TODAY’S PATENT – GOGGLES
The GOGGLES was invented by Robert Hodges (Saginaw, MI) on the 10th of June 1997 , bearing patent number US5636388A.
This invention relates to goggles and more particularly to a lens holder which can be selectively detachable coupled to various headgear and includes a pair of juxtaposed pliable straps defining a lens receiving pocket there between and a new and novel centrally disposed upper opening through which a pair of individual eyeglass lens can individually pass to and from positions in the pocket.
The goggles constructed according to the present invention, include a pair of flexible confronting straps which conform to the contour of a user’s face. Some individuals prefer a tighter fit of the lens holder to the face while others prefer a looser fit. Objective of the present invention is to provide a set of goggles of the type described including pressure adjustment mechanism for varying the amount of pressure exerted on forehead and cheeks of a person’s face by the lens holder.A further objective of the present invention is to provide goggles of the type described including a rotary bar mounted on the ends of a lens holder and bearing against a portion of the side band for adjusting the relative vertical positions of the side bands and the lens holding straps to regulate the amount of pressure exerted by the lens holder on the user’s face.