Lens Upgrades

Lens Upgrades

Lens upgrades

We offer an extensive range of lens enhancements which can add specialist protection and make your glasses personalised to your needs. Our full range of upgrades is available at all our in-store opticians with a selected range also available when buying online


Thin & Lite 

Thin & Lite lenses do exactly what their name suggests, they make lenses thinner and lighter. The aim is to enhance comfort, make them more robust and give a sleeker look.

We offer 3 types of Thin & Lite lens

  1. Thin - up to 25% thinner
  2. Thinner - up to 35% thinner
  3. Thinnest - up to 50% thinner

This type of lens is ideal for those with higher prescriptions or for rimless frames.



Tinted lenses can be added to any frame to transform them into sunglasses, not only does this give you more style choice, it will also provide you with the following benefits:

  • UV protection
  • Reduce the glare in bright light conditions
  • Relieve eye strain


Transitions® Lenses

Transitions® lenses automatically adapt to changing light conditions. In bright natural light they will darken and then once you’re back in neutral light conditions they will return to a clear lens.

Transitions® lenses provide excellent UVA and UVB protection, as well as clarity in all light conditions and they can be added to any of our frames when buying in-store. Find your nearest store here if you are interested in transitions lenses.

We also offer ‘Transitions Signature GEN 8’, from the Transitions® lens range. As one of their latest lens releases, it utilises breakthrough technology and offers the following benefits:

 Fast activation and fade back of lens darkness
 Fully clear lenses when indoors
 Ultimate eye protection – block 100% of UVA and UVB ray

Transitions® XTRActive lens are offered as part of our Driving Lens range. You can find out more about them here



Coatings are a great way to enhance to your glasses and increase their durability. Below are our specialist range of the coatings.

Scratch resistant coating - As standard on all of our lens range you’ll get a scratch-resistant hard coating free of charge. This will increase the durability of the lens.

Anti-reflective (AR) coating - Used to minimise glare and maximise the sharpness of objects, an AR coating is a great additional feature for those who regularly use computers or use their glasses whilst driving.

This coating is included as part of all our M&S premium lens packages, available online.

Multi-layered coating - Excellent for those who work in dusty environments or spend a lot of time outdoors, our multi-layered coating offers better quality, durability and offers water and dust repellent properties. 

Blue light coatingOur blue coating may benefit those who spend a lot of time on electronic devices, as it can help to reduce eye fatigue.



Find your new favourite sunglasses


Head to your local store to find your new summer look. Keep your eyes protected from the sunshine and stay looking stylish with prescription sunglasses starting from just £95. 


Available in a variety of the styles, shape and colours. We are sure you will find your new favourite sunnies!


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