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[10_09_2018]

Protect your eyes and the skin around them

Between 5% and 10% of cases of skin cancer begin in the eyelids Did you know that UV radiation is a main factor in the development of eye diseases, such as cataracts -the clouding of the eye's natural lens - which can lead to blindness if it goes untreated? Did you know that UV radiation can...
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[23_08_2018]

Say Yes to sun protection for children

The crystalline lens is not fully developed until the age of 12 years, and any damage caused to the eyes by sunlight is cumulative and irreversible, such as: ocular melanomas, ‘eye cancer, which is known to be caused mainly by overexposure to the sun when patients are minors, and other common...
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[13_08_2018]

GLASSES WITH PHOTOCHROMATIC LENSES

More often than not, prescription lens wearers have to remember to carry their prescription sunglasses as well and then switch between both pairs depending on the situation. Photochromatic lenses adapt to the prevailing light conditions, darkening or lightening to offer the best possible visual...
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[04_08_2018]

WOOW reinvents itself!

WOOW is famous for its bold colour combinations, surprising silhouettes and excellent quality. Check out the new designs in WOOW's latest collection now at OPTICA SALAS.
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[26_07_2018]

EYE PROBLEMS INCREASE BY 25% IN SUMMER

According to a study by the Consell General de Col·legis d'Òptics Optometristes, in summer we are 25% more likely to get eye wounds or injuries. So, just as we look after our skin with creams, we should also protect our eyes properly. Here are 3 tips for doing so: 1. Protect your eyes by...
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[16_07_2018]

Taps de bany a mida

Aquest estiu gaudiu de l'aigua amb uns taps de bany a mida. A OPTICA SALAS realitzem els taps que s'adapten perfectament al canal auditiu i el protegeixen. Són ideals per nedar a la piscina o a la platja tant per grans com per als més petits de la casa!  
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[27_06_2018]

Protect your eyes ALSO at work

70% of eye injuries in Europe occur in the workplace (The British Journal of Ophthalmology, 2009). At OPTICA SALAS we know this and for this reason, and to avoid eye injuries at work we recommend having good prescription glasses that adapt to the characteristics of the workplace. Many...
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[30_05_2018]

THE CHEMISTRY OF SUNGLASSES


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[20_04_2018]

SPRING ALLERGIES

For most people, the arrival of the good weather is synonymous with enjoying outdoor activities, although unfortunately this does not always apply to people who are allergic to pollen. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), almost 30% of the population suffer from some type of allergy...
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[08_03_2018]

HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST GLASSES FOR CHILDREN?

If your child has to wear glasses, you may have some doubts on which is the best option,that is why we want to share this advice with you: 1. We must choose a frame suitable for the anatomy of the face. Comfort is essential.The glasses should not rest on the cheekbone or the forehead. The side...
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[13_02_2018]

WE HAVE INCORPORATE EQUIPMENT WITH NEW TECHNOLOGIES

As a result of our experience and hand-in-hand with innovation by means of the most advanced systems, our service is always aimed at achieving the utmost quality and personalisation. For this reason, AT OPTICA SALAS we have incorporated equipment with New Technologies which enable us to further...
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[07_02_2018]

FANTASY CONTACT LENSES FOR CARNIVAL

Carnival is a very special festival and one of the most awaited of the year. Most of us are probably finishing the details of our fancy dresses these last days, so why don't we complete our look with some fantasy contact lenses? With them, we will surprise everyone!! Colour fantasy, white lenses,...
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[25_01_2018]

ADVICE TO PREVENT COMPUTER VISION SYNDROME:

Every 20 minutes you should shift the gaze for 20 seconds looking at a long distance. Blink intentionally, as when we are in front of a computer; we unconsciously reduce the blinking frequency. Close your eyes: it is recommended to close your eyes deliberately to relax the eyes and...
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[19_01_2018]

JOS. ESCHENBACH

Timeless design of high quality. Heritage 1913 collection.
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[09_01_2018]

THE RISK OF SUFFERING COMPUTER VISION SYNDROME IS OF 90% AFTER 3 HOURS LOOKING AT A SCREEN

Our daily life is full of screens that make us keep our eyes fixed on the electronic devices. We spend so much time looking at screens that this fact has caused eye problems such as the Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS), a temporary condition that appears for passing long periods of time looking at a...
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[02_01_2018]

