Safety reading glasses offer convenience and efficiency by combining vision
correction and protective features into a single accessory.


By wearing these glasses, individuals reduce the risk of workplace accidents
and injuries, resulting in improved productivity and performance.


Furthermore, these glasses promote long-term eye health and prove to be
cost-effective and versatile solutions.


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Available magnification power for reading safety glasses

Safety reading glasses at RX Safety are available in a range of magnifications, with the highest reading magnification offered being +3.00. We understand that individuals have varying vision needs, and we strive to provide options that cater to a wide range of requirements. Whether you require a mild magnification or a stronger one, our selection ensures that you can find the highest reading safety glasses suitable for your specific needs.


At RX Safety, we understand the importance of providing a wide variety of safety reading glasses to cater to individual needs. We offer a diverse range of options, allowing customers to find the perfect fit for their specific requirements.

If you didn’t find what you want at our safety reading glasses collection, don’t worry! Just to to our prescription safety glasses collection and add your reading prescription to your favorite frame. It’s fast and easy. See below how to order!

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Getting the FRAME

Go to our prescription safety glasses category, and choose your favorite frames between our wide range of safety frames.
If you have a safety brand you prefer, you can also shop at our safety brands category.


Our safety reading lens come in a wide range of options.
Such as Clear, Transition glass lenses known as PhotoGray Extra, PhotoBrown Extra, and the sunglass and fixed tint color.

Plus, you can also upgrade your safety reading lenses with our available coatings: anti-fog coating, anti reflective and even mirror coatings!


Need more information? RX Safety can definitely help.

At RX-Safety, we are proud to offer this complete line of prescription glasses, sunglasses, and safety reading glasses with glass lenses. We fully believe that the benefits of providing the high quality products at affordable prices.

So give us a call or contact us online. We’d be happy to help you choose your safety reading glasses.

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