Everyone knows that sunglasses are a fantastic fashion accessory but did you know they are also keeping your eyes healthy?

Sunglasses perform a vital job, protecting your eyes from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays.  Without the protection that sunglasses offer, the sun’s rays could cause these effects:

Seeing life in the best light is what we are all about, and there are many more benefits to selecting Transitions lenses than you might imagine.

The sheer number of different types of frames available can prove daunting for some people.  Here are some simple guidelines to help you choose the correct frame for you based on the shape of your face.

Facial Shapes

It is generally accepted that there are five general facial shapes; round, square, oval, oblong and triangular.  Each of these shapes has positive and negative aspects.  Choosing the right frames can accentuate the former or minimise the latter.

•    Round.  A round face will usually benefit from a rectangular frame.  This makes the face appear longer and slimmer.

Tuesday 9th May saw some business colleagues and I hard at work on a course – a golf course, that is!

We were pleased to support the latest James Hopkins Trust Charity Golf Day and, although our team didn’t win, we had a marvellous day out mixing with other Gloucester business people.   

I have recently read about research into glaucoma carried out by City University of London that found men are 16% more likely to lose their sight through this condition than women.  The reason is that men are less likely than women to seek medical treatment.

Glaucoma puts pressure on the optic nerve causing damage which can lead to blindness if not treated.  Once eyesight is lost it cannot be recovered.  A routine eye test can spot signs of the condition and the earlier it is detected the more likely treatment is to be successful.