SUNGLASSES: A PERFECT GIFT

5 of the many reasons to give sunglasses as a present this King's day holiday:1. Enjoy a fashion accessory. Where we all find our style.2. They protect our eyes from the damaging effects of light. In the winter we also have to protect ourselves from the UVA rays.3.-We can also graduate our...
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[04_12_2017]

OUR VISION, A KEY ELEMENT IN THE LEARNING PROCESS

We must raise awareness amongst families to prevent a non-detected visual problem from negatively affecting children's' academic development. People receive 90% of the information through the eyes, hence that a good vision is essential when learning. That is why one in three cases of academic...
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[20_10_2017]

PERIODIC VISUAL CHECKS ARE ESSENTIAL FOR A GOOD VISUAL HEALTH

50% of the cases of vision loss can be prevented with early detection and the appropriate treatment. With a complete visual examination, the optical-optometrist is not only capable of determining if the is a refractive defect, like myopia, hyperopia or astigmatism, but he can also observe early...
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[26_09_2017]

WE ARE GOING TO THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF SILMO PARIS

2017 is a key year, as the highly-recognised international trade fair SILMO PARIS celebrates its 50th anniversary and at SALAS we cannot miss it! Year after year we attend to discover the new trends in the optics world and offer our customers the latest novelties in the sector. Sharing the...
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[18_09_2017]

DRIVING AT NIGHT INCREASES THE RISK OF ROAD ACCIDENT

Glares are the main enemy we can encounter on the road, because they have a direct effect on the driver's vision, increasing the risk of accident.
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[30_08_2017]

NIKE MAX ACTIVE EYEWEAR


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[17_07_2017]

TIPS TO WEAR MAKEUP WITH GLASSES

- Lights and shadowsWe will avoid applying makeup on the area between the eyelid and the eyebrow although we will apply concealer and highlighter in the area of the glasses to correct the shadow caused by the frame. - ColourWe will always apply without exceeding the eye orbit. Always with neutral...
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[22_06_2017]

WEARING MAKEUP WITH GLASSES? YES!

Wearing glasses must never be an excuse to not apply your makeup, although several factors must be considered when doing so. To determine the type of makeup we have to apply, we have to consider the colour of the frame, for example. If the frames are dark or of a very bright colour we will use very...
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[08_06_2017]

THE BEST SUNGLASSES FOR DRIVING

An inadequate eye protection behind the wheel may cause long-term eye diseases as well as a decline in security due to lighting circumstances. It is for these reasons that we would like to give you some advice on how to choose your sunglasses correctly: - Demand quality.Make sure they have passed...
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[08_05_2017]

THE PUPIL: EMOTIONAL REFLEX

When our pupils dilate in the absence of light variations they are mirroring emotional moods (positive and negative). This means that our pupils can induce feelings of admiration and attraction, among others. One very curious fact is that in the Middle Ages, female courtesans used to make the...
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[06_04_2017]

SPRING ALLERGY AND LOOKING AFTER YOUR EYES


The advent of spring brings the enjoyment of good weather, being able to wear short sleeves, the open air, flowers... However, for almost 30% of the population it also means the symptoms of spring allergy: tearing, congestion, sneezing, itchy throat, nose and eyes, and above all asthma. While it...
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[29_03_2017]

DISCOVER PRADA PR 23SS


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[22_02_2017]

Be careful when applying make-up on your eyes for Carnival

Make-up and false eyelashes may entail risks for our eye health, especially for people with dry eye or who use contact lenses. The poor quality of many products used can cause discomforts such as itching, dryness, dermatitis, redness and infections of varying severity. For this reason, and so...
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[17_02_2017]

How do babies hear us inside the womb?

The first thing we have to say is that, yes, they can hear us. They differentiate the environmental sounds and even their mother's voice. 
Towards the 20th week of gestation, the unborn baby starts to hear the sound of its mother's heartbeat and her voice (which it hears from...
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[30_01_2017]

Myths about the use of contact lenses



1. They are uncomfortable! Contact lenses are designed with the user's comfort in mind. The recipe includes the prescription, base curve and diameter for them to perfectly adapt to the size of your eyes. 2. They are very difficult to use It is true that it may take you some time to get...
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[17_01_2017]

GIGI BARCELONA

GIGI BARCELONA has just launched its new Sunglasses collection, incorporating a series of vibrant and original models that combined with the bestsellers of the previous year, make up a new complete and balanced collection.
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[13_01_2017]

