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Polarised Lenses - Are they worth it

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The big advantages of polarised lenses over tinted lenses is that the polarised lenses block glare from all angles.  This is most noticable to the user in activities such as fishing and skiing where the suns rays bounce off the water and snow and hit the eye at different angles.  It is also useful for drivers where the sun for example might bounce off a puddle of water in the road.  Fishermen and anglers find them extremely useful as they can see much further through the water with polarised lens .  Making sure that your glasses have full uv protection against...

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Fog on your glasses lenses

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We have all experienced this, you walk from the cold street into a warm cafe and suddenly your glasses fog up.  I can be very annoying and inconvenient especially if you don't have a cloth to hand. So why does this happen and how can we prevent it.  It is caused by condensation, when water vapour in the air hits a cold surface (the lenses) it causes the vapour to cool and turn into a liquid film on your lens.  The same can occur with your breath when going from cold to warm environment as your breath will also be...

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Cataracts

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Considerations of cataracts when buying prescription glasses online. Cataracts are clouding of the eyes crystalline lens which can occur overtime as part of the aging process, due to trauma or due to excessive exposure to UV.  Lens opacities often begin in the 40's and 50's but generally dont cause disturbance to vision until the 60's and 70's.    Symptoms include * cloudiness of vision * sensitivity to glare and light * increasing difficulty with night time vision Customers with catatacts who are purchasing prescription glasses online are recommended to choose an anti reflective coating on their lenses to help reduce...

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Protecting your eyes from UV - Buy Glasses Online

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Buying Sunglasses to protect your eyes. The importance of protecting your eyes from the sun cannot be overstated. UV radiation from the sun can cause damage to nearly every layer of the eye right through to the retina at the back of the eye. It can cause pinguicula's and pterygiums on the scleara (white of the eye) that can grow across the pupil, cataracts on the intraocular lens and macular degeneration at the retina.  It is very important to wear sunglasses with 100% UV block to protect your eyes and not just in the summer months.  You can get UV protection on...

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How to buy glasses online

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How to buy glasses online.   Buying glasses online can be a bit daunting but it is actually quite a simple process.  Step 1) Browse the frames online.  On our site you can break the choice of frames down by gender, colour, material, shape and size to help make your decision.   https://designerspex4less.ie/collections/all Step 2) Choose your lens coatings  A scratch resistant coating is included free of charge Adding an anti-reflective coating is recommended for more comfortable vision      and to reduce glare and strain on your eyes If your prescription is >3.00DS a thinner and lighter lens is recommended.  You can...

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