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Oakley Prescription Glasses & Sunglasses – The Complete Guide

Learn what frames and lenses are available for your Oakley Prescription Sunglasses and Glasses and how you can save when buying!

So you’ve got your eye on a pair of Oakley prescriptions glasses but don’t know where to start – don’t worry we’ve got you covered! This guide will cover the ins and outs of prescription Oakley lenses and how you can get Rx in your glasses and sunglasses without hurting your wallet.

As we continue through the guide, please reference the table of contents below as we’ve split prescription glasses and sunglasses where appropriate but covered the ordering process combined as this will be consistent across both.

Oakley Prescription Glasses

Are Prescription Glasses lenses available?

Yes, Oakley currently produces single vision lenses, bifocal lenses, and progressive lenses typically ranging from +3.5 to -6.0 sphere strength and 5 to -5.0 in Cylinder (typically only applicable for astigmatism). Plus Oakley’s line of eyeglasses includes both men’s and women’s frames.

If you need help understanding how to read your prescription, be sure to check out our handy prescription guide here.

How much do Oakley Prescription Glasses Cost?

Oakley Eyeglass frames range from $133 for the Holbrook (54) Polished Black to $303 for the Oakley TieBar(55) Satin Olive – currently the most expensive Rx model on their site. These prices don’t include lenses!

Lenses for Oakley eyeglasses currently start at $229 and may increase based on options selected such as bifocal or progressive lenses. Additionally, Oakley offers transition lenses, typically for an additional $120, or $350 total.

If you are searching on Oakley’s website, you might notice that prices seem high. This is because the initial prices displayed include the frame and lenses. Only once you’ve clicked into a pair will you see the breakdown of the price for each component.

Oakley Eyeglasses
Oakley prices displayed include both lens and frames cost of prescription eyeglasses
Oakley Prescription Eyeglasses Cost
Once a pair is selected, the frame and lens cost is displayed under the total cost

What Frames are available?

Oakley currently offers 70+ prescription frames for eyeglasses. You’ll notice most are specific to eyeglasses, though some such as the Holbrook are adapted from their ever-popular sunglass range.

Be sure to check out our top Oakley Eyeglasses and Frames for 2021.

And for the complete listing of current prescription Oakley frames, check out the link here: Current lineup

Oakley Prescription Sunglasses

Are Prescription Sunglass Lenses Available?

Yes, Oakley Rx sunglasses lenses are available in Single Vision, Bifocal, and progressive lenses similar to the eyeglasses range.

However, the prescription strength is much narrower, typically covering +2.0 to -5.0 sphere and +3.0 to -3.0 cylinder.

How much do Oakley prescription sunglasses cost?

Oakley sunglasses frames range from $350 to $550+. You’ll often pay significantly more for Rx Oakleys compared to the non-prescription counterpart due to the lenses.

For example, the non-prescription Frogskins below retail for $133, while the frame component alone of the prescription version goes for $103.

The big difference here being the cost of lenses.

The prescription lenses add $329 to the costs, while the non-Rx lenses are included in the $133 price (or arguably only $33 more than the frame cost!!)

Oakley Frogskins Polished Black Sunglasses
Non-Prescription Oakley Frogskins in Polished Black for $133 with Prizm lenses!
Oakley Prescription Frogskins Sunglasses in Polished Black
Prescription Oakley Frogskins in Polished Black for $432.00 with Black Iridium Lenses!

Lenses will start around $329 but can climb higher based on more complex requirements like progressive lenses or if you want the latest and greatest Prizm Lenses!

For example, the Gascans below jumped from $432 to $482 when we added Prizm Road lenses.

Oakley Prescription Gascans with Prizm Lenses
Oakley Prescription Gascan with Prizm Road Lenses for $482.00

What Frames are available?

Oakley currently offers 120+ prescription frames for sunglasses. Today this includes their most popular frames such as the Gascan, Holbrook, Frogskins, Jawbreakers, and Radars.

For the complete listing of current prescription Oakley sunglass frames, check out the link here: Current lineup

Buying Prescription Oakleys

Where can I buy Prescription Oakleys?

Prescription Oakleys are currently available at a number of retailers. You’ll find the eyeglasses at most optical boutiques including Lenscrafters and Target Optical.

Additionally, you can order them online from Oakley.com and Eyeglasses direct.

Prescription sunglasses are less common to come across but typically can be ordered from the same retailers listed above. However, your best bet is likely Oakley.com for the most recent models, frames, and lens colors. Oakley has a simple ordering system that allows you to buy direct from their website and have them shipped to you.

Oakley Prescription Ordering Process
Oakley.com Prescription ordering process

What do I need to order Prescription Glasses?

All you really need is your valid prescription, usually dated within the last year.

If ordering through your optician, we’d suggest knowing the frame and lens combination you’d like by browsing Oakley’s website in advance.

If ordering direct from Oakley, you’ll proceed with the order the same as any sunglasses. After checkout, you’ll be prompted to submit your prescription for review and order confirmation.

Is there anywhere I can find discounts?

If you’re looking for cheap prescription Oakleys, you’ll want to shop around and keep an eye out for discounts at your optician of choice.

A better option to save is to purchase the frames in a second-hand market such as our Sunglasses Exchange area or eBay, then bring them to your local optician for lenses. Remember when buying second hand you’ll want to avoid fake Oakleys and make sure your eye doc will cut lenses for your Oakleys before buying!

Do you currently have prescription Oakleys or are interested in getting them? Let us know in the comments below and check out these other useful resources:

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KennyG

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Can I still get prescription lens for my Fast Jackets? I'd like to get a set of Progressive lens
 

Chris A Hardaway

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@Chris A Hardaway ?? Any chance you can help out? If he can, I can’t recommend Chris high enough! Stand up guy and willing to work out kinks with customs.
Sadly on the fast jacket the Rx blanks I can get aren't big enough... I tried to do a pair as recently as 6 months ago. I think it's a 71mm width lens. Insane. When you consider a C-Six is huge around 66mm. And a pit boss big around 62mm!

Thanks for the feedback buddy. I got your email earlier this evening and will reply tomorrow :)
 

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