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Looking for New Specs? It may be time to contact The Eye Team

Thursday October 11, 2018

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Looking for new specs? We know here at Specs Direct Opticians how crucial and difficult that decision is. Most people change their glasses once every 2 years. A bad hair cut can last 6 weeks but imagine wearing bad glasses for 2 years! That is why our team, The Eye Team (just like the A Read More…

it is our 4th birthday

Tuesday September 11, 2018

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It is our fourth birthday this month! It has been exactly four years since Specs Direct moved to the new location. The building used to be the old Mothercare store. Many times I would wonder in looking for a new toy or clothes for my then baby daughter. At the time I would never have Read More…

The New OCT Scan has Arrived

Sunday September 2, 2018

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The New OCT Scan has Arrived A lot of patients have commented on how nice and easy to use our new visual field machine is. If this wasn’t enough I have recently purchased our most expensive and advanced piece of equipment.   The new equipment is called an OCT which stands for Ocular Coherence Tomographer. It Read More…

Transition Lenses or Polarising Sunglasses

Sunday September 2, 2018

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Transition Lenses or Polarising Sunglasses?  The summer is over but I was lucky enough to go to 2 trips abroad. The first trip in late July was to Athens and a small Greek island off the coast called Poros. It was great to spend time with the family. As I mentioned in the last newsletter Read More…

Protecting Your Eyes from Dry Eye Syndrome

Wednesday August 22, 2018

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Leaves are starting to turn colour, soup is back on the menu and coats are making a re-appearance, but as we transition from summer to autumn there’s also an increase in people experiencing Dry Eye Syndrome. Characterised by an uncomfortable, gritty sensation in your eyes, dry eye symptoms can include stinging, sensitivity to light, redness, Read More…

Style and Craftsmanship ic! Berlin

Wednesday July 25, 2018

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“Before Fashion there was craftsmanship,” laments ic! Berlin’s founder Ralph Anderl, “to avoid going back to the Middle Ages we must go back to quality.”  Pioneering in both artisanal craftsmanship and scientific innovation, ic! Berlin lives through this philosophy, manufacturing eyewear so timeless and so durable that each pair should last a lifetime. Primarily forged Read More…

Dior and Hugo Boss Open Days

Friday June 15, 2018

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This June, we are treating you to another spectacular set of Open Days for two fantastic eyewear designers! From Saturday 23rd June to Thursday 28th June, we’ll be showcasing all collections from both Dior and Hugo Boss. This is your chance to browse through every single frame from both designers at your leisure, without any Read More…

May: Exclusive Designer Eyewear Open Days

Tuesday May 8, 2018

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May marks the start of summer for us and we want to celebrate by hosting two designer eyewear open days, especially for you! The first open day will feature all frames from the stunning, handmade Ogi & Seraphin Eyewear Collections, whilst the second will showcase the entire Gucci Eyewear Collection! That’s not all- at each Read More…

How Do Sunglasses Work?

Wednesday April 11, 2018

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The A-listers’ camouflage of choice, sunglasses are the ideal all-season accessory through which to channel effortless style. World class designers from Tom Ford to Pierre Cardin jump at the opportunity to launch eye-catching ranges of sunglasses fit for the beach or red carpet in equal measure, whilst leading sports brands issue yearly collections of active Read More…

Our Top Ten Eye Care Tips

Wednesday March 7, 2018

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Over two million people live with sight loss in the UK.  It’s a staggering statistic and is only set to rise, with experts predicting that the figure will double by 2050 due to the aging population and an increase in trigger-conditions such as obesity and diabetes. But we shouldn’t just accept this shocking trend as Read More…

Dazzle At Our Exclusive Tiffany and Co. Eyewear Open Day

Monday February 12, 2018

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Tiffany has always been synonymous with effortless elegance, eternal glamour and absolute luxury.  Over almost two centuries of craftsmanship, the iconic brand has captured our imaginations and dazzled us with jewelled creations fit for A-listers, royalty and the international fashion elite.  And in 2008 the designer turned its attention to eyewear, creating one of the Read More…

XMAS Frame Sale – £50.00 0ff until the 31st of December

Monday December 4, 2017

Up to £50 off frames Been putting off the purchase of new spectacles because you were worried you couldn't quite afford them? We would like to help you out this season with our super frames sale. All our frames are reduced by up to a whopping £50 until Sunday 31st of December. So now you can look your best for less! However, we have to offer existing stock on a first-come-first-served only basis. So don't delay, visit us soon to save money on new frames and why not tell your friends too! Applies to frame prices only, cannot be used with any other offer, ends 31 Dec 2017 Specs Direct 020 8449 1993

       

What do Your Glasses say about You?

Monday November 13, 2017

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Choose your Beautiful Glasses to Reveal Your Secret Personality: Dare to choose bright colour frames to reveal your inner artist. These bright colours are for outgoing extrovert personalities. They are also great if you are introvert but want to break out of your shell. Thick Black frames are trendy: These glasses show you are bold, Read More…

How is your Night Vision?

Monday November 13, 2017

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British Summertime officially ended on the 28th October. This means that clocks went back by an hour. As a consequence it will get progressively darker in the mornings and immediately darker driving home after work. Driving at dusk can be very wearing at the best of times, but if your prescription is no longer accurate, Read More…

Holiday Tips to keep your Eyes Healthy

Monday July 31, 2017

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Holiday Tips to Keep Your Eyes Healthy! Summer is finally here and you know what that means – family holidays and fun trips Just like you, we are really excited by the summer holidays. But we also want to make sure that when you leave on holiday, you continue practicing the good habits that keep Read More…

Silhouette Open Day – Saturday 8th of July

Wednesday July 5, 2017

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Join us for Austrian wine, chocolates and Great Glassesit is a real privilege to have Silhouette, one of the world’s leading eyewear brands, with the whole collection here in the practice. If you wear rimless glasses or were thinking of a pair of rimless glasses then please come around to the practice on Saturday and Read More…

Glaucoma Awareness Week

Sunday May 28, 2017

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NATIONAL GLAUCOMA AWARENESS WEEK JUNE 12th – JUNE 18th 2017 “All too often we hear that people do not have an eye health check until they realise that something is wrong with their vision. This is too late for glaucoma as a significant amount of vision will be lost, and it can never be recovered” Read More…

Sunglasses 50% OFF When Bought as a Second Pair

Monday May 8, 2017

Summer Sizzler: Grab 50% Off Designer Sunglasses for a Limited Time Only As that big yellow ball in the sky begins to edge out from a seemingly impenetrable forcefield of cloud and drizzle, it gives you the perfect excuse to start planning your summer wardrobe … … which must include a new pair of designer Read More…

LATEST NEWS

  • Looking for New Specs? It may be time to contact The Eye Team

    Looking for new specs? We know here at Specs Direct Opticians how crucial and difficult that decision is. Most people change their glasses once every 2 years. A bad hair cut can last 6 weeks but imagine wearing bad glasses for 2 years! That is why our team, The Eye Team (just like the A Read More…

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  • it is our 4th birthday

    It is our fourth birthday this month! It has been exactly four years since Specs Direct moved to the new location. The building used to be the old Mothercare store. Many times I would wonder in looking for a new toy or clothes for my then baby daughter. At the time I would never have Read More…

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  • The New OCT Scan has Arrived

    The New OCT Scan has Arrived A lot of patients have commented on how nice and easy to use our new visual field machine is. If this wasn’t enough I have recently purchased our most expensive and advanced piece of equipment.   The new equipment is called an OCT which stands for Ocular Coherence Tomographer. It Read More…

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