28 September 2016
With the weather on the turn, why not freshen up last year’s autumn/winter wardrobe with new glasses for the new season?
Why not freshen up last year’s autumn/winter wardrobe with a new pair of glasses to suit the season? We’ve chosen our favourite five men’s and women’s autumnal frames.
22 September 2016
Often considered a condition that only affects the elderly, cataracts can cause significant damage to your eyes at any age. Cataracts develop in the lens of your eye, which sits behind the pupil and causes a gradual deterioration in the quality of your sight.
22 September 2016
A child’s health and well being is, of course, a number one priority for any parent, but it seems that children’s eye tests are off the radar for some. A whopping 25 per cent of parents admit that their children have never had an eye examination, despite being entitled to a free NHS eye test until the age of 16, or up until 18 if still in full-time education.
20 September 2016
As part of National Eye Health we’ve explored the causes behind one of the most common eye complaints; dry eyes, and looked at how you can manage the condition and relieve symptoms.
Dry eye syndrome is likely to affect most of us at some point in our lives. The condition can vary in severity, cause and duration from person to person, depending on the cause.
19 September 2016
A staggering one in 25 people in the UK have diabetes and this is on the rise as the country faces an obesity crisis.
Diabetes is caused by a lack of insulin in the body, leading to an increased blood sugar level.
But did you know that diabetes can have a long-lasting effect on all areas of the body including the eyes, and is the leading cause for blindness in the UK?
16 September 2016
As part of National Eye Health Week we’ve come up with 5 easy lifestyle and eye care changes you can make to take better care of your eyes and look after your sight.
This year we will be promoting the campaign on our website and across our social media platforms to show our support. In this blog we’ve come up with 5 quick and easy lifestyle or eye care changes that you can make straight away to keep your eyes healthy and feeling comfortable.
14 September 2016
Did you know that your routine eye test also includes checks for signs of health conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol?
By looking closely at your eyes, optometrists can tell a lot more about your health than you may be aware of!
08 September 2016
Ahhh, the last few weeks of the summer holidays, the calm before the storm, and the perfect time to get organised and start making savings on essentials for the new university year.
07 September 2016
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.
01 September 2016
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
30 August 2016
Students! Reinvent your look for the new university year without blowing your student loan, with these affordable, on-trend glasses from Tesco Opticians.
Looking good on a budget is something students are well versed in. When it comes to clothes shopping, getting the latest looks for less may involve avid sale shopping, charity shop rummaging or clothes swaps with friends. Luckily with Tesco Opticians getting the latest look in eyewear is a lot more straightforward!
25 August 2016
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 TescoOpticians.com using your mobile phones and tablets.
23 August 2016
With the new school term now looming ever-closer on the horizon, it’s time to start preparing the kids for the inevitable return to reality.
Whether you’re rejoicing or lamenting at the prospect of sending the kids back to school in September, getting organised now is the key to a smooth start to the new term.
Tick off the eight tasks featured in this blog as you complete them over the next couple of weeks to make starting back at school as easy as ABC for both you and the kids!
16 August 2016
Kitting the kids out in glasses ready for the new school year is as easy as ABC with TescoOpticians.com.
09 August 2016
Are you one of the people making the mistake of being either a glasses wearer or a contact lens wearer instead of enjoying the benefits of both?
We don’t blame you for loving your fashionable frames, or enjoying the freedom that contact lenses offer, but if you only wear one or the other you probably find that there are certain times when your eyewear choice is inconvenient. That’s why we encourage customers, where possible, to enjoy the benefits that both options offer!
04 August 2016
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.
04 August 2016
If you’ve been inspired to take up tennis, football or athletics this summer, make sure your performance isn’t being compromised by your eyewear!
Sports fans have been royally treated this summer with the Euros, Wimbledon and now the Olympics kicking off this week. Even if you’re not usually a big sports fan, it’s been impossible not to get caught up in the excitement of this summer’s big sporting events.
02 August 2016
Use our guide to holiday eyewear to make sure you’ve got all your eye care needs covered when packing your suitcase this summer.
Whether your idea of a perfect break away involves rest and relaxation on the beach in Greece, sightseeing in Rome, or wrapping up warm to hit the slopes in the Alps, you’re going to need the right eyewear to get the most out of your trip.
26 July 2016
Inspire kids this summer with children’s books featuring brave, kind or adventurous glasses-wearing characters that they can relate to.
Although kid’s glasses now come in a huge range of fun and fashionable shapes and designs, children’s fictional characters that wear glasses are still surprisingly difficult to come by.
This inspired us to round up 9 of our favourite children’s books featuring loveable glasses-wearing characters that will make kids proud of their eyewear.
20 July 2016
Get the kids kitted out in cool new sunnies in preparation for a summer filled with day trips, ice creams and sunshine.
Warmer weather and time off school means more time spent playing and making memories outdoors. If your kids are excitedly planning days at the beach, playing sports with friends, and days at the park then it’s important to make sure that their eyes are protected whilst they’re out having fun.
19 July 2016
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.
