Optical Express
03/26/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
If you struggle with your eye make-up or if you need to brush up on your skills, check out these great tips courtesy of the team at Buzzfeed - [ Bzfd.it Link ]

21 Eye Makeup Tips Beginners Secretly Want To Know

Optical Express
03/25/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
TrustPilot - Laser Eye Surgery Review, Saskia Willemstein, 5*
Optical Express
03/24/2017 at 10:59. Facebook
It's Comic Relief Day and we're doing our bit at the Optical Express Head Office in Glasgow.

Check out Daniel Watt from the Contact Centre team - not only did he rock up in full Michael Jackson 80s get-up, but he also knocked up a scrumptious chocolate Oreo cake too!

Give generously if you can - to find out more and to donate, click on the following link - [ Bit.ly Link ]
Optical Express
03/23/2017 at 10:05. Facebook
Repost from our patient Jordan Martinez (Twitter @SWJordanM) who had Phakic IOL (lens replacement).

Not to be confused with laser eye surgery - Phakic IOL is far more involved and involves a special type of intraocular lens being surgically implanted into the eye.

'One eye down, one to go! Didn't feel a thing. I thought they were still putting drops in until they said they were finished!'...
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Optical Express
03/22/2017 at 12:05. Facebook
Our female celeb spec wearer of the week goes to actress and model Eva Mendes. She's well known for her beauty and we think her spec style only makes her hotter!
'Eye contact is more intimate than words will ever be' - Anonymous
Only those with perfect colour vision can see these cupcakes accurately - let us know how you get on in the comments below!

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Only People With Perfect Color Vision Can See These Cupcakes Accurately

Watch the incredible moment a boy sees colour for the first time thanks to special glasses - hanky at the ready!

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Wonderful moment boy, 10, sees in colour for the first time thanks to glasses

Happy St. Patrick's Day! We hope to see lots of these glasses out this evening! ☘
Happy Friday! The weekend is nearly upon us - to get you all in the mood, check out these eyebrow fails, they should serve as a warnng to us all! [ Dailymail.co.uk Link ]

Are these the worst eyebrows fails EVER?

We can't stop looking at this beautiful GIF created by artist George RedHawk - would you believe that George is visually impaired and registered blind? You can see more of George's work here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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Repost from our lovely patient @DeoneRobertson. She says 'A year ago I got my laser eye surgery! best thing I have ever done...thank you Optical Express, completely changed my life! If needed everyone should get it done...couldn't recommend it more! Love my treatment and aftercare ❤' - thanks for sharing, Deone!
Ed Sheeran is our celeb spec wearer of the week! He's hot property at the moment with 9 songs in the UK top ten singles Official UK Charts and a confirmed cameo appearance in seventh series of Game of Thrones! Ed's certainly got the specs factor!
It's World Glaucoma Week - regular eye tests are the only way to prevent this disease which can affect anyone. To find out more visit: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Fashion Week season is now over. Check out the latest eye make up and embellishment styles that graced the world's catwalks last week. Not sure if we could carry any of these off, but hats off to anyone who tries! [ Dailymail.co.uk Link ]

Are these the most outrageous beauty looks ever?

Myth: Laser eye surgery is painful

Fact: Numbing eye drops are used to keep your eyes comfortable during the treatment, which only takes minutes to undertake. Laser reshaping of the eye is actually pain-free!
We're committed to providing excellent clinical care for patients with additional needs, especially those who may have difficulty accessing public services.

We recently invited children from the Nethergate Special Needs School to our Nottingham clinic. Our optometrists made the children feel at ease and everyone, including all the staff, had a great afternoon.

If you know of any schools or...
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Did you know that U2 singer Bono wears sunglasses all the time because he suffers from Glaucoma, an eye condition
"I opened two gifts this morning. They were my eyes" - Anonymous
Rylan Clark-Neal is our male spec wearer of the week. Not only does he look great in glasses but he's also a former Optical Express employee.

Back in the day he used to work at our intu Lakeside clinic in Essex, which is where we reckon he picked up his great style and love of glasses.