SelectSpecs in Daily Mirror – Best Value By Far

Daily Mirror Cash Queens 4 March 2011

SelectSpecs has received a nice mention in the Daily Mirror today (4th March 2011) thanks to our unbeatable value for money compared to both the High Street Opticians and our online competitors.

No one can even get close to our Value Glasses Range (£6 + delivery) and we even include ALL the coatings in the price – UV Protection, Anti-Reflection and Scratch Resistant coatings.  Others charge extra for these essential coatings.

Even on Designer Frames we cannot be touched since we offer thinner 1.56 index Thin & Light Lenses as standard on all but our Value (£6) Prescription G... read more

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Forget fiddly contact lenses at festivals, take a £6 pair of glasses instead


School may be out for summer but the festival season is far from over. Reading Festival – the mother of them all – is still to come at the end of August (27th-29th), followed by Bestival in September (9th-12th), two of the season’s unmissable events. Now the whole point of going to a festival is to step outside of your comfort zone, throw caution to the wind, follow your heart, not wash, stay up all night – in other words, do whatever you damn well please. However, there are some aspects of your usual daily routine that refuse to be shrugged of... read more

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FREE Eye Tests at Tesco Opticians (UK) – Now Permanent!

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Unfortunately, Tesco’s FREE Eye Test offer that we blogged about back in January has now expired – “booo” I hear you cry!

Well fear not, if you’re due an eye test now, in the next month or two, or at any time in the future, you will be happy to hear that supermarket giant Tesco and its Opticians are now offering FREE eye examinations for all at many of its larger stores – permanently!

Tesco Opticians used to charge £10 for the service to those not entitled to a free NHS eye test, this fee has now been waived. As with previous eye test offers from Tesc... read more

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Cheap Glasses as Seen on GMTV with Martin Lewis the Money Saving Expert


Martin Lewis the Money Saving Expert here in the UK knows a good deal when he sees one.  Apart from having his own Money Saving website and TV show, he makes regular appearances on a number of other TV and radio shows with his favourite “Deals of the Week”.

This morning (22nd October 2009) on his regular slot on GMTV with Lorraine Kelly, Martin Lewis gave our very own “World’s Cheapest Prescription Glasses with Coatings” a very nice mention as you can see from the video below.

Good to see that he realises how good a deal we have going on with our £5 (USD$8... read more

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Our Cheap Glasses Range just got Bigger!

That’s right folks, we’re pleased to announce that we have just expanded our popular range of Super Saver Prescription Glasses from 10 to 20 frames – Our new additions include 3 new metal and 7 new plastic frames!

As mentioned before these new frames are available as single vision glasses for just £5 (or US$8, AUS$12, CAN$10) complete with standard lenses, a FREE scratch resistant coating, full UV protection and anti-reflection treatment!  We believe these are actually the cheapest complete prescription glasses available to buy in... read more

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