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  1. Discover how to keep your eyesight stronger for longer
    Discover how to keep your eyesight stronger for longer

    Eyes are an incredibly important and irreplaceable organ; just as you would do all you can to keep your heart, lungs, and liver etc. healthy, so should you do all you can to ensure your eyesight stays strong for a lifetime. 

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  2. Protect your children's eye health - Experts warn of impact of UV exposure on kids
    Protect your children's eye health - Experts warn of impact of UV exposure on kids

    It is a well know, effectively distributed fact that UV exposure can have an extremely adverse effect on our skin. Prolonged and intense UV exposure on skin can lead to skin cancer and can prove fatal. 

    However, the lesser known and un-effectively distributed fact is that UV exposure can have just as damaging and severely impactful and irreversible effects on your eyes. In fact, UV exposure has the potential to cause serious eye damage which can lead to eye diseases and even blindness.

    So, the question is…how often do you ensure that yours and your children’s eyes are protected from the sun?

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  3. Will I damage my eyes if I don’t wear sunglasses?
    Will I damage my eyes if I don’t wear sunglasses?

    Can you damage your pretty eyes by neglecting to wear sunglasses? In short, (no point skirting around this fact), the answer is: yes.

    Now time for an elaboration: There has long been active discussion, since the dawn of time it seems, surrounding the necessity of sunglasses with respect to protection and eye health.

    girl-lying-on-the-hood-of-a-carResearch, lots and lots of it, has indicated that exposure to UV rays can and will lead to eye damage and common diseases such as: macular degeneration, cataracts, pterygia and photo keratitis (temporary loss of vision).

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  4. 5 tips to protect your eyes from the sun
    5 tips to protect your eyes from the sun

    ‘It is important to protect your skin from the sun!’ this message has been drummed into us time and time again, but the other, equally truthful message we should be hearing is ‘It is important to protect your EYES from the sun!’ Exposing your eyes to UV rays is extremely dangerous. In fact, ophthalmologists (eye doctors) have warned us that prolonged exposure to UV rays can lead to eye diseases such as cataracts and even cancer.

    Unfortunately however, the latter message tends to slip by us on an odd frequency… have you heard it?

    If you have then maybe you’ll be clued up on how to give your eyes the protection they need from those harmful, and plentiful, UV rays – come rain or shine. But, if the latter message did happen to reach you on an odd, hard to discern frequency, then look no further. Below you’ll discover 5 tips to protect your eyes from the sun

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  5. Discover the benefits of chamomile tea for your eye health
    Discover the benefits of chamomile tea for your eye health

     

    WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF USING CHAMOMILE TEA FOR YOUR HEALTH?

     Benefits of using natural remedies for your health are taken back to the ancient world before Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin or Marie Curie discovered radium people harnessed the healing properties of herbal teas. Today, the use of natural remedies is not as common. However, if you are looking for a quick, at home remedy to improve your eye health, going to a local shop and buying tea bags may be just as useful as a trip to the doctors! Here i

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  6. What are Polarised Sunglasses and are they really better?
    What are Polarised Sunglasses and are they really better?

    WHAT DOES IT MEAN WHENSUNGLASSES ARE POLARISED-

    Our guide to polarised sunglasses:

    The internet is filled with a truckload of information, most of it conflicting at times. You’re probably looking to buy a nice pair of sunglasses with good quality lenses that will help you feel stylish and keep your eyes healthy. You’re also wondering whether or not you should pay extra for the polarised sunglasses and if the polarised lenses will make any difference at all. This guide will answer these questions and inform you of the advantages and disadvantages of polarised sunglasses when compared to normal lenses.

    What is polarised light?

    polarized Light ray-ban explanation

    Polarised light is defined as the light reflected by any surface; so this would be the light that is reflected whilst walking on the beach,

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  7. "What Size of Ray-Ban Aviator Should I Get?"
    "What Size of Ray-Ban Aviator Should I Get?"

    “What Size of Ray-Ban Aviator Should I buy?”

