Blue Light Reading Glasses – Infographic

What is blue light and why is it harmful? 1. Blue light is part of the visible light spectrum: AKA what the human eye can see. It has the shortest wavelength and the highest energy. The most significant source of blue light is sunlight. 2. There are some benefits of blue light including increased alertness, as well as helping to improve your memory and cognitive function. Prolonged exposure to artificial blue light is thought to be harmful. 3. Continued exposure to artificial blue light is thought to damage retinal cells…

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Top glasses trends in 2022

Fashion changes all the time, and the same goes for glasses. Gone are the days of glasses being uncool and nerdy, they are now a coveted fashion accessory. Celebrities from Jennifer Aniston to Joseph Gordon-Levitt can be seen wearing glasses in all types of styles. Glasses are for more than helping you see the world clearly, but can be used to express your personal style. Glasses fashion gurus looking forward to 2022 have already begun looking into what’s trending in the coming year. Glasses aren’t a one size fits all…

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How to choose the perfect reading glasses

Have you heard of the term “spoilt for choice”? Try going to our main reading glasses page and scrolling down to the bottom. Did it take you a while? That’s because we have literally hundreds of pairs of reading specs for you to choose from. Presenting an almost overwhelming choice for you is exactly what we aim for. But if you are then stuck and thinking “well what glasses suit me best?”; – we think you deserve a few pointers. In this blog post from Tiger Specs we are going…

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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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