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Infographic: Glasses Through The Ages

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Glasses, Specs, Spectacles…Whatever you call them, they have been one of the greatest inventions of the last millennium – giving clearer sight to millions. They have shaped scientists, philosophers and academic thinking and research, as well as allow millions of people to read and see better.

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Sustainably Stylish Frames Hit The UK

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Blending glamour with green, the world’s most eco-friendly glasses are now available nationwide thanks to Optical Express.

Created by renowned Italian luxury eyewear designer MODO – loved by Leonardo Di Caprio and Hayden Panetierre – these cat-walk ready fashionable frames are made from 95% recycled material.

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Contact Lens Direct To You

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We are delighted to introduce the easy way to buy your contact lenses and look after your eyes, from only £6 per month. Optical Express Contact Lens Direct is our Direct Debit scheme that offers a complete eye care package that gives you, and your eyes, complete piece of mind.

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Contact Lens Fitting

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The prescription that you leave an eye exam with is typically spectacle specific – getting fitted for contacts involves different and additional processes. The contact lens of course sits on the eye and therefore it is common for a different power to be prescribed in comparison to your spectacles which sit a short distance in front of your eyes.

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