12 July 2016
Sunglasses are an essential part of every holiday wardrobe. Not only are they the coolest fashion accessory out there, they’re also extremely important for protecting your eyes from the sun’s UV rays.
If your sunglasses are looking a bit outdated, or you fancy a new look this summer, you can find all of the most up-to-the-minute trends in sunglasses here at TescoOpticians.com.
We’ve looked to the catwalks and celebrity fashionistas from around the world to help us bring you our top 4 men’s and women’s sunglasses trends of Spring/Summer 2016.
07 July 2016
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!
05 July 2016
Whether you were jostling to get as close to the Pyramid Stage as possible, or wearing your pyjamas and watching from the comfort of your sofa; you’d be hard pushed to have not seen at least a snippet of the coverage from the mighty Glastonbury festival last week.
29 June 2016
Clubcard Boost may be over for now, but you can still make plenty of savings at TescoOpticians.com all year round!
22 June 2016
If you’re excitedly counting down the days until you set off to your first music festival of the year, make sure you read our blog about how to look after your eyes at a festival before you start packing!
21 June 2016
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!
17 June 2016
With Father’s Day falling later this week we’ve taken a look at glasses fashion as worn by some of the most fashionable A-list dads on the planet.
15 June 2016
With Glastonbury festival kicking off the festival season next week, we’ve been busy picking out our festival glad rags for a summer full of music and dancing.
13 June 2016
To raise awareness for Diabetes Week 2016 we’re looking at how Diabetes can affect your eyes and offering tips on managing the condition to avoid eye complications.
06 June 2016
To raise awareness for National Glaucoma Week we’ve gathered some top tips on managing Glaucoma for those that have recently been diagnosed or know someone who has.
01 June 2016
With bright and colourful kids’ glasses now featuring well-loved fictional characters from movies like Star Wars™ and Snoopy, there’s never been such a fun time for children to wear glasses.
25 May 2016
Have you been considering trying contact lenses for some time now? With summer just around the corner and our last Clubcard Boost event in full swing, now is the perfect time to give them a go.
17 May 2016
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!
11 May 2016
Summer is tantalisingly close now, so it’s time to update your summer wardrobe ready for the barbecue season!
09 May 2016
This week is Sun Awareness Week, so why not take a few minutes to read this blog and learn how to look after your eyes and enjoy the brighter weather safely.
04 May 2016
Toddlers don’t usually realise if they have a sight problem, so it’s important that you know the telltale signs to look out for.
27 April 2016
Corporate eyecare schemes help businesses to offer their employees benefits that will keep them feeling happier, healthier and more comfortable in the workplace.
This Thursday is World Safety and Health at Work Day, a day championed by the International Labour Organisation. To mark the day we’d like to raise awareness of the comprehensive range of corporate eyecare solutions that Tesco Opticians offer, to help businesses look after their employees’ eyesight.
20 April 2016
Get comfortable eyes at work by using the tips in this blog to set up a safe and healthy work space and help prevent eye strain symptoms.
In preparation for World Safety and Health at Work Day which falls on April 28th next week, we’ve compiled some great advice from the Health and Safety Executive to help you improve comfort and reduce computer eye strain symptoms at work.
13 April 2016
Allergies can affect our eyes at any point during our lives. Some people grow up allergy free and then suddenly develop allergies later in life, whilst others may suffer from annoying, itchy, watery eyes on a daily basis.
31 March 2016
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.
31 March 2016
Is buying new glasses for the kids at the top of your to-do list this Easter break?
We know how fussy children can be about wearing glasses and that’s why here at Tesco Opticians we stock a wide range of different styles and designs to excite kids of all ages.
22 March 2016
Need a new pair of glasses but overwhelmed by the choice on our website? You can’t go wrong when you choose one of our best-sellers online!
16 March 2016
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.
15 March 2016
Dig out your favourite green dress, tie or glasses and stock the fridge with Guinness, because it's St Patrick’s Day tomorrow!
Add a dash of Irish luck to any outfit all year round with a pair of green prescription glasses from our range.
10 March 2016
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.
09 March 2016
Did you know that during your routine eye test the optometrist looks out for signs and symptoms of Glaucoma?
Many people believe that an eye test is just for checking if their vision has deteriorated, and don’t realise that it is also a very important health check. During an eye test the optometrist also screens you for signs and symptoms of general health problems and eye conditions like Glaucoma.
02 March 2016
Wearing glasses has never been as fashionable as it is today, as proved by the A-listers featured in this blog. Looking for some new frames for yourself, or to give as a unique Mother’s Day gift to your mum this year? Why not steal style inspiration from some of the most glamorous mothers out there!
25 February 2016
Did you know that there is an official day for you to mark
on your calendar to celebrate all things floral?
Floral Design Day falls on the 28th of February
every year and celebrates one of the world’s favourite art forms. Some of our favourite artists and designers
have made their names through floral design, including the likes of Georgia
O’Keeffe, Cath Kidston and Orla Kiely.
18 February 2016
With London Fashion Week just around the corner we’ve taken a look at some of the biggest fashion trends that have emerged so far for SS16 and the glasses to suit the trends.