Are ready-made reading glasses safe for my eyes?

Reading glasses will never damage your eyes, they can only enhance them. Therefore, if you are struggling to read the daily newspaper or your phone, you might need to invest in a pair of reading glasses. Most people encounter some changes in their vision as they get older. When you notice that you are holding things further away, focus your eyes on a nearby object. The benefit of having reading glasses is like a magnifying glass they are zooming in and making the fine print large and therefore easier to…

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Do computer glasses really work?

Blue light glasses can be useful in saving your eyes from the digital eye strain that happens when they’re overexposed to blue light.  Blue light lenses feature special light filtering technology that prevents a certain percentage of blue light from reaching the eyes. Digital screens including phones, TVs, and computers other than the sun are the worst for emitting blue light. If you work on a screen all day you could be experiencing these side effects of blue light overexposure.  This can be headaches, squinting, dry eyes, blurry vision, and…

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Reading Glasses Uses and Benefits in Modern Life

Off the shelf reading glasses are extremely popular particularly as they are easily available, fashionable, and tend to cost a lot less than their prescription counterparts.  Is this the only reason online retailers, supermarkets, pharmacies and local shops are now stocking and selling these? Tiger Specs has reached it’s 10 year anniversary and we have always been an online retailer of high quality readymade reading glasses, reading sunglasses  sunglasses, bifocal readers and blue light blocking glasses. We have noticed recently greater demand for glasses like ours; we wanted to look…

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Coronavirus and Eye Health

With the recent and current Coronavirus Pandemic closing and restricting business’ and healthcare provisions worldwide the question needs to be asked if the nations eye heath has been effected beyond repair? It has been over 6 months since the Prime Minister closed the country for all none essential business’ and healthcare provisions. This included Opticians, and Eye Heath Specialists, only emergency appointments were allowed for a very long time and many suffered at home, missing eye health appointments and eye tests. Many people ran out of contact lenses, or wore…

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New Season Styles…

If you happen to follow us on Instagram you may have recently noticed that we have received a lot of attention and love for our “Superstar” glasses, in both the grey and brown tortoiseshell. Mostly due, in thanks to Sally (@gettingstuffdoneinheels) and her covetable style and wonderful personality and following. We have of course inevitably currently sold out of these styles, however are expecting many more in very soon! In the meantime we wanted to show you some more of our fashion forward styles in a quick, easy and very…

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How Can I Improve My Eye Health?

Many people often neglect their eyes until there is a problem, and then realise how important their eye health is and how much is effected with its deterioration.  In a modern world where we are faced with new viruses, new threats and new ways of living simple tips to help improve and maintain your eye health might become invaluable against the fight of other illnesses in the news currently such as CoronaVirus (COVID-19). TIP 1: EAT A HEALTHY BALANCED DIET: CAN MY DIET EFFECT MY EYESIGHT?Bausch & Lomb suggest eating…

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What Glasses are in Fashion?

A new year always brings new fashion trends and the revival of classic styles, however it is easy to get lost in the amount of choice that is on offer in our current climate; We are here to guide you in this new year and new decade to some seriously fashionable glasses, some may surprise you and some may intrigue you but we hope they all inspire you to update your glasses wardrobe and maybe try a new style or three. So where to begin… many look to stylish celebrities…

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The Main Uses for Bifocals…

Many of you may have seen that we stock and sell bifocal reading glasses and reading sunglasses, however you may be wondering exactly what these type of glasses are and how they may help you. Within this blog post we will hopefully explain everything you need to know about bifocal lenses, their history and origins, the different types and their uses, as well as pros and cons of this particular lens. Bifocals are lenses with two separate distinct optical powers. Simply put they are one lens bonded to another. The main part…

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Blue Light Blocking Glasses…Here’s What We Know…

What exactly are Blue Light Glasses? How may we all benefit from wearing them? We hear you ask… “I’d heard of Blue Light Blocking Glasses before: they were yellow, ugly and not worth the laughter I would get from both roommates and fellow workers if I wore them regularly.” Gina Tomaine recently wrote in ‘Good House Keeping’ Magazine. Firstly… What is Blue Light? What we see – the visible spectrum of light – consists of a range of colours, from blue-violet on the lower end to red on the higher end. Light on…

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What Is The Difference Between Reading Glasses, Distance Glasses, Sunglasses & Reading Sunglasses?

Many people in the UK are unaware that they need distance glasses or reading glasses simply because they have never had their eyes examined regularly. We all need to understand regular eye tests are important not only for our eyes but also as part of monitoring our general health. Reading glasses and distance glasses can make a big difference in our lives and are important for the things we do on a daily basis such as reading, writing, typing, driving, browsing the internet or just seeing clearly.  Clear vision is something that…

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