    One of the most common questions from customers is “What Size of Ray-Ban should I get?”. So, as one of the largest eyewear retailers of Ray-Ban, we thought we’d put together a size guide to help you with this question. Ray-Ban is one of the most popular brands that we sell, especially their classic Aviator style. The Aviator is a symbol of Ray-Ban and the perfect accessory, whatever the season, whether abroad, out and about in summer or driving in the autumn sun. Ray-Ban is a trusted, sophisticated eyewear brand which is now a household name, known for their quality. Their frames are symbols of longevity and made with the most durable materials. However, the Ray-ban Aviator does come in different sizes and this sometimes puzzles people. The size is not frame size, but lens size. This will be further explained below:

    *Please note this size guide can only be used i

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  8. How to pick the best glasses for your hairstyle
    How to pick the best glasses for your hairstyle

    Now that we’re in the full throes of summer and people are starting to change their looks, we wanted to share with you some tips on how to take that makeover risk and make it into a job well done. We’ve created a little guide to help those wanting to change their look do so without any worries. This guide is also for people who are looking for better ways to accessorise their style. Let’s begin!

    1. Fringe

    A fringe or “bangs” as they are known in America are the best way to make your face appear more youthful. If you have a small face plus heavy set bangs, it’s important to not wear frames that are too large for your face. This is because too much going on your face can hide your natural beauty and compress your facial features making them look unbalanced. If you have much longer or oval face with heavy set bangs then you could still get away with large frames but try to keep them not too big. You can try the cat – eye frames or even rectangular ones. The but

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  9. A Fashion Eyewear Guide To Lens Coatings
    A Fashion Eyewear Guide To Lens Coatings

    Nowadays the internet has become overly saturated with information, so much so that it’s actually quite hard to determine what is relevant to us. In this blog post, we wanted to outline all the different lens coatings and how to choose the one that is right for you. As trained online opticians, we have perfected the method of cutting and fitting lenses. Our vast experience in this area has seen us become familiar with what types of lens and coatings are popular amongst which kind of customers. Remember the purpose of coatings are so they fit your individual needs and lifestyle.

    There are four main coatings that you need to know about. They are:

    1. Mirror Coatings

    These are made for purely cosmetic purposes. Have you ever walked past someone wearing a pair of sunglasses and see your reflection in the lenses? Yup? Yeah, that person was probably wearing mirror-coated sunglasses. The main purpose of this coating is to allow the wearer’s eye

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  10. What are your lenses made of? Find the best lens type for your eyes!
    What are your lenses made of? Find the best lens type for your eyes!

    Fashion Eyewear aims to ensure that once you have received your prescription glasses or sunglasses you will be happy. We have found that most times, customer satisfaction with regards to the prescription eyewear received lies in the lenses. If your lenses are not comfortable or of a good quality, then the prescription eyewear is virtually useless. To learn more about lens colours and their difference, please refer to our previous article here.

    Can you believe in the past lenses for your spectacles were made completely from glass? Although glass is excellent in terms of optics, it is heavy and dangerous as you are more like to hurt or lose an eye! Dramatics aside, modern science and technology have advanced so much since those times, resulting in the multiple lens choices we see on the market today. High tech plastic materials are being used to

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  11. The Different Lens Colours And Their Benefits
    The Different Lens Colours And Their Benefits

    Lens technologies over the past 20 years have rapidly and greatly evolved. Today, we have many different options to choose from, making it much easier to find the right lens to suit our needs perfectly. Many brands are going out of their way to not only compete on quality, comfortability and style but how relevant their product is with regards to the needs of their clients. That is why in order to make full use of the wide range of lens options out there, it is important to determine which one is right one for you! Wearing the wrong sunglasses lens can negatively affect the level of pleasure derived from any activity, especially those that take place outdoors. But don’t you fret, we have compiled a list of all the different lens options and their benefits; all you have to do is sit back, relax and be prepared to improve your viewing experience.

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  12. The Ultimate Guide To Finding The Best Glasses & Sunglasses For Your Face Shape
    The Ultimate Guide To Finding The Best Glasses & Sunglasses For Your Face Shape

    It is imperative for you to know your face shape as not only does it help make the process of shopping for eye wear so much easier, but it also ensures that you are able to get the eye wear that suits your facial features best. Getting the right frames suited to your face shape will not only make you comfortable but also give you so much confidence and swag that even Kanye will be jealous. If you are not exactly sure of, or don’t know your face shape, fear not as we are here to help you. If you know your face shape but would like to see some frame suggestions for yourself or for a gift, then stick around we've got you covered.

    Oval Shaped Faces

     

    yonce equivalentThose with oval shaped faces can take inspiration from Liam Hemsworth and Beyoncé, two very stylish individuals who work their facial features to

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