13 Mar 2022
With the days getting longer, Summer around the corner and holidays now back on, now is the perfect time to update your sunglasses and get something new for the year.
28 Feb 2022
March 6th – 12th is World Glaucoma Week, a global initiative to raise awareness on glaucoma.
14 Feb 2022
Over the last couple of years, more products have become available to manage myopia, reducing its progression and minimising the risk of patients developing myopia related eye conditions later in life.
26 Jan 2022
Do you need to have an eye examination but not sure what to expect? Read our = guide explaining each stage of your eye examination, so you know what to expect when you visit.
14 Jan 2022
Are you looking to keep up to date with the latest eyewear trends or just fancy something new for the new year?
26 Nov 2021
British brand Cutler and Gross announce their third collaboration with The Kingsman movie franchise.
12 Nov 2021
As the weather drops cooler over the coming months, more people will suffer with dry eye symptoms such as watery and irritated eyes
26 Oct 2021
Glasses are one of the most expressive accessories, worn by many all day, every day.
12 Oct 2021
World Sight Day is an awareness day coordinated by the IAPB – International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness.
8 Sep 2021
Did you know 2 million people in the UK are living with sight loss that is severe enough to impact their daily lives?
1 Sep 2021
We are excited to introduce a fantastic new, colourful eyewear brand to our collection at Bakewell.
17 Aug 2021
Ensuring you can see properly as a road user is incredibly important. Whether you wear glasses or contact lenses for driving, or don’t need anything at all you must meet the standards of vision for driving to keep yourself and others safe on the road.
11 Aug 2021
With a reputation of excellence and innovation, DITA is celebrating 25 years of producing luxury, timeless eyewear.
28 Jul 2021
For many of us, sunglasses can be an afterthought, a thing that we tuck away in our drawers until summer’s heatwave comes to visit.
20 Jul 2021
As you begin to prepare for the new school year ahead, an eye examination should be something to include on your list before your children go back to school.
1 Jul 2021
We have recently introduced a new sustainable eyewear brand to our collection that is exclusive to our Towcester practice.
3 Jun 2021
June 14th – 20th is Nutrition and Hydration week. This awareness week is used to promote the importance of eating the right food and drinking enough water to ensure we are living a healthy life.
14 May 2021
Back in March, Oprah Winfrey caused a stir with her interview with Harry and Meghan, and now her eyewear is all anyone can think about!
13 May 2021
We share everything you need to understand about myopia, the effects it can have on your child's eyesight, and how early intervention can help preserve your child's vision for the future.
26 Apr 2021
May 3rd – 9th is Sun Awareness week, a national campaign created by The British Association of Dermatologists to raise awareness of skin cancer and protecting yourself from the sun.
6 Apr 2021
Will my children need specs and be short sighted (myopic) like me? If one parent is short-sighted your child has a 1 in 3 chance of being the same or worse. We now have the best opportunity to change this predicted future with an innovative new myopia management lens.
24 Feb 2021
The 7th – 13th March is World Glaucoma week, a dedicated week to raise awareness about glaucoma.
8 Feb 2021
At The Eye Place, it is our prerogative to provide our patients with the best quality of care using the newest and best technology available in Optometry and our dispensing technology is no different.
25 Jan 2021
One accessory a celebrity is rarely seen without is a pair of sunglasses, whether it is a statement pair or something sleek and sophisticated. We have seen many a celeb in the well-known brands we love here at The Eye Place.
19 Jan 2021
Eye fatigue has become incredibly common with as many as 90% of computer users reporting symptoms of eye fatigue, and 8 out of 10 millennials experience symptoms related to using digital devices.
7 Jan 2021
Up and coming brand ic! berlin has just been introduced to our Dore practice, adding to their fashionable selection of spectacles.
1 Dec 2020
Looking after your eye health is important and whilst eye examinations are a large part of this, there are different things you can do as part of your daily routine to take care of your eyes in between your eye examinations.
9 Nov 2020
Road Safety Week is an event that occurs each year in November. The aim of the week, started in 1997 by Brake, is to inspire individuals, organisations, and communities to take action on road safety.
