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Actus writes: Call time on the poor dispensing of prescription sunglasses

Author:ActusPublished:28/07/2017It has always pleased me that when you tell new acquaintances you are an optician they almost always have a story to tell or some advice to ask for, making it easy to strike up a conversation. Often these stories are of how they have been ripped off or disappointed by opticians in the past, or they have genuine questions that it seems their usual optician has not had the skill or inclination to answer.One such occasion recently was during the hot weather at a...

Top 10 Best Women’s Sunglasses Reviewed

Sunglasses for women are essential everyday accessories that protect the eyes from sun glare. Well-built models also offer potent UV protection and have appealing contemporary designs that help women to make a style statement as they go about their daily activities. If you are conscious about your looks and want to look your best as you explore the outdoors, here are the top 10 best sunglasses to buy:10. Duduma Uv400 Aviator SunglassTable of ContentsDuduma Uv400 Aviator is a premium...

Ray-Ban Aviator, 1938

Probably the most recognisable sunglasses on the market – even after nearly 80 years – the Aviators weren’t even called that in the beginning, though they should have been as they were designed for test pilots.These brave men tasked in the early years of the 20th century with seeing how high and far the newly designed aircraft could take them wore goggles encased in fur-lined leather hoods. But taking even this limited protection off at altitude risked serious eye injury. That’s what...