The Hot Glasses Trends for 2015

The Hot Glasses Trends for 2015

2015 is seeing exciting changes in the glasses industry, for both fashion and technology. Each year different glasses designers set their hearts on new styles, shapes, colours, materials, technologies, and innovations for their new model frames. Visual Q Eyecare has done its research, and here are the hot trends for 2015! Frame Colours and Patterns: … Read More

Genuine Artisan Eyewear from Australia – Jono Hennessy

Jono Hennessy Australian Artisan Eyewear

For the majority of Australians who know something about fashion, or what is involved when defining what constitutes a pair of premium quality glasses, generally speaking, Australian designers and brand names do not come to mind. People know names like Salvatore Ferragamo, Pro Design, Tag Heuer, and Porsche Design. They may even know that the… Read More

‘A Bathing Ape’ Eyewear? Sounds a little funky now, doesn’t it?

A Bathing Ape Eyewear

Okay Melbourne, the time has finally come. It’s December 2014. Are we ready to truly embrace international style in all its hairy mammalian glory, or are we going to continue hiding away in our safe little harbour separate from the outside world? Visual Q Eyecare is proud to announce its newest range of high quality… Read More

Tag Heuer Glasses Race Into Summer

New 2015 Tag Heuer Glasses Range Races Into Melbourne’s Summer

Visual Q Eyecare in South Yarra are proud to announce the arrival of Tag Heuer’s new glasses and sunglasses range, just in time for the 2015 Melbourne summer season. If you don’t know the Tag Heuer brand, it is eponymous with all things racing. From sponsorship of the latest America’s Cup winning Oracle Team USA… Read More

Amazing New Treatment for Dry Eyes!

Amazing New Treatment for Dry Eyes!

  There used to be an assumption only older people had to deal with dry eyes, but these days people are realising it’s a more common issue than once thought. People as young as 20 years of age are coming to Visual Q Eyecare complaining of dry eyes, a gritty feeling in their eyes, or… Read More

Newsletter First Issue Release

Newsletter First Issue Release

Hi everyone, Today we are proud to present the inaugural release of our biannual newsletter called I-Care. It represents many months work in getting the ideas together through to production. Our main focus has been to explain the challenges a modern lifestyle has on our eyes. In summary, our eyes are constantly being forced to… Read More

Visual Q Newsletter ‘I Care’ Coming Soon! Sign up now for special offers and great reading.

Visual Q Newsletter 'I Care' Coming Soon!

We’re excited! The first edition of Visual Q Eyecare’s brand new newsletter, ‘I Care’ will be coming out next month in September 2013. We’ll start out publishing the newsletter biannually, with the first newsletter’s theme to be, ‘Eyes in modern life’. Great articles and offers for our products and services will be offered exclusively to… Read More

One Giant Step Forward for Humankind – Transitions Vantage Lenses

One Giant Step Forward for Humankind – Transitions Vantage Lenses

Every so often in the glasses trade we come across a new product that blows our minds, and we at Visual Q Eyecare are proud to announce our minds and their accompanying eyes have just experienced such an event! If you’ve heard of Transitions lenses then you know that there are glasses that can be… Read More

5 Ways Holiday Drinking Can Affect Your Eyes, Glasses, and Contact Lenses

5 Ways Holiday Drinking Can Affect Your Eyes, Glasses, and Contact Lenses

Australians love to drink alcohol (especially beer and wine!) and here in Melbourne we’re Aussie through and through. Coming towards the end of 2012, the Summer Holidays, Christmas 2012, New Year’s Eve 2013, and Australia Day 2013, Australians are preparing to drink to their heart’s content. If you wear glasses or contact lenses, here are… Read More

9 Fun Things To Do In A Glasses Shop This Christmas

9 Fun Things To Do In A Glasses Shop This Christmas

1. Try on 10 different glasses frames and takes photos (with your mobile phone) of each one while on your face. Post the photos onto Facebook and ask your friends to rate which pair looks best on you. 2. Get a bright blue or bright green coloured contact lens fitted to your eyes. People will… Read More

The Life-Changing Power of Transitional Lenses

The Life-Changing Power of Transitional Lenses

Photochromic lenses, or more commonly known as ‘Transition’ lenses, are glasses that darken automatically when you enter an area with bright sunlight. These lenses have a layer of film that reacts to the UV rays coming from the sunlight. They are an excellent option for people who don’t want to remove their glasses and put… Read More

Salvatore Ferragamo Releases Rejuvenated Italian Frames for 2012

Salvatore Ferragamo Releases Rejuvenated Italian Frames for 2012

Salvatore Ferragamo is renowned for being an Italian frame designer that unlike its counterparts has not been internationalised. Ferragamo has stayed true to genuine Italian style, focusing on down-to-earth designs, and being less ostentatious than other Italian brands like Ray-Ban, Chanel, Gucci, Prada, or Fendi. If you know Ferragamo, you’ll know it’s famous for its… Read More

Top Ten Tips for Taking Care of Your Eyes in Summer

Top Ten Tips for Taking Care of Your Eyes in Summer

Australians love being outdoors in the summertime. The Melbourne summer for 2012/2013 is well on its way, showcased by our recent sunny days of 27 degrees Celsius. With the coming of summer and its accompanying levels of bright glaring light, we need to consider various options to protect our eyes throughout the festive season. Here’s… Read More

Different Types of Eye Tests

Different Types of Eye Tests

When people think about getting an eye test from an optometrist, the usual assumption is that all eye tests are the same. The fact is eye tests are usually quite different from one another. I like to use food analogies. You can have a quick ‘fast food’ type of eye test that simply gets the… Read More

Top Ten Habits Children Need to Reduce Eyesight Damage

Top Ten Habits Children Need to Reduce Eyesight Damage

You wouldn’t believe how often we get adults asking us questions about their children’s eyesight just after they themselves have undergone an eye test, such as, ‘When should my kids have their eyes tested?’ and ‘When can my child begin wearing contact lenses?’ Or, we get statements like, ‘My child is not doing well at… Read More

Porsche Design Rereleases its 1978 Classic Aviator (Spring 2012)

Porsche Design Rereleases its 1978 Classic Aviator (Spring 2012)

Style master Porsche Design has just released a new range of glasses and sunglasses to coincide with Melbourne’s long awaited ‘coming of the sun’ for Spring 2012. With a full range of pure titanium frames, the main focus this year has been on Porsche Design’s return to its groundbreaking aviator sunglasses style … but with… Read More