LIU JO

The perfect balance between style and comfort. The new proposals by Liu Jo are outstanding for their curved lines and the combination of acetate and metal. The iconic Melanie tone over tone pattern enhances their elegance and femininity. The designs of this new season combine a sophisticated...
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[09_01_2017]

AGATHA RUIZ DE LA PRADA

The designer representative of the most upbeat and lively fashion presents the new collection of frames full of fun and daring looks and plenty of colour. This season we have lively designs inspired by its colourful prints. An inspiring collection with which the designer seeks to enhance the...
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[19_12_2016]

7 REASONS TO GIVE GLASSES AS A PRESENT THIS CHRISTMAS

Christmas is coming and so are the company dinners, secret Santa, presents...On many occasions, due to the lack of ideas, inspiration or originality we end up giving the typical pyjama or perfume, but seen as we have to get a present, why not choose with taste and trying for it to be functional for...
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[12_12_2016]

WOOW


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[01_12_2016]

PRODESIGN DENMARK: Danish Heritatge Collection


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[15_11_2016]

DON'T WAIT ANY LONGER TO HAVE A HEARING TEST

Our day to day and quality of life can be seriously affected by the effects of hearing loss. The faster you get an expert's opinion, the better your quality of life will be. Untreated hearing loss could prevent you from socialising because the conversations require much more mental energy and can...
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[27_10_2016]

NIFTIES


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[03_10_2016]

SILMO 2016

As every year OPTICA SALAS attended one of the most important and recognised international trade fairs for optical professionals in Europe which was held in Paris from the 23rd to the 26th of September. Every year, the Silmo Fair helps us to know the latest products and trends presented by the...
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[12_09_2016]

FIVE TIPS ON LOOKING AFTER YOUR EYES IF YOU WORK WITH A COMPUTER

1. You should switch your gaze from near to far every 15-20 minutes to give your eyes a rest, and you really should stop working, take a break and get up every one or two hours.2. The keyboard should be tiltable and be independent from the screen.3. The screen should be placed perpendicular to the...
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[05_09_2016]

YOU NEED TO LOOK AFTER YOUR EYES AFTER THE HOLIDAYS

Coming back from the holidays is a good time to take care of eye hygiene at work, and more particularly for people who spend a lot of time in front of a computer screen. The most frequent problems are eye irritation and complaints, headache, stingy eyes, dazzle or tearing.Here are a few tips for...
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[25_08_2016]

ProDesign

Prodesign's expertise in eyewear and face physiognomy has led to the creation of a line of frames that merge delicate and lightweight design with comfort. The collection is intended for men and women that seek comfortable and quality eyewear combined with an elegant look, although they will also...
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[01_08_2016]

IMAGO

The Imago Ultralight high-tech collection features painstakingly-designed models with cool finishes for men and women alike.
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[18_07_2016]

GiGi Barcelona

Steering clear of convention, with a marked vintage style and touches of avant-garde design, GiGi Barcelona surprises us with its new sun and eyewear collection.Boasting eye-catching and varied shapes and colours, the brand has added an updated retro line of frames and sunglasses for men and women...
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[05_07_2016]

Children’s eyes need protection in summer

The child's eye is more sensitive than the adult's. The crystalline lens of a boy or girl, which acts as a filter, is not yet working perfectly. Before the first year of life, the crystalline lens lets 90% of UV radiation and 50% of UVB radiation through, which goes straight to the retina and may...
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[18_05_2016]

GIGI


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[06_05_2016]

etnia Barcelona

COLOUR RESEARCH Etnia Barcelona is a pioneer in the study and application of colour. Since its creation they wished not only to manufacture glasses but also leave a hallmark, create a brand that revolved around colour. HIGH EUROPEAN QUALITY The best materials and the best partners to assure the...
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[04_04_2016]

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CONTACT LENS USERS

- Have your contact lenses prescribed and fitted by a contact lens specialist. - Always wash your hands before handling your contact lenses. - Contact lenses are often complemented by other beauty products such as make-up, which means that they should be put in before the make-up and be removed...
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[03_04_2016]

CHLOÉ SPRING 2016 OPTICA SALAS


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[21_03_2016]

Cosmetic contact lenses should be bought at an optician's in order to avoid risks

Buying cosmetic contact lenses in bazaars, beauty parlours, fancy dress shops, etc. or on the Internet can have serious consequences for your eyesight. Even although these cosmetic lenses are worn for short periods, the same recommendations that apply to corrective lenses should be followed. In...
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[19_03_2016]

