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Marni Eyewear: Get to Know the Brand

Marni eyewear is made for those with a deeply artistic and soulful outlook. The designs are inherently individualistic, while still being known for their practicality and high levels of quality. Although the extension into eyewear from the fashion brand is relatively recent, there has been no shortage of plaudits from designer glasses aficionados.The Marni design […]

A Guide to Helping Men Choose the Right Glasses

Here at David Paul Opticians we’re very proud of the extensive range of designer glasses we stock. With a wide demographic of customers, we’re conscious of ensuring that we cater to everyone’s taste, because let’s face it, choosing a frame and lenses to suit is most definitely not a one-size-(or colour or shape!)-fits-all kind of […]

Can Glasses Make You Look Younger?

The need to wear spectacles is extremely common, particularly as we age and our eye health naturally deteriorates. But, luckily for all of us, wearing glasses is no longer a sign of age that we need to be self-conscious about – because branded designer glasses have evolved into quite something of a fashion statement these […]

Keeping Your Eyes Safe in Bonfire Season

Any kind of smoke can be damaging to our eyes (and it can be difficult to avoid in day-to-day life), but it’s bonfire season that many eye specialists consider to be the most challenging time in terms of potential problems. We’re not suggesting you curtail your fun or lock yourself away inside to prevent encountering […]

The Art Behind the Brand: Who is the Lindberg Designer?

Lindberg eyewear is created for the fashion conscious wearer; anyone whose priority is high quality, technical innovation and flawless craftsmanship is bound to appreciate a pair of the stunning eyewear. All Lindberg frames boast a unique aesthetic and all have been made with the traditional Danish style, which emphasises understated elegance and class. A designer […]

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Discover the Man Behind the Iconic Tom Ford Glasses

Tom Ford glasses are without doubt one of our best sellers here at David Paul, but who is the sophisticated and somewhat daredevil designer behind these sleek and uber stylish frames?Best known for transforming a floundering Gucci into a million dollar fashion institution, this influential designer is now the successful owner of his own super […]

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Eye Strain – Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Eye strain is medically referred to as asthenopia, and it occurs when your eyes get tired from intense use. It normally means you’re working too hard, spending hours hunched over your computer screen without a break. But it can also occur from driving long distances and other every day activities such as reading, so it’s […]

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UV400 Protection

Sunglasses: Not Just For SummerYou may have had perfect eye sight all your life. But when you go outside, you should still put on a pair of shades – and not just any old pair. In order to protect your eyes from harmful UV rays, you need to wear sunglasses that have the right protection. […]

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What Is An OCT Eye Test?

For anyone over the age of 25 having regular eye examinations, your optician will request that you have an OCT eye test done. Normally when we chat to you about your optical health, we don’t get too technical; but when it comes to an OCT, (or a coherence tomography test), it is necessary to get […]

Are Designer Glasses Worth It?

Our eyes are one of our most important physical assets and, while many of us do tend to take our sight for granted, the better we look after them, the better they will serve us as we age. This means getting eye tests, taking care of our general health, keeping the weight down, not smoking, […]