If you live outside of the tropics and you plan to spend any extended amount of time outdoors and underwater, you're going to need a wetsuit to help keep you warm, happy, and alive. We put together a wetsuit buying guide to help you learn what to look for, whether it’s your first one, or you’re already looking for your next one. A wetsuit is an investment, and the effort and time you put into choosing the right fit for you now, will reward you in the water with enjoyable and comfortable diving experiences for the foreseeable future. The key factors include:
Whether you want to learn to scuba dive, or you've already been diving for a while, there's a good chance you wear prescription lenses. (Over 194 million adults in the U.S. wear corrective lenses according to The Vision Council's VisionWatch 2018 Annual Report). Do you need to ask your optometrist for another prescription before you buy corrective lenses for your diving mask? The short answer is: no. Read on for important details on how to order the correct lenses for diving.