We must protect our eyes from the weather

Despite the winter has taken longer to arrive this year, now we can say that the cold, the rain and the wind are here to stay for a few days. When facing adverse weather conditions, it is essential to protect our eyes from the elements to ensure a good visual health. Using approved and quality...
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[15_03_2016]

How do 3D videogames affect our eyesight

Using graduated prescription lenses while wearing 3D glasses if you need them, taking regular breaks when playing, and seeing an optician if you have continuous malaise, are some of the main tips for preventing eyesight damage. Since videogames came into our lives, there has been a general...
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[02_03_2016]

MIDO & OPTICA SALAS 2016


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[12_02_2016]

HOW CAN YOU PROTECT YOUR EYES WHEN SKIING?

Ultraviolet radiation can be up to 8 times more intense on ski runs than elsewhere. Sunglasses are not just for summer. In winter, the "dangers" of this season are not limited to colds or flu. Low temperatures, the wind or even the sun can be bad for your eyes, particularly if you do winter...
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[12_01_2016]

GIGI BARCELONA LOVES ART.

With a revamped image, the brand embarks upon a new stage under the GIGI BARCELONA LOVES ART slogan. This thrilling project has been undertaken by the artist Carreras, internationally renowned for his work as an art director in advertising, as well as for his style and talent as a painter. In the...
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[05_01_2016]

Brendel by Eschenbach

For the woman who wants to be different The new and unmistakable Brendel Romance and Brendel Cosmo collections, which allow each and every woman to define and accentuate her own style.  
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[02_01_2016]

SUNGLASSES IN WINTER AS WELL

Although it is less sunny in winter, there are several important reasons for not lowering your guard with regard to ultraviolet rays and for protecting your eyes properly. First of all, at the seaside your eyes may receive between 10% and 25% of the sun rays that bounce off the sand or the sea....
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[27_12_2015]

ETNIA BARCELONA VINTAGE

In our establishments now, ETNIA BARCELONA VINTAGEWhen you try the ETNIA VINTAGE collection, you will see that they ooze inspiration, drawn from independent cultural movements, breaking away and standing out from the crowd.Vintage acetates with premium-quality mineral lenses reminiscent of the...
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[01_12_2015]

LIU.JO Diamanods

The New and special LIU.JO Diamonds collection with Swarovski glass, a serene and elegant choice.
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[27_11_2015]

"GIGI Barcelona loves art"

OPTICA SALAS attended the presentation of the new GIGI brand sun and eyewear collection at the SILMO in Paris. You can find this collection, full of elaborate design proposals and with an extra touch of style, at OPTICA SALAS. When you try them on you will see the vibrant acetates, some of them...
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[22_11_2015]

20% of drivers never wear sunglasses

The sunglasses are the best element to prevent the risk of accidents due to dazzling or blindness because of excess light while driving. According to the information on accidents in Spain in 2013, 5% of accidents involving fatalities occur when the sun is rising or at sunset. The most common...
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[19_11_2015]

Protect your eyes from the sun, also in the winter,

As now we are going to give you sufficient reasons to protect them: 20% of cataracts are closely related to the exposure to UV rays. As we know, UV rays are often present in our daily life, they reflect onto many surfaces and at any time of the year. Only 30% of children protect their eyes with...
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[15_10_2015]

Identifying symptoms early

Identifying symptoms early 81% of the population have presbyopia as of the age of 45. Presbyopia is also known as eyestrain. It is a natural degenerative process, and its most frequent symptoms are: Difficulty reading from close-up HeadacheTired eyes at the end of the working day If People...
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[01_10_2015]

SILMO 2015

PTICA SALAS again in Paris have attended one of the shows of internationally acclaimed optics with a great track record and projection in Europe, which brings the best brands and distributors in the world of optics are given . Year after year this competition allows us to experience firsthand the...
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[14_09_2015]

LACOSTE

Perennial designs with a contemporary touch.
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[06_09_2015]

ADVANTAGES OF WEARING CONTACT LENSES FOR DOING SPORT

Can you imagine a football player lowering his head at a corner out of fear of having his glasses broken by the ball? Or a football player looking for his glasses in the centre of the pitch in mid-counter attack? Many athletes use contact lenses in order to have a proper vision of the field of...
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[01_09_2015]

MAXIMUM COMFORT IN A DIGITAL WORLD

OPTICA SALAS has detected that many eyewear users experience visual discomfort either during or after the use of digital devices; tablets, mobile telephones, computers, video games... Our experience has shown us that specific Lenses achieve much clearer, trouble-free vision with maximum comfort and...
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[01_09_2015]

