Vision for Drivers – The Facts

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Good eyesight is essential for safe driving and poor vision can impair your driving performance. You are responsible for ensuring that your vision meets the specified minimum (more…)

What happens in an eye examination?

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

An eye examination is carried out by an optometrist and usually takes about 20-30 minutes. Sometimes it can take longer if you need extra tests, but this is to make sure you can see as well as possible. (more…)

Smoking and Sight Loss

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Eye test

The facts

The link between smoking and the UK’s leading cause of sight loss is as strong as the link between smoking and lung cancer.

Smoking doubles your chances of losing your sight:


How to choose glasses to suit your face shape

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

More and more people these days need glasses as a result of spending too much time in front of screens, as the TV or the laptop, or due to other factors. Many people though do not feel very comfortable with wearing glasses. Maybe some just have bad memories from their childhood, when they were being mocked or others just feel that it is too much of a change. It`s true that sometimes glasses (especially the wrong pair) can make you look a lot different from what you look like without them. But different does not necessarily mean worse. (more…)

Salvatore Ferragamo glasses come to Leeds

Monday, October 14th, 2013

We are pleased to announce that this highly fashionable range of eyewear is now available from Julian Berson Opticians. (more…)

Duck and Cover Eyewear is launched

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Julian Berson is delighted to announce the launch of the Duck and Cover Eyewear collection, a contemporary and urban range designed to be “ready for anything.” (more…)

Smart phone could help ‘prevent blindness’

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Scientists have developed an adapted smartphone which can perform eye tests and diagnose vision-related problems. (more…)

Barbour Eyewear now available

Sunday, August 25th, 2013

Barbour is an authentic British brand providing a wardrobe of clothes for country pursuits, country living or for those who simply love the country, while still maintaining the core values of its heritage, durability, fitness for purpose and attention to detail. (more…)

Regular eye tests for drivers will save lives

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Regular eye tests for drivers could cut the number of casualties on UK roads by almost 3,000. (more…)

The Eye Test Chart Explained

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

The Snellen Chart

Snellen chart is an eye test chart used by eye care professionals and others to measure visual acuity. Snellen charts are named after the Dutch ophthalmologist Hermann Snellen who developed the chart in 1862.  (more…)