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Top tips for your eyes
23/04/2018

We know that you love your HD- vision (with or without glasses), but don’t always know how exactly to make sure that your eyes are healthy and protected. In this article we’ll focus on some great tips to help keep your eyes and vision happy. Top tips for looking after your eyes:   Invest in sunglasses: UV-rays from the sun can damage our eyes, eyelids and can cause small benign growths (typically pterygiums or pingueculae)...

Multifocal contact lenses - fact or fiction?
01/03/2018

So, you’ve been wearing contact lenses your entire life and now the near vision starts to get a bit blurry and your arms don’t feel long enough anymore. You visit your friendly Optometrist and they suggest reading glasses over your contact lenses, but is there another option? We’ve got some good news for you! Multifocal contact lenses are a reality and they do work for a lot of people. Some of the soft contact lens options are: ...

Why we love Ross and Brown Eyewear
09/02/2018

Ross & Brown shapes are influenced by the retro/vintage eyewear frames that have changed the industry over the past 70 years. Forms that have made these objects, not just a tool for improved vision or sun protection, but a way to express the personality and style of the wearer. Each Ross & Brown style recalls a city at a particular moment in time; with styles inspired by Shanghai in the ‘30s, Paris in the ‘50s, St. Tropez in the...

Floaters, will I ever be rid of you?
09/02/2018

They are extremely irritating and a massive nuisance, but here are some facts on these floating spots: First of all, what do these floaters look like? Floaters can be visible in any shape or size. Most people describe the appearance of floaters in one of the following ways: Black/grey dots, ring shapes, threadlike cobwebs or squiggly lines. These floaters also move around freely and when you try to follow a floater, they always outrun your...

8 tips for balancing make-up & contact lenses
01/02/2018

Are you one of those people who love make-up, but feel like your contact lenses can’t keep up with your look? We want you to feel spexy, so here are some tips for you: Before anything else, washing your hands are the most important thing to do before inserting your contact lenses. After washing your hands, insert your contact lenses first. This will ensure that no moisturizer, powder or creams adhere to your contacts that could cause...

Crizal Prevencia- what you need to know
07/04/2017

Crizal Prevencia is a No-Glare lens that blocks out specific wavelengths of  blue light from reaching the patient’s ocular tissue. It is basically an Anti-Reflective (AR) lens, similar to standard Crizal® No-Glare treatment, except it is specific to blocking the narrow band of blue light from 415-455 nanometers (nm) which is specifically the “retinal damaging” light. The Crizal Prevencia lens does not block the 480nm spectrum and...

The Essilor Eyezen lens
05/04/2017

Digital devices and usages are increasing the demands on our eyes. Closer and variable reading distances, smaller and more pixelated characters and longer exposure to screen glare are causing...

How to avoid tearing contacts
04/04/2017

It can be very frustrating to tear a contact lens. You might wonder, why can’t they just make them out of a stronger material? Currently Most contact lens wearers wear soft contact lenses because the soft lens material is very comfortable and is able to let a great deal of oxygen to the cornea keeping them healthy. But this comfort comes with the price of the potential for damage. Avoid using fingernails–Contact lens tearing is commonly...

BRAND SPOTLIGHT- WOOW EYEWEAR
30/03/2017

WOOW was created as a collection under Face à Face, and has now grown into a strong individual brand for the young and bold, sold in more than 40 countries across the world. Between traditional style and casual fashion, chick and off-beat with a trendy London feel, the WOOW style will speak to all with a sense of humor. The little message inserted in the end tip of the frame will make you smile first thing in the morning. WOOW is a brand...

Styling your Ray-Ban Sunglasses
24/03/2017

Ray-Ban is one of most recognised sunglasses brand around the world. The classic Aviator, Wayfarer and Clubmaster styles are everywhere! It is the sunglasses brand of choice for movie stars, and celebrities around the world. The Ray-Ban Clubmaster sunglasses goes with any outfit, pairing them with a chic oversized blouse, on-trend khaki shorts and gladiator sandals, add a touch of oversized jewellery and your set Shop the look: Ray-Ban...