BENEFITS AND ADVANTAGES OF WEARING SUNGLASSES WITH CONTACT LENSES

When you go to the beach or the swimming pool you always protect your skin with sun cream, don't you? So why not take proper care of your eyes too? After all, we only have two! The months when we can do more outdoor activities usually coincide with the months of strongest sunlight. This is why...
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[24_08_2015]

NIKE VISION

Nike collaborates with athletes to develop the perfect combination of advantages. THE VISUAL DEMANDS OF SPORT REQUIRE HIGH-PRECISION EYEWEAR. Its latest models deliver 3 vision-related innovations for athletes: 1.- Advanced high-precision sports optics.2.- Modern frame designs.3.- Technical lens...
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[01_08_2015]

With the arrival of summer, we all like to follow fashion and show off our best accessories

With the arrival of summer, we all like to follow fashion and show off our best accessories. Thanks to OPTICA SALAS you can stay up to date, make your own mirrored graduated sunglasses in the most chic colours: gold, silver, blue. Come and find out!
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[24_07_2015]

What better this summer than to revamp your image?

OPTICA SALAS will show you the Humphrey's collection for a dynamic and optimistic lifestyle.
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[18_07_2015]

Launch of the first Chloé

Launch of the first Chloé for girls collection. Coming to our establishments soon. OPTICA SALAS.    
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[06_07_2015]

THE NEED FOR PROTECTION FROM UV RADIATION

With the arrival of the sun and the school holidays, it is important to protect the eyes of children and adults from ultraviolet rays, since they are affected on both sunny and cloudy days. Nevertheless, more than 60% of adults do not use their sunglasses on less sunny days. One in seven people...
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[03_07_2015]

Web Eyewear

Designed and tested by the best-ever pilots, Web Eyewear are legendary glasses born of the airline companies of the 1930s. Designed with the latest standards of a constantly-evolving technology, they have become the timeless accessory dedicated to those who have never stopped exploring.
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[14_06_2015]

NON-PRESCRIPTION GLASSES: WHY ARE THEY NOT CONVENIENT?

When we suspect that we have an eye problem, we go to the optometrist for a check-up so that they can tell us what the most suitable optical system is for us. There is a type of standard non-personalised glasses that can be purchased in non-healthcare establishments. They are known as...
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[08_06_2015]

INIUM SENSE, the new OTICON platform

The latest-generation BrainHearing technology helps the brain to make sense of sounds.With this new technology, which delivers 30% more processing power, the outcome is a more natural listening experience with hearing aids. The most outstanding feature of the new INIUM SENSE platform is that it...
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[08_06_2015]

CLHOÉ

ERIAThese round glasses, inspired by a retro style, deliver a beautiful contrast between metallic gold rims and metallic silver rims. Available in smooth gold/ivory, pink/smooth brown and smooth gold/khaki. CARLINAWith vintage charm and a modern look, these glasses perfectly describe the womanly...
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[04_05_2015]

JOS. ESCHENBACH

Tradition and innovation. More than a century of experience, Eschenbach Optik recalls its history and launches the new brand JOS. Eschanebach is named after its founder and combines three company values: vision, tradition and innovation. This collection includes acetate, aluminium, titanium and...
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[10_04_2015]

NIKEVISION

Young, fresh design with bright colours that confer the frame innovative and original contrasts, the Nikevision eyewear is inspired by the desire of offering high-quality products for athletes that provide vision without limitations.
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[11_03_2015]

TEAR DUCT OBSTRUCTION

When our eyes do not stop crying, it may be due to a tear duct obstruction. Tears clean the eye's surface. Tears are composed of water, fat, salts and bactericidal enzymes, and are produced by the tear glands. Tears appear whenever we blink, even although we do not realise, to protect the cornea...
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[05_03_2015]

MIDO 2015, from 20 February to 2 March

Once again, OPTICA SALAS attended one of the main and most relevant trade fairs in all things optical: MIDO 2015. This Optical Fair is held every year in Milan, where we had a first-hand look at the latest novelties, innovations and advances related to the sector's different aspects: lenses, rims,...
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[21_02_2015]

Venture The new PHONAK platform

The Phonak brand of hearing aids has presented its new VENTURE platform with the new Audeo V range of hearing aids They are RIC (receiver in canal ) hearing aids, and are designed to cover hearing losses ranging from mild to severe. They process the signal twice as fast as the latest generation...
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[17_02_2015]

DO WE HAVE A DOMINANT EYE?

