Taking a Dip? SelectSpecs Can Help at the Pool

3 Ways Glasses Wearers Can Still Go Swimming!

With summer obviously many months away, you’re unlikely to be heading down to the beach for a quick dip at any time soon. However, there’s still the option of regular swimming at your local pool – and here are some products we offer that could help you to prepare for a good splash there.

1. Still Use Your Glasses

If, like many people likely to be reading this, you rely on glasses to keep your vision clear, you might be wondering how you could enjoy swimming in an environment where glasses seem impractical. After all, if you did enter the pool with your glasses, couldn’t they easily fall off and

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Children’s Eyesight: 4 Lunchbox Snacks to Improve Eye Health

“A carrot a day keeps the eye doctor away” – we bet you’ve never heard that one before. But actually, if you did eat a carrot a day, you probably would have superb eye health because carrots are full of Beta-carotene, a type of vitamin A that helps to keep the retina in good condition and also helps to keep eye function running smoothly. Food plays a huge part in how healthy we are from the inside out; from leafy green veggies looking after our liver function to wild berries helping to boost our serotonin levels, food can make a huge impact on the quality of

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Looking After Your Eye Health: Doing Day-to-Day Tasks

From reading and typing away on our laptops to using our mobile phones and watching TV, the things we do from day-to-day can really affect our eye health. Many of us suffer from tired eyes, dry eyes or eye strain but few of us do very much about it. In the long term, these minor symptoms and discomforts can impact on our eye health so it’s important we do everything we can to eliminate these problems.

There are safe and correct ways of conducting day-to-day things, including the distance we should be holding a book from our face and the correct lighting for close-up tasks or computer

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10 Signs Your Child Needs an Eye Test

According to research done by the NHS, children rarely complain about experiencing sight problems. But with short-sightedness (myopia) affecting one in three people in the UK, it’s important to get a check-up regularly (every 2 years is recommended for kids). Children may be unlikely to make complaints about their vision because they normally don’t even realise that they are experiencing problems, but there are plenty of signs you can look out for as a parent. Eye exams are currently free of charge for anyone under the age of 15 years and with NHS opticians being able to detect

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Tips for Glasses Wearers: 10 Remedies to Get Rid of Dark Circles

If you wear glasses, you’ll know that they can draw attention to your eyes. Whilst some wearers feel like they can hide behind their specs, others feel like their lenses (especially for hypermetropia) will highlight their eye area for all to see. So having jaded peepers from late nights, stress or general lack of rest is not a great look for prescription glasses wearers. If this is you, don’t worry. Help is at hand because there are many different ways to get rid of dark bags under the eyes. Here are 10 quick fixes you can try the next time you’ve pulled an all-nighter.

1. Cucumber Slices

Cucumber

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Back to Work: The Kit that Every Glasses Wearer Needs at the Office

Being back at work in January often means playing catch up after the long break and getting back into the swing of it all. If you’re finding the back-to-the-office ritual tough to handle, the last thing you need is your glasses steaming up, going all wonky and lopsided, or causing you headaches because they don’t fit your face properly. I’m sure that all glasses wearers will be able to agree that when you’re having one of those days where everything that could go wrong does go wrong, a pair of glasses slipping down your face or breaking in the middle of an important

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3 Tips for Buying Perfectly Fitting Frames Online

When buying a new pair of glasses, there are some important things you should consider, from which style suits you best to what type of lenses you require to see clearly. However, one of the biggest worries for people buying prescription glasses online is that, without professional help, their glasses may not fit well.

The way your glasses fit is definitely an important consideration. After all, glasses that are too big or too small not only will be uncomfortable and inconvenient, but they won’t look quite right. Luckily, buying great fitting glasses online needn’t be an issue. With

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