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Infographic: Which Glasses Lens Options are Right for You?

Posted On 03 January 2017

Which Glasses Lens Options are Right for You?

Ever wondered about the benefits of those different glasses lens options and add-ons available at Tesco Opticians? Want to see things clearer and start getting more from your glasses? Read on to find out which options are right for you and your lifestyle!

Choosing the Right Lens Options for Your Driving Glasses and Sunglasses

Posted On 25 November 2016

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Choosing the right lens options for your driving glasses and sunglasses can make driving in difficult conditions a safer and more comfortable experience.

Which Sports Eyewear is Right for You?

Posted On 04 August 2016

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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.

The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Eyewear and Care

Posted On 02 August 2016

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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.

Get Kids Summer-Ready with Kangol Kids Sunglasses

Posted On 20 July 2016

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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.

Summer Sunglasses Trends 2016

Posted On 12 July 2016

Summer Trends

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

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.

Glastonbury Festival Eyewear Style Stealer

Posted On 05 July 2016

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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. 

8 Tips For Looking After Your Eyes at Festivals This Summer

Posted On 22 June 2016

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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! 

Festival Frame Fashion

Posted On 15 June 2016

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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.

Update your summer wardrobe with our new Brink Sun prescription sunglasses

Posted On 11 May 2016

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Summer is tantalisingly close now, so it’s time to update your summer wardrobe ready for the barbecue season!

Sun Awareness Week: Protecting your Eyes from the Sun

Posted On 09 May 2016

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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.

6 Sunglasses for Ravers, Rockers and Indie-Kids

Posted On 26 August 2015


The end of August sees Reading and Leeds festivals, the last big shindigs of summer. So, we thought we’d do a last roundup of our favourite sunglasses to add the cherry to the top of your festival outfits.

Here we go..

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.

Travel Tips - 5 Ways To Pack Smart

Posted On 03 August 2015

Here at 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.

The Ray-Ban Aviator - can it survive in 2015?

Posted On 30 March 2015


Sunglasses trends are evolving quickly, with New York Fashion Week seeing daringly geometric frames and plenty of shades with exquisite detailing.

However, the cat eye shape, popular since retro’s wider comeback around 2012, is still in demand as are oversized round frames. Bright colours, too, are big in 2015.

So, what of the trusty aviator?

Kangol Kids sunglasses

Posted On 27 August 2014


School’s out for summer – and so is the sun! 

As any parent or child will know, kids love sunshine. No need for purse-emptying trips to the theme park or cinema- with the sun in the sky kids can find fun in the simplest things.

The back garden can become a realm of magic and adventure. A bike ride round the local park can become a quest into an uncharted realm of mystery. Eating your greens can become...well, some things never change!

Dunlop Sports Sunglasses - A Cycling Tour De Force!

Posted On 21 July 2014

Hordes of spectators gathered to witness the Tour de France’s recent UK excursion marking Britain out as a nation of cycling enthusiasts. Cycling is a great way to experience nature and get away from the stresses of everyday life but how many of us consider our eyes before saddling up?

Summer Style Tips from Megs, author of 'Wonderful You' blog!

Posted On 15 May 2014

We talk glasses and summer style with fashion blogger and trend-setter, Megs, whose vintage style blog 'Wonderful You' has recently featured Tesco Opticians' exclusive Retro 54 glasses.

Protect your eyes and stay safe in the sun!

Posted On 22 October 2012

UV protection is just as important for the eyes as it is for your skin, so make sure you get the right sunglasses that guarantee 100% protection. Find out more on the blog!

Movie Sunglasses

Posted On 12 April 2012

So you’ve been cast in a film and are playing a super cool character, or a sexy bad man – how do you do it? Throw on a pair of shades. Here are some of our favourite movie sunglasses.

5 top tips for buying the right sunglasses

Posted On 30 March 2012

If you're lucky enough to be holidaying abroad this year, alongside packing your suntan lotion, travellers cheques and a good book, have you stopped to consider what eyewear you’ll need to keep your eyes safe in the sun?