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 sun readers, 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 & Sun Readers?

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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What is the difference between polarised sunglasses and UV400 sunglasses?

Why should we wear sunglasses? What are UV rays? Ultraviolet radiation is a type of light that is not visible to the human eye, and is part of the rays that reach us from the sun. Excessive exposure to UV Rays can result in the front surface of the eye becoming damaged, much like sunburn on the skin. Without proper precautions, these rays can also have harmful cumulative effects that may develop over time. Too much exposure to UV rays may result in one or more of the following eye…

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Are Reading Glasses Helpful or Harmful?

We could have been fortunate enough in our early years not to require glasses. Then when we reach over 40 we start to develop what the opticians call presbyopic eyes: this means the lens in your eyes loses some flexibility. As a result it becomes harder to focus on close objects. Small print can seem blurred or even indecipherable. It may therefore be more difficult to do close work such as sewing or drawing as well as reading either printed text or on a screen. The quick and most cost…

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