Sunday, January 17, 2021

Specsavers Opticas in Spain launches national fundraising campaign in aid of ONCE Foundation for Guide Dogs

Vision loss can be incredibly isolating, leading to feelings of loneliness and depression

Ask the Optician – Cataracts

Q: What are cataracts? A: There are three main types: • Nuclear cataract – this causes gradual reduction in vision • Cortical cataract – this may give...

Take heed of this eye care advice for World Sight Day

WORLD Sight Day (WSD) will be celebrated this Thursday October 11 to focus global attention on blindness and visual impairment. To support this important...

What can I expect when visiting the optician in Spain as COVID-19 lockdown eases?

AS things start going back to normal as lockdown eases, it’s not unusual to feel a bit nervous about visiting your opticians....

How are your eyes feeling?

AmrikSappal tackles three common but uncomfortable issues for eyes

Ask the Optician – Summer eye care

A how-to guide on protecting your eyes this summer

Focus on women’s eyes

Specsavers discuss women's eyes

The leading cause of severe sight loss for over 55s in the western world

Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a degenerative retinal eye disease that causes progressive loss of central vision. Smokers double the risk of developing it

How to choose the right glasses to look your best

Leighton Griffiths, Store Director at Specsavers Opticas Marbella, gives the low down on how to look best in specs

Ask the Optician: Glaucoma

Amrik Sappal from Specsavers Fuengirola has the lowdown

How to choose the best glasses for the perfect fit

How to choose the right glasses to look your best, writes Amrik Sappal, Store Director, Specsavers Opticas Fuengirola

Kylie Minogue launches new range of eyewear with Specsavers

TO mark the launch of Kylie Minogue’s new range of glasses at Specsavers Opticas, we asked her some questions about her new range. Q. How’s...

Specsavers Opticas reveals the key tips to protect your vision while staring at screens and teleworking during Spain’s COVID-19...

DAILY routines for people in Spain have changed dramatically in response to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). With more...

There’s lots to consider when making the switch to contact lenses

CONTACT lenses are perfect for a summer packed full of fun and sport. So, I have put together a few questions and answers to...

Ask the Optician: Eye advice for the over 60s

In a new eye-health column, Specsavers Marbella boss Leighton Griffiths advises over 60s to get an eye test once a year

Specsavers launches ‘food for those in need’ campaign on Spain’s Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca and in Mallorca

Bancosol are particularly in need of the following non-perishable foods – oil, milk, tinned foods and meals, beans and pulses

All your questions about contact lenses answered

LAST month there was a story in the press about a lady who had 27 contact lenses removed from her eye by surgeons. This...

Specsavers Opticas have everything you need to stay safe in the sun and some super cool shades

Supersize your lenses, or choose wraparound styles so that less light will filter in through the sides

Ask the optician – summer eye care

As temperatures rise and everyone hits the beach, we see more and more people coming into the store with sore eyes. Here’s how to protect yours...

Dry eyes in the winter months

This month, the team from Specsavers explain dry eye and offer a few hints to help prevent eye soreness over the coldest months of the year

How many people suffer from visual impairments?

The total cost of sight loss to the UK economy is in the region of £28 billion a year

Eye spy some cigarettes: How smoking can damage your eyes

Even e-cigarettes may be harmful to the eyes

Smoking and sight loss

We all know that it’s not healthy for you to smoke, but few people know that it can also affect your vision

Ask the Optician

Children’s eye health by Amrik Sappal, store director, Specsavers Opticas Fuengirola