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Tesco Opticians Most Popular Glasses of 2016

Posted On 25 January 2017

Tesco Opticians most popular glasses of 2016

Looking for style inspiration for your next pair of frames? We’ve taken a look back at what our lovely online customers have been buying over the last year and created a rundown of our best-selling glasses of 2016!

Introducing I-Choose: The Range of Glasses Designed by You!

Posted On 24 January 2017

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With over 3,000 different combinations to choose from, our exciting new I-Choose range allows you to design a pair of glasses perfect for you and your lifestyle!

What’s more, I-Choose are part of our popular Buy One Get One Free promotion, so you can receive two self-designed frames for the price of one! 

Christmas Opening Hours 2016

Posted On 22 December 2016

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Christmas Opening Times 2016

Wondering when we're open over the festive period?

17 New Styles Added to our Colourful Party Eyes Range Priced at £20 Each

Posted On 19 December 2016

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We’ve added 17 new styles to our popular range of Party Eyes glasses, all priced at just £20 including standard 1.5 lenses!

After a long week at work it feels great to put aside your everyday frames and pop on a pair of Party Eyes glasses to liven up your look for the weekend.

Road Safety Week: #BeLikeJeff and see the road clearly this winter

Posted On 22 November 2016

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 This week is Road Safety Week, so #BeLikeJeff and book a free eye test at Tesco Opticians to make sure that you can see the road safely and clearly this winter.

Kid’s Trolls Prescription Glasses Now In-Store!

Posted On 17 November 2016

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To celebrate the launch of DreamWork’s Animation’s new Trolls film we launched a range of kid’s Trolls frames as bright and playful as the Trolls themselves!

Your Opinion Matters! Review Tesco Opticians on Trustpilot

Posted On 07 September 2016

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We love getting your feedback as it helps us to keep on continually improving our services to offer our customers more of the things that make them happy. And when our customers are happy, we’re happy!

That’s why we’ve partnered with online review community Trustpilot to offer you the opportunity to have your say and let us know what you love about our services and what we can do to make them even better.

Friendship Month: Recommend a Friend

Posted On 01 September 2016

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Help your friends celebrate Friendship Month by recommending them to receive £10 off at Tesco Opticians!

“Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.” – Woodrow T. Wilson

#BeLikeJeff and Book Same Day Appointments at Tesco Opticians

Posted On 25 August 2016

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Need an eye test or contact lens appointment in a hurry? #BeLikeJeff and book a convenient same day appointment at Tesco Opticians!

A huge number of you now prefer booking your free eye tests and contact lens appointments with Tesco Opticians through our website using your mobile phones and tablets.

Subscribe and Save with My Lens Plan and #BeLikeJeff

Posted On 04 August 2016

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Always running out of contact lenses? Join our easy and convenient contact lens direct debit scheme My Lens Plan to #BeLikeJeff and never run out of lenses again.

Jeff uses Tesco Opticians’ My Lens Plan direct debit scheme to receive his contact lenses in the post and spread the cost of his lenses with equal monthly payments.

Free £20 Tesco Gift Card with Alcon 'My Lens Plan' Sign Ups

Posted On 19 July 2016

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 For a limited time only you can receive a FREE £20 Tesco gift card when you sign up and buy Alcon contact lenses* with our direct debit scheme My Lens Plan.

We’ve teamed up with popular contact lens manufacturer Alcon to make our convenient, money-saving direct debit scheme My Lens Plan even more irresistible!

If you’ve been thinking about signing up to receive your contact lenses through your letterbox then there’s never been a better time to join.

Kid's Ice Age Prescription Glasses In-Store Now

Posted On 07 July 2016

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To celebrate the launch of the new ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’ film we’ve launched a brand new range of vibrant kid’s Ice Age prescription glasses, in-store at Tesco Opticians now.

The new range includes 14 different designs featuring your children’s favourite characters from the Ice Age films. Available in either plastic or metal frames, kids will love wearing these playful glasses!

Don't Miss Out! Boost Your Clubcard Vouchers Before the End of the Week

Posted On 21 June 2016

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The countdown is on until the end of the last ever Clubcard Boost event! Don’t leave it too late; boost your Clubcard vouchers now and double their value to spend on summer eyewear at Tesco Opticians!

Clubcard Boost is Back! Double your Voucher Value on Eyewear

Posted On 17 May 2016

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Boost your Tesco Clubcard vouchers and receive coupons worth double their value to spend on a new pair of prescription glasses, contact lenses or sunglasses ready for the summer!

Introducing: Bl@des Eyewear

Posted On 31 March 2016

Introducing Bl@des

Our stylish, new, weatherproof ‘Blades’ eyewear range feature intelligent lenses that are able to detect and wipe away moisture from your glasses, for clear vision in any weather.

Feel The Force! Limited Edition Star Wars Prescription Glasses

Posted On 16 March 2016

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Calling all Star Wars™ fans!

