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Vision Express – Eye Health Awareness Campaign

27 February 2014

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Vision Express opticians are leading the way in a national campaign for healthier eyes. The campaign known as ‘Vision, taken seriously’ focuses on recent UK research results that found almost 85% of adults had admitted to having problems with their eye sight. More worryingly, only around 40% of adults had done anything about this. The […]

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A right Royal pair!

27 June 2013

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A right Royal pair!

Have you ever wondered who the Queen entrusts when buying a new pair of spectacles? Well the answer to that question is a certain Mr Roger Pope, a dispensing optician who owns his own practice in Westminster, London. Roger, who once managed one of the most prestigious opticians on Harley Street, opened his business in […]

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Cheap sunglasses fail EU standards testing

28 July 2012

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Cheap sunglasses fail EU standards testing

To be precise, 57 out 100 pairs that were tested failed. 49 pairs of the glasses that failed didn’t pass the ‘drop ball’ test. This test involves dropping a metallic ball from a certain height in order to measure the impact resistance of each lens.

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