About Jon

have been a dispensing optician these last 14 years. Been in practice and on the road working for Carl Zeiss. Used to play a lot of golf (not any more) and now play far more online poker than I should!

Beat The Glare This Season With Polarised Prescription Sunglasses

As the leaves begin to crunch beneath our feet and we dust off our thermals, the glare of the sun does a u-turn, intensifying it's rays and making things that little bit trickier in the driving seat. It's just as

2015-04-24T15:01:53+00:00 October 18th, 2013|

New in for Autumn at Glasses Direct – London Retro’s Metropolitan Collection

At the beginning of the month we shared with you a few visual gems from the London Retro Metropolitan campaign, showcasing some of our favourite frames from the AW13 collection. Shot within the walls of the quirky and rather humongous

2015-04-24T14:20:58+00:00 September 16th, 2013|

Groundbreaking Development Go Give Hope To Millions.

British scientists have made a major leap forward in efforts to treat blindness. They have grown part of an eye in the laboratory and raided it for the light-sensitive cells which are the key to vision. These cells were injected into

2014-11-04T15:57:47+00:00 August 12th, 2013|

Contact Lenses That Give You Sight Like Superman? Seeing is Believing!

Superman-like vision may not be such a far-fetched idea- thanks to new contact lenses that magnify objects by nearly three times. When paired with special spectacles, the lenses give wearers the power to zoom in on the world with telescopic

2015-04-27T13:14:27+00:00 July 3rd, 2013|

Google long awaited ‘Smart-Glasses’ design available THIS year for just $1500

Google glasses will be available to purchase by the end of the year for less than $1,500, according to reports.   The company's long-awaited tech toy, officially called 'Google Glass' is a voice-activated device designed to be worn like a

2015-04-27T13:42:57+00:00 February 15th, 2013|