If your job exposes you to prolonged use of a computer and you’re at risk of computer eye strain, you may be able to ask your employer to fund an eye test for you. Your employer will only be expected to pay for the test if it shows that you need spectacles prescribed for the […]
Harry Potter, one of the most prolific movie characters of the last 20 years, and more widely known by his trademark round glasses! Behind every film character is a team who provide all of the supporting props and wardrobe to bring a character alive. Enter humble dispensing optician Will Luff, our director here at Glassesonspec!
In an eco-friendly world where the demands on the planets dwindling resources are increasingly under the spotlight, it can be really satisfying to feel like you are “doing your bit” to help the environment. Many people have modified their lifestyles, choosing eco friendly cars or changing to a more ethical energy provider, in fact there […]
Buying prescription glasses online can often seem a rather daunting process, but it’s actually a lot easier than you think, and can save you a lot of money off high street optician prices. Buying glasses online is becoming increasingly more popular as you can shop around and compare prices without leaving your sofa. Why […]
What is your pupillary distance? The pupillary distance (PD) is the distance between the centre of one pupil to the centre of the other pupil. Prescription glasses are made so that the distance between the optical centres of the glasses’ lenses is the same as your PD.
If you need help with choosing the right lenses for your frames here are descriptions of the different lens options. Bifocal Lens For those of us who are both near and short sighted, here at Glassesonspec we can offer a Bifocal lens to save you forever swapping between two or more sets of glasses! Our […]
So you’ve finally chosen the perfect frame, but what’s next? Glasses aftercare of course! You want your frames to last and we know that looking after your frames and lenses is very important which is why we recommend some simple love and attention for your frames throughout their life span…and it’ll make them last longer […]
Your Glasses Prescription Once you have had your eye examination the optometrist will give you a copy of your prescription. Our example on the right shows a typical NHS optical prescription, however your optician may have their own branded form containing the same information. The form contains the precise measurements of the type of lenses […]
We all want the ideal frame and tastes vary from the retro look of the Wayfarer to the classic rectangular shape of a feminine frame. Let us help you when you are at the stage of choosing the right coating for your glasses. Here at Glassesonspec, we not only pride ourselves in our excellent array […]
Getting your eyes tested regularly is an important and often overlooked exercise that doesn’t cost the earth. Many people however are eligible for a free eye test under NHS guidelines.