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VOLUME 18:  READING GLASSES STRENGTH GUIDE cover photo

VOLUME 18: READING GLASSES STRENGTH GUIDE

Have you ever noticed that some people start pulling down their glasses in order to read? Or have to stretch their arms out super long. This is called presbyopia, it is when the eyes gradually lose the ability to see things clearly up close, this is a normal part of ageing. When we are younger the lens inside our eye is able to focus on things up-close and far away because it is flexible and soft but as we age the lens inside our eye becomes harder and less flexible which makes it harder to focus on things that are up close.
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Friday, 21 June 2024
VOLUME 17:  HOW TO CLEAN YOUR GLASSES THE RIGHT WAY cover photo

VOLUME 17: HOW TO CLEAN YOUR GLASSES THE RIGHT WAY

Rubbing your glasses with a dry microfiber cloth can actually damage your lenses when you clean your glasses with a dry cloth, this redistributes grease and rubs microscopic debris that can actually damage your lenses. This is why it is important to make sure that you are cleaning your glasses the right way at all times in order to avoid damaging your lenses and save them from getting scratched and in order to make sure that your glasses last you a long time to save you money in the longer run. Instead of rubbing your glasses with a dry cloth, you can begin to clean your glasses by running your glasses under lukewarm water for around 15 seconds, this helps to displace and dislodge excess grime.
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Thursday, 20 June 2024
VOLUME 16:  HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT GLASSES cover photo

VOLUME 16: HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT GLASSES

Choosing the right pair of frames for your glasses can be difficult, especially if it is your first time or if you are switching out your frame after using your previous pair for a while as it can take some time to adjust to the look of new frames. Though it is particularly important to make sure that you pick out the perfect pair of frames to ensure that you look your best, and feel the most comfortable in your glasses. Ideally, the width of your frames should be as wide as the widest point of your face below the brow line, and the arms should not make contact with the skin until just before the ear to ensure ultimate comfort. If your frames are too wide they will slip down your nose and will also decentre the eyes which can have an impact on your vision. If your frames are too narrow, the arms will splay outwards and make contact with the side of the head which will cause pressure and thus your glasses will slip down your face.
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Wednesday, 19 June 2024
VOLUME 15:  THE BEST GLASSES FOR ROUND FACE cover photo

VOLUME 15: THE BEST GLASSES FOR ROUND FACE

Firstly, it is virtual that you determine if you have a round face in order to pick out the best glasses for yourself. Start by taking a tape measurer or a flexible ruler and begin to measure the distance between the centre of your hairline to the pointiest point of your chin. Once you have measured this, take your tape measurer and measure the distance between the highest point of your left cheekbone to the highest point of your right cheekbone. If you have found that the distance between the two cheekbones is higher than the distance between your forehead and chin then this means that you may have a round face shape.
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Tuesday, 18 June 2024
VOLUME 14:  HOW SHOULD YOUR GLASSES FIT cover photo

VOLUME 14: HOW SHOULD YOUR GLASSES FIT

Your glasses should not feel too tight on the side of your face. If your glasses feel uncomfortably tight and you are finding that the sides of your glasses are stretching out when you put them on then this could be an indication that your glasses are too tight. The end temples of your glasses arms should sit comfortably enough around your ears so that they do not slide down your face when you look down, but also not too tight that they hurt the back of your ears.
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Monday, 17 June 2024
VOLUME 13:  HOW TO KEEP GLASSES FROM SLIPPIN cover photo

VOLUME 13: HOW TO KEEP GLASSES FROM SLIPPIN

Are you always asking “why are my glasses always slipping?” Your glasses can help you with a lot of things, helping you see, protecting your eyes from harmful blue light, and UV rays - though one of the most annoying things your can experience with your glasses are them slipping down your nose. The reason for your glasses slipping down your nose can vary, it can be caused because of natural oils that your nose produces thus making it a slippery area which makes your glasses slip down your nose. The area of the nose that touches the nose pad gets the most oil so it is healthy to use oil-free cleansing on your face. If you have dry skin this may not be an option for you as you will need oil cleansing face wash to balance out the dry skin that is on your face so you should take this into consideration. Another option also is to use oil blotches, these are very thin face tissues that soak up the excess oil that is on your skin, you can use these tissues during the day to blot out the excess oil from your face, so if using an oil cleansing face wash isn't an option for you then you should opt for the oil batches.
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Sunday, 16 June 2024
VOLUME 12:  GLASSES MEASUREMENTS cover photo

VOLUME 12: GLASSES MEASUREMENTS

Have you ever wondered what the numbers on one of the arms of your glasses meant? Or maybe you didn't even notice that the glasses had numbers written on them? The measures for eyeglasses are written as numerals on the inside of the arm. They're one technique to discover a glasses size that fits your face well and effectively corrects your eyesight. Only a few millimetres may make a big difference in how your glasses feel and appear on your face, so measuring can be a crucial step in getting to know your eyewear. Finding the right measurements for your glasses is important for both fit and style. Your glasses measurements are either on the side of the glasses or on the bridge. The measurements typically consist of three numbers, these numbers represent lens width bridge width and arm length.
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Saturday, 15 June 2024
VOLUME 11:  POLARIZED GLASSES cover photo

