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The Environmental Impact Of Glasses

The Environmental Impact Of Glasses

Despite all the designs, fashions and trends we may want to follow, eyecare and visual aids are vital and prescribed, allowing patients to drive, work and live fulfilling lives. It is an added benefit in the eyecare industry that the options are so vast when...

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How Long Should Glasses Frames Last?

How Long Should Glasses Frames Last?

When it comes to replacing your glasses, the frames are usually at fault, having fallen victim to sitting, treading or taken favour with a little one. They have become ever more durable over time, the style possibilities are endless and for the price, they should not...

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A Guide To Bifocal Lenses

A Guide To Bifocal Lenses

Bi- in the dictionary, is a combining form meaning “twice”, “two” used in the formation of compound words for example biannual and bilingual. So, to have bifocal lenses is to have two prescriptions in one lens, nearly always long-distance middle to top of the lens and...

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Are Progressive Lenses Right For Me?

Are Progressive Lenses Right For Me?

Progressive lenses are a fantastic way to combine multiple prescriptions into one pair of glasses, eliminating the need to carry multiple pairs around for reading, computer work and driving for example. They can take a little getting used to, and if you have been...

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What’s the difference between bifocals and varifocals?

What’s the difference between bifocals and varifocals?

The most common lens for the standard glasses wearer is single vision, for which you can get a number of different coatings and treatments including anti-scratch, UV tinting and anti-glare. But what happens if you have a need for multiple prescriptions?   Bifocal...

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How much does it cost to reglaze my glasses?

How much does it cost to reglaze my glasses?

In the past, this was likely to be simpler to answer, as the choices were few and the usually, very high costs were dictated by your optician – and so a new pair of glasses it was. Now, with advanced eye health research and technology, the possibilities are endless...

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When and why should I reglaze my glasses?

When and why should I reglaze my glasses?

Frames are often the main culprit of broken glasses, whether they’ve been sat on, trodden on, or pulled around by the kids, one usually winds up with a new set of glasses. But what do you do when your frames are fine, but your prescription has changed, lenses have...

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