Although both eyes take part in the vision, most people have one dominant eye that is, they tend to have a preference to use one eye more than the other. Eye dominance is an essential matter when practicing some sports or activities, like, for example, aiming sports: shooting, basketball, etc....
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[03_02_2015]

NANO Collection 100% comfort

All the Nano collection lenses that you will find at our shops have two holding systems to adapt to all the situations and daily activities of the smallest members of the family. Holding by means of temples covered with Rubber Soft that adjust very easily. Holding with adjustable elastic band....
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[20_01_2015]

T(W)eens, youthful and with

LACOSTE, T(W)eens, youthful and with "WoW" effect. La Lacoste brand presents for T(w)eens a colourful, fun and functional collection, with a chic design and fresh and youthful style. The sunglasses models of this collection have a "WOW" effect that make them shine in the dark.    
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[14_01_2015]

LIU.JO

At OPTICA SALAS, you can now see the new collection of glasses by LIU.JO. With its refined, delicate and glamorous style, it has iconic animal prints, bright details all of which are impregnated with the brand's sophisticated attitude which adores the seductive, fresh and contemporaneous...
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[30_12_2014]

PRODESIGN COLLECTION

OPTICA SALAS continues to be committed to using the brand Prodesign, a company deeply-rooted to Danish design. With a strong and optimistic essence, their awarded creations include high-quality products with a strong aesthetic appeal where every design has an original and unexpected component. Its...
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[18_12_2014]

SIGNS THAT WARN US OF POSSIBLE EYE PROBLEMS

The probability of having eye problems increases as we get older. Regular examinations are the best way of looking after our eyes, and will also help us to discover a series of signs that will warn us that something is wrong, particularly if they appear suddenly.In many cases, a timely...
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[15_12_2014]

SOLIDARITY ACTION

300 children with few resources undergo an ophthalmological examination to improve their performance at school. Barcelona, 3rd December 2014.- A total of 300 children between 3 and 12 years of age and at risk of social exclusion undergo an ophthalmology check-up in order to favour their...
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[18_11_2014]

RESOUND LINX "Made for iPhone"

The hearing aid brand Resound has marketed a new concept of hearing aids, Resound LINX with RIE (Receive in Ear) system. The new RESOUND LINX hearing aids are designed to operate with direct connections to Apple products. It is the first hearing aid in the world that connects directly with no...
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[01_11_2014]

VUARNET

AT OPTICA SALAS we work with Vuarnet lenses that provide a pure optical quality. A perfect vision, without image distortion; 100 % UV protection and optimum visual quality with anti-glare treatment on the inner side. VUARNET manufactures its lenses at its factory in Meaux, near Paris. The...
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[29_10_2014]

NEW PRODESIGN COLLECTION

Deeply-rooted in the classical Danish design, Prodesign is a courageous and optimistic brand. In its collections, it uses a wide range of colours and textures, based on unconventional materials. These are suitable both for those who prefer a more classical style and for those who want a more...
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[18_10_2014]

You are aware of all the advantages of contact lenses, but do you know how to look after them properly?

Contact lenses offer numerous advantages, particularly for outdoor activities.But proper maintenance is required to guarantee successful use of your lenses. Contact lenses are prone to accumulating micro-organisms and deposits which, if they are not removed, can affect both vision and...
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[07_10_2014]

New collection ART FLOWERS by Etnia Barcelona

The ART FLOWERS collection stems out of the fashion trend "Floral Print". The Company interprets floral prints, it reinvents them in splashes of paint of many colours and takes them to an abstract universe. This time Etnia Barcelona creates new designs from a pictorial perspective that remind us...
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[29_09_2014]

OPTICA SALAS, Now in Girona. Street Nou, 12


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[05_09_2014]

THE TEAR AND ITS BENEFITS

The tear, secreted continuously by the tear glands, plays an indispensable role in eye health, moisturising, nurturing and protecting the cornea, the eye's outermost structure that acts as a barrier against germs The tear: Keeps the eye healthy. Permits clear vision. Protects the eye from...
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[27_08_2014]

innovation in the range of hearing aids will soon arrive.

A revolutionary innovation in the range of hearing aids will soon arrive. Lyric is the first-and-only hearing aid that can be worn permanently inside the ear canal for 24 hours, every day of the week for four months. After this period the specialist follows-up and examines it and changes it for...
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[20_07_2014]

The most innovative Calvin Klein COLORTHIN collection.

