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Can I wear Reading Glasses with Contact Lenses?

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If you wear contact lenses for distance vision, then you may not have considered the need for reading glasses as near vision is often much better in those who struggle with sight over longer distances. However, those over the age of 40 are likely to start losing near vision as well due to the process known as presbyopia. This is an age related process where the muscles in the eyes become less elastic and it is therefore more difficult to focus on objects in the near field of vision. People who already wear contact lenses will often ask if they...

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Ladies Reading Glasses

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Ladies reading glasses need to look great and help you feel good as well as help you out in office meetings and in day to day life. As mentioned in our post on men’s reading glasses, none of the styles in the i-perfect range are designed specifically for men or women. However, there may be some models that ladies will prefer so we have put together a few recommendations from our range. Tortoiseshell Ladies Reading Glasses The black, brown and multi-coloured flecks of tortoiseshell is a timeless style, and our Antigua model is one of the most popular styles in...

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7 Tips on how to keep your eyes healthy

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Keeping your eyes healthy is important at all ages, and although we may require more help with our vision as we get older it is still essential that we look after our eyes. There is not much we can do about presbyopia, which is the condition that leads to the muscles in our eyes becoming less flexible over time. Presbyopia means that the lens becomes less elastic as we get older, making it more difficult to focus on objects in the near field of vision. However, there are plenty of ways to keep your eyes as healthy as possible which...

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How do you find the perfect reading glasses?

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Reading glasses are now such an essential part of everyday life for so many people there is a huge range of quality glasses available to suit everybody’s style and budget. Here we will take a look at how to choose reading glasses to fit your individual personality, style and requirements. Power All ready-made reading glasses are provided in set levels of magnification, which is measured in dioptres. The weakest power is +1.0 dioptre and all i-perfect reading glasses go through to +3.5 or +4.0 dioptre, which is the most powerful.   You will need to know your individual prescription in...

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Do I need reading glasses?

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If the restaurant menu, the daily paper or your favourite magazine now needs to be held at a distance from your eyes that is longer than your arms, then it is probably time to seriously ask if you need to consider getting some reading glasses. What is presbyopia? As we get older, the muscles in our eyes become less flexible and age related changes mean that the lens becomes less elastic and harder over time. This process is known as presbyopia, and makes it more difficult to focus on objects up close and in the near field of vision. Presbyopia...

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