Archive for February 2015

Active lenses which darken on command

Spectacle wearers may soon be able to change their lenses from clear to dark at the flick of a switch. While traditional photochromic, or transition, lenses passively change their tint in response to light conditions, the change can take a number of seconds and may not be suitable in all conditions, such as those wearing…

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New app helps blind and partially sight people to ‘see’

February 2015 – New app helps blind and partially sight people to ‘see’ A new app which connects people who are blind or visually impaired with sighted volunteers from around the world has been released. Called Be My Eyes, the app connects blind users with a sighted ‘helper’ via video chat, providing them with the opportunity to…

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New Oliver Peoples collection has arrived

  The 2015 Oliver Peoples spectacle frame collection has just arrived and to celebrate we are offering a complimentary Oliver Peoples spectacle care kit complete with leather care, cleaning cloth, lens cleaning spray and a spectacle screwdriver – with every purchase of a complete pair of Oliver Peoples spectacles.* To arrange an appointment to view the…

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Craig and Peter to deliver lecture at Optrafair Conference

Craig and Peter have once more been invited to deliver a lecture at Optrafair – the UK’s largest optometric conference. Optrafair is held every 2 years at the NEC Arena in Birmingham.  Optrafair brings together and is valued by a community of practitioners, suppliers and educators to help eye care professionals expand their knowledge, grow…

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