Entries by respectacle

Road Safety Week highlights the benefits of regular eye tests

This month signals the national campaign “road safety week”. This initiative was founded and is promoted yearly by Brake, a national road safety and sustainable transport charity. This year’s campaign, which we are supporting, runs from the 18th – 24th November and is entitled “step up for safe streets”. Brake want people to learn about […]

Spotlight on Market Harborough’s independent retail scene

  Part one Ever since we opened the doors to Respectacle Company in 2016, we’ve very much enjoyed being part of Market Harborough’s independent retailers’ scene. We love this beautiful market town so much, and feel very lucky that so many fabulous small businesses and shops call it home too. So we’ve decided to shine […]

What does my optical prescription mean?

We are all born equal but at the same time all of us are equally unique. And that is especially true when it comes to our eyes. In fact, they are so unique in terms of colour, shape and size that they are used to scan for identification like our fingerprints. No two eyes are […]

Common Eye Conditions: Glaucoma

There are many different eye conditions that we’re sure you’re aware of. But do you really know what theses conditions are, what the symptoms can be, what the possible causes are, how they can be detected and how the conditions can be treated or managed? Following on from our blog about common eye conditions, we […]

In the Frame With… Sarah Cripps

A new month means it’s time to share with you another interview in our “In the Frame” series of blogs. This month we’re shining the spotlight on Sarah Cripps. Sarah is the Managing Director and co-founder of Market Harborough based Salad Skills Limited, a company established to source apprentices.

Spotlight on Gotti Switzerland

It’s time for another blog where we put one of our partnered eyewear brands under the spotlight. This month it’s the turn of Gotti Switzerland who, as the name suggests, herald from beautiful Switzerland. Founded by optician-turned-designer Sven Gotti in 1993, their products are available in 40 countries. We acquired this collection in early 2018 […]

In the Frame with… Jane Fletcher

It’s time for another one of our “In the Frame” customer Q&A features. This month we are talking with popular local Pilates teacher Jane Fletcher, who is a former ballerina with the English National Ballet Company. Jane, who is a longstanding Respectacle Company customer, has studied Pilates throughout her professional career. Although she hung up […]

What to do in an eye emergency

Here at Respectacle Company we have a lot of loyal, long standing customers who have been coming to us and Mr Hanby, our optometrist, for many years and we value their loyalty. We believe they trust and value our experience, expertise and judgement and we always do everything we can to offer the best service […]

How to keep your glasses clean

One of the questions that we’re frequently asked is ‘how do I keep my glasses clean’? What people don’t seem to appreciate is that the majority of us wear our spectacles all day every day. And in the majority of cases for a good couple of years. Most of us wouldn’t wear the same pair […]