Why Wooden or Bamboo Glasses are Great for Green Living

Why Wooden & Bamboo Glasses are Great for Green Living

Maybe you are an out-and-proud environmentalist, living in the countryside, or routinely recycles your rubbish without fail.  You could even boast membership of Greenpeace and regularly vote for the Green Party; whatever the reasons you consider yourself as an eco warrior, you could find glasses made from wood or bamboo are right down your street… (or concrete-free path in the forest.)

The green lifestyle has many attractions

As part of your green lifestyle, you might spend a lot of time growing new plants and trees. Through doing this, you would get to spend plenty of time around nature, a pastime which can relax and refresh

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How to Replace Yellowed Nose Pads on your Glasses

How to Replace Yellowed Nose Pads on your Glasses

Many people who routinely wear glasses will be able to relate to the experience of taking them off only to notice that the nose pads have become more… well, yellow.

Yellowing of these pads can occur over time as the pads are affected by sweat on the nose skin that they rest on and we know you’re unlikely to be delighted in this colour change.

Here is a guide on what to do should your spectacle nose pads undergo this transformation.

We have good news and bad news…

Sadly, though you may initially consider it, cleaning these pads isn’t an option for removing that unsightly yellow. Once the yellow appears, it is

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Tips for Choosing the Right Sunglasses for Enjoying the Summer

Tips for Choosing the Right Glasses for Enjoying Summer

Of course, looking good while out and about is bound to be high on your priority list this summer – and our Fashion & Lifestyle magazine has loads of ideas for super-stylish eyewear you could impress passers-by with. However, glasses without the necessary functions for your needs can all-too-easily impair your summer fun, no matter how good they look. Here are some pointers for practical concerns you should keep in mind when choosing what eyewear to buy for this bright and warm time of year.

We would first recommend that you think carefully about what exactly you want to do this summer

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Struggles Glasses Wearers can all relate to

18 Struggles That All Glasses Wearers Can Relate To

The struggle is real guys, and we know it. I have a love-hate relationship with my glasses. Like most people, I like the fact that I can, y’know, see things. But that doesn’t mean that they aren’t the most annoying restrictive things anyone can wear. Check out my 18 most traumatising struggles – I bet you can relate.

1. Putting on eye make-up 

Let’s face it. Once you take your glasses off, you’re essentially blind, and armed with an eyeliner pencil. It’s a disaster waiting to happen. Whoever thought that was a good idea?  When you get it right though

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Glasses Cases and Accessories at SelectSpecs

Tips for Choosing a Stylish But Practical Glasses Case

Do you consider the case for your glasses to be a mere functional thing, something just for keeping your spectacles safe from inadvertent scratches and other damage? Nonsense! A glasses case can be so much more. It can, much like the rest of your attire including the specs, prove a subtle but crucial addition to your overall visual character. But you do have to choose that case wisely, and we at SelectSpecs can help you with just that.

The budget options

Spending less doesn’t have to mean making big sacrifices in either practicality or beauty. In fact, many “budget” cases can help you to look

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Glasses or Contacts: Pros and Cons

When contact lenses hit the market they were all the rage. Nobody would get caught dead wearing glasses, or at least, that’s how it felt.

It’s funny how things change. It seems glasses have come full circle again and are now just as, if not more, popular than contacts lenses. It helps that there’s more choice now then in the past. It also helps that glasses have become more fashion friendly.

Both have advantages and disadvantages. Read below to see whether your a glasses kind of person, a contacts kind of person or perhaps both. Who said you couldn’t have the best of both worlds?

Eye Glasses Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Glasses are a like a shield that helps you see better. As a shield they protect your eyes better than contacts do too.
  • Glasses prevent you from touching your eyes, where if your contacts fall out of place touching your eyes will be required.
  • If you have sensitive eyes that tend to dry easily, glasses won’t further discomfort like contacts can.
  • Glasses are cheaper than contacts and last longer.
  • Your eyes won’t hurt if you fall asleep with them on.

Cons

  • Lenses tend to fog sometimes. It can be annoying having to constantly de-fog your glasses.
  • Frames can sometimes be uncomfortable. Frames that sit too tight or too loose on your face can be irritable to deal with.
  • Some people have problems with how glasses make them look aesthetically – see which glasses suit your face shape here.

Contact Lenses Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Contacts don’t really get affected by weather conditions like glasses do.
  • Contacts come in a ton of different color variations. They are more aesthetically pleasing than glasses to most people.
  • They don’t obstruct your vision if you’re doing something physically demanding.
  • They sit right on your eye, giving you a better field of corrected vision than glasses do.

Cons

  • They don’t last as long as glasses.
  • You have to take them off and soak them in solution over night, so don’t forget about cleaning them; otherwise, you can infect your eye.
  • If you fall asleep with contacts on, you’ll wake up with super irritated, dry and red eyes the next morning.
  • They tend to make your eyes dry.

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Reading and Understanding Your Glasses Prescription

In the same way every snowflake is unique, so are our eyes. No one person’s eyes are the same, even twins, unless they’re connected at the eye; in that case, the apocalypse is upon us, good luck.

For the rest of us, our eyes vary in shape, size and color. It’s that same uniqueness that posses a problem when our eyes age and our vision gets worse. That’s why there’s no one size fits all solution to vision care.

If you’re experiencing worsening vision, and let’s be honest who isn’t, then you’re most likely going to need to wear at least <a title="New Glasses for 2015 at SelectSpecs

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