AT OPTICA SALAS we have the most innovative Calvin Klein COLORTHIN collection. This collection represents the most innovative eyewear technology, extreme lightness and flexibility of the material combined with sophisticated elements that make it a unique collection. The functional lines of the...
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[10_07_2014]

SLASTIK :LENS POLARIZED ANTI-REFLECTION - SUPER HYDROPHOBIC AND ANTI-RAINBOW NOW IN OPTICA SALAS


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[01_07_2014]

A GOOD OPTION FOR EYESTRAIN

People with presbyopia, or eyestrain, can also use contact lenses. Presbyopia, also known as "eyestrain" is not a refractive error like myopia, nor is it an eye disease. The simple fact is that as of a certain age, the ciliary muscle, like other eye structures, loses elasticity and becomes less...
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[20_06_2014]

PROTECT your ears THIS SUMMER

Otitis is quite frequent, especially in children during the summer period. The reason is because they spend a lot of time in the water, which triggers this illness as well as hot, humid and sweating environments. Otitis is an inflammatory and infectious process of the ear canal, the outer ear,...
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[09_05_2014]

ASSISTIVE HEARING DEVICES, WHY AND FOR WHOM

  Assistive hearing devices have the aim of helping us to hear better the world around us, for people who no not yet need hearing aids and have a slight hearing loss. With the hearing devices we can hear better and therefore improve communication in the following situations: 1.- When listening...
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[06_05_2014]

POLARISED LENSES: DO AWAY WITH GLARES

To understand what a polarised lens is we need to know that light travels through the air, moving backwards and forwards. In fact, light moves as if it was formed by small balls, photons, that vibrate when they move and each one moves in a different way. When the light reflects onto a smooth...
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[07_04_2014]

MIDO 2014. Major gathering of the world's optics sector.

As every year, OPTICA SALAS attended the MIDO trade fair, a new edition of the International Optics exhibition held in Milan the 1st 2nd and 3rd of March. The world's major optics exhibition par excellence. We witnessed first-hand the new trendsetters, those who will create the colours that will...
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[03_04_2014]

EYE PROBLEM WARNING SIGNS

Regular eye examinations are the best way to look after your eyes. In addition to these revisions, there are certain signs that help to warn us that something is wrong. Particularly if they appear suddenly.   It is essential that we recognise these signs and take the necessary action to...
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[18_03_2014]

REVO SUN LENSES. FOR EXTREME BRIGHTNESS

At OPTICA SALAS, we recommend glasses with REVO lenses for sports where brightness conditions are extreme. REVO is a lens patented and registered by an American company which has a multilayer covering that can vary between 8 and 12 layers. Unlike other mirrored lenses, it maintains the...
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[10_03_2014]

INNOVATIVE AND WITHOUT COMPETITION AQ 2G

The new generation of highly innovative hearing systems with rechargeable battery, without batteries, are now a reality. The new AQ 2G hearing aids with cutting-edge technology, excellent sound, good speech comprehension and extremely high comfort were presented. The new hearing aids without...
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[03_03_2014]

PREVENT VISUAL FATIGUE

  HOW MANY HOURS DO WE SPEND IN FRONT OF A COMPUTER, TELEVISION OR SMARTPHONE? Our habits are changing; we are spending more and more time in front of screens. Studying, working or simply enjoying our free time. All these chores can cause visual fatigue both in children and...
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[06_02_2014]

G-STAR RAW PRESENTS ITS FIRST EYEWEAR COLLECTION

  The most innovative eyewear designers and with the best craftsmanship echo the philosophy of the brand G-STAR. "Only the Product", inspired by the true aviator style frames. G-Star Eyewear reinterprets the original straight-cut aviator shape, adding a modern touch to this concept. With this...
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[05_02_2014]

WHAT DID YOU SAY?

