Tips on How to Look After Your Glasses

Even when you buy affordable frames it’s important to look after your prescription glasses. When you don’t take care of your lenses they can become scratched, coatings can peel and they can become hazy. To prevent damage occurring to your glasses follow the simple...

When Was the Last Time Your Child Had an Eye Test?

Children’s eye tests have fallen to a ten year low.  The number of people taking a free NHS eye test has risen to 12.3million people from 9.7million in 2002. Despite the rise in numbers the greatest proportion of people taking the test are the over 60’s. The numbers...

New Hope for Millions Thanks to Breakthrough

A major leap forward to treat blindness is in development by British scientists.  The scientists have managed to grow a part of the eye in a lab and used it to source light sensitive cells. The cells were transplanted into lab mice and the scientists discovered that...

New Frames for the New Season

It’s time to update your wardrobe, out away your summer clothes and dig out your jumpers. It’s also a good time to update your prescription glasses and pick some new frames for Autumn/Winter 2013. You may think buying new glasses for the season is a bit extravagant,...

How Often Should You Have Your Eyes Tested?

Having your eyes tested is not exactly an exciting appointment to record on your calendar, but it is an important one.  By having your eyes tested frequently you can catch any problems that could be causing you some discomfort or problems. You can use the tests to...

Eye Make Up Tips for Glasses – Part Three

If you wear varifocal prescription glasses your eyes will appear bigger in one place and smaller in another.  When you apply your make up you will need to take this into consideration. In most cases the top half of the lens is the magnified portion. This is a good...