A large percentage of the population in the UK are licensed drivers. A recent survey found that in March 2019, there were 40,764,273 Full Driving Entitlement Licences registered with the DVLA. As a driver, you are legally required to make sure your eyesight is up to standard for driving. If you require glasses, it is […]
As the dark nights draw in, and more people are driving in the dark, many opticians begin to promote their range of driving lenses, most notably ProVue Drive lenses. Wait, what are ProVue Drive lenses? ProVue Drive lenses offer significant reduction of reflections and uncomfortable glare from oncoming traffic. They have a specially designed glare […]
As the nights draw in and rush hour becomes darker, the roads become a lot less safe, particularly for older drivers and glasses wearers. ROSPA estimate that 40% of road traffic collisions happen during nighttime hours. Whilst you can’t guarantee how others will behave, there are ways for you to be safe on the road. […]
Little Chalfont Primary School kindly invited Glasses On Spec to talk to them about glasses design, the glasses we have supplied to celebrities and a project that we are involved in to supply glasses to needy Ugandan children.
With so many different glasses shapes and styles available, choosing the right style for your face can be difficult. We’ve listed 10 of the most popular styles to help you decide!
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 Glassesonspec Director, Will Luff
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 is […]
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.