What Happens If You Don’t Wear Your Prescription Lenses

Your prescription glasses are not just a fashion accessory. They play a crucial role in maintaining your vision health. Despite having likely been informed of this by their optometrist, some choose to not wear their prescription glasses or contact lenses regularly. In this blog, we will explore what happens if you don’t wear your prescription lenses for both long-term and short-term discomfort.

What Happens If You Don't Wear Your Prescription Lenses

Short-term effects of not wearing glasses

One of the immediate consequences of not wearing your prescribed eyewear is eye strain. This can lead to persistent headaches or migraines. Refractive errors are the reason why people suffer from conditions such as myopia (nearsightedness) or hyperopia (farsightedness). These refractive errors cause the eyes to work harder to focus, causing discomfort that can impact your day-to-day life.

If these refractive errors are neglected, then the major result will be an inability to see things clearly. This can hinder your performance at work or school, leading to decreased productivity and engagement. This can also impact the way you interact with the world around you. Compromised vision increases the likelihood of accidents, whether you are driving or simply carrying out daily activities. Clear vision is essential in ensuring your personal safety as well as those around you.

Whether driving, operating machinery, or navigating everyday surroundings, compromised vision increases the likelihood of accidents. Clear vision is paramount for ensuring personal safety and also, just as importantly – the safety of those around you.

Long-term effects of not wearing glasses

The long-term effects of not wearing your glasses are unsurprisingly worse than the effects of wearing them! Your eyes adjust to incorrect focus, potentially leading to irreversible damage that regular use of prescriptions could have prevented.

Individuals who consistently disregard their prescriptions may be more susceptible to developing eye conditions such as astigmatism, myopia, or even more severe issues like glaucoma. Regular use of prescribed eyewear not only makes life more comfortable but also serves as a preventive measure against such conditions.

Alternatives to traditional eyewear

For those opposed to the look or feel of traditional eyewear, contact lenses provide a discreet and convenient alternative. They offer clear vision without the appearance of glasses. If you want a more permanent solution, laser eye surgery and other corrective procedures are viable. If you’re interested in any of these options then a consultation with an eye care professional can provide insights into the best options for your individual needs.

Adopting a healthier lifestyle, including a balanced diet and regular exercise, can positively impact vision health. While not a substitute for prescriptions, these practices can complement eye care.

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Neglecting to wear your prescription glasses can have both short-term and long-term consequences on your vision health. Our professional opinion is to always wear your prescription glasses unless you suspect your vision has changed over time, which is normal.

If you are overdue an eye exam or are looking to update your existing glasses feel free to get in touch. Give the practice a call on 01323 442 062 or email info@focusmedicaleyecentre.co.uk for some additional information.

Do Glasses Make Your Vision Worse?

Many people wear glasses to correct their vision and improve their day-to-day life.  However, there is a common misconception that actually wearing your glasses can make your vision worse over time. In this blog, we will explore both sides of the argument and provide insight into how glasses impact your vision.

Do Glasses Make Your Vision Worse

How Glasses Work

Before delving into whether or not glasses make your vision worse over time, it is crucial to have a reasonable understanding of how they work. Glasses are ingeniously designed to correct refractive errors in the eye. The first-ever glasses came about in Italy sometime between 1268 and 1300, though the exact date is disputed. Basically, they were two magnifying glasses hooked up with a hinge, resting on the bridge of the nose.

Refractive Errors

Refractive errors, such as nearsightedness (myopia) or farsightedness (hyperopia) occur when the eye fails to bend the light directly onto the retina. This distortion leads to a blurred image. Glasses work by redirecting the light so it accurately hits the retina, helping the eye ‘see’ how it should.

These refractive errors are often hereditary and can change annually, which requires updates to your prescriptions.

The Myth of Dependency

One of the common false impressions we hear when people come in for an eye test is that you become dependent on your glasses. Wearing your prescriptions does not make you dependent on glasses. Many believe it causes your eyes to become lazy but it couldn’t be further from the truth. Glasses do not weaken your eyes, instead, they provide the necessary correction for proper vision.

