Seeing is believing! The UK’s First 3D Zebra Crossing in St John’s Wood

When it comes to news about driving, it’s often the buzz around electric vehicles that hits the headlines. But this time, it’s our roads that are getting some of the attention. More specifically, just opposite our practice on St John’s Wood High Street in London! In an effort to improve road safety, this road has … Continue reading “Seeing is believing! The UK’s First 3D Zebra Crossing in St John’s Wood”


International Women’s Day 2019 – The Evolution of Women’s Eyewear

Shock, dismay and judgement. That’s the reaction a woman used to get if she dared to wear a pair of glasses in public. Yes, you heard right, go back 150 years and it was considered rude and unsightly for a woman to be seen in such a thing. Thankfully today, on International Women’s Day 2019, … Continue reading “International Women’s Day 2019 – The Evolution of Women’s Eyewear”


MiSight Contact Lenses for Children

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Half term in London is coming up quickly. It’s time to rest, relax and be free of the schedule for a week or so. It’s also time to fit in those essential appointments that you don’t want to have to take days off for during term time. Scheduling an appointment with Safarian & Simon could … Continue reading “MiSight Contact Lenses for Children”


Say Hello to New Lindberg Glasses in London!

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Lindberg are world class when it comes to stylish glasses, utilising only the finest of materials and technology to enhance the wearer experience. Most recently, they won the German Design Award (2019), so they’re off to a flying start this year already. That’s also why they remain one of our top brands on offer at … Continue reading “Say Hello to New Lindberg Glasses in London!”


Season’s Greetings from Safarian & Simon Opticians

Ah, Christmas – it truly is a wonderful time of year, bringing together friends, family and all loved ones. We sincerely hope you all had a fantastic Christmas, full of feasting, laughter and happiness, as we did too! We’ve had a few days of work since then to make sure your eyes and eyewear are … Continue reading “Season’s Greetings from Safarian & Simon Opticians”


Chopard Eyewear in London: A Tale of Christmas Sparkle

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Santa baby, if you’re looking to treat your loved one this Christmas you might want to slip luxury glasses under her tree! Handcrafted with precious metals and encrusted with jewels, Chopard glasses are the perfect gift for the discerning lady in your life. Here at Safarian & Simon in St John’s Wood, we’re proud to … Continue reading “Chopard Eyewear in London: A Tale of Christmas Sparkle”


Introduction to Contact Lenses: Which Are Right For You?

Contact lenses have the potential to transform your vision experience – they give you the freedom to live an active lifestyle without the inconvenience of frames, they offer you unobstructed peripheral vision and they give you a natural look. So if you’d prefer not to wear glasses full time but are unsure about laser eye … Continue reading “Introduction to Contact Lenses: Which Are Right For You?”


Channel Your Inner Rock Star this August with John Lennon Sunglasses

Rounder is better. That’s according to A-list fashion icons – Beyoncé, Ryan Gosling, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey et al – who’ve been rocking John Lennon shades throughout the summer.  Safarian & Simon Opticians is just a stone’s throw from the Beatles’ famous Abbey Road crossing, so we’re thrilled that John Lennon glasses have made an … Continue reading “Channel Your Inner Rock Star this August with John Lennon Sunglasses”


The Difference Between Dry Eye & Eye Allergies

Experiencing burning, itching, redness and swelling in your eyes?  Has wearing contact lenses become increasingly uncomfortable?  You may be suffering from dryeye syndrome, an eye allergy, or both. Dry eye and eye allergies are two of the most common eye conditions, affecting millions of people in the UK every year.  They have remarkably similar symptoms, … Continue reading “The Difference Between Dry Eye & Eye Allergies”


Chanel, Sunglasses and Cricket in London

Our practice is located in the heart of St. John’s Wood and right on the doorstep of the world famous Lords Cricket Ground. Named after its founder, Thomas Lord, it is owned by Marylebone Cricket Club and is home to   Middlesex County Cricket Club and the European Cricket Council. This historic landmark, also known as … Continue reading “Chanel, Sunglasses and Cricket in London”


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