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Pros and Cons of Transition glasses
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Brian

Published on December 17, 2020, 8:19 pm

Pros and Cons of Transition glasses

Winter is already here! To make the most out of sunlight and least out of the risk of UV rays, you must always come well prepared. Don’t forget to shield your eyes from the detrimental UV rays. But don’t just opt for sunglasses this year, swap it with transitions for improved convenience and protection. 

 

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5 tips you’ll need while travelling with your glasses
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Sid S

Published on December 15, 2020, 7:11 pm

5 tips you’ll need while travelling with your glasses
After months of being scooped up in homes, all we want to do is travel. 
We are all craving new experiences, and travel allows us to satisfy that craving.

 

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The story behind "Specscart Rocket"
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Brian

Published on December 12, 2020, 4:25 pm

The story behind "Specscart Rocket"

It’s not often that you get to hear of innovation in the eyewear industry. Eyeglasses and the industry as a whole are traditionally characterized by high prices and lackluster service, and we aim to change exactly that.

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7 Facts on common eye disorders in the UK
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Halina Tseng

Published on December 10, 2020, 8:18 am

7 Facts on common eye disorders in the UK
Facts are difficult to ignore, in our case, facts about our eyes are difficult to unsee. Today, we’ll cover some lesser-known facts on common eye disorders prevalent in the UK.
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The only 2 factors you need to know to choose glasses colour
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Sid S

Published on December 5, 2020, 11:31 am

The only 2 factors you need to know to choose glasses colour
After shapes and material, the next most important thing to consider while buying new glasses is the frame colour. The same frame style in two different colours can give off different vibes.
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What are your lenses made of?
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Brian

Published on December 1, 2020, 7:53 am

What are your lenses made of?
They might’ve derived their name from it, but glasses' lenses are rarely made from glass these days. There’s a host of hi-tech materials available now as a great substitute.
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Gifts for Christmas 2020 -  Gift ideas for everyone on your list
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Halina Tseng

Published on November 25, 2020, 7:12 am

Gifts for Christmas 2020 - Gift ideas for everyone on your list

It’s been a tough year, and we’ve all been waiting for Christmas desperately. And the best thing about this festive season? The gifts! An inevitable tradition that’s for home and hearth - but why go with regular gifts.

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Glasses for bald men
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Halina Tseng

Published on November 21, 2020, 12:27 pm

Glasses for bald men

These days, a lot of people are embracing shaved or bald heads. While having your head shaved can put a lot of money in your pocket ‘cause you don’t need barbershop visits and expensive hair products any more, bald guys also have a lot to experiment with now, especially if they wear glasses.

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When should you get your kids' eyes tested?
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Sid S

Published on November 16, 2020, 1:06 pm

When should you get your kids' eyes tested?

Did you know that roughly 80% of what your child learns before the age of 13 is presented visually? This implies that optimal vision is crucial for the normal growth and development of kids. Moreover, in the modern era when students rely heavily on digital screens for their studies, it becomes even more important to keep a check on their vision.

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Growing up with glasses
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Brian

Published on November 9, 2020, 4:55 pm

Growing up with glasses

Growing up with glasses is a real struggle, isn’t it? About 69% of the UK population wears corrective tools for optical defects. And if you are one of them, here are 14 relatable hilarious situations that you’ll totally relate to:

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The only Glasses Glossary you’ll need
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Brian

Published on November 2, 2020, 10:02 am

The only Glasses Glossary you’ll need

If you have been wondering what terms like glazing, pupillary distance, and progressive lenses mean, scroll through this guide for your answers. This glossary includes some of the most common words used in reference to glasses, sunglasses and frames. 

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Halloween costume ideas inspired by movie/TV show characters
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Sid S

Published on October 28, 2020, 10:46 am

Halloween costume ideas inspired by movie/TV show characters

The halloween season is right here and we are all so excited to try some new halloween outfits. While the internet is flooded with outfit ideas for Halloween, wearing your prescription glasses with your costume can really spoil the purpose of dressing like a particular character.

