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!
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.
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!
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.
15 January 2016
Although glasses make great fashion accessories, they’re not always practical whilst playing sports, which is why so many people choose to wear contact lenses instead.
If you’re still undecided about the benefits of wearing contact lenses whilst doing exercise, take a look at these 5 ways wearing contact lenses for sport could improve your performance.
18 December 2015
Contact Lenses in the Acuvue and Focus Dailies Range Upgraded this December
21 August 2015
Before trying contact lenses you might be researching the pros and cons of wearing lenses, so, we wanted to help by debunking six of the most common contact lens myths.
03 August 2015
Here at TescoOpticians.com when you buy a pair of prescription glasses priced at £65 or more, you can get a free second pair*. Perfect if you're in need of a new pair for your holidays.
But apart from packing your eyewear, what else can you do to pack smart? Here’s a list of little holiday tipss to make travelling a little more enjoyable.
20 November 2014
Turkey, mince pies, the Queen’s speech; just a few things that make the Great British Christmas such a special occasion for fans of the festive period.
Though there is plenty to celebrate about the traditional British Christmas, dismal weather is inspiring a growing number of festive Brits to pack their bags and jet abroad for sunnier and, equally, snowier climes.
This growing trend has sparked a number of new Christmas traditions including barbecued Christmas dinner, Christmas day skiing and Boxing Day on the beach – all of which have boosted the popularity of sunglasses as a Christmas gift.
05 November 2014
Johnson and Johnson’s range of Acuvue contact lenses prioritises eye-moisture as the key to lasting contact lens comfort, whether you’re a daily or longer-term wearer.
Employing high-tech silicon hydrogel technology called ‘Hydraclear’, Acuvue Oasys are a highly permeable two-weekly lens that allows the free flow of moisture between eyelid and cornea.
Where old fashioned contact lenses can start to feel dry and uncomfortable under the eyelid, Acuvue Oasys keep your cornea well-supplied with oxygen and nourishing moisture for longer-lasting comfort.
25 July 2014
Gone are the days when glasses were considered un-cool or geeky.
These days there's no better way to express individualism than by rocking a pair of funky frames. I’ve worn glasses for well over 10 years and I’m also a huge beauty lover.
One of the biggest challenges for me when it comes to choosing glasses, is how choose glasses that compliment my favourite makeup looks?
16 June 2014
Just like the body that houses them, your eyes need a good oxygen supply in order to work properly. If your eyes look and feel tried, it might be time to try breathable silicon hydrogel contact lenses.
11 June 2014
For many of us, the ritual of cleaning, putting in and taking out contact lenses is a daily routine – one we barely think about as we go through the motions. While 80 per cent of contact lens wearers believe they are following all the rules when it comes to good lens hygiene, research reveals only two per cent really are.
11 June 2014
A relative newcomer to the optometric scene, the contact lens is a mere 500 years old. First conceived by Leonardo Da Vinci, a man famous for painting the Mona Lisa, inventing the helicopter, and being history’s foremost know-it-all, the blueprints for the modern contact lens were first drawn up in 1508.
18 March 2014
For many of us, contact lenses are an essential part of the daily routine- but how do we really know about them? We’ve put together a contact lens timeline to bring the history of the contact lens into sharper focus.
21 May 2012
As the sporting excitement for Euro 2012, Wimbledon and the London Olympics is cooling down, we look at how wearing glasses can really dictate which sports you play. After all when was the last time you saw a boxer in the ring, gymnast in the gym, or footballer on the pitch in specs?