The eyes must have it in lockdown

The importance of kid’s vision during our extended ‘stay at home’

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The eyes must have it in lockdown

The importance of kid’s vision during our extended ‘stay at home’

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The eyes must have it in lockdown

The importance of kid’s vision during our extended ‘stay at home’

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Contact lens diary

By David Ogg, lead rider of the Bryan Steel Academy cycling team

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Lady Gaga in Polaroid sunglasses for Pride

As the country prepares for this year’s Pride parade – set to be the biggest in history – stars are showing their support across the globe, including Lady Gaga who recently performed during NYC Pride.

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Rob takes on the London Marathon

Each year, the iconic London Marathon attracts elite athletes, keen joggers and enthusiastic fundraisers alike, all gearing up for the challenge of a lifetime. This year, on Sunday 28th April, we’ll …

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30 at 30 – Deep’s story

From an Optical Assistant to a Divisional Director, Deep says his career excelled when he was pushed out of his comfort zone and took a chance in roles he had never even considered. Here’s his story:

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30 at 30 – Sandra’s story

Sandra says she was interested in optics from a young age, so it was an easy decision to progress her career with Vision Express. From working in the lab to training our technicians, we asked her abo…

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30 at 30 – Jo’s story

Jo began her journey with Vision Express 15 years ago as a recruitment officer. Whilst developing her own career, she’s seen her fair share of colleague progressions through the company as a HR Busin…

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30 at 30 – Kai’s story

Kai didn’t know what to expect when he moved from a family business to join the team at our Store Support Centre. Although it was a big change, he says it was well worth it and he now looks forward t…

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Framing the icon, the glasses of Buddy Holly

Buddy Holly’s thick black frames have been hailed as ‘rock’s first great fashion statement’ and became almost as iconic and influential as his music itself. They paved the way for a huge number of ot…

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The iconic appeal of the cat eye

Created by the New York heiress, artist and socialite Altina Schinasi, the now iconic cat eye frame style made its first appearance in the 1950s, making eyewear fashionable for the first time ever. W…

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Protecting your eyes from Macular Degeneration

Macular Week is the annual week-long event organised by the Macular Society to raise awareness for eye health and macular conditions. This year, Vision Express sent out the Vision Van to various loca…

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Celebrating Royal eyewear style

This year our Queen and longest ever serving monarch turned 90 years old. Her official birthday will be celebrated on the 11th of June and marked by her annual birthday parade – Trooping the Colour. …

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Trick or treat? Wearing coloured contact lenses

Coloured contact lenses are often a popular choice for Halloween, but unlike the rest of your costume, if you’ve not had time to purchase your contacts already, it’s important not just to get them fr…

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30 at 30 – Deepali’s story

From a summer school student in 2008, to a Regional Optical Lead, Deepali Modha has taken every opportunity in her Vision Express journey to develop, progress and get involved. Here’s her story:

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The perfect frames to suit your face

The perfect pair of frames can make all the difference to your look, so it’s worth investing the time to find a pair which compliment your unique features and make you feel confident wearing them. Th…

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