The Eyebright family understand how valuable healthy eyes and good vision are. That's why the Eyebrights choose a SPECS network optician.
Please contact a SPECS network optician using the optician locator if you have any questions about your eye health or your vision.
Up close and personal
Sapphire (Saffy) Eyebright
Status: Married to Bruno
Children: Jade and Gray
Eye colour: Blue
Hobbies and interests: Saffy is super sporty. Her main participation sports are squash, badminton & swimming.
SPECS network advice for Saffy: Eye protection should be considered at all times for squash and badminton.Read how Saffy's SPECS network optician helped with protective sports glasses.
In the UK there are an estimated 15,000 eye injuries per year from playing squash.
If sight correction is required, contact lenses may be preferred to spectacles for sports participation although a range of sports spectacles and goggles that incorporate the spectacle prescription are available.
Status: Married to Saffy
Children: Jade and Gray
Eye colour: Brown
Hobbies and interests: Bruno is a car enthusiast and a high mileage driver. He is meticulous about his car. Bruno understands the importance of regular servicing and maintenance of his car to keep him safe on the road.
Bruno makes sure he visits his SPECS network optician every 18 months for a DVLA eye examination. Find out more.
SPECS network advice for Bruno: Increasing traffic and improved car performance mean that good vision for driving has never been more important.
Just like regular maintenance for the car it is vital to keep a regular check on your vision and eye health. Check out our advice on regular eye checks.
There are a number of excellent sun spectacles that have been developed with special filters for specific driving conditions and many of the technologies are also available in corrective spectacle lenses.
Some people find that their vision is less comfortable when driving at night and therefore assistance may be required predominantly for this purpose.
Name: Gray Eyebright
Siblings: sister, Jade
Eye colour: Grey
Hobbies and interests: Gray is crazy about TV and gaming. He is careful to take breaks from all that viewing.
SPECS network advice for Gray: Fast moving images and long spells of concentrated viewing are very challenging for your eyes. Remember to take regular breaks and relax your focus.
The introduction of HD and 3D effects has undoubtedly improved picture quality; however the benefits of the technology may be substantially reduced if your vision is not at its best.
Gray's SPECS network optician also gave him a check up and advice that helped his performance at school.
Siblings: brother, Gray
Eye colour: Green
Hobbies and interests: Taking after her mum Jade is already a keen member of the local Tennis club.
SPECS network advice for Jade: Spending lots of time outdoors it is important to consider sun protection for the eyes. Look for the CE marking on sunglasses.
A number of corrective lens options are available with in built protection from harmful UV rays. Read how advice from Jade's SPECS network optician helped improve her tennis game.
Regular eye examinations are important throughout school years while the eyes are developing and as the amount of studying increases.