An Opening Eyes sponsor for several years, Liberty Sport is committed to communicate and educate eyewear consumers on the performance differences between streetwear eyeglasses and its Liberty Sport protective sports eyewear, designed to prevent sports related eye injuries.
Liberty Sport has been the leader in the growing national movement promoting eye safety during scholastic and recreational sports. In 1978 Liberty introduced the first Rx-able protective sports eyewear. Today over 20,000 eyecare professionals in the USA and the world rely on Liberty Sport when it comes to providing the best possible protective sports eyewear to both children and adults. The impact of a ball or other equipment as well as an opponent's hands and elbows pose a threat to an athlete's visual safety. School-aged competitors are particularly prone to eye injuries since their athletic skills (hand-eye coordination, balance, reaction time, and speed) are still being developed. However, regardless of an individual's age or skill level, every athlete's eyes are targets for injury. Under most circumstances, at least 90% of sports-related eye injuries are preventable with the proper use of protective sports eyewear. Liberty Sport protective eyewear is produced to meet the rigid performance tests of ASTM and is the only eyewear to have the AOA Seal of Acceptance.