Changes in Prescription

Changes in prescription are common across a span of 1-3 years. This doesn’t mean that your glasses are making your vision worse. There is a multitude of factors that impact your eye health and people suffering from eye conditions may experience more frequent changes. There is no evidence that suggests wearing your glasses causes your vision to worsen.

Regular eye tests ensure that your glasses fit your current, while also screening you for a multitude of other health conditions.

Eye Strain and Glasses

Wearing glasses will almost always reduce eye strain and discomfort while promoting overall eye health. If you have just received a new prescription is it important you understand there is a transitional period. During this time your eyes need to acclimate to the improved vision. This can be both exciting but also nauseating for some. If you experience dizziness when wearing your glasses you are likely dealing with a depth perception issue. A good way to think of this issue is motion sickness.

If you continuously experience this for any longer than a week, we suggest you get in touch with your optometrist for further guidance.

Common Misconceptions

Let’s address some common misconceptions:

  • Myth: Glasses weaken your eyes. Reality: They provide necessary corrections.
  • Myth: You become dependent on glasses. Reality: They enhance your vision without causing dependency.
  • Myth: Not wearing glasses strengthens your eyes. Reality: This can lead to eye strain and discomfort.

Take The Professionals Advice

So do glasses make your vision worse? No, of course wearing glasses does not make your vision worse. They are a helpful tool to correct refractive errors and reduce eye strain. However, in saying that, it’s essential to maintain regular eye check-ups and update your prescription as needed for optimal eye health.

If you are overdue an eye exam or are looking to update your existing glasses feel free to get in touch. Give the practice a call on 01323 442 062 or email info@focusmedicaleyecentre.co.uk for some additional information.

The Connection Between Smoking and Eye Health

Smoking is a harmful habit that has been long associated with numerous health risks. Infamous for causing cancer almost everywhere in the body, many people may not be aware of the detrimental impact smoking can have on eye health. In the blog, we discuss the connection between smoking and eye health as well as explore various eye conditions that can be developed by smoking.

Before we begin, we want to emphasise how crucial it is to prioritise your eyes and take steps to quit if you are a smoker. Your vision is a precious gift and your lifestyle choices have a huge effect on your health. You should protect it.

The Connection Between Smoking and Eye Health

Smoking and Its Effects on Eye Health


Cataracts is a common eye condition which causes clouding on the eye’s natural lens, leading to interrupted vision. Normally, the lens is clear and transparent. This allows for light to pass through and focus on the retina at the back of the eye. Smoking has been strongly associated with an increased risk of developing cataracts and can also accelerate the progression of existing cataracts. Inflammation of the lens is often apparent in smokers. This can contribute to the formation and progression of cataracts.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration or AMD is a progressive disease that affects the sharpness of your vision. The macula is the central part of the retina, located at the back of the eye, and is responsible for the detail in your vision. It is a leading cause of vision loss among older adults, particularly those 50+. Smoking has been identified as a significant risk factor in the development of AMD. Due to blood vessel damage, there is a limited flow of blood to the macula. This results in damage and cell death.

Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye syndrome is a common eye condition whereby discomfort is caused due to insufficient tear production or poor tear quality. Many describe it as the sensation of a foreign object in the eye. Smoking can alter the composition of the tear film. This can make tears less stable and more likely to evaporate quickly. This can result in dry and uncomfortable eyes.

The Connection Between Smoking and Eye Health

Harmful Chemicals in Cigarettes


Nicotine is the addictive compound found in cigarettes. When someone smokes, nicotine can constrict the blood vessels in the eyes. This constriction reduces the amount of blood flow, containing nutrients and oxygen to the eye tissue. Adequate oxygenation and nutrient supply are essential for maintaining healthy eyes. Reduced blood flow means that the eyes may become more susceptible to various conditions and diseases.


The tar produced by smoking is a harmful byproduct that can negatively impact eye health. Containing various toxins, tar can lead to chronic eye irritation and a multitude of other issues. Exposure to tar can increase the likelihood of developing infections because it disrupts the body’s natural defences. Eye infections can range from mild conjunctivitis to more severe conditions that may require medical treatment.

