Workplace Eye Wellness Month - Eye health in the workplace

Workplace Eye Wellness Month: 5 Tips for Healthy Eyes at Work

Did you know that March is officially Workplace Eye Wellness Month? We’re almost at the end of the month, but there’s still time for us to tell you about eye health in the workplace.

Whether you work at a desk or not, eyes can be easily damaged by excessive computer time or the incorrect use of safety equipment. Common complaints include dry and itchy eyes, headaches, blurred vision, eye pain and deteriorating eyesight to name just a few.

Eye health is extremely important. So, to help you to minimise damage and protect your eyes during long hours at work, here are our top 5 tips for healthy...   read more

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Easy Solutions to Annoying Makeup & Glasses Problems

Are you a glasses wearer who likes to wear makeup? Then you probably have a love-hate relationship with cosmetics. Makeup is a blessing for hiding those blemishes and enhancing your eyes, but it brings with it some unavoidable problems when you wear glasses all day.

We’re taking smudged foundation on your frames, flaking mascara on you lenses and more. Sound familiar? If you’re fed up of glasses ruining your makeup and vice-versa, keep reading. We have the perfect solution to every problem.

Problem #1: Eyelashes rubbing on your lenses

We all want long and fluttering lashes, which is why there are so many choices of lengthening...   read more

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Can Sunglasses Affect Your Mood?

If you’re a regular reader of the SelectSpecs blog, you’ll know that sunglasses have many great benefits – they reduce glare and eye strain, they act as a barrier against dust and debris and most importantly, they protect the eyes from the sun’s damaging Ultra Violet rays. But could sunglasses also have an effect on how we feel?

A recent study published by PubMed online has revealed that wearing sunglasses can actually make you feel happier. 

The study suggests that when the sun is shining in our eyes, we automatically squint and scrunch our faces into a frown. This...   read more

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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...   read more

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5 Easy Ways to Avoid Losing Your Glasses

Are you a regular prescription glasses wearer? Then we bet you’ve lost your specs at least once. Go on…admit it. We’ve all done it. You take them off for a minute and the next thing you know, they’re nowhere to be seen.

Losing your glasses can be stressful and a huge waste of time, especially when you need them to see what you’re looking for in the first place. If you’re lucky, they’ll turn up eventually but if not, you’ll have no choice but to fork out for a new pair, which can be expensive.

If you’re always losing your glasses, don’t worry, it happens! But do take our tips...   read more

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How to Deal with Dry Eyes

Do you ever get an uncomfortable, itchy feeling in your eyes at the end of a long day? If this happens regularly, then you may be suffering from dry eyes.

Eye dryness occurs when the eye doesn’t produce tears properly or when the tears evaporate too quickly. It can range in severity and is caused by many different things, from lifestyle to medical conditions. For some, it’s an annoying but uncommon occurrence, but for others dry eyes can be a difficult, ongoing issue.

If your eyes often feel dehydrated, here are a few easy ways you can combat dryness for healthy eyes.

Swap Contact Lenses for Glasses

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