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  • What's the Smith story?

    Smith was born in 1965 when Bob Smith developed the first sealed thermal lens and breathable vent foam goggles. Read more about about Smith's history or the history of eyewear in the Smith blog on eyewear history.

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  • Can I purchase prescription eyewear?

    Yes, our Smith Rx program is now live on smithoptics.com. Check our our Rx FAQ for more details.

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  • Can I put lenses from another company or brand in Smith eyewear?

    Smith goggles and sunglasses are designed for use with authentic Smith lenses. Using non-Smith branded lenses will void the warranty of any Smith product.

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  • What is Polarization? 

    Polarized lenses are like noise-canceling headphones for your eyes. They filter out glare from horizontal surfaces like snow, water, and asphalt to increase depth perception, visual acuity, and reduce eye fatigue. Read more about Smith Polarized lenses.

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  • What is ChromaPop™?

    ChromaPop™ is a proprietary Smith lens technology that enhances color, contrast, detail, and clarity in all light conditions. It helps reduce eye fatigue for athletes, outdoor enthusiast of all levels, and anyone struggling with eye strain or looking for increased contrast. Read more about Smith ChromaPop Lens technology.

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  • How do I attach the integrated sunglass leash?

    The integrated sunglass leash comes with all Guide's Choice and Highwater sunglasses. It is also compatible with the Challis, Colson, Captain's Choice, Transfer, and Transfer XL models.

    To install your leash, you need to remove the current temple pads. Push on the pads and pull out. Keep original temple pads for future use. Start at the outside of the temple arm, line up the pad in the same direction as the opening. Slide the leash pad into the tip of the temple first, then push the remaining pad into place. You can also take a look at the video tutorial available here.

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  • How do I change the lenses on my goggles?

    The first step to changing your Smith goggle lens is knowing which goggles you have: I/O Mag, I/O, Skyline, or a Squad / full-frame model.

    For Smith I/O Mag Goggles, watch the Smith I/O Mag Goggles lens change video or follow the instructions below.

    Smith I/O Mag lens removal: Lens removal works from either side of the lens.
    1. Locate the latch behind the strap outrigger.
    2. Find the tabs on the end of the lens.
    3. Push the latch down towards the frame.
    4. Pull and remove the lens.

    Smith I/O Mag lens installation: Lens installation works from either side of the lens.
    1. Locate the tabs on the back of the lens.
    2. Guide the lens tab into the end of the goggle frame
    3. Apply light pressure, and snap the lens into place

    For Smith I/O Goggles, watch the Smith I/O Goggles lens change video or follow the instructions below.

     

    Smith I/O lens removal:
    1. Unlock the brow levers by flipping them up and away from the lens.
    2. Pull the top of the frame up and away from the lens.
    3. Rotate the lens forward to clear the outriggers on each side of the frame.
    4. Pull to remove lens from nose of the frame.

    Smith I/O lens installation:
    1. Pinch the nose of the frame together.
    2. Center the lens into the nose groove.
    3. Insert the dovetails at each side of the lens.
    4. Guide the lens into the frame and behind each of the outriggers.
    5. Reinsert the lens into top of the frame, and lock the brow levers into place over the lens.

     

    For Smith Skyline Goggles, watch the Smith Skyline Goggles lens change video or follow the instructions below.

    Smith Skyline lens removal:
    1. Put one hand on the nose of the frame and one hand under the top of the frame
    2. Apply pressure, and release the lens at the top.
    2. Pull to remove lens from the rest of the frame.

    Smith Skyline lens installation:
    1. Align taps at nose of lens with grooves in frame.
    2. Apply pressure at the nose until you hear lens click into place.
    3. Align lens ring tabs with side of frame.
    4. Locate the three tabs on the top of the lens frame, align with lens, and apply pressure until frame clicks into place.

     

    For Smith Squad and full-frame goggles, follow the instructions below.

    Smith Squad and full-frame goggle lens removal:
    1. Start by carefully separating the frame from the lens at the brow.
    2. Work around the perimeter of the frame to continue separating lens until free.

    Smith Squad and full-frame goggle lens installation:
    1. Pinch the nose of the frame together.
    2. Center the lens into the nose groove.
    3. Push the lens fully into place at the nose.
    4. Guide the lens into place along the cheeks and into the sides.
    5. Finish by pressing the top of frame firmly into place across the brow of the lens.

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  • How do I choose the right lens for the light condition?

    There is no single right or wrong choice when choosing which lens to use in your Smith sunglasses or goggles.

    Choosing the right lens for the conditions is a combination of personal preference and light conditions. ChromaPop™ technology lets you select your tint based on Visible Light Transmission (VLT) while maximizing definition, natural color and clarity regardless of which tint you use.

    Read more about ChromaPop™ and Smith sunglass lens technologies.

    Read more about ChromaPop™ and Smith goggle lens technologies.

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  • How do I find out more about your lens technologies?

    Our lens technologies set the standard for action sports and lifestyle wear. Get the full lowdown on all of our tech in our Smith Lens Guide.

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  • How do I learn more about Smith bike helmet technologies?

    You can read all about our bike helmet tech including Koroyd® and MIPS® on the Smith bike helmet tech page here.

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  • How do I learn more about Smith goggle technologies?

    You can read all about our snow and bike goggle tech including ChromaPop™, MAG™, and responsive fit on the Smith goggles tech page here.

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  • How do I learn more about Smith sunglass technologies?

    You can read all about our sunglass tech including ChromaPop™, MAG™, visible light transmission, and fit, on the Smith sunglasses tech page here.

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  • How do I change the lenses on my Smith PivLock glasses?

    Smith PivLock is an interchangeable lens systems that allows for quick lens swaps to match changing light conditions. Read about changing PivLock lenses in the Smith blog.

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  • What is Evolve frame material?

    Smith Evolve™ frames are durable and light. They feature a bio-based material compound that includes a minimum of 55% castor oil. Our Evolve material provides the performance and durability of a 100% nylon frame while using a more sustainable process that does not affect the global food chain.

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  • How do I learn more about Smith snow helmet technologies?

    You can read all about our snow helmet tech including Koroyd® and MIPS®, fit, and integration on the Smith snow helmets tech page

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  • What is the Smith helmet crash replacement policy?

    Accidents happen, and you should not use a helmet that has been involved in a crash. Smith offers 30% off MSRP for qualifying crash replacement helmets. Details on what qualifies for a helmet crash replacement are available on the Warranty page.

    Minimum requirements to qualify for our crash replacement discount
    1. Damage must be from an activity related crash or impact.
    2. Crash replacement request is within two years of original purchase date with proof of purchase.
    3. You are able to present your crashed helmet and details of the incident that caused the damage.
    4. You are the original owner of the helmet
    5. Cases of helmet abuse are not eligible for replacement. Helmet replacements are limited to 1 unit per year. Use the Contact Us form to initiate a helmet crash replacement.

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