Quitting Smoking for Better Eye Health

Quitting smoking is one of the best decisions you can make for your overall eye health. By quitting smoking and adopting a healthier lifestyle, you can significantly reduce your chances of developing the condition mentioned in this blog. Protect your vision.

There are plenty of resources online that can help you kick the bad habit of smoking. Please take a look at the NHS website if you want to see almost immediate improvements to your health!





Everything You Need To Know About William Morris

In the world of designer eyewear, William Morris stands strongly as an emblem of elegance and style. This British eyewear brand has captured the hearts of fashion enthusiasts around the world. With their unique designs that capture a timeless look and exceptional quality, they are a staple for many. In this blog, we are going to go in-depth on the brand and share everything you need to know about William Morris London. We will explore its rich history and show off some of its latest collections.

The Origins of William Morris London

William Morris London, referred to as WML, traces its roots back to the bustling streets of London in 1996. Founded by Robert William Morris, this brand emerged with a vision to revolutionise eyewear fashion.

Morris was driven by a desire to create eyewear that not only enhanced vision but also added a touch of sophistication to one’s style. Morris continues to pledge his ideas and creativity that first launched the brand over twenty years ago. They produce a range of collections that grasp today’s numerous fashion markets and keep up to date in the race for forever-changing fashion.


In 1998 the London collection was born. Taking inspiration from the streets of the city, the collection featured punchy colours, diverse shapes and unique styles. This collection has been on a unique journey, from keeping up with the forever-changing fashion trends with a twist on British culture to being their bestselling collection in the UK.

Handmade Perfection

One of the defining features of William Morris London eyewear is the meticulous craftsmanship that goes into each pair. Every frame is crafted by skilled artisans, ensuring that no detail is overlooked. This commitment to handmade excellence sets WML apart from mass-produced eyewear brands.

William Morris places a strong emphasis on using premium materials for their frames. From acetate to metal, only the finest materials are selected to guarantee durability and comfort. This commitment to quality is why William Morris London eyewear is known for its longevity.

William Morris London offers a diverse range of eyewear styles, but one constant is its classic elegance. Whether you’re searching for sophisticated cat-eye frames or timeless aviators, WML has a design that can complement your personal style.

William Morris Eyewear at Focus Medical Eyecare Centre

If you are looking to get your own pair of William Morris frames and want to find stockists in East Sussex, then feel free to visit our store on High Street in Hailsham. We stock a wide range of styles available as prescription glasses.

Shining a Light on Nighttime Driving

Driving at night can be a challenging task on its own due to reduced visibility, but it becomes even more difficult when one wears glasses.

Those who rely on corrective eyewear often face several issues during nighttime driving.

Firstly, glare from headlights and streetlights can be intensified when they hit the lenses of glasses, causing discomfort and temporarily blinding the driver. Additionally, glasses may accumulate smudges, reflections, or streaks over time, further obstructing one’s vision in low-light conditions. Furthermore, the constant adjustment between looking through the glasses for clear vision and above them to see distant road signs or objects can be distracting and potentially hazardous. Nighttime driving demands increased attention and concentration, and the added challenges posed by glasses can make it an even more daunting experience. Fortunately, we have a range of lenses that can help with these issues, keeping you safer on the road as the days begin to get darker earlier.

Night Time Driving Glasses


Essilor Varilux Road Pilot

Essilor’s Varilux Road Pilot lenses are among the most advanced spectacle lenses you can get your hands on right now. Whether you prefer single vision or varifocal, these lenses are purpose-built to optimise your vision while you’re behind the wheel. These lenses allow for a wider peripheral vision that grants more natural eye movements when checking the rear-view and side mirrors. This means you’ll be better equipped to anticipate the movements and actions of other cars on the road. The Varilux Road Pilot lens not only enhances distance vision but also expands the intermediate vision zone, providing clearer vision to information like the speedometer. Additionally, these lenses feature Crizal Drive coating by Essilor, reducing reflections from oncoming and other sources of light by up to 90%. This addresses a common nighttime driving issue faced by many of our customers.

