Online Opticians UK – Blog


What is the difference between bifocal and varifocal lenses?

Confusion sometimes occurs when you try to buy glasses online and want to find the right type of corrective lenses for your particular sight needs. When buying varifocal or bifocal glasses, knowing what each one does and which is the best for you can save you time and money!  Bifocal and Varifocal lenses are corrective lenses used in spectacles to correct ‘presbyopia’ – a reduced ability to focus on near objects, caused by natural ageing, which is usually noticed between the ages of 40-50 – and other similar disorders.  They are characterised by a... Read More

Online Opticians UK 04/04/2019

How To Clean & Take Care Of Your Glasses – 10 Quick Tips

Everyone’s glasses need a clean from time to time and with regular care & maintenance, there’s no reason your glasses can’t last a lot longer than you think. Here’s 10 quick tips to assist you in cleaning & taking care of your glasses: Clean the lenses and frame regularly with lukewarm water and a drop of mild liquid soap. Dry the lenses with a soft, clean microfibre lens cloth. Clean the lenses frequently with a lens cleaner spray, these build a protective layer. Keep your glasses away from household detergents... Read More

Online Opticians UK 27/01/2019

Essilor Eyezen Lenses – Digital Devices Protection

EYEZEN LENSES Essilor eyezen lenses are enhanced everyday lenses, designed to reduce eye strain when you’re working or socialising on digital devices. So you can continue to do what you enjoy with comfortable vision. A complete range of lenses designed for single vision digital device users, to help relax their eyes from their connected lives today while protecting their visual health for tomorrow. SEE. PROTECT. ENHANCE. EYEZEN BENEFITS Live your digital passions to the fullest with Eyezen lenses. With the combination of two innovations, Essilor Eyezen™ lenses provide visual comfort and protection, even... Read More

Online Opticians UK 14/01/2019

What are varifocal glasses?

What are varifocal glasses? Varifocal Glasses, also known as varifocal lenses or progressive lenses, are used when you have two prescriptions, one for distance and one for reading. This quick video explains in simple terms varifocal glasses: How do varifocal lenses work? Varifocal lenses work by having a gradual change in strength from the top of the lens to the bottom and multiple focal points in between. The upper part of the lens contains the distance power, the middle of the lens has the intermediate ranges and the lower portion, the... Read More

Online Opticians UK 10/12/2018

Blue Light Blocking Lens Coatings – The good and the bad

Blue Light: the good and the bad How much blue light do we need? And how and when should we be protecting ourselves against it? A debate is raging over the beneficial and the damaging effects of blue light. On the one hand, blue light can be a helpful tool in combating winter depression and insomnia. On the other hand, blue light can permanently damage the human eye. So what’s the deal with blue light? And what has changed about the artificial light we experience every day? Why do our... Read More

Online Opticians UK 27/11/2018

HOYA EnRoute Driving Lenses – Designed Specifically for Motorists

As roads become more congested and we spend an increasing amount of time behind the wheel, our eyes are taking the strain. Hoya EnRoute lenses are designed specifically for motorists, minimising the stress on the visual system and providing a more relaxed driving experience. HOYA EnRoute Pro For the real road professionals For professional drivers, HOYA has developed EnRoute Pro. It offers all the benefits of EnRoute and adds: • A contrast-enhancing filter for improved contrast and colour perception, and even better glare reduction • A lens design that considers... Read More

Online Opticians UK 20/11/2018

Reglaze Your Glasses

By reglazing your existing frame, you can keep your favourite eyewear for a while longer, update the lenses for some brand spanking new shiny ones & by reglazing your glasses, sunglasses & sports glasses online, save a fortune – Visit Us At  

Online Opticians UK 14/11/2018
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Prescription Driving Glasses – The Best Lenses & Glasses for Driving

The best glasses for driving – Reach your destination safely Customised lenses for driving make driving not only more relaxing, but also increase safety significantly. But what do you have to bear in mind when buying driving glasses? Every time we drive, our eyes are called on to do some heavy lifting: seeing in poor light, blinding sunlight, fog or on wet or reflective roads – not to forget the many other road users, signs and information they have to note. However, the right spectacle lenses can turn even long... Read More

Online Opticians UK 08/11/2018

Buying Glasses at Online Opticians UK – How to…

Making a purchase from Online Opticians couldn’t be easier, just follow these easy steps below. Please don’t hesitate to contact us should you require any further help or information. When choosing your frame be sure to browse all of the colour options and styles. The size of the frame is shown on each product page. The size of the eye, bridge and arm are shown in millimetres and will allow you to find a frame that fits. Special consideration must be given to lens type suitability if you require... Read More

Online Opticians UK 06/11/2018
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Best Online Opticians In The UK? 10 Quick Reasons Its Us!!

10 Quick Reasons Why We Are The Best Online Opticians In The UK! All prices include the frame, single vision lenses, Anti Reflection/Scratch Proof/UV 400 lens coatings, a stylish hard case and a microfibre cloth. All lenses include coatings such as Anti Reflection/Scratch Proof/UV 400 30 day Refunds – 100% money back guarantee. 2 years frame and lens warranty. Free postage on orders over £64.95. Savings of up to 80% rrp on the high St. All of our frames are C.E marked. Any information we process, including your personal or... Read More