Antiimotion glasses to stop sea sickness

KellysEye

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They take six minutes to work and clinical tests by the French navy has shown them to be 95% effective. They are sold by Force 4 chandlery and are shown in their catalogue but I cannot find the on them on their web site. The fluid in the frames creates a natural horizon thus enabling the eyes to transmit the same information as you actual inner ear thus removing the sensory conflict which is the source of sea sickness. Cost is £64.95 and product number is 890382, you can get a free catalogue https://www.force4.co.uk/cataloguerequest
 

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Hardly new, and hardly evidence based. Nobody selling them seems to have been able to provide a reference for the claimed French navy research. Motion sickness is a far more complex phenomenon than conflicting otic and optic perceptions of the horizon.

Previous threads:
http://www.ybw.com/forums/showthread.php?284482-sea-sickness-glasses
http://www.ybw.com/forums/showthread.php?336462-anti-motion-sickness-glasses

Curiously, the company that holds the patent doesn't give the "French navy research" a mention.
https://www.boardingglasses.com/

Now being marketed by Citroen as "new"
https://www.citroen.co.uk/about-citroen/citroen-inspired-by-you/seetroen-glasses
 

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They have been out of stock since last June. It is rumoured that they are back in stock in France, but I will believe it when I see them. However they do work for most people including my daughter who usually goes to sea with her nose glued to a book or a tablet.
 

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Yes, seems to be a reference to something that has been around for 8-10 years. I remember reading that nobody seemed to have a good word about them apart from the French Navy (and no links to the "research" published).

It was quite a while ago but I think I remember it correctly. I did try to find them on Force4 but OP hadn't provided a link. The product number didn't help either and I wasn't going to order a catalogue just to check them out.
 

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I've tried those. Didn't work at all for me, except to provide some ridiculous looking photos (nope, not sharing). Didn't work for the crew either. Then one of the lenses fell out due to crappy construction. I glued it back in and sold the contraption on eBay to another hopeful sufferer of mal-de-mer.
 

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I have a pair & I dunno about solving sea sickness in 6 minutes because my daughter holds the sea sick record on my boat.
She chucked up 6 minutes after exiting Dover west entrance whilst wearing a pair(& it was not morning sickness either!!). Nobody on my boat has had any success wearing them
I got them from a Guy Cotton distributor.

I have found them useful at home for chasing off noisy kids in the street, but be careful you do not end up being put on the register:nonchalance:
 
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