forms of protective eyewear

Goggles and safety glasses are thick, plastic glasses worn over the eyes to keep objects out of them. Goggles are used to keep water out of the eyes when swimming. They are used to keep snow out of the eyes when skiing and also protect the eyes from the sun. They are also used for safety reasons when working with instruments that can be dangerous, like chemical or when things might fly into the eyes. Special goggles are used for kinds of welding to protect the eyes from bright light.

A pair of swimming goggles
A skier is wearing ski goggles. He is also wearing a black helmet and a blue ski jacket.
A skier wearing ski goggles