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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, […]

What Are Designer Frames?

Choosing new eyewear can be lots of fun; a little like buying a new jacket you’ve had your eye on. After all, for many people spectacles are a fundamental part of their identity, and lots of wearers favour a frame that looks good and fits with their personality and style. With so many shapes and […]

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A Guide to Eye Tests at David Paul Opticians

Making sure that your eyes are healthy is a crucial step in ensuring your quality of life as you begin to grow older. As we age, our eyes naturally deteriorate and become weak, however, looking after them as we are young and able to means that they will have longevity. The first step in this […]

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How To Pick Glasses To Suit Your Face Shape

Now a fashion statement, glasses can be a great way to accessorise your outfit. The key to feeling good in your glasses is picking the right shape and colour to suit all your unique features.At David Paul’s, we have many celebrity brand name frames. They all come in different styles and shapes, so there’s something […]

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Foods To Help Improve Your Eyesight

Foods and Eyesight – What’s True?Ever told your kids they’ll have superhuman eyesight in order to get them to eat their veggies? Well there might be more to it than you think. The Truth About CarrotsCarrots are high in Vitamin A and in beta-carotene, a naturally occurring pigment that helps nourish your eyes and overall improve […]

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Should I Choose Glasses Or Lenses

Whilst you may think making this decision is purely a fashion choice, there are actually a lot of advantages and disadvantages of wearing either contact lenses or glasses, because everyone’s eyes are unique. In order to understand which will better correct your eyesight and be most comfortable, safe, and affordable for you, there are a […]