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12/02/2018
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Your Guide To Choosing The Right Lenses

Your complete guide to choosing the right prescription lenses for your glasses After you have spent ages searching for the perfect frame, it’s time to decide which prescription lenses you need. To someone who isn’t a glasses veteran this experience can be quite daunting and stressful. So we have broken it down for you with an honest (non up-selling) easy guide to choosing your prescription lenses. Unfortunately there is no simple one size fits all answer but the 2 main things that need to be taken into consideration when choosing... Read More

opticals frames uk 04/12/2017
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Six Fashion Trends To Look Forward To In 2018

From optical frames to ugly shoes: The fashion trends you need to know. Get ahead of the game with and prep your wardrobe for Spring Summer 2018. We are going to show you key trends from the catwalks with a fabulous mix of optical frames, florals, pastels and sequins. 1. Colours to watch out for We love the change from dark winter colours to the bright, fun colours that come for Spring Summer. SS18 brings a mixture from hot, hot pink and zesty orange to florals and lovely lavender. Textures... Read More

Christmas gifts for eyewear lovers 30/11/2017
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Christmas Gifts for Eyewear Lovers

Looking for stocking fillers or Christmas gifts for eyewear lovers  – We’ve got you covered. The Christmas buzz is in the air but there is also the panic of choosing gifts for our nearest and dearest. We have 5 solutions to help give the perfect Christmas gifts for eyewear lovers, from the fashion conscious to the simple glasses wearer.   1. Eyecon Glasses Case Handmade in the UK from beautiful soft leather with bright colourful suede liners. These uniquely designed cases are not only first on our list because they are made... Read More

13/11/2017
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The Skincare Routine That Will Save Your Skin This Winter

Switch up your skincare routine! This colder weather can be really tough on our skin. I know myself, that in the colder months I suffer from redness and dry patches especially on my chin. The chiller months can cause dryness, irritation and dullness. Sometimes our daily skincare routine just won’t cut it! It’s time to show our skin some love and attention – Here’s how to up date your skincare routine 1. Swap wipes for a creamy cleanser Cleansing morning and night is vital to your skincare routine. It is so important to wipe... Read More

how to get scratches out of prescription lenses 25/10/2017
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How To Get Scratches Out Of Prescription Glasses

5 Tips worth knowing to help get scratches out of prescription glasses Glasses for a lot of people are an expensive investment and no matter how much you try to protect them, by keeping them in their case and cleaning them with a microfibre cloth – you sometimes can’t help but get little fine surface scratches. Having worn glasses since I was 8 years old, I am now in the routine of choosing to replace my lenses every 2 years when I have a sight test, even if my prescription hasn’t... Read More

13/10/2017

How To Read A Glasses Prescription

You’ve had your sight test, they hand you your prescription with lots of numbers and initials on but they don’t explain how to read a glasses prescription. So we are going to explain how. Firstly by explaining the vocabulary on your prescription then showing a few different prescription layout variations from a few well known high street opticians as well as the NHS. Let us start with the vocabulary you need to understand SPH or SPHERE is the main correction. This may be a + (for long sighted, struggle to... Read More

Luxury sunglasses eyewear trends 2017 09/10/2017
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Luxury Sunglasses Trends To Follow This Fall

Fall 2017 Luxury Sunglasses Trends Perfecting outfits on the hottest runways, luxury sunglasses have become the must-have accessory for guys and gals. Funky glasses and sunglasses are the perfect way to add flare to an outfit, but what’s popular this season? Read below to find out the biggest eyewear trends for Autumn 2017. Click on the picture to peruse each frame. No Boundaries – Bold & Beautiful 70’s retro vibes have been slowly coming back – but this year retro style is fully back with no boundaries. For designer glasses... Read More

06/09/2017
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Can Some Foods Improve Your Eyesight?

Improve your vision by improving your diet We’ve all heard our parents say “eat your carrots, they will make you see in the dark.” It was definitely a ploy to get us to eat more vegetables but it’s actually true! Research has now proved that eating certain foods can improve your eye sight, keep your eyes in good health and more surprisingly reverse the signs of optical ageing.  Carrots will help you see in the dark.. Carrots contain an essential nutrient, Carotene which is turned into Vitamin A in your... Read More

05/09/2017
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Eye Health Tips – The Importance Of Looking After Your Eyes

It’s National Eye Health Week 18-24th September 2017 – promoting the importance of eye health and regular sight tests Having worn glasses since I was a kid, it’s safe to say I know the importance of regular sight tests and especially my eye health . However, according to the Eyecare Trust: 10% of adults have never had an eye test 20 million fail to have regular eye tests 85% admit to having a problem with their vision ….It’s more than just a eye test Knowing about your own eye health... Read More

11/08/2017
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5 Of The Best Luxury Sunglasses For Women

Luxury sunglasses for women are the perfect chance to sit on the beach and people watch (we know we all do it ladies!) The sun is out and your holiday is booked. For the fashion conscious, next on the checklist is a new holiday wardrobe and of course – new luxury sunglasses. From statement cat-eye sunglasses and big oversized sunglasses to this seasons most wanted – most Instagrammed frames, there are luxury sunglasses to suit all faces and budgets. Making sure your new luxury sunglasses protect your eyes and add... Read More