Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Meet the Man Who Designed Harry Potter’s Glasses

harry potter

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!

The Sun Is Finally Out!

The sun is finally out, ok it’s not hot but it doesn’t have to be for harmful UV rays to damage your eyes. Did you know that you can sunburn your eyes? Long term exposure to sunlight also increases risk of a type of Cataract and it’s also linked to Ptergia (growths on the eye). […]

Diabetes related eye conditions

Diabetes related eye conditions: The most serious eye condition associated with diabetes involves the network of blood vessels supplying the retina. This condition is called diabetic retinopathy. The unusual changes in blood sugar levels resulting from diabetes can affect the lens inside the eye, especially when diabetes is uncontrolled. This can result in blurring of […]

Eye Conditions

EYE CONDITIONS   ASTIGMATISM: This can occur in all types of vision – distance, near or even both. Astigmatism is when the cornea is not perfectly spherical and can occur in long or short sighted eyes. With astigmatism, an object will look out of focus by different amounts – for example, the letter X will […]


Welcome to our new website! Although our site looks completely different, I would like to assure all our customers old and new that we are still the same Glassesonspec that offers high quality cheap glasses for up to 70% less than high street opticians. We have tried to make the site more attractive and easier to […]