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Warning: Keep Contacts Away From Water

In order to keep your contact lenses sterile – you must prevent them from coming in contact with water.

Unfortunately, it’s often too easy to let convenience take the upper hand over safety.

For example: you’re running late for a night out with friends, and you need to take a quick shower before heading out. But, time is running out. You decide to keep your contact lenses in while showering, instead of taking them out.

Convenient? For sure.

However, contact lenses and water are a potentially hazardous combination. Here’s why.

Contact Lenses & Swimming

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Wearable Tech Rio Olympics Keoni Cabral

All the Latest Wearable Tech from the Rio 2016 Olympics

It  doesn’t seem so long ago that the possibility of wearable technology was rooted firmly in the future. After last year saw the quick withdrawal of the Google Glass from the public market, it seemed we weren’t quite ready for cybernetic eyewear, however 2016’s Olympians are showing us that maybe we are ready to take the plunge.

Propeaq LED Glasses

There’s been a lot of publicity around Propeaq glasses in Rio, the company are working in collaboration with many Olympic teams to ensure athletes are feeling on top form for the games.

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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...   read more

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