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 & Sunreaders ?

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 UV 400 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…

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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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Which Shaped Frames Suit You?

Choosing a new pair of reading glasses can be tricky – after all, not only do you want to be able to see text more clearly, but many people also want to look good too! In the past, glasses were associated with aging and many people put off wearing them for as long as possible, however nowadays glasses can make a real fashion statement. There are so many different types of frames to choose from, it’s worth finding out what your face shape is in order to help you to…

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The Many Styles Of Funky Reading Glasses

Off the shelf reading glasses are not just something that your Nan wears to do her daily crossword in the newspaper, they are used by people of all ages as a cost effective alternative to prescription glasses. These affordable items of eyewear help to magnify the text so that people can read the words on a page more easily. They can be useful for reading all kinds of things such as a book, magazine or even to make sense of the small print on the household bills. So what kind…

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Do you know whether you need reading glasses?

How do you read? The way you sit at a computer, the way you hold a book is an indicator  of the condition of your eyes. If you need to get very close to the screen or hold the book at arms- length, then you need to make sure you book an appointment with an optician and get your eyes tested. If you start to have headaches regularly then this may also be a sign that you may need to wear glasses. These issues may start at an early age,…

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Help With Choosing Non Prescription Reading Glasses Online

Wearing glasses is no longer seen as some sort of a stigma – gone are the days where the people who wore glasses were considered ‘geeky’ or unfashionable. Now it is seen as cool and glasses can be used as a fashion accessory – whether they have prescription lenses or not. There are a wide range of non prescription reading glasses online for people to choose from. Shoppers can tilise an eye chart which they can download and print out from the internet which can help them to determine which…

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Things To Consider When Choosing Glasses For Fashion

Glasses for fashion are proving to be highly popular for both men and women. There are so many different styles and colours of frames that there is a perfect frame for everybody. The ideal frame can enhance the wearer’s face shape, eye and hair colour as well as their overall style. When choosing a pair of glasses for fashion, it is important to think about your lifestyle and the occasions on which you would be most likely to be wearing your glasses. For example, do you work in a business…

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Why People Choose Funky Reading Glasses

Reading glasses are a very normal and everyday object. They help people to read the things they need to such as papers, magazines, books and household bills but they don’t have to be boring and bog standard. Whilst they have a very important role to play in helping people to decipher small text if they are having difficulty reading, they can also look good as the same time. A lot of people, especially those of the younger generation will want to choose funky reading glasses rather than the standard frames…

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