Category Archives: Advice

How to properly clean and care for your glasses

Wash your face, clean your teeth, anti-bac your shopping trolley. We’ve all had to step up our daily cleaning regime lately but, be honest, how well do you really care for your eyewear? The answer is probably ‘Not well enough’. Well, fear not, we’re here to walk you through the Dos and Don’ts of freshening […]

Understanding your prescription

Understanding your prescription CRACK THE CODE! Our guide to understanding your prescription If you’ve ever left the optician, fresh from an eye test and taken one look at your brand new prescription and thought ‘WHAT THE HECK!?’, you are not alone. Glasses prescriptions can be tricky to understand, especially if you have a complex prescription. […]

How to stop eyes strain caused by screens | Low Cost Glasses™

Screen-time fatigue anyone? While many of us are well used to spending eight hours a day looking at our screens for work, we may be less used to looking at that screen from the sofa, a makeshift desk on the breakfast bar, or from a panic-bought chair that’s far from fit for purpose. Working from […]

Face mask advice for glasses wearers – stopping fog | Low Cost Glasses™

Hey Glasses, meet Face Mask, your new friend. Let’s see if we can all play nicely together shall we? As lockdown life eases and the ‘New Normal’ comes into effect, glasses-wearing commuters around the world battle with their steamy specs and masks without much success. Face coverings are now mandatory on public transport with the […]

What are varifocal glasses, and do I need them?

If you’re looking to buy a new pair of varifocal glasses, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together a handy guide to explain what varifocal glasses are and when you might need them. What are varifocal lenses? Varifocal glasses (sometimes referred to as progressive lenses or multifocals) use lenses that are made with […]

What are the best glasses for oval faces

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If you’ve got an oval shaped face, you’re lucky. Oval shaped faces are considered to be the ‘ideal’ face shape for glasses. Perfectly balanced, oval face shapes can wear just about every style of frame out there with confidence. However, there are still a few general rules you should follow when searching for those perfect […]

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