A common mistake when purchasing a pair of spectacles is not spending enough time to choose the correct lens coating, yet this has probably the most important outcome to your eyesight. Lens Coatings affect the appearance, comfort, vision and most importantly the health of the eyes.Read More
In this day and age, our eyes are working overdrive. Not only are our eyes being bombarded by various environmental factors, but many of us spend hours every day working on a PC or messaging on our phones or playing video games. Whatever it is, our eyes have to work hard all the time. So, why not use some natural remedies to help your tired eyes rejuvenate and relax. This will also help the long-term health of your eyes!Read More
Oliver Peoples eyewear started with the opening of their first boutique opticians on Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles in 1987. The founders had a vision of selling eyewear frames that were designed and made in the 'machine age' of the 1920's and 1930's. They began to acquire old unused stock from a liquidated company that had bought up frames from established American manufacturers such as American Optical and Bausch & Lomb. Both of these companies were renowned in the machinery and optical market at the time and supplied many American eyewear brands with eyeglasses.Read More
Sun Awareness Week is a campaign spear-headed by the British Association of Dermatologists and is a way to get people to be aware of the potential harm too much exposure to the sun can have. This also means the skin around your eyes, which is actually much more sensitive to sun than the skin on the rest of your body. Also, everyone is aware that too much sun can be harmful to skin, but too much sun can also be harmful to your eyes.Read More
Wearing glasses is no longer a stigma. In fact, young people are wearing glasses, even if they don’t need them! Glasses are now a fashion statement. So, don’t worry about having to wear glasses. Also, there is such a wide range of eyewear to choose from, you don’t have to worry about looking old or boring! Glasses are now considered a fashion accessory, so why not choose the ones that make you look younger and fashionable or choose several glasses for different occasions.Read More
June 12th kicks of National Glaucoma Awareness Week, supported by the International Glaucoma Association (IGA). The goal is to increase general awareness of Glaucoma and the need for regular eye exams. Glaucoma is known as the ‘silent thief of sight’ because it gradually damages the optic nerve and if untreated can eventually lead to vision loss.
One of the reasons the IGA wants to increase the awareness of Glaucoma as the disease has no early warning signs or symptoms, which means that main means of detection is through regular eye exams. For many, by the time they have symptoms, it is too late to reverse the vision loss. This means that early detection is the key to treating Glaucoma. There is unfortunately no cure yet for Glaucoma.Read More
Summer is quickly approaching and it’s time get those sunglasses out. Perhaps, also a time to add something new, something trendy, something elegant or something whimsical? At Designer Glasses, we have something for every taste and style. Take a look at the new line-up of designer sunglasses on offer. Whether you are just upgrading your look or creating a new lone, this is the time to do it.Read More
Summer is on it's way which means wedding season is nearly upon us. There is lots to think about if you are a bride that wears glasses or even a guest who wants to make a special impression. There are many options for eyewear for weddings so choose a pair of frames that best suits your style and outfit.Read More
Many people don’t really think about eating to improve your eye health. Of course eating a healthy diet is good for your body and thus also good for your eyes. But there are specific foods that you can eat to target your eye health. This is important, because our eyes are bombarded with blue light from our mobile phones and computers, as well as UV rays and radiation from sunlight. To counteract some of these effects, think about adding these five foods to your daily diet.
PRADA was founded over 100 years ago, by Italian designer brothers Mario and Martino Prada. Since then, PRADA has grown into one of the largest fashion and luxury goods empires in the world. The company initially began as ‘Fratelli Prada’, which means ‘Prada brothers’ in Italian, selling leather bags and luggage in Milan. The company has since expanded into fashion, cosmetics, perfume, jewellery, watches and eyewear. PRADA brings its designer history to its eyewear line, which is considered to be elegant and fashionable, yet functional. Because of this, PRADA eyewear has a big following, from celebrities to politicians to CEOs. Find a PRADA design that suits your style, needs and budget.Read More
As we get older, our night time vision deteriorates. But don’t panic, there is eyewear that can help with that. Most people begin having trouble as the sunsets and when night time sets in and lights begin to glare. This is normal and usually not a problem for normal activities, but many people find that driving at night becomes difficult.Read More
European sunglass and eyewear designers have created leading international brands that rank among the top in the world. We stock a wide range of designer sunglasses by European designers and one surely to both fit your fashion needs, as well as budget. Here are some of the top European designers you should consider when buying your next pair of sunglasses:Read More
Everyone knows that a pair of glasses that suits one person may not suit another. This is because of the difference in face shape. Knowing what type of glasses suit your particular face shape will help you find the frames that best suit you and flatter your features.
Face shapes are generally divided into four categories: heart, oval, round and square. The following categories give a rough guideline on what shape of glasses will best suit your face.Read More
Designer Glasses are pleased to announce the launch of the new look designerglasses.co.uk website.
“Our goal was simple, to make our range of top designer glasses even more accessible to our worldwide customers by developing a responsive, mobile friendly website to improve our customers’ online experience.” said Lakh Dollay, Managing Director.Read More
Glasses no longer carry a stigma and have become the avant-garde fashion accessory. In this day and age, people no longer have just one pair of glasses – this goes for both prescription and non-prescription glasses. The reduction in price and ability by glasses makers to make prescription glasses quickly, means that it is possible to own a few or even a wide range of glasses. As the LA Times puts it “glasses have gone from nerd necessity to chic accessory”.Read More
It’s a fact that a great pair of glasses can make you look and feel fabulous. In pursuit of raising the glamour stakes, the leading fashion designers are increasingly creating eyewear that combines the finest luxury materials, new manufacturing techniques and styles to create frames that are essentially works of art.
Characterized by indulgence in their attention to detailing and the use of precious metals, they create eyewear collections that are deliciously decadent.Read More
It’s a fact that while ‘sunnies’ may be a standard accessory during the warmer summer months; they are just as important during the winter. The reality is that people have a need for sunglasses all year long.
When it comes to taking care of your eyes, you should be aware that even though you may not feel the warmth of the sun on your skin, the Ultra Violet (UV) rays are strong all year round and can contribute towards various eye diseases including cataracts.Read More
Summer has well and truly arrived in the UK with the mercury rising, people slipping into holiday mode and sunnies out in full effect.
Whether jetting off or staying put, for those of you who are still in the shade, check out the latest sunglasses collections at designerglasses.co.uk and treat yourself to everyone’s must have fashion accessory with confidence, knowing you are getting brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, Gucci, Prada, Bvlgari, Maui Jim, Tom Ford, Versace and more at probably the cheapest prices around.Read More
Research and ongoing studies have shown that having the right sports eyewear can have a profound effect on athletic performance. Having optimal vision will give you a competitive advantage.Read More
While the new term begins at college or university and the regular routine resumes at the office after the glorious summer we've just had, it's a new start for us too, with the launch of our new website. We want to continue our commitment in providing you with an extensive range of your favourite designer glasses while offering great value on price and excellent customer care.Read More