Head gear for contact wearers?

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  1. tpardoin

    tpardoin White Belt

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    I wear contact lenses and will be sparring soon. Does anyone know of headgear that will protect my eyes?
     
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    Headgear with a faceshield like the one linked above, or a face-saver type headgear with a bar across the front.

    I wear contacts though, and haven't had too many problems sparring with normal headgear.
     
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    I have been doing kickboxing for a year and mma for 6 months now. Before I started kickboxing I spoke to my optician about this very situation and was told that as long as I am wearing soft contact lenses and not hard ones I don't need to worry about doing contact sports. I have had 3 kickboxing fights and have not had a problem in the fights or in training. My last fight I got cut above my right eye and the blood didn't cause any problems with my contact even thou the blood was running straight into my eye.
    Over the last six months I have averaged 5 hours of kickboxing and 3 hours mma training and have not had a problem as of yet.

    Hope this helps
     
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    rbradish White Belt

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    Might be able to get this one for a good price...

    Head Gear
     
  6. tpardoin

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    I would like to thank you for your advice and help on this issue. I did not think to ask my eye doctor, but I will. Thanks for the link to the headgear.
     
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