Essilor Crizal Drive

Crizal Drive coating is best known for optimising visual clarity, especially when driving at night. All crizal coated lenses minimise the levels of reflections, increase protection from scratches, smudges, dust and water, as well as protecting your eyes from UV and filtering out harmful Blue-Violet light. Daytime and nighttime eye sensitivity varies. At night, intense light sources cause glare, affecting rod cells and visual awareness. Crizal Drive reduces nighttime reflections by up to 90% at 507nm, where sensitivity is highest. This decreases glare, enhancing visual comfort for safer driving.

Interested in Night Time Lenses?

If you are interested in the Essilor Varilux Road Pilot lenses or Essilor Crizal Drive, then please get in touch and we can help you. You could then keep them in the car for all night time driving, giving your eyes the welcome comfort they need. They don’t just have to be used just when driving either, even if you are a passenger or out and about in the dark, these lenses will significantly improve your vision, keeping you safer.

Sponsors of Hailsham Town Youth FC

The new season of football is upon us and Focus Medical Eye Centre have teamed up with Hailsham Town Youth FC under 12’s, as their new kit sponsor!

After coming top of their league in May, the squad have their sights set on performing well again this season. With a committed volunteer coaching team and a dedicated group of boys from Hailsham and the surrounding areas, Hailsham Town Youth wanted to find a sponsor for their Under 12 team who could help supply a full kit for every player.

“We thought it was important that the team had a fresh new look for the new season and that our team should all have the same chance to play without asking parents to foot the bill.” said Ryan Matthews, Under 12 Head Coach.”

“Thanks to the support from Focus Medical Eye Centre we can give each child a brand-new kit including sponsored match top, shorts and socks, creating a sense of team unity that a fully matching kit can bring.”

Having sponsored teams in the past and being an avid footballer himself, Anthony Bahadur was pleased to support the team! We will be hoping the new kit will help players and their families to FOCUS on the season ahead!

Back to School Soon?

With September fast approaching, making sure your kids eyesight is as good as it can be before the next school year starts is vital.

  • Have they been struggling over the summer months to watch the TV?
  • Have you noticed them squinting at all to try and focus on what they are watching?
  • Have they been at all clumsy for no reason?
  • Were they having difficulties at school last term, either focussing or looking at the white board in class?
  • Have they been displaying unusual signs of behaviour?

Now is the best time to talk to your children and ask them some of these questions. An annual eye check for every child is the best idea and a change in eyesight can be the reason for any of the above points. Even before they can read and write, as long as they are old enough to answer questions and look at pictures, then we can see them at Focus Medical Eye Centre.

Back to school

If your child is displaying signs of being short sighted, then we are at the cutting edge of technology at Focus Medical Eye Centre, by having a quick and easy screening test for any child at risk of developing Myopia. Using a special scanner called the Myah we can plot the risk and treat accordingly.

We can also help with school vision assessments, which are so very important.

If you have any concerns at all with your child’s eyesight, then please get in touch as soon as possible and we will do our best to fit them in before they start back at school. The summer has flown by and parents are busy out buying new shoes, uniforms, school bags and other kit. But what about the eye health for your child?

Reduce Your Child’s Risk of Becoming Short Sighted

Your eyesight is one of your most valuable tools in life. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could reduce your child’s risk of becoming short sighted? Well now you can if you come in to Focus Medical Eye Centre!

Myopia (short-sightedness) is a result of an excessive elongation of the eye where light focuses in front of, instead of on, the retina. This causes distant objects to be blurry while close objects appear normal. As a parent, it is your responsibility to be knowledgeable about the common risk factors for myopia and what you can do to prevent its progression. In this article, we will discuss myopia management in children and how you can help to possibly reduce short sightedness for your child, as this is when treatment is most effective.

Recent studies have shown that the prevalence of myopia is on the increase (by over 70% in Asia & by up to 50% in the US & Europe).