We’re very excited to unveil to you our exclusive range of adult Stars Wars™: The Force Awakens prescription glasses, now available to buy both in-store and online.

#BeLikeJeff and Virtually Try on Glasses at

Posted On 10 March 2016

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Need new glasses but never have the time to pop in-store to try on frames? #BeLifeJeff!

Jeff uses the ‘Frames on me’ feature on our website to virtually try on glasses from anywhere; whether he’s on the train commuting to work, or just sat at home and reluctant to venture out in the rain.

Jeff doesn’t let a busy lifestyle get in the way of looking after his eyes and buying new glasses... and neither should you!

Watch our video to find out how you can #BeLikeJeff.

Buy Your New Glasses Online in 4 Simple Steps

Posted On 03 February 2016

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If you’ve been thinking about buying some new frames for 2016 but haven’t yet had time to visit one of our Opticians departments in-store, why not do it online instead?

COMPETITION: Win a Giant Snoopy Plush Toy

Posted On 29 January 2016

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To celebrate the release of Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie and our kids’ range of Snoopy glasses we’ve been giving away exciting film merchandise over on our Facebook page!

Contact Lenses in the Acuvue and Focus Dailies Range Upgraded this December

Posted On 18 December 2015

Contact Lenses in the Acuvue and Focus Dailies Range Upgraded this December

#spex - Our fantastic new range of petite and teen glasses

Posted On 21 October 2015


#spex: Our fantastic new range of petite/teen glasses

Fun with Colours! Try our updated Ray-Ban sunglasses range

Posted On 10 August 2015


 How can you update your look this summer and stand out from the crowd? Here are some of our favourite Ray-Bans in our expanded colourful collection.

The Michael Kors collection at Tesco Opticians

Posted On 03 August 2015


We’re excited to introduce our designer collection of prescription glasses by Michael Kors at Tesco Opticians.

Tesco Opticians: Party Eyes range

Posted On 08 December 2014


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With tinsel on the walls and Christmas trees erected throughout the land, it’s clear the big day is almost upon us – that’s right, the Christmas party is right around the corner!

A red-letter-day in the working calendar, the office party is a time to celebrate the year’s successes and socialize with workmates...not to mention a great excuse to glam it up! With a year’s hard work behind you, it’s time to give your work clothes a rest and show your colleagues what you’re made of!

Get double discount with Tesco Clubcard Boost

Posted On 28 October 2014

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From 27th October you’ll be able to ‘boost’ your Clubcard vouchers for extra discount at Tesco Opticians.

‘Boosting’ turns your Clubcard vouchers into boost 'tokens' worth double the value of your normal Clubcard vouchers. So, £5 worth of Clubcard vouchers becomes £10 discount; £10 in Clubcard vouchers becomes £20 discount; £20 in Clubcard vouchers becomes £40 discount.

You can boost as many vouchers as you like and it is possible to pay for your order entirely in Tesco Clubcard Boost tokens.

Tesco Opticians goes mobile

Posted On 16 October 2014

Tesco Opticians Mobile Site is now fully mobile friendly - giving you speedy access to all your favourite frames and contact lenses from the convenience of...anywhere!

With super smart device-sensitive technology, can detect the screen size of your mobile and will display the information to optimize your view.

Tesco Opticians free sight test - book yours today!

Posted On 02 October 2014

Click for Tesco Opticians Free Sight Test

Tesco Opticians offers free sight tests to all!

To book your FREE* Tesco Opticians sight test, simply log on to, click ‘Book An Appointment’, then click to confirm your preferred store and appointment time. With over 200 Tesco Opticians stores throughout the UK, you’re never far from a free sight test.

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Lipsy's Autumn glasses collection is here!

Posted On 24 September 2014


Lipsy launch new glasses for autumn/winter 2014!

Stop press! Fashion world favourites Lipsy London have released four new frames that give a flavour of what’s to come from this rapidly growing brand.

Swapping vibrant colour for darker autumnal shades, Lipsy’s new prescription glasses range finds inspiration in nature, reflecting seasonal change to further develop the modern feminine style that has come to define the Lipsy brand.

Seeing Red Over Referee Blunders

Posted On 06 June 2014

With the World Cup 2014 almost upon us, people all over the world are getting ready to spend the next four weeks glued to the TV absorbing all the drama of the biggest event in the footballing calendar. As the excitement builds, we take a quick look back at the most astonishing gaffes by referees who we would urge to take a free Tesco sight test.

Fendi - Get a Fifties Fix!

Posted On 06 May 2014

As one fashion season changes into the next, word on the catwalk is that 1950s style is back! In fashion houses across the world, designers are harking back to the golden age when fashion as we know it today first emerged from a newly affluent and restless culture.

Tesco Opticians Free Sight Test

Posted On 11 April 2014

Sight tests are still free at Tesco Opticians, and booking your appointment couldn't be simpler. If you haven't had your eyes tested recently book your Tesco Opticians free sight test today! For more information on the test including how to book, read on...

