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Adaptive lenses changing in the sun

How do adaptive lenses work?

By mojoglasses

Picture this. There you are, holding court at a social gathering when you suddenly realise you’re still wearing your sunglasses. Indoors.  For those of us with 20/20 vision, all we need do is slip off our glasses and carry on. But those who wear prescription glasses now need to fumble around, taking off their sunglasses…

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How to tell if your glasses have blue light protection

By mojoglasses

In today’s technology-driven society overexposure to blue light is a common problem. However, many people do not even realise that it could be the cause of sleepless nights and tired, stained eyes. Despite the fact that modern lights, TVs, computers, mobile phones and tablets all emit blue light, the sun is actually the main source…

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The benefits of trying on glasses virtually

By mojoglasses

Up until 18 months ago, the idea of trying on glasses virtually would have been a tough sell – after all, surely it’s much easier to pop into a shop and try on glasses before selecting a pair. Now, not only has the Covid pandemic altered the way we shop, but customers are also benefiting…

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How long does anti-reflective coating last?

By mojoglasses

If you’re buying new glasses then it can be tempting to opt-out of having anti-reflective coatings. After all, they have something of a bad rep when it comes to the longevity of your lenses. However, any damage to the coating is caused by user error, rather than the coating being of poor quality itself. With…

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Does anti-reflective coating on glasses work?

By mojoglasses

If you’re put off from having an anti-reflective coating on your glasses due to its legacy, then don’t be. While in the past the coating would break down quickly, impacting your glasses’ appearance and your quality of vision, today it adds durability and improves your sight, as well as helping to minimise eye strain and…

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What do polarised sunglasses do?

By mojoglasses

If you’re buying a new pair of sunglasses you may be wondering whether polarised sunglasses are worth shelling out for. You may not even fully understand what these sunglasses do. Put simply, polarised sunglasses have been specifically designed to reduce glare from the sun reflecting off surfaces. Not only can this make it more comfortable…

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How to Measure Pupil Distance

By mojoglasses

If you want ‘single vision’ prescription lenses, you will need to provide your PD – (Pupillary Distance’s). PD stands for PUPILLARY DISTANCE. The PD is the distance from the centre of one pupil to the centre of the other. (The pupil is the black spot in the middle of your eye). This measurement is used…

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Glasses – A Brief History

By mojoglasses

Glasses and sunglasses are now an everyday norm, not only to improve our vision but also worn as fashion accessories and to protect our eyes from the sun. The Romans are recognised as discovering that glass could be used to improve vision. The first wearable pair of glasses dates to the 13th Century in Murano…

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Why Wear Sunglasses?

By mojoglasses

Most people wear sunglasses to cut down on the sun’s glare. There are however, many more reasons to wear sunglasses, especially when you’re enjoying the outdoors. 1. Prevent Sun-Related Eye Problems Our eyes are sensitive and prolonged exposure to sun can lead to a variety of ailments. Remembering to wear a pair of high quality…

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