Reduce Your Child's Risk of Becoming Short Sighted

What can we do to try to prevent Myopia and it’s progression

Near activity

The association between near work and myopic progression has been evaluated in numerous studies and the outcomes were beyond doubt. It is recommended to limit the time children are spent undertaking near-visual tasks ie viewing mobile phones and tablets. Special spectacles incorporating a reading prescription can be prescribed if excessive near accommodation is found during an eye examination.

Time outdoors

Strong evidence exists that spending time outdoors (more than 2 hours per day) can protect against the onset of myopia (short sightedness) and possibly reduce the final level of adult myopia. The total time spent outdoors appears to be an important factor, rather than the nature of the activity undertaken.

Spectacles and contact lenses

Recent theories & studies are now suggesting that one of the reasons for myopic progression is that conventional spectacles and contact lenses are such that, whilst the central image formed on the retina is in focus, the peripheral image formed by these lens designs is behind the peripheral retina. It is thought this may promote elongation of the eye as it attempts to form an image on the peripheral retina. By prescribing optical corrections such as peripheral de-focus spectacles (MiYOSMART or Stellest lens) and special contact lenses (soft dailies & orthokeratology) we now have options to help slow myopic progression and improve outcomes for younger patients. Studies have looked at pharmacological intervention (such as the Atropine for treatment of Myopia Study) to reduce myopic progression, but this option is not currently available in the UK. Single vision under correction was a popular option for myopia management. However randomised clinical trials unequivocally have shown not only does this strategy not work, but actually can cause progression of myopia, therefore is not recommended as a myopia control strategy.

It is important to note that no one treatment can promise to stop myopia progression in children, only to slow it down.

Why you need to act now

The earlier the onset of myopia in an individual generally leads to a higher level of myopia in later life which increases risk factors for several ocular pathologies including glaucoma, cataract, retinal detachment, & myopic maculopathy brought about by the accompanying elongation of the eye. The highest risk is typically found in high myopia & -5.00DS. So, if we can reduce how myopic an individual ends up as an adult this will reduce their risk of developing certain pathologies in later life.

A reduction in the final level of myopia by only 1 dioptre reduces the lifetime risk of macula degeneration by 40% and the risk of vision impairment by 20%. Myopia progresses fastest in younger children, especially those under 10. This means that the most important opportunity to slow eye growth is when children are younger. Myopia management aims to apply scientific treatments to slow excessive growth to a lesser rate. Experts agree that myopia management should be commenced as soon as a child becomes myopic and continue into their late teens.

Reduce Your Child's Risk of Becoming Short Sighted

Recommended available interventions

Multifocal or bifocal spectacle lenses

This is a lens correction with a reading zone in the lower part of the lens that reduces accommodative effort which helps reduce myopic progression. Various studies show this type of correction can reduce the final level of adult myopia by approximately 11-46%, especially for individuals with additional near vision focussing issues(1).

Peripheral de-focus spectacles

This is a lens which has special ringed zones in the periphery which create a peripheral de-focus which reduces the stimulus for the eye to continue to elongate slowing myopic progression. Studies have shown this type of intervention can reduce myopic progression by up to 67% when worn 12 hours a day(2). The MiYOSMART lens from Hoya and the Stellest lens from Essilor are game-changing innovations in the field of myopia control and are now available at the practice.

Multifocal contact lenses

This works by allowing a clear central image to be formed on the retina whilst reducing the peripheral hyperopic defocus that is typically found in myopic eyes. This reduces the elongation of the eye. Various studies show this type of correction can reduce the final level of adult myopia by approximately 30-50% (3). We are accredited to fit the MiSight Soft Daily myopia control lens at the practice.


Orthokeratology lenses ( Ortho-K ) are rigid contact lenses that you sleep in which gently alter the shape of the cornea ( like braces on teeth) so on awakening you can see clearly for the day without the need for contact lenses or spectacles. With regard to myopia control, this works by flattening the corneal curvature in such a way that creates peripheral hyperopic defocus which reduces the stimulus for the eye to elongate similar to the other methods of myopia control. Various studies have shown this type of correction can reduce the final level of adult myopia by approximately 32-63%(4).

