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The Essential Backup: Why You Need a Spare Pair of Glasses

This blog focuses on an often-overlooked aspect of eyewear: the importance of having a spare pair of glasses. Whether you rely on your glasses for reading, driving, or getting through your day-to-day activities, having a backup pair is an essential game-changer.


The Unpredictability of Life

Life is full of surprises, and not all of them are pleasant. Your glasses are a crucial part of your daily life and can easily be damaged or lost. Here are a few common scenarios where having a spare pair can save the day:


  • Accidental Damage. We've all been there. You take off your glasses for just a moment, and the next thing you know, you've accidentally sat on them. The frames are bent or broken, and the lenses are scratched. If you have a spare pair, you can continue your day without missing a beat.


  • Misplacing Them. Glasses have a way of disappearing, especially when you need them the most. Whether they're lost at home, at the park, left on holiday, or forgotten at a friend's house, having an extra pair means you won't have to squint your way through the day.


  • Playful Children (or Pets). If you have children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, or pets, you know they can be curious and playful. Sometimes, this curiosity can lead to your glasses becoming a toy – and not a very durable one. A backup pair ensures that you're not left stranded without your vision aid.

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Benefits of a Spare Pair

  • Convenience: Having a spare pair of glasses means you're always prepared. No need to rush to the optometrist for an emergency fix or replacement.

  • Peace of Mind: Knowing you have a backup reduces anxiety about damaging or losing your primary pair.

  • Style Switch: A spare pair can also be a fashion statement. You can choose a different style for your backup glasses, giving you an opportunity to switch up your look.


At Kelly Eyecare, we understand the importance of clear vision in your daily life. That's why we recommend always having a spare pair of glasses. Not only does it ensure you're prepared for life's little mishaps, but it also offers peace of mind and an opportunity for a little extra style.

Find out what offer we have on in-store and how you can save money on your additional pair. Visit your local branch to explore our range of eyewear and find your perfect spare pair today!


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