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Prescription Eyewear Limited acquires Nordic contact len retailer LensOn

  Prescription Eyewear Ltd, the parent company of MyOptique.com, SunglassesShop.com and GlassesDirect.com, announced today that it has added LensOn, the leading Nordic online contact lens seller, to its growing portfolio of market-leading brands. LensOn is the leading independent online contact

2015-05-14T09:10:32+00:00 December 12th, 2012|

Get Smart – It’s National Eye Health Week!!

In order to celebrate National Eye Health Week, Glasses Direct bring to you some helpful tips to keep your peepers in check. 1. Have your eyes checked every 12-18 months Uncorrected vision problems can progress, and wearing corrective glasses that

2015-04-27T13:15:10+00:00 September 18th, 2012|

Summer Must-Reads At The Ready

With the summer sun finally upon us (fingers crossed it stays!) it is time to start planning lovely long holidays and trips away. Whether you’re a fan of sunbathing, sightseeing, hiking or watersports there really is one travel companion no

2015-04-27T14:30:40+00:00 May 25th, 2012|

May’s GD Book Worm Competition

Guys, its that time again. We want to hear what you're reading and what you think! So email us your hardback/paperback/Kindle reviews to gdwin@glassesdirect.com along with a snap of you and your read to enter. We'll post your review and

2014-11-04T15:58:15+00:00 May 23rd, 2012|

Bionic Bifocals:Google makes some goggles.

Here in the optical world, news that Google are working on "augmented reality eyewear" is being greeted with interest, granted, but it's the kind of interest you show when a neighbour announces they are, for example, going to convert all

2014-11-04T16:01:02+00:00 April 13th, 2012|

Nighy Gets Political.

An article in The Guardian this week has focused on the G20 summit currently taking place in Nice this week and among the items on the agenda has been the much publicised Robin Hood Tax. This is in no small

2012-01-27T16:14:06+00:00 November 4th, 2011|

Getting Shizzy With Da Homie Dawgggs

As ever, we here at Glasses Direct are always keeping our musical ears to the ground for interesting music and videos and this artiste recently slipped onto our radar, mainly due to his cool video which seems to have been

2012-01-27T16:14:44+00:00 November 4th, 2011|

Tint Me Up Before You Go Go

As I was laying on my sofa the other evening watching ‘Mr and Mrs Smith’ two things struck me. Firstly, I wish I looked like Brad Pitt and secondly, why do movie stars always wear yellow tinted specs when casually

2012-01-27T11:38:34+00:00 September 23rd, 2010|

Are We Seeing The End Of Glasses As We Know It?

The question in the news right now is 'could glasses soon be history?' It turns out scientists have identified a gene that causes short-sightedness and have predicted they will reduce the number of individuals with short-sightedness within a decade. So

2014-11-04T16:03:03+00:00 September 15th, 2010|