Festive Christmas Glasses as Worn by Santa

December is the Friday of the months. Although it might sound a little far-fetched, there is a grain of truth in this light-hearted statement. The official countdown to the festivities has already started and so has the shopping frenzy – from the presents for the loved ones to the special wine-and-dine menu and everything else inbetween. It is the magical time of the year, when the so-cherished myth of Santa re-emerges – the smiling old man who will give good boys and girls what they have wished for in their letters.

The Myth about St Nicholas

Well before the modern image of father Christmas was firmly engraved in

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My First OCT Advanced Eye Test at SelectSpecs Opticians

I have been wearing glasses for a few years now, my eyesight is not exactly terrible but as I suffer from really irritating migraines with aura, its important to me that my eyes are not strained. I was well overdue an eye-test so decided to book one in with SelectSpecs. I was also given the opportunity to have an OCT eye scan (the most cutting edge scan in eye health) which was quite an experience.

The Eye-Test

The initial eye-test was detailed but straight-forward. After the Pre-Screening, I was asked by the wonderfully friendly optician to read out certain lines of letters and text, I was then asked to

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Google Glass – Hot or Not!

Google glass is being tested by a wide range of people, such as Doctors, Hikers, Teachers, DJ’s and even Zookeepers. At the moment the design looks like a prop for a science fiction movie, however they are looking into implementing the technology on designer glasses. The idea of the Google Glass is to wear it like a Smartphone. Some 10000 people are testing the early version at the moment. So I think ideally those glasses are being made for anyone and everyone. Having said that the initial version looks like a prop for a science fiction movie, as mentioned the designers Ray-Ban</strong

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X-Men: Days of Future Past. Eyewear from the movie – Can you ID them?

Not only am I excited for the the next Transformers movie, but I’m also massively looking forward to seeing the latest Marvel film, X-Men: Days of Future Past.  Even though I’m beginning to lose count of the amount of X-Men movies made, I’ll be staggered if this is not a worldwide hit with movie fans!

Viewing the trailer (see below) we have noticed a few of the characters wearing either glasses or sunglasses frames…

Nicholas Hoult / Hank / Beast

Nicholas continues his role as Hank & Beast, even with super human powers he still needs to wear prescription eyewear

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Stanley Tucci Glasses in Transformers: Age of Extinction – Mykita Mylon PANTARA

Following on from my previous post about Titus Welliver wearing Oakley Holbrook sunglasses in Transformers: Age of Extinction, we have noticed that Stanley Tucci (that guy with the teeth from Hunger Games…), who stars as Joshua, is wearing a rather retro looking prescription frame.

Unfortunately after searching our database of products we’re unable to ID them. Take a look at the glasses worn by Stanley below.

Thanks to our readers, these have been identified as Mykita Mylon PANTARA


Unfortunately we do not stock Mykita at this time, but we feel this <a href="

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Westgate on Sea’s Newest Optical Store – on the Highstreet

We are pleased to announce that our Westgate on Sea Optical Store is now open for business operating alongside the online presence.  Instore, you will find a selection of over 500 budget and designer frames and sunglasses from brands including, Ray-Ban, D&G, Lacoste, Prada, Oakley, Tom Ford and Tod’s.  Our friendly staff will be on hand to assist you with any questions you may have and to guide you through the purchasing process.


Opening Hours & Where to Find Us

Monday to Friday: 9:00 – 17:00
Saturday: 9:00 – 16:00
Sunday: Closed

Our flagship store is located in Westgate-on-Sea, Kent

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