Timeless style with limited edition Kangol 75th Aniversary prescription glasses!

Posted On 11 December 2013

Kangol is 75 years old and has two pairs of limited edition prescription glasses to celebrate! Take a look at the Kangol Beret and Kangol Baseball prescription glasses now and for a limited time only, every customer that buys a pair any of Kangol prescription glasses, both in store and online from Tesco Opticians, will receive a limited edition Kangol 75th Anniversary glasses case and cleaning cloth.

Get the Lipsy look at!

Posted On 10 December 2013

We know that Lipsy ladies love to look sensational, so this week we have a little treat for some lucky Lipsy lovers - just in time for the Christmas party season! For the next seven days, each day we will give away five ‘Make Me Gorgeous’ make-up palettes featuring a stunning collection of glam eye shadows and fashionable lip glosses to selected winners. For your chance to win, find out more on the blog!

Tesco Opticians celebrate the opening of their 200th store in Streatham!

Posted On 20 November 2013

The confetti cannons were at the ready as Tesco Opticians opened its landmark 200th store in the UK on Monday 18th November 2013! You can visit the brand new Streatham store at 384 Streatham High Road, Streatham, London, SW16 6HP. Don't worry if Streatham isn't your local Tesco Opticians, you can still book a FREE sight test or buy our amazing value prescription glasses, contact lenses and sunglasses in all of our other Tesco Opticians branches! Find our more about our landmark store opening on the blog!

Raise money for Children in Need with Tesco Opticians and Kangol Kids!

Posted On 14 November 2013

On Friday the 15th of November 2013 Tesco Opticians are getting in involved to help make a difference to children and young people on your doorstep - by donating £2 to Children in Need for every pair of Kangol Kid’s sunglasses sold online! Find out more on the blog or click here to view the range, buy and we'll donate £2 on your behalf!

Save 5p off per litre of fuel when you spend £50 in store at Tesco Opticians!

Posted On 01 November 2013

Visit Tesco Opticians in-store from November 4th to November 17th and spend £50 to get a whopping 5p off per litre of fuel at Tesco Filling Stations. This special offer won't be in store for long so be quick, get down to your nearest Tesco Opticians and save on petrol when you buy anything from our amazing range of prescription glasses, contact lenses and sunglasses.

NEW! Clubcard Boost online at!

Posted On 25 October 2013

You can now take advantage of the amazing Clubcard Boost offer online at! You can boost £5 worth of vouchers into £10 worth of tokens to spend online! Once you’ve doubled the value of your vouchers you can spend them on anything you like across our amazing range. Read the blog to find out more!

Think PINK for Winter and think PINK for Breast Cancer Awareness

Posted On 24 October 2013

Pink is the colour of the season for Winter 2013. If you want to update your look with a key-trend for the colder months, take a look at our guide to the shade to be seen in! With style tips, our hottest frame choices and the chance to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness, make sure you think pink and check out the blog!

Get set for the new school term with our new kid’s and teen’s ranges!

Posted On 23 August 2013

Tesco Opticians are here to help you get set for the new school term with an amazing range of kid's and teen's glasses in store! From high fashion eyewear for teenagers from Lipsy, Bench and Tokyo Tom to fun and durable frames featuring well loved characters for ideal for little ones, Tesco Opticians have the perfect eyewear for the new school year.

Tesco Opticians - we're social beings

Posted On 15 March 2013

We really are social beings at Tesco Opticians - we love it when customers get in touch with us via social media, as it means we can respond to your queries quickly and efficiently.  Whether you want to ask us something about your eye exam, your glasses, or contact lenses, we'd love to hear from you.

Tesco Opticians - your number one choice for online opticians!

Posted On 28 February 2013

With the new Tesco Opticians website, we can be your number one choice for online opticians too! From the comfort of your own home, on your dinner break, or on your commute; using your PC, tablet or mobile, you can browse our extensive selection of prescription glasses and designer sunglasses at your convenience.

Time for a FREE sight test?

Posted On 07 February 2013

Do your eyes feel tired after using a computer every day? Experiencing frequent headaches? Finding you are squinting when watching the television? Don't struggle - it might just be time to book a sight test.


Posted On 05 February 2013

Did you know....Tesco Opticians offer free eye tests to everyone with no purchase necessary. 

It’s rare to get things for free these days, but we know you can’t put a price on the importance of eye care. So, why wait! Click here to book now!

Enjoy 3D films with the help of contact lenses or glasses!

Posted On 27 March 2012

It has been reported that about 3% of the UK population (more than 2 million individuals) are unable to sit through a 3D film without experiencing some discomfort. This is because some eye conditions such as squints and lazy eyes make it difficult, or even impossible to experience 3D, even with the use of glasses.  Find our more about how glasses or contact lenses could help you enjoy the 3D experience on the blog.