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What’s the link between exercise and eye health?

April is Move More Month, so we’re looking at how exercise and eye health are linked. Did you know that doing just 30 minutes of exercise a day could help improve your eye health alongside your mental and overall body health? No matter which form of exercise you prefer, be…

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Stylish sunglasses – the perfect Mother’s Day gift

Mother’s Day is approaching, so now is the ideal time to think about the perfect Mother’s Day gift ideas. Flowers and chocolates are fine, but a more personal gift will have more meaning – and what better way than to give mom’s sunglasses a makeover with a fresh new pair?…

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Why is choosing the best kid’s eyewear important?

Wearing glasses isn’t always easy on kids. It’s important for them to have eyewear that meets several criteria. The frames need to feel comfortable enough that they can essentially forget they are wearing them and be durable enough to stand up to the wear and tear that happens during playtime….

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International Women’s Day – iconic women in glasses who made history

International Women’s Day took place on March 8th, and we want to take a look back through some of the iconic women who have rocked stylish eyewear whilst making history. There have been lots of powerful women throughout history who have had a hugely positive impact on today’s world. From…

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Oakley sports eyewear for winter

No matter your preferred sport, good vision is always essential. To react quickly, you need to see exactly what’s going on, and if you’re outside, that’s not always easy. Light conditions and changing weather can cause glare, shadows, and distractions, throwing you off your game. We recommend Oakley sports eyewear…

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Does vision get worse with age?

As you get older, your body, including your eyes, starts to show signs of aging. You might start to notice that you can’t see small details up close as well as you used to, or maybe reading gives you a headache. These are signs of presbyopia, a condition that affects…

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What eyewear trends are looking hot for 2024?

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With a new year on the horizon, it’s time for new trends in the fashion world, including eyewear. When you’re looking for a new pair of eyeglass frames, you’ll see a selection of current eyewear trends, but where do those styles come from? The world of fashion makes predictions about…

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Glasses lens and frame care 101

To get the most out of the festive season, you need to be able to see everything around you, so looking after your eyewear is important. It’s easy to forget about good eyeglass care in all the excitement of Christmas, but you don’t want damaged frames or broken lenses to…

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5 Sunglasses That Will Make the Perfect Christmas Gift!

The holiday season is upon us, and if you’re still looking for the perfect gift for a friend or family member, we have some great options for you. Sunglasses are both a stylish accessory and a protector for your eyes from harmful UV rays, so not only will you be…

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What are the benefits of sunglasses during winter?

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As the winter season comes around, we tend to pack up our sunglasses along with our summer wardrobe. But did you know that during this season, wearing sunglasses is just as essential as during the summer? In this blog post, we will explore how UV radiation can be harmful to…

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Introducing our brand new frames!

Winter is a great time to refresh your look and get ready for the new year ahead. Here at Replacement Lens Express, we’ve decided it was time for a refresh for us, too. We’ve listened to what our customers want and added some of the best eye frame brands to…

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How to prevent digital eyestrain

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Did you know that the average American worker spends seven hours a day on the computer, either in the office or at home, according to the American Optometric Association? Long periods spent on a digital screen can cause many eye-related problems linked to digital eye strain. The condition includes experiencing…

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