Please note: Wearing contact lenses increases the risk of eye infections compared to spectacles with the risk being, 1 in 1000 wearers per year for reusable soft contact lenses or overnight ortho K lenses and 1 in 5000 wearers per year for daily disposable soft contact lenses. With proper hygiene and maintenance, this risk can be well managed.

Myopia Management Screening

How do I arrange for my child to be screened?

We will be able to discuss myopia management screening during your child’s eye examination and make recommendations. A child’s eye examination is £45.00 with one of our specialists at Focus Medical Eye Centre or covered for one child under a parent’s care plan. This will not include the special eye length scan and growth percentiles report but this is available for an extra charge of just £25.00.

Alternatively, the easiest way to manage your child’s care is to join our Myopia Monthly Plan which will include all measurements, a tailored treatment plan and regular followups for just £7.95 per month*

Please note: the basic NHS child’s eye examination will not include any myopia management treatment plans, scans or follow ups.

*This is separate to the parent’s care plan which only covers a basic eye examination for one child. The Myopia plan covers the clinical time needed to manage this service but any spectacle or contact lenses needed are at an additional cost.


1. Brien Holden Vision Institute ( bhvi.org ) – Myopia Management
2. Bao, J., Huang, Y., Li, X., Yang, A., Zhou, F., Wu, J., Wang, C., Li, Y., Lim, E.W., Spiegel, D.P.,
Drobe, B., Chen, H., 2022. Spectacle Lenses With Aspherical Lenslets for Myopia Control vs
Single-Vision Spectacle Lenses: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Ophthalmol. 140(5),
472–478. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2022.0401.
3. Optometry Today Volume 58:02 February 2018 – Myopia
4. Review of Optometry July 2012 – Consider ortho K for myopia control

Tips For Adjusting to Bifocal or Varifocal Lenses

Bifocal and varifocal lenses are a popular choice for individuals suffering from blurry vision. At certain ages (ahem!!) this will certainly happen to most of us! These types of lens provide clear vision at different distances, allowing users to see both objects near and far without having to switch between multiple glasses. However, adjusting to bifocal or varifocal lenses can take time. In this article, we will provide you with some useful tips for adjusting to bifocal or varifocal lenses.

Bifocal and varifocal lenses are designed with multiple optical powers to correct both near and distant vision. Bifocal lenses have two distinct powers divided into two parts. One power is near and one far. The top part of the lens is for distance and the bottom is for near vision. Varifocals, also known as progressive lenses, have a more complex design than bifocals. They have three optical powers arranged in a gradient. Similarly to bifocal, the top of the lens is for viewing objects at a distance and the bottom is for near. The difference is the intermediate power positioned between them allowing for comfortable viewing at a variety of positions.

Tips For Adjusting to Bifocal or Varifocal Lenses

Expectations and patience

Before we get into any tips for adjusting to bifocal or varifocal lenses, it is important we set some realistic expectations. It is incredibly common for people to experience some discomfort or difficulty when initially transitioning. Patience is essential during the adjustment period, as it can take a few days or even a couple of weeks to fully adapt.

Stick with it

The first tip we have to offer is to stick with it! As with any change, adjusting to bifocal and varifocal lenses takes time for your brain to become accustomed to the new visual experience. It is common for people to feel slightly disorientated or have difficulty finding the right focus at the start. You must not let that discourage you. Thankfully, our brains are incredibly plastic, meaning it is excellent at adapting to change. Remember, you are learning a new way of seeing and this could take time.

During the adjustment period, it is essential you don’t give up! It is always a tempting option to switch back to your old glasses or avoid your new lenses altogether. However, doing so will only extend the time it takes. We guarantee that over time things will become clearer and more comfortable.

