How do I find the Perfect Frame for Me?

How do I find the Perfect Frame for Me?

You may have noticed over the years, but more people wear glasses now than used to be the case.  We can partly put this down to the time people spend in front of computers and televisions.  Some people still do not feel very comfortable wearing glasses, but that shouldn’t be the case, especially as there….

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Buying Glasses Online is a breeze with the ThinLenses Virtual Mirror

Buying Glasses Online is a breeze with the ThinLenses Virtual Mirror

At ThinLenses we know that choosing new glasses can be a little daunting. With so many choices available, sometimes it is difficult to know where to start. How do you know which frames will look good on you?For those of us with strong or complex prescriptions trying on frames in the high street doesn’t really….

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Sunglasses for Strong Prescriptions

Sunglasses for Strong Prescriptions

Now that the summer has finally arrived, we should all think about protecting our eyes from the harmful UV rays of the sun.  We all want a trendy pair of shades, but for those of us with strong or complex prescriptions, the choice is limited. For example, wrap around or Aviator style sunglasses are out….

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Why will my optician not give me my PD Measurement?

Why will my optician not give me my PD Measurement?

Have you ever noticed that when you have an eye test, your PD measurement or Pupillary Distance measurement is NOT given to you as part of your prescription? This may seem odd, but there is a reason. The optician doesn’t want to give you your PD measurement because they want you to buy your glasses….

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The Right Frame for High Index Lenses

The Right Frame for High Index Lenses

Have you ever bought top of the range High Index Lenses but still ended up with an unsightly pair of glasses with lenses that either stick out at the edge or are very thick in the centre? If you are short sighted and have a strong minus prescription your lenses will be thicker at the….

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What is your Pupillary Distance and why is it important?

What is your Pupillary Distance and why is it important?

The Pupillary Distance (PD) is the distance between the centre of one pupil to the centre of the other pupil. When you buy glasses online or in-store you need to know your pupillary distance as it ensures that the optical centres of the lenses in your glasses are aligned properly with your pupils to ensure….

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Try our new Virtual Assistant

Try our new Virtual Assistant

Get the best of both worlds and let the ThinLenses Virtual Assistant take the guesswork out of choosing the perfect frame. At ThinLenses.co.uk we understand that buying new prescription glasses can be a little daunting. With so many choices available, sometimes it is difficult to know where to start. How do you know which frames will….

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