Category Archives: Advice

How Fast Can I Get Prescription Glasses?

There are few things more frustrating than breaking or losing your prescription glasses. Because, whether it’s reading glasses or varifocals, getting prescription glasses made takes time. Right? It must do, because every time you order from an optician, it takes at least a week for them to be ready. So, what’s the deal with next […]

Are Cheap Glasses Any Worse for Your Eyes?

If you’ve been to the opticians recently, you’ll probably be painfully aware of the cost of glasses. Even if you’re entitled to NHS specs, the cost of the frames can be eye-watering. And that will lead you to look at cheaper alternatives… And the inevitable question: are cheap glasses bad for your eyes? The problem […]

Is There a Difference Between Expensive and Cheap Sunglasses?

We may be past the long, hot days of summer, but with crisp clear skies, low sun, and often dazzlingly bright conditions, autumn is very much sunglasses season. Especially when driving. But how do you know which are the best sunglasses to buy? And is there a difference between cheap and expensive sunglasses? We have […]

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. […]

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