Lacrosse is a fast-paced contact sport. Players run the length and breadth of the pitch looking to pass and catch the ball. The ball travels at high speed, no one can predict where the ball will end.
Therefore, men wear helmets to protect the head, while women are required to wear less padding in the women lacrosse.
But you need to protect the face, hence the importance of purchasing the best lacrosse goggles - that ones will fit properly and provides optimal visibility.