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 […]
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.
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 […]
Many people however are eligible for a free eye test under NHS guidelines. Getting your eyes tested regularly is an important and often overlooked exercise that doesn’t have to cost the earth.