The Beauty of Transitions Lenses

The Beauty of Transitions Lenses

Photochromic lenses react to changes in the level of UV light, they are totally clear when worn indoors and darken automatically when worn outdoors. They offer full protection from the sun’s harmful UV rays, which is essential for healthy eyes. For those of us with stronger prescriptions, they are a great option as they save….

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How to choose the right High Index Lenses

How to choose the right High Index Lenses

If you have a strong or complex prescription then it is extremely important that you select the correct high index lenses, as they will determine the overall thickness of your glasses.  Unfortunately, choosing the right high index lenses is not that simple.  With such a wide variety of lenses to choose from, many people do….

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Save Money and Reglaze Your Existing Glasses

Save Money and Reglaze Your Existing Glasses

The expense of new glasses puts a lot of people off.  With an average spend of between £150 – £500, depending on your prescription, a visit to your high street optician can end up being a very costly experience. As well being able to see properly it’s also just as important to find a pair….

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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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Glass Lenses or Plastic Lenses – which is better?

Glass Lenses or Plastic Lenses – which is better?

Glasses are more popular than ever, nowadays they are just as much a fashion accessory as they are a necessity. Everyone likes to have a trendy designer frame that will get them noticed.   For those of us with strong or complex prescriptions there is another key factor that needs to be considered, which lenses to….

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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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