VOLUME 11: POLARIZED GLASSES

If you’re someone who enjoys spending time outdoors, you’ve probably heard about polarized sunglasses. These sunglasses have become increasingly popular due to their ability to enhance visibility and protect your eyes. In this post, we’ll explore the advantages of polarized sunglasses and why you should consider purchasing a pair.
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Tuesday, 25 April 2023
VOLUME 10:  GLASSES FOR ASTIGMATISM cover photo

VOLUME 10: GLASSES FOR ASTIGMATISM

Astigmatism is a prevalent eye condition that leads to blurred vision. It results from the irregular shape of the cornea or lens in the eye, which prevents proper light focusing on the retina. If you have astigmatism, you may wonder whether you require glasses to correct your vision.
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Monday, 17 April 2023
VOLUME 9:  OUR FRAMES AREN'T JUST DESIGNED IN AUSTRALIA, THEY'RE MADE HERE TOO! cover photo

VOLUME 9: OUR FRAMES AREN'T JUST DESIGNED IN AUSTRALIA, THEY'RE MADE HERE TOO!

As a proud Australian-owned and operated eyewear brand, Dresden Vision is delighted to announce that we are now officially a part of the Australian Made campaign. We've been manufacturing our own frames in Sydney since 2014, and now we're incredibly proud to be part of the Australian Made community.
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Wednesday, 5 April 2023
VOLUME 8: HOW TO READ YOUR EYE PRESCRIPTION? cover photo

VOLUME 8: HOW TO READ YOUR EYE PRESCRIPTION?

Are you struggling to read your eye prescription? At Dresden Vision we know the importance of understanding your eye prescription to ensure that you get the correct glasses or contact lenses
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Tuesday, 24 January 2023
VOLUME 7: A REVOLUTIONARY CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE. cover photo

VOLUME 7: A REVOLUTIONARY CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE.

Have you been all around the shops this year realising you have picked up at least one of these gifts previously? Dresden’s revolutionary concept gives you options to gift like no other year before! Why not treat your loved ones this Christmas with a gift that they need? At Dresden we offer a wide range of gifting options, the choice is yours.
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Tuesday, 3 January 2023
VOLUME 6: MADE OF MONEY. (LITERALLY) RECYCLED BANKNOTES, AND SUSTAINABLE GOALS. cover photo

VOLUME 6: MADE OF MONEY. (LITERALLY) RECYCLED BANKNOTES, AND SUSTAINABLE GOALS.

“It takes a lot of money to look this cheap.” (Dolly Parton, Entrepreneurial Genius). In fact, it takes about $2500 in cash to make each our new Limited Edition Recycled Money frames. Yep, we’ve gone and done it again (humble brag). We sourced off-cuts, rejects and ex-circulation banknotes of all denominations from the Reserve Bank of Australia to create our latest frames. Aussie banknotes that have reached the end of their useful life as currency, and RBA production waste materials are processed and then made into the classic Dresden shape, (by us) in Sydney, Australia.
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Tuesday, 15 November 2022
VOLUME 5: FINDING YOUR PERFECT DRESDEN GLASSES ONLINE WITH VIRTUAL TRY-ON. cover photo

VOLUME 5: FINDING YOUR PERFECT DRESDEN GLASSES ONLINE WITH VIRTUAL TRY-ON.

One of the things that brings us so much joy at Dresden is seeing customers visit our stores and find a pair of frames that truly reflects their personality and individual style. This may be a case of trying each and every one of our 20+ colours before narrowing it down to a winner (or two), or experimenting with the 400+ possible colour configurations you can get when mixing frames and arms. Come on try it!
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Thursday, 20 October 2022
VOLUME 4: DRESDENGO, EYEWEAR FOR A NEW WORLD. cover photo

VOLUME 4: DRESDENGO, EYEWEAR FOR A NEW WORLD.

We’ve been champing at the bit to share some very exciting news with our community!! This October we’re launching a new range of protective eyewear designed to meet our emergent global conditions. The world is changing at a rate of knots. We’re living in a period where climate change, digitalisation and screen culture are omnipresent in our lives. These factors are having a big effect on one of our most precious assets: our eyes.
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Tuesday, 20 September 2022
VOLUME 3: DRY EYES, A VERY MODERN CONDITION. cover photo

VOLUME 3: DRY EYES, A VERY MODERN CONDITION.

Many factors can contribute towards Dry Eyes, including the Environment, Ageing, Hormones, Medications, Medical Conditions etc. The most commonly seen causes in the clinic are generally due to extended screen use, eyelid inflammation (Blepharitis and Meibomian gland dysfunction), and air conditioning.
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Thursday, 2 June 2022
VOLUME 2: ONWARDS AND UPWARDS, THE GOOD NEWS. cover photo

VOLUME 2: ONWARDS AND UPWARDS, THE GOOD NEWS.

We’re well on our way to becoming a truly global omni-channel business, with our commitment to manufacturing in Australia, with sustainable materials, being our unique platform.
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Thursday, 2 June 2022
VOLUME 1: CREATING A BRAND WITH JOY AND PURPOSE. cover photo

VOLUME 1: CREATING A BRAND WITH JOY AND PURPOSE.

We’re making glasses simple, accessible, affordable and ultimately sustainable with an ethical and environmentally responsible manufacturing process.
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Thursday, 2 June 2022