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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5 Tips on How to Choose Sunglasses for Someone Else

Sunglasses make great Christmas and birthday gifts because they are an affordable kind of luxury when compared to gifting favourites such as designer handbags and shoes; so if you’re feeling the pinch this year, you can still make someone feel really special with a pair of designer sunnies. They also make great gifts because they are relatively easy to choose and can be used all year round. But we’re not saying that shopping for eyewear gifts is a walk in the park either; there are still a few style rules to follow if you’re shopping for a friend or family member. So to give you some assistance

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How to Choose Sunglasses for the Winter

I once had a friend called The Fonz. My friends and I first gave him this nickname when we first discovered that he never left the house without his leather jacket and a pair of sunglasses. In fact, he rarely attended an event, day or night, summer or winter, without his trusty Ray Bans. We holidayed in Ibiza; naturally, he sported sunglasses throughout the duration. We holidayed in Prague over Christmas; again, he wasn’t without his shades. That was ten years ago. Ten years ago, when I (and maybe the rest of the world too) were less educated about eye health. But today, my friends and I realise

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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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Choosing The Right Frames For Your Face Shape

The wide variety of different styles and shaped glasses make choosing the right pair no easy task. As well as supporting your vision with quality lenses, your glasses should fit effortlessly with your personal style and reflect your personality.

The first step starts with determining your face shape. Is it round, oval, oblong, triangular, square, heart or diamond shaped? If the answer isn’t immediately obvious, ask for a second opinion from a friend or family member or take a selfie of yourself facing directly into the camera to get a better idea.

With that in mind here are a few tips for choosing

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Keeping your glasses clean – How to and Tips!

We wash our clothes to keep them clean after we wear them; so why are glasses any different? Natural salts and oils in your skin can have a negative impact on your glasses if you don’t keep them tip-top, especially if they’re worn through action-packed sports hobbies or nearly demolished by the kids.  That’s why we’ve decided to give you a word of advice, or two, to ensure any new glasses you’ve purchased from us stay looking that way.

Keep them protected

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see the benefits of locking away your glasses in a hard case when you’re not

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Seriously, why are you still using the high street for designer prescription glasses? Shop online and save up to 60%!

It’s a well known fact that shopping online can save you heaps of money, especially when it comes to designer eye wear!  Armed with a smart phone camera, my girlfriend and I decided to do a little fact finding mission and paid a visit to a well known local high street opticians to check out their product line up and prices – Mr money saver himself,  Martin Lewis, would be proud I’m sure!

While the product line up and general store layout was good, and the staff attentive (as you would expect from a well known high street opticians) the prices of many of the displayed designer

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