Category Archives: News

New Infographic: Ortho-K Contact Lenses

Ortho-K contact lenses allow you to enjoy 20/20 vision without the need to wear glasses or contacts while you’re out and about. These rigid contact lenses shape your eyeball while you sleep correcting your vision for up to 48 hours. Learn more about Ortho-K with our fantastic new infographic!   Advantages of Orthokeratology Full vision […]

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5 Problems Only People With Glasses Will Understand

Wearing glasses has become something of a fashion trend in recent years. Stylish beards and geeky glasses are all the rage, whether the wearers have eye problems or not. Lucky for them, they can take their glasses off whenever they please and don’t have to handle the glasses gripes some of us struggle through every […]

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Happy View Year! Your Eye Related Resolutions for 2017

Christmas is just around the corner, and so is the start of a brand new year! That means it’s time to start thinking about resolutions you want to keep in 2017. Perhaps it’s to join the gym? Start a new hobby? Move jobs? These are certainly achievable, but why not add an extra resolution to […]

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Why Wear Sunglasses in Winter?

Just because it’s cold outside it doesn’t mean you don’t need sunglasses. If there’s sun, there’s UV rays. And they’re even more potent on snow… Preparing for the winter months is something that we are all familiar with; switching-up wardrobes to reflect the season, altering our diet to brace ourselves against the cold, dusting off […]

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Are Varifocal Glasses Easy To Get Used To?

Varifocal lenses work by offering a gradual change in lens strength from the top of the lens to the bottom. Unlike bifocals, varifocal glasses have no specific area of lens strength, but progressive lens zones. The lack of a dividing line make varifocals more visually appealing and remove the need for multiple pairs of glasses. […]

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Get Your Eyes Tested For Road Safety Week

When was the last time you tried a number plate test? Is your vision starting to weaken? Our roads are very dangerous places. Every week hundreds of people suffer serious injuries and even die on Britain’s roads. Road Safety Week 2016 (21-27 November) is raising awareness and encouraging safe driving practices. The road safety charity […]

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Diabetic Eye Problems: How To Spot And Treat Them

World Diabetes Day occurs on November 14th every year and aims to raise awareness of diabetes. While many people are aware of how Diabetes affects your blood sugar levels and the sometimes tragic fate of your lower extremities, not as many people know how Diabetes affects your eyes. So in support of World Diabetes Day […]

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One Woman’s Journey Through Laser Eye Surgery: Part 4

This week is our final post of the series following Charlie through her laser eye surgery journey. She tells us all about the difference in her vision and how her eyes are healing now that it’s has been over a week since the operation. There are a few concerns regarding astigmatism in one of her […]

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Specs That Rock: Eyewear Fashion in Music

Buddy Holly’s astronomic rise and tragic fall is one of the most well-known stories in music. His impact on rock and contemporary music cannot be understated. In fact, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is of the firm belief that “Rock and roll as we know it wouldn’t exist without Buddy Holly”, despite the […]

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One Woman’s Journey Through Laser Eye Surgery: Part 3

This week we’re revisiting Charlie through her 1 week post op appointment where she talks us through positive progressions with her vision as well as some slight concerns over her eyes focusing properly.1 Week Post OpSo I am 6 days post op and on my way to AVC for my 1 week post op appointment. […]

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