Barracloughs Blog

All the latest news and offers from all eight stores of Barracloughs the Opticians.

Maui Jim and Zeal Training Evening

We're all excited after a very successful training evening, attended by 30 staff members, presented by Bill and Wensley of Maui Jim. We were offered a demonstration of the stunning Maui Jim and Zeal collection of sunspecs, plus of course…

Your Vision as a Senior Citizen

As people get older they need to ensure that their eye health becomes a priority. Having the wrong glasses can affect day-to-day life and can even be dangerous for certain activities such as driving (especially at night) or walking when…

Repairs and Minor Alterations

Always remember that we offer a minor repairs service in-house at any of our stores. This includes items such as replacement screws, nose pads, end tips and other miscellaneous frame parts (if available from our suppliers).

Do you suffer with glare when driving at night?

Spectacles with an anti-reflective coating have been proven to reduce glare when driving in the dark. A standard lens only lets 92% of the light through, (8% is lost by reflection) whereas a lens with an anti-reflective coating lets through…

Rocco by Rodenstock

In 1963 rocco was on everyone's noses (around 4 million noses in fact). The rocco spectacles were striking in their own way and inimitable in their appearance, but then, suddenly... rocco disappeared! Not even the NSA had a clue of…
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