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How are glasses better than contact lenses?
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Halina Tseng

Published on October 24, 2020, 6:42 am

How are glasses better than contact lenses?

While the glasses vs. contact lenses debate isn’t quite like the Manchester derby, it has definitely divided people on social media platforms (including me!). To choose between contact lenses or glasses is a personal choice and a subjective opinion based on experience and lifestyle.

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THE 6 BIGGEST EYEWEAR TRENDS OF 2021
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Sid S

Published on October 21, 2020, 6:26 pm

THE 6 BIGGEST EYEWEAR TRENDS OF 2021
It seems only yesterday when we were basking in the sun, waiting for the lockdown to get over. As fresh lockdowns greet us (along with cold, overcast weather), the good news is that 2021 is almost here. Having experimented with Work From Home throughout the year, it is safe to say that the spring collection of 2021 is going to rage with both fresh, experimental statements and timeless classics.
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6 reasons why you need to wear sunglasses in autumn-winter
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Brian

Published on October 15, 2020, 1:16 pm

6 reasons why you need to wear sunglasses in autumn-winter

After reading through this blog, you would desperately want to go home and bring those sunglasses with you. Why? Because you’ll know that those cold winter winds have fooled you into thinking that they were safe for your skin and eyes. The truth is that the winter and autumn sunlight can be even more harmful to your eyes than the summer sun.

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National Braille Week 2020
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Brian

Published on October 13, 2020, 7:41 am

National Braille Week 2020

In the UK, October 7-13 is observed as the National Braille Week, coinciding with World Sight Day on October 8. It is meant to draw attention towards blindness and vision impairment. There are about 2 million people living with sight loss, with more than 3,50,000 registered as blind or partially sighted.

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How is the pandemic affecting your child’s mental and physical health?
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Halina Tseng

Published on October 8, 2020, 10:36 am

How is the pandemic affecting your child’s mental and physical health?

Abrupt changes in the learning environment and class schedules, coupled with limited social interactions is impacting kids’ mental and physical health. This unprecedented situation of disruptions has changed the typical methods of growth and development in children.

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6 reasons how glasses keep your eyes safe & healthy
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Brian

Published on October 5, 2020, 11:58 am

6 reasons how glasses keep your eyes safe & healthy

What was often used as prescription glasses  for correcting vision is now a fashion statement. Little did we know that what we wear for vision correction and fashion also helps in keeping our eyes safe. As we all know, our eyes are quite delicate, anything that’s in contact with them makes them prone to damage. 

 

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Back to Office eyewear Collection: Specscart.®
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Halina Tseng

Published on September 30, 2020, 1:10 pm

Back to Office eyewear Collection: Specscart.®

After months of staying at home, we are finally returning to our offices. For most of us, working from home involved casual loungewear. But now that we’re returning to town, we might need to update our wardrobe, including the ever important eyeglasses. That’s why we’ve compiled this eyewear style list - to help you walk back into your office in style!

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Is NHS Glasses Voucher Worthy and What's the Eligibility Criteria?
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Jennifer

Published on September 23, 2020, 9:22 am

Is NHS Glasses Voucher Worthy and What's the Eligibility Criteria?
NHS services are accessible to any legal UK resident regardless of their nationality. People can get essential and non-essential healthcare facilities without payment. Few services which people need to pay for are eye-tests and dental care. The NHS has made a few exceptions for people to get free NHS eye-test and dental check-ups
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7 healthy tips for maintaining healthy eyes and vision

Halina Tseng

Published on September 21, 2020, 6:01 pm

7 healthy tips for maintaining healthy eyes and vision

In our busy life, maintaining excellent eye health and clear vision seems nowhere possible to achieve. With computer screens taking up to 60% of our time and unhealthy eating habits, our eyes are exploited every day. 

