This is where we post articles on various aspects of glasses repair as well as buying guides for our customers. We repair hundred of glasses and sunglasses every week and our expert staff always keep up-to-date with the latest spectacle repair technologies and practice. We can also offer advice on sunglasses frames and lenses. If you have any comments or thoughts about any of the articles listed here, please don't hesitate to contact us. We also have a Questions & Answers page where our knowledgable staff answer the most frequently asked questions.
Nose pads are very important for eyewear comfort. Ensuring they are in good condition should be a priority for all owners of glasses and sunglasses.
A scratched or cloudy Ray-Ban lens needs to be replaced as soon as possible. Damaged lenses can also affect vision in more ways than one.
The future looks bright for eyewear manufacturers with the global market in sales in glasses set to grow to more than £19 billion.
Many clients ask if Ray-Ban repairs glasses and, if so, how much does it cost? What they really want is to get genuine replacement parts.
Lens coatings for glasses typically last for one or two years but much depends on the type of lens coating and how well you take care of your glasses.
There is more to choosing sunglasses just because they are the latest craze. There other factors to consider when picking a pair of sunglasses.
Most people buying glasses look at the lenses first to see whether they are the right shape, the correct shade, and the best style.
Aviator-style sunglass lenses have dominated the sunglasses market ever since with women, in particular, buying into the unique look.
There are plenty of DIY fixes on the web with top tips on how to carry out repairs at home. Our top tip is to let the experts do it properly.
It is a classic tale of a small backyard outfit growing into one of the biggest and best-known designer sunglasses brands in the world – Oakley.
AlphaOmega is now an authorised official UK dealer for Ray-Ban glasses and sunglasses. It means we can now offer customers genuine parts.
At AlphaOmega we come across spectacles and sunglasses manufactured from a huge range of materials in our busy workshops.
One of the first questions customers ask is 'How much will it cost to fix my glasses frames?'. There is no simple answer.
Occasionally users will look to replace a broken part or customise their Oakleys. We look at the options for replacement parts for Oakley sunglasses .
Glasses take a lot of punishment over the years. If you use spectacles daily to aid your vision, they will need regular maintenance. Glasses used less regularly, such as sunglasses, may be kept in a drawer or just left lying around until they're needed. However they are used, glasses protect your
In more straitened economic times, it's sensible and feels much better, to get glasses expertly repaired and save a small fortune.
Sunglasses manufacturers are going green with eco-friendly sunglasses in the wake of public demand for more eco-friendly eyewear
Glasses frames may well date from ancient times but modern spectacles come many materials, from cellulose acetates to titanium alloys.
Most people think of glasses as the modern term while spectacles sound just a little bit old-fashioned. They couldn't be more wrong.
Sunglass lens technology has come a long way in recent years and new materials are coming onto the eyewear market all the time.
Scratched lenses are probably one of the most common causes of complaint by owners of expensive designer sunglasses.
Many people who own Oakley Juliet sunglasses report problems with the nose bridge getting wobbly. AlphaOmega has a low-cost solution.
We asked our glasses repair experts for advice on how best to take care of your sunglasses and keep them in tip-top condition.
Most sports require sharp, clear vision and seeing clearly will usually have a big impact on your game, no matter which sport you play.
Titanium is a super-light, durable and robust metal which makes it ideal for spectacle frames and a very popular choice for manufacturers.
To mark the 75th anniversary of Ray-Ban the company celebrated with the launch of their 'Never Hide' advertising campaign
Top-quality glasses are essential for proper eyecare but they need to look good too if you are to wear them with confidence.
The risk of unprotected eye damage is even greater when the sun's glare is intensified by reflection off large expanses of snow.
There is a bewildering, array of sunglasses lens types available today as each manufacturer tries to steal a competitive advantage
With so many very high-quality fakes on the market, it is easy to be misled into shelling out hard-earned cash for a fake pair of glasses.
We love the sun but excessive sun exposure is an area where too much too quickly can be not only be inadvisable but even dangerous.
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