Eyeglass Cleaners and Cleaning cloths

Spray eyeglass lens cleaners are available at SpecsDirect. These can be helpful if you are traveling or don't have dishwashing soap and clean tap water available. If tap water isn't available to rinse your lenses before cleaning them, use plenty of the spray eyeglass cleaner to flush away dust and other debris before wiping [...]

2020-12-31T08:57:34+02:00January 18th, 2021|Eyecare, General|


DON'T use your shirttail or other cloth to clean your glasses, especially when the lenses are dry. This can scratch your lenses DON'T use saliva to wet your lenses. DON'T use household glass or surface cleaners to clean your eyeglasses. These products have ingredients that can damage eyeglass lenses and coatings, such as anti-reflective [...]

2020-12-31T08:54:03+02:00January 11th, 2021|Eyecare, General|

How To Clean Glasses the Right Way

Cleaning your eyeglasses daily is the best way to keep them looking great and prevent lens scratches and other eyewear damage. But there's a right way — and plenty of wrong ways — when it comes to how to clean glasses. How to clean your glasses Follow these tips to clean your eyeglass lenses [...]

2020-12-31T08:49:49+02:00January 4th, 2021|Eyecare, General|

A sensible guide to high-quality sunglasses

When it comes to investing in high-quality sunglasses, don’t let the designer label or dollar sign make your decision. You need to take a few other things into consideration. For example, make sure those cool new shades offer UV protection. You’ll also want to choose durable frame materials, and be sure your sunglasses provide [...]

2020-12-31T08:45:28+02:00December 14th, 2020|Eyecare, General|

Are designer sunglasses really worth it?

Are expensive, designer sunglasses worth their high price tag? While pricier shades are usually made of higher-quality materials and tend to be more durable, even inexpensive sunglasses can offer adequate sun protection. Should you pay more for your next pair of shades? Or would paying less get you what you need? 1. Do designer [...]

2020-12-07T08:22:22+02:00December 7th, 2020|Eyecare, General|

Biofinity Promotion

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2020-11-16T00:10:45+02:00November 18th, 2020|Eyecare, General|

Are Green Eyes the most attractive eye color? How to enhance your own eye colour.

If you have green eyes, you have good reason to be happy about it. Though the color green often is associated with envy (even a character in Shakespeare's Othello refers to jealousy as "the green-ey'd monster"), many people consider green to be the most attractive eye color. In an online survey, allaboutvision.com asked readers [...]

2020-11-16T00:04:02+02:00November 16th, 2020|Eyecare, General|

Is there a connection between red eyes and coronavirus?

New evidence suggests that eye redness might be a symptom of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. On March 23, 2020, CNN reported that a nurse at a nursing home in Kirkland, Washington, recalled red eyes being a clinical sign in some elderly residents who had developed COVID-19. Twenty-nine people associated with [...]

2020-11-02T08:36:21+02:00November 2nd, 2020|Eyecare, General|

Children need UV protection, too

South Africa’s Covid restrictions are relaxing and people are going out more and more. ALWAYS wear good quality sunglasses when you are outdoors and ALWAYS be aware that Children need UV protection, probably more so than you do! The risk of damage to our eyes and skin from solar UV radiation is cumulative — [...]

2020-10-19T08:54:18+02:00October 19th, 2020|Eyecare, General|

Sunglasses are your best protection against harmful UV rays.

Sunglasses are your best protection against harmful UV rays. Summer’s almost here. South africa’s Covid restrictions are relaxing and people are going out more and more. ALWAYS wear good quality sunglasses when you are outdoors. Look for sunglasses that block 100 percent of all UV rays. Your optometrist can help you choose the best [...]

2020-10-12T08:52:15+02:00October 12th, 2020|Eyecare, General, Offers|