How to choose and fit children’s glasses

'Children’s faces have different proportions to adult faces, but the specs all too often are simply scaled-down versions of adult designs'

Technological innovations open patients’ eyes

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, new technologies are revolutionising eyecare and transforming the lives of those suffering with sight loss

The evolution of spectacles from necessity to style statement

John Lennon

Glasses have transformed from being medical necessities for people with dodgy eyesight to a fashion accessory par excellence

A psychological view of spectacles

Wearing glasses can not only change people’s perception of you, it can also alter the way you think about yourself

How to choose glasses to suit your face

When choosing the perfect frames, rules are made to be broken. The occasion, hairstyle and outfit will influence what shape should be worn. But frames must ultimately be fit for purpose and face shape may determine the best match for you

Eyewear that doesn’t cost the Earth

Sustainable bamboo, castor oil seeds and “liquid wood” are just some of the materials inspiring a new generation of eco-friendly eyewear, as Nicky Collinson discovers

Shading eyes is essential especially when young

UV light is harmful to the eyes which should be protected from bright sunlight, writes Maria Anguita, who has special advice on children’s eyecare

How to choose the style for you

When choosing the perfect frames, rules are made to be broken. The occasion, hairstyle and outfit will influence what shape should be worn. But frames must ultimately be fit for purpose and face shape may determine the best match for you, as leading design director Marie Wilkinson explains