Wear them as much as possible

Another tip for adjusting to bifocal or varifocal lenses would be to wear them as much as possible. The more you wear your lenses, the faster your eyes will adapt to them. By wearing your new glasses consistently you can learn the correct head and eye positioning to see clearly at different distances. Your eyes will quickly become familiar with the lens and will allow your brain to learn. So, embrace the process and wear your lenses as much as possible to experience the full benefits of improved vision at different distances.

Head positioning

To utilise the different zone of your bifocal or varifocal lenses, it’s important you adjust your head position as opposed to your eyes. For objects in the distance, keep your head level and eyes straight forward. However, for close-up tasks such as reading or writing, lower your chin slightly and look through the dedicated reading zone of eyeglass lenses. Correcting your head position will optimise your vision and minimise distortion.

Maintaining regular eye exams

Just because your blurred vision has been fixed by your new glasses, doesn’t mean you can stop visiting your opticians. Regular eye exams are crucial for maintaining good eye health and ensuring optimal vision. Scheduled regular appointments with your optometrists to monitor any changes in your prescription and address any concerns you might have.

Want to arrange a regular eye exam?

If you have any questions about these tips for adjusting to bifocal or varifocal lenses feel free to get in touch. Give the practice a call on 01323 442 062email or fill out our contact form and we’ll be in touch as soon as possible. Alternatively, if you are suffering from any eye conditions don’t hesitate to book an eye exam. We are more than happy to take care of you and your vision, feel free to book an examination today.,

Hugo Boss Eyewear

Hugo Boss produce a prestigious line of fashion eyewear that complements the world-renowned Hugo Boss brand. Since the brand’s establishment in 1924, Hugo Boss has been a distinguished and influential brand in the fashion sphere. Renowned for its timeless design and impressive craftsmanship, they have quickly become one of the most loved designer brands on the planet. Here at Focus Medical Eye Centre, we stock a wide range of both sunglasses and prescription glasses from Hugo Boss.

The History of Hugo Boss Eyewear

Hugo Boss was originally founded by German fashion designer Hugo Ferdinand Boss in Metzingen, a town in southwest Germany. Initially, they specialised in the production of high-quality workwear, then expanded to many more products.  Only venturing into the eyewear industry in early 2000. With an emphasis on elegance and refinement, the brand’s eyewear collection became an instant success. The combination of sleek design and superior attention to detail quickly gained recognition.

Hugo Boss Eyewear has gained immense popularity on the international scale, becoming a symbol of sophistication. Frequently, the brand is spotted on red carpets, fashion runways and on the faces of some of the most influential figures.

Hugo Boss Glasses, Henry Cavill

Why Choose Hugo Boss?

Hugo Boss eyewear embraces the brand’s successful philosophy of creating sophisticated and timeless pieces. Each frame is meticulously crafted using high-quality materials, ensuring durability and comfort. The brand’s eyewear range encompasses a diverse selection of styles, from classic aviators to contemporary rectangular frames, catering to a wide range of faceshapes, tastes and preferences.

Hugo Boss is one of those brands that are consistently moving and evolving with the times. As the fashion industry embraces sustainability, Hugo Boss has taken steps to align its eyewear production with eco-friendly practices. The brand has now introduced sustainable materials, such as bio-acetate. It also implements responsible manufacturing processes, to reduce its environmental footprint wherever possible.

Iconic Collections

Over the years, Hugo Boss has introduced several iconic eyewear collections that have left a lasting impact on the fashion industry. One that comes to mind is the BOSS Black Eyewear line. This range was and still is incredibly popular. Known for its sleek and minimalistic design, the frames exuded an elegance like no other. Making them the go-to choice for anyone working in a corporate industry.

Additionally, the BOSS Orange Eyewear collection embraces a more casual aesthetic, targeting the younger market, with vibrant colours and more modern shapes.

Get in Touch

If you are looking for Hugo Boss Frames & Lenses and want to find stockists in East Sussex, then come into our store on the High Street in Hailsham, East Sussex and take a look at the many styles we have. And don’t forget, if you love Hugo Boss Eyewear, then why not buy them as prescription glasses?

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