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Read Optics Sun Readers – Frame Benefits

Our Unisex Tortoiseshell Sun Readers are perfect for this time of year. Hand crafted optical quality UV400 lenses which provide 100% UV protection against the sun’s rays. These unisex sun readers are ideal for reading outdoors in the sunshine. Available in +1.5, +2.0 and +2.5 dioptre strengths. A polycarbonate frame and sprung hinges make sure these are a very comfortable frame. We also do a Men’s Black Alloy-Tech Rimless Sun Reader which is a rimless style for a more minimal look.  Our multi-buy offers are proving ever popular, so you... Read More


Male Style Icons – Roky

For those who have not heard of Roky (also known as Rocky Million) he is an 11 x UK Battle Rap Champion, Actor and Model. Google asked him to try out their new Google Glass at the Mayfair Hotel recently and in his usual calm nature the model / rapper certainly showed us how to rock those glasses. He was very relaxed in trying new technology but more so showed how cool one can look in those specs. You can see from the images what Roky thought of Google Glass.... Read More


Women’s Eyeglass Trends 2014

Eyewear in general seems to be making a comeback in the fashion world and thus why there are plenty of eyeglass trends for 2014! We love that nowadays, eyeglasses are embraced and viewed as more of an accessory than a necessity! So whether you’re looking for stylish frames for your everyday eyewear, or trying to find your next favorite pair for evening-wear, follow these 4 major eyeglass trends for 2014 to find your perfect fit! Retro Round Round glasses are one of the newest and most recognizable eyeglass trends for... Read More


Amazon Dominated Online Retail Sales in 2013

Amazon’s 2013 e-commerce sales totaled more than those of nine other largest U.S. merchants, combined, according to data from Internet Retailer an e-commerce research firm. The online retail giant topped the charts at $67.9 billion — that’s $49.6 billion more than the second-largest online retailer, Apple, which clocked in at $18.3 billion. Traditional big-box chains such as Walmart and Staples took third and fourth place, respectively. Netflix, at no. 7, also cracked the top 10 with $4.4 billion. Dell came in at no. 10 with $3.6 billion. Our Read Optics... Read More

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Read Optics Frame Benefits

Our ready to wear reading glasses are made with both functionality AND style in mind. Lightweight frames and memory flex arms make sure these are very light to wear on your face yet long lasting and not easy to break. All the lenses in our reading glasses are all optical quality and coated with an anti-reflective coating so as not to reflect too much light when wearing them outdoors. The soft touch silicon nose pads also mean that they sit comfortably on your nose and also stay in place even... Read More


Kindle Fire HD May Competition

Our April Kindle Fire Competition winner has now been announced. Congratulations to A Raynor! Our brand new competition for May is now LIVE!! Click here to enter straight away or buy any pair of reading glasses and you will entered automatically. Fingers crossed and good luck.


LED Night Reading Glasses

Our LED night reading glasses are constantly proving popular with our customers. They are the perfect frame to choose if you are looking for something to help see details in darker environments. Whether you’re looking for a frame to help you read your books in the evenings, to use whilst doing close-up work such as embroidery, knitting, wood modelling, or to see in those tricky small nooks and crannies when you are doing that difficult DIY job, these LED reading glasses are the perfect solution. With a small battery in... Read More



Grab yourself an extra sweet deal this weekend as we launch our fantastic Easter Weekend Sale. 25% OFF ANY PAIR OF READING GLASSES. Use code EGG25 at checkout to apply the discount. Whether you buy one pair, two pairs or twenty pairs, 25% will be deducted off the total. It’s not only the easter eggs this weekend that will offer you that sweet treat! Happy Easter from all of us at readoptics!


Happy Easter – Creme Egg with All Orders

We have been together some time now and I thought it was about time to ask you something. Since meeting you, I have seen the world clearer, everything seems to be in focus now and I don’t ever want to lose that feeling. So, I wanted to ask you a question……..will you? Will you……. be ordering online this week? As an Easter thank you to ALL customers this week we will be including a Cadbury’s Creme Egg with ALL orders. Happy Easter!


Men’s Spring Classic Clothing – Spring 2014

No, we don’t want to be enslaved by fashion or lose ourselves in trends, but style updates are necessary from time to time. Certain elements of our wardrobe are prone to being overlooked or neglected. The basics we reach for – day in, day out – are often not given much consideration, but even the most timeless menswear pieces undergo subtle reinventions. For instance, there have been a few changes to men’s jeans over the past couple of years that have flown under the radar. And with denim continuing to... Read More