An orthodontist by profession, Dr. Bob Smith, full of entrepreneurial spirit and equipped with delicate dental tools, began making snow goggles around his kitchen table in Sun Valley, Idaho. After much success in the local ski community, Dr. Smith signed a deal for the manufacturing of Smith Goggles and Smith Optics, Inc was formed in 1965 with the introduction of the first goggle featuring a sealed thermal lens and breathable foam ventilation.
The innovations continued and soon Smith Optics was designing and manufacturing all types of high performance eyewear featuring Fog-X anti-fog coating, PMT Perforated Membrane Technology lens ventilation system, patented Turbo C.A.M. Constant Air Management system, patented Regulator adjustable lens ventilation system, patented Roll Off's film advance system for motocross, patented ODS (Ocular Docking System) prescription insert and patented Slider series sunglasses, the most innovative interchangeable lens sunglass available.
Outfitting casual, fashion-conscious users as well as top performing athletes, Smith Optics utilizes only the most cutting edge technology providing its users with unbeatable visual clarity and fashion forward style. With an abundance of style including Sliders, Factor, Factor Max, Toasters, Interlock 01, Method, Super Method, Audrey, Hudson, Prophet, Fuse, Transit, Fixx, Redline and Parallel, you are sure to find one that will meet your needs.
Built with Smith's distortion-free Tapered Lens Technology and revolutionary Polarization process, you will see the world though different eyes and never want to go back. Slider and Interlock styles allow you to customize your lenses depending on the conditions while polarchromic lenses automatically adjust to variable light. Whether you bike, ski, snowboard, surf, skateboard, motocross, run, jump, hike, wakeboard, or just spend time outdoors, Smith Optics has the pair of sunglasses or goggles you are looking for.
Smith Optics sunglasses, goggles, helmets and apparel are sold across the globe, online and at specially retailers. Get your next pair of Smith Sunglasses or Smith Goggles at Altrec.