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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A Vision Of The Sunny Past – The History Of Sunglasses

The precursors to sunglasses were thought to have been worn in the 1300s by Chinese judges who wanted to hide their expressions from the court they presided over. They did not offer any sun protection which means they could not be worn outside, and although later designs were made in Italy to offer some protection to the eyes, these were again designed for use in court and not outside. It was not until the 1900s that sunglasses become a popular accessory – with the American military promoting these items by…

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Driving survey shows importance of regular eye tests

According to a new survey drivers are ducking eye tests with some who need glasses at the wheel often declining to use them. Around 26% of drivers have not had an eye test in the last two years, the poll by road safety charity Brake showed. A total of 9% have not visited an optician for five years or more, while 3% had not had eye checks for more than a decade, revealed the survey. It paints quite an alarming attitude to the one out of our five senses that…

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Sizzling summer a bumper time for sun readers

Have you noticed what a different world it is when the sun is out? It seems Britain has a smile on its face with Summer 2013 seemingly the first real summer we’ve had for several years. Slate grey skies and rusting barbecues have been the norm at this time of year in recent times, but now with this heat wave continuing the beaches are packed, the paddling pools are inflated and there’s barely an ice cream left in the fridge. The Met Office are predicting too that the good weather…

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Vast majority of online ready-to-wear reading glasses are safe for your sight

If you only enter the term ‘cheap reading glasses,’ into your Internet search engine, you will soon find a story causing alarm. The tale is from the respected consumer watchdog Which, and has been reported in the Telegraph, but sometimes as in all news stories you have to look deeper than a headline to find out the facts. The Telegraph’s banner, ‘Warning Over Cheap Glasses Bought Online,’ is enough to have many scampering off to the High Street, but although we have a vested interest we feel it is only…

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Speedy Delivery From Tiger Specs!

Here at Tiger Specs we pride ourselves on the fact that we are able to offer our customers a wide range of affordable yet fashionable reading glasses, sunglasses and sun readers. We update our stocks on a regular basis meaning that customers who revisit our site can choose a different style of frame and we feel that low priced delivery service offers excellent value. Our past customers also comment on how quickly we are able to ship our orders out as well as providing an efficient and helpful after sales…

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Why Reading Glasses For Women Are Fantastic Fashion Statements

Reading glasses for women are no longer just simple silver or gold framed spectacles attached to a chain which rest around the wearer’s neck – instead they can be daring and bold and can make a real fashion statement. These days reading glasses for women are so affordable to buy that many women choose to buy more than one pair at a time so that they have different pairs to co-ordinate with different outfits. Of course, another advantage to having more than one pair of reading glasses is that they…

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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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How Reading Glasses Can Assist Those People Over The Age of 40

Ageing is an inevitable process and is one which we are unable to avoid. From developing fine lines and wrinkles to finding that joints are getting a little stiff in the mornings, getting older is something which we cannot fight, yet there are ways of making life a little easier. One such example is by using reading glasses. Once we reach the age of 40, our eyes may struggle a little to focus on objects close up, this is known as presbyopia. This is an extremely normal condition and is…

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Why Cheap Designer Reading Glasses Don’t Need To Break The Bank

People often associate quality with expense. In many circumstances, buying a higher priced item may mean the item is more carefully made and is more likely to last, though this is not always the case. The internet has caused a revolution of huge ranges of products being available at much cheaper prices than they would have been when sold in traditional high street stores. This is primarily because physical shops often have high overhead costs, yet running an online shop can dramatically reduce the cost of overheads as items can…

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