2 Nov 2020
Anyone with type 1 or type 2 diabetes is at risk of developing diabetic retinopathy, which can lead to blindness if undiagnosed and untreated.
5 Oct 2020
During the Covid-19 pandemic there has been some confusion about contact lens safety.
5 Oct 2020
We all know the importance of eating a balanced diet for our overall health, but it is also incredibly beneficial to our eye health.
5 Oct 2020
A staple for such good weather along with sun cream must be a good pair of sunglasses.
5 Oct 2020
National Eye Health Week occurs every year in September and is used to promote the importance of good eye health.
5 Oct 2020
Photochromic technology is not something that is new in the eye wear industry.
5 Oct 2020
Do you suffer with hay fever? Almost 18 million people in the UK are affected by hay fever every year.
16 Sep 2020
Read all about it! Derbyshire Life ReviewThe Eye Place Bakewell
16 Sep 2020
We excel in is the detection of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD) and Blepharitis.
16 Sep 2020
Visual stress and Dyslexia and how they can impair your vision. Here's how we can help with these issues.
16 Sep 2020
Fabric Magazine London visits The Eye Place Fitzrovia
16 Sep 2020
Pure Bakewell had some kind words to say about us, find out what makes The Eye Place so special and why our eye exams are the best in the business.
16 Sep 2020
The Eye Place has arrived in Dore and is offering the latest in eye care technology.
16 Sep 2020
Public Service Broadcasting are all kitted out in Gotti Switzerland spectacles from The Eye Place London
16 May 2018
Data protection is changing! Take a look at how we collect, store and use your data.
27 Feb 2017
Being an optometrist I frequently advise people as to the benefits of varifocal lenses, and I can actually remember the precise moment I realised I needed them. It was whilst attending a conference. My distance vision had been fine up to that point, but I had worn reading glasses for a while, and adjusted to … Continue reading The moment I realised I needed Varifocals →
16 Dec 2015
DITA Journey sunglasses are everything you’ve come to expect from the acclaimed DITA brand. Loving crafted with precision detail, DITA Journey encapsulates DITA’s core values of creating unique and flawless eyewear, which looks beautiful and fits perfectly. DITA Journey is a clean and elegant model, taking inspiration from yesteryear’s vintage glamour era. This iconic style, … Continue reading Frame Spotlight: DITA Journey →
14 Dec 2015
Captivate hearts and win admirable glances in these charming DITA heartbreaker sunglasses. This modern take on the classic cat-eye shape can instantly transform you into a high class sex kitten. The classic colour combination of stunning large, black frames matched with the simple elegance of the slim, 18K gold plated arms make for an chic … Continue reading Frame Spotlight: DITA Heartbreaker →
13 Dec 2015
Luxurious and distinctive, Freebird, is one of the most prestigious creations in the DITA range. Crafted from 18K gold and black acetate, this absolutely stunning model will be the crowning glory of any outfit. Perfectly understated for light lunches with the girls, but equally glamourous for a last minute date with that special someone, these … Continue reading Frame Spotlight: DITA Freebird →
11 Dec 2015
DITA Creator, which has won respect by style icons such as Usher and Kourtney Kardashian, is one of the most sought-after and celebrated models in the DITA range. The thick arms of the Creator are the show stopping feature of this fine piece of eyewear. Striking and bold, they lead around to the square frame, … Continue reading Frame Spotlight: DITA Creator →
10 Dec 2015
You don’t have to be a man to wear Cascais. These bold, strong sunglasses are popular amongst female DITA fans too, such as American model, Terra Grantham. Cascais sunglasses are not for the faint hearted. The frame might look heavy, but as it is made from titanium, it is actually lightweight and very comfortable. The … Continue reading Frame Spotlight: DITA Cascais →
9 Dec 2015
DITA sunglasses are famed for style, quality and panache and the Mach Three is no exception. This model features the classic double bridge, synonymous with other Mach sunglasses in the DITA range. There are three colour choices available, each created from lightweight titanium and acetate. The most striking version is the matte navy blue and … Continue reading Frame Spotlight: DITA Mach Three →
