Category Archives: Glasses

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Makeup tips for glasses wearers – make the most of your frames
There was a time when some said makeup and glasses didn’t work. How wrong they were. Glasses draw attention to your face making it even more important to get your makeup just right. Makeup brands are now recognising this, provid...
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Protect your eyesight
“Prevention is better than cure.” “You only get one set of eyes, look after them.” Just a couple phrases that any optical professional will say on a daily basis. So with that in mind, please take some time to read this art...
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Blindness feared more than Alzheimer’s
Research out from the RNIB has found that adults in the UK are more afraid of losing their sight than any other age-related health condition. The survey of over 2000 people found nearly half (44%) feared blindness more than Alzhei...
Corrective tablet screens good news for some
Another BBC article that caught my attention this week, this time about a VDU that can correct vision problems to negate the need for glasses or contact lenses. In short, because it is very technical, the technology is powered by ...
London’s first eye show – showcasing industry innovation
This month I attended 100% Optical, the UK's inaugural eye show at London's ExCeL. Thousands of eye enthusiasts congregated for three days of displays, conferences, fashion events and workshops. Coinciding with London Fashion Week...
Eye Pavilion needs more patients on 10th June
The Eye Pavilion in Edinburgh has asked us to try to provide some patients to sit for the ophthalmology exams run by the Royal College of Surgeons. Trainee eye doctors must pass a series of exams including one on 'refraction' - th...