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How to Remove Scratches from Glasses
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Sid S

Published on September 17, 2020, 10:26 am

How to Remove Scratches from Glasses

It is essential to remove scratches from glasses as they could give anyone a headache. Every eyeglasses user must have scratched their glasses on several occasions in their lifetime. Either you might have accidentally dropped your glasses many times while bending, enjoying your favorite sport or kept improperly without a case in your handbag or pocket. The reason could be any but scratched glasses are like nightmares for eyewear users, especially for those using prescription glasses with high power lenses.

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10 Cartoon Characters with Glasses we all Love
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Halina Tseng

Published on September 15, 2020, 11:04 am

10 Cartoon Characters with Glasses we all Love

If you think that cartoons are only meant for entertainment then you might be wrong. Many times cartoons teach children (and adults!) important life lessons which are hard for other mediums to impart. Read on to take a trip down memory lane as we talk about our favorite cartoon characters and their ‘eyeconic glasses.

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5 Tips to get clear vision while driving at night?
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Brian

Published on September 8, 2020, 9:44 am

5 Tips to get clear vision while driving at night?
Does the glare emitted from headlights make it difficult to drive at night? As the summer comes to an end, the days will be shorter and nights will turn darker. Be it a fun night drive or returning late from work, driving at night is difficult for most of us.
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What do the numbers on the inside of glasses frames mean?
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Brian

Published on August 29, 2020, 5:36 am

What do the numbers on the inside of glasses frames mean?
Do you ever wonder about the weird numbers on your glasses? You’ll notice a number like 51-16-142 printed on the inside of the frames. You might think of it as a normal number but it says a lot about your glasses dimensions.
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Acetate vs Plastic: What glasses frames should you put on your face?
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Halina Tseng

Published on August 25, 2020, 9:48 am

Acetate vs Plastic: What glasses frames should you put on your face?
The future of fashion is sustainable. In recent years, consumers are getting rigorously conscious of what food they are consuming to what they are purchasing to wear. The stride to the eco-friendly decision in creating a cleaner environment is something we are all continually trying to achieve on a global scale. This evolution took no time to spread over the gigantic eyewear Industries where plastic use dominates. It is quite rare where we pay attention to the material of our glasses frames. Though it is very vital that you know your materials of the frame you invest in since it has a significant impact on the planet.
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3 ways to keep your glasses from fogging and slipping while wearing a mask
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Brian

Published on August 22, 2020, 8:23 pm

3 ways to keep your glasses from fogging and slipping while wearing a mask
Wearing a mask is the new normal! But people who wear glasses are struggling to see through foggy lenses and pain behind the ears due to the tight strings on masks. To see a new world, we need clean and clear lenses to help us. Here are some tricks to keep your glasses lenses from fogging up and ease up your struggles a little...
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Trending affordable designer glasses frames in 2020
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Brian

Published on August 20, 2020, 5:19 am

Trending affordable designer glasses frames in 2020
If you are looking for some serious spectacle inspiration, then you are in the right place. We’ve collected the trend from street fashion to the virtual runaways that were held this year to offer you the perfect assortment of frames.
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Top 8 affordable sunglasses for men for this Summer
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Brian

Published on August 13, 2020, 6:49 pm

Top 8 affordable sunglasses for men for this Summer
Affordable sunglasses for men with all the quality features and coatings is immensely hard to find. Though it’s not impossible. Here’s how to find the one.
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Difference between Optician, Optometrist & Ophthalmologist
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Brian

Published on August 10, 2020, 1:42 pm

Difference between Optician, Optometrist & Ophthalmologist
Here's a small summary to get basic information and differences among these three major professions in eye care.
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Specscart Blog

Want the latest update on designer eyewear, shades or glasses? Our blogs give exceptional insights into the latest eye care measures and eyewear trends, fashion and style hitting the streets of United Kingdoms. From finding an optician or optometry near you to the latest designer glasses or sunglasses for the summer and spring fashion, you’ll learn something useful every day. We publish regular informative measures on eye care, the latest design in eyeglasses and sunnies, celebrity specs and fashionable choices you can make in your lifestyle to up your fashion game. Read on to find information about various glasses types, eye condition and fashion trends in a fun and simple way that you would fancy with a cuppa tea.

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