The London Eye – March 2024

By hbdadminopti on March 24, 2024
Let the games begin! In December, I was privileged to attend the Unity Games in Dubai. Launched in 2005 with the idea of bringing together families and friends from many nations, it welcomed, in its inaugural year,... Read More

Glaucoma Awareness Week 2024

By hbdadminopti on March 09, 2024
Between 2015 and 2035, the number of people living with glaucoma in the UK is expected to increase by 44%. With an ageing population and modern technology making earlier detection possible, more and more of us will... Read More

The Perfect Guide To Choosing The Right Glasses

By hbdadminopti on January 30, 2024
Here are some top tips in helping you choose the right glasses that make you look good! We know that choosing the right pair of glasses can be daunting… A common question we often get asked is,... Read More

Importance of Sunglasses

By hbdadminopti on April 24, 2022
Hands up to those of you that use sunscreen to protect your skin from harmful UV rays….Almost all of you.Now raise your hand if you use sunglasses to protect your eyes from harmful UV rays…..Just as I thought, not... Read More

Why You Should Service Your Spectacles

By hbdadminopti on February 19, 2022
When you first buy your Spectacles you instantly love them. You handle them with as much care as possible to make sure nothing happens to them and that they stay perfect, just the way you bought them. Over time,... Read More

Are you suffering from mask-associated dry eye?

By hbdadminopti on February 13, 2021
With everyone wearing face coverings or masks to reduce the spread of coronavirus, there have been new reports showing that people who wear them regularly are more likely to suffer from dry eye symptoms. Experts are... Read More


By hbdadminopti on January 14, 2021
Whether you are a new contact lens wearer or have been wearing contact lenses for years, we could all use a little refresher on the dos and don’ts of contact lens wear from time to time. Your contact lenses must be... Read More

The HBD Work Eyewear Style Guide

By hbdadminopti on November 30, 2020
Many of us spend over 2,000 hours at the office every year, balancing a busy work schedule with an equally hectic social life in the evenings. That’s 230 days a year of wearing work attire! Some of you may... Read More


By hbdadminopti on September 30, 2020
Here at Hodd Barnes and Dickins we’re always on the look out for the latest eyewear trends from all corners of the globe, so we’re excited to announce the addition of a chic new designer to our collection – Andy... Read More

Silhouette Eyewear – As Good As Wearing Nothing!

By hbdadminopti on July 03, 2020
When Anneliese and Arnold Schmied founded Silhouette International Schmied AG in 1964, they envisioned glasses to be an accessory aiding vision and enhancing appearance. Today, 50+ years later, Silhouette glasses and... Read More