8 Dec 2015
DITA Mach Two are part of the iconic DITA Mach series. Just like the Mach One, Mach Two is sleek, modern and exudes a special kind of cool. There are three killer colour combinations to choose from. Matte black and matte antiqued black are the classic choice, complementing any style outfit. A more striking choice … Continue reading Frame Spotlight: DITA Mach Two →
7 Dec 2015
DITA ripped up the rule book and redefined eyewear design when they produced the iconic DITA Mach One. A revolution in sunglasses design, Mach One is more than just another pair of sunglasses. This powerful take on the celebrated aviator shape has resulted in a daring and contemporary design, tailored to perfection for today’s modern … Continue reading Frame Spotlight: DITA Mach One →
5 Dec 2015
What does it take to become an iconic sunglasses brand? With so many sunglasses names vying for your attention it can be difficult to make a decision on the right pair for you. Here we look at one of our most desirable brands, DITA and unpack the history behind them to find out what makes … Continue reading DITA Eyewear: Brand in the Spotlight →
2 Dec 2015
Looking to buy your man some great shades this Christmas? Like the eyewear that the likes of Lewis Hamilton, Daniel Craig and Bradley Cooper wear? Then new British online eyewear retailer OCO has everything you need. The OCO team are qualified optometrists with over 30 years of experience in the industry. Here OCO’s optometrist … Continue reading OCO’s guide to the best sunglasses for him this Christmas →
2 Dec 2015
Fancy wearing the same shades as the Kardashians? Or how about stepping out in the same frames Rihanna wears? New British online eyewear retailer OCO sells the sunglasses all the best dressed celebrities wear. The OCO team are qualified optometrists with over 30 years of experience in the industry. Here OCO’s optometrist Jennie Harris … Continue reading OCO’s guide to the best sunglasses for her this Christmas →
29 Nov 2015
Tom Ford takes the eternally trendy aviator shape sunglasses into the 21st century, with this contemporary take on a classic style. Tom Ford offer everything you need in a pair of sunglasses. Polished, smooth and always on point, Tom Ford sunglasses are a wardrobe must-have for achieving a refined and chic look. Purchase a pair … Continue reading Meet Tom Ford Rick →
5 Nov 2015
Bring out your inner sex kitten in these gorgeous, feminine Tom Ford Celina sunglasses. These high-end designer sunglasses will ensure you make waves, whether that’s on a night out with the girls or enticing a dashing gentleman on a date. You’re guaranteed to draw enviable stares from friends and family alike, in these bold and … Continue reading Meet Tom Ford Celina →
4 Nov 2015
Make an impact in these unforgettable Tom Ford Dimitry sunglasses. With Tom Ford’s signature style of understated cool, matched with timeless design and exquisite quality, these Tom Ford Dimitry sunglasses make the perfect choice. These are the sunglasses for you if you’re looking for a product which is deliciously different, whilst still remaining timelessly chic. … Continue reading Meet Tom Ford Dimitry →
3 Nov 2015
As seen in the 2012 James Bond film, Skyfall, the Tom Ford Marko FT0144 (also known as TF1f44) glasses are the epitome of cool and effortlessly casual sophistication. Bond actor, Daniel Craig, was also regularly spotted wearing the sunglasses around the set of the film, and whilst filming the action scenes in Turkey. A ‘Bond … Continue reading The Tom Ford Marko – A Bond Classic →
15 Oct 2015
“Spectre”, October’s new James Bond film, comes with the arrival of the typical suave sophistication and enviable charisma you can expect from Daniel Craig. But now, instead of just admiring his roguish charm, you can steal an element of his Spectre style too, by grabbing your very own pair of Tom Ford Snowdon sunglasses. The … Continue reading Snowdon in the new Bond movie ‘Spectre’ →
20 Sep 2015
Eyesight is arguably our most important and valued sense, yet most of us take it for granted and aren’t doing all we can to ensure we have full use of it for as long as possible. Diet is one of the easiest things we can change to give ourselves the best chance of clear vision … Continue reading 5 Diet Tips for Healthy Eyes →
25 Feb 2015
I have no doubt the NEW Tom Ford Elliot will be big this summer. Primarily a mens sunglass, this hot new model combines style with glamour featuring a little bling.