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Our way of life has changed…

Lifestyles have changed a lot in the last decade for wearers aged 18 to 50 years old. Our eyes have to focus more intensively and repeatedly to adjust to close and variable distances with frequent switching between devices and increasingly smaller characters displayed by screens.

This new way of life has an impact on our visual needs, which Eyezen is addressing. Eyezen Boost lenses support visual efforts in front of digital screens, thanks to an exclusive power distribution technology called Eyezen Focus.

If you are like an increasing number of people experiencing asthenopia symptoms, (fatigue, pain around eyes, blurred vision, headache), especially following prolonged reading, computer work or close activities, why not call down to discuss your suitability.

Introducing Mulberry Eyewear + Giveaway

As part of our continued effort to bring the most desirable brands we are pleased to announce that we are now an authorised stockist of Mulberry eyewear.

“Each and every Mulberry frame can be recognised thanks to its distinctive detailing and precious quality”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With some frames featuring the iconic Mulberry tree and others a metallic plaque, we love the subtle British design details and we’re sure you will too.

To celebrate the launch we are offering everyone who purchases a Mulberry frame between March 2019 and August 2019 entry into a prize draw to win a Mulberry sunglasses frame of your choice – we will even give you free prescription lenses too if you so wish.

For further details and T&Cs please contact matt@atopticians.co.uk

Frame and Lens Care — an Alan Tyler Guide

t Alan Tyler, we understand that you might want to update your look frequently.

And substance as well as style might influence a new purchase — an eye examination could reveal that you need a new prescription

But following a robust frame and lens care regime can extend the life of your eye wear and protect your vision.

Here are a few tips to get you started.

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Frames v Lenses — Let The Battle Commence!

Happy 2019!

We hope you had a lovely Christmas and a legendary New Year.

If January finds you in an aspirational frame of mind, you’ll have set realistic resolutions and hopefully still be sticking to them.

And if you want to start a new chapter in your personal look book this year, new frames or contacts are a great place to start.

But if you’re struggling to choose between them, or are wondering if you need both, our glasses v lenses showdown is the illuminating lowdown you need.

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Stars and their eyes – 3 iconic eyewear looks

With Christmas around the corner, you might want to switch up your look for the party season and ring in a stylish New Year with niche eyewear.

But between ticking presents off your list, decorating the tree and prepping the turkey, time’s tight for finding styles that really pop.

If you’re struggling for sparkling inspiration, the iconic eyewear looks of top celebs are a gift that just keeps giving.

So pour yourself a prosecco and celebrate the following stars and their eyes — you might just find fierce and fresh new frames for 2019 while you’re at it.

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Christmas and New Year Opening Hours 2018

On behalf of the whole team at Alan Tyler Opticians, we’d like to wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year.

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Mince Pie Saturdays

All dressed up for Christmas and looking forward to the festive season!

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Mesmer-eyes —amazing visions of nature

At Alan Tyler, we’re are always fascinated by the animal kingdom —the sheer number of diverse and beautiful species is breath-taking.

And this got us wondering — how does human eyesight compare to the peeper power of the most popular animals?

If you’re ready for an eye examination with a difference, here are nature’s most outstanding orbs.

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Dorridge Christmas Tree Light Switch On – 2018

Come and join us on the 26th November 6-8pm for the Annual Dorridge Christmas Tree Light Switch on.

Held in the square in Dorridge you can soak up the festive atmosphere, whilst part taking in some food and drink from the stalls.

Listen to the local choir and really get in the Christmas mood.

The highlight of the evening for your little ones will be the arrival of Santa!!

We are proud at Alan Tyler Opticians to be able to support this fabulous annual event.

4 fabulous eyewear brands to kickstart your autumn

The leaves are turning brown, orange and deep, dark burgundy – and it’s beginning to make your summer wardrobe look distinctly old hat.

As with every other season, some fashions simply don’t make sense in the autumn. Bright colours are replaced with a muted palette, while airy materials make way for thick wools.

So if you’re changing your wardrobe, why not do the same for your glasses?

In our extensive eyewear range, there are plenty of brands that cater to the autumn season – feast your eyes on our fab four.

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