  Hearing loss is a very serious health problem and of relation with the environment and should not be disregarded so much. A hearing loss that is not being treated, over time, affect speech recognition and the capacity to understand people, as the areas in the brain responsible of hearing are...
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[20_01_2014]

ENJOY FREEDOM

  Because at OPTICA SALAS we want everyone to enjoy the largest and most modern collection of sunglasses and prescription glasses in an area of total freedom. Now we have doubled the exhibition area at the shop in Mataró, with a refurbishing which has allowed us to extend the ground floor from...
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[15_01_2014]

FLOATERS

  MYODESOPSIAS or Floaters are small black points that can be seen floating in the field of vision, in the shape of points, circles, lines... Floaters are deposits floating in the eye's vitreous humour, a transparent gel-like substance which occupies 80% of the eyeball. When we are young, the...
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[02_01_2014]

When working with monitors

When working with monitors   You have to be careful with your position in front of the computer: the eyes must stay over the monitor, so you have to look slightly down. The chair and the table must have the appropriate height. You have to seat up straight, feet should rest on the floor and...
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[04_12_2013]

NEWS TAG HEUER

Last 21 October, OPTICA SALAS was in Barcelona, at the presentation of the new products by TAG HEUER, with Sébastien Ogier, the 2013 World Rally champion and the TAG HEUER ambassador. TAG HEUER, the renowned quality glasses manufacturer, inspired by the sporting essence, presented the Ayrton...
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[04_12_2013]

At OPTICA SALAS, 100%-renewable energy, clean energy.

Each and every one of the OPTICA SALAS establishments now use only 100%-renewable energy. This energy has a number of advantages, such as: • Abundant energy sources. • Lower cost. • Less waste and fewer emissions.  
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[25_11_2013]

Signs to detect some visual defect in children.

Children hardly complain about wrong visión, this is why it is important that parents, family and teachers know how to detect strange behaviours and external signs related to visual defects. • When the child turns an eye, either usually or In certain situations.These situations must be found...
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[15_11_2013]

Adequately protecting your hearing in noisy working environments

Professionals who work in a noisy work environment are used to wearing protective headphones or single-use foam earplugs.   These precautions are effective but not entirely suitable, since they attenuate noise in a linear manner and the user ends up removing them. They cause sound insulation...
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[08_11_2013]

ADVICES OFVISUAL HYGENE AND ERGONOMICS.Reading and studying

Reading and studying You should respect the reading distance between 35 and 50 cm. It is advisable that the table should be tilted about 20º. While working, you have to be seated in a natural and relaxed position. Your back must be straight and you have to avoid turning the...
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[07_11_2013]

Etnia Barcelona, the collection that melds art, fashion and design

Let yourself be seduced by our chicest-ever collection of glasses.  Etnia Barcelona combines tradition and technology, designed using our incomparable acetates which produce stunning 3D chromatic effects. After decades of using Klein Blue in the fashion sector, Yves Klein Archives, representing...
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[21_10_2013]

Contact lenses, a world full of benefits

Do you still think that contact lenses are uncomfortable? Well just forget that myth. Because the latest contact lenses offer excellent visual quality, are easy to handle and very comfortable. Moreover, they offer solutions for any kind of visual defect: short-sightedness, far and long-sightedness,...
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[18_10_2013]

Four intensive days at the World Optical Fair: SILMO 2013

Once again, OPTICA SALAS attended the World Optical Fair, SILMO, in Paris between 26 and 29 September.  SILMO is a hugely important event that we can't afford to miss, offering a great opportunity to meet up with industry professionals from all over the world and share experiences and knowledge....
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[18_10_2013]

Tinnitus Balance by Phonak, relief for tinnitus sufferers

What is Tinnitus?In 1990, Jastreboff described tinnitus as "the perception of sound that results exclusively from activity within the nervous system unrelated to external stimulation of any kind". In other words, a sound or noise inside the ear that does not actually exist externally. Tinnitus is...
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[20_09_2013]

Contact lenses – the ultimate in comfort for sportspeople

  Having good visual clarity is essential when practising sport as it helps you to adapt to a dynamic environment in which reaction time, anticipation and perception are crucial. Yet having good vision is not enough - you also need to feel comfortable if you want to achieve your maximum...
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[16_09_2013]

Polarized sunglasses – maximum protection, maximum comfort

USING POLARIZED LENSES cuts out the glare thrown off by surfaces that reflect light such as the sea, snow and asphalt. They also offer excellent protection and outstanding comfort. What are the benefits?-Protection from UV rays.-Provide a natural, clear colour spectrum with sharp contrasts and no...
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[05_09_2013]

Wireless connection

Speaking on the phone, either mobile or landline or listening and watching the TV with the family can be a true challenge for a person wearing a hearing aid. Today very advanced hearing solutions are available with which people with a hearing loss can easily enjoy the communication technologies to...
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[19_08_2013]

Maximum precision in Contact Lens adaptation

Always looking for the highest quality and precision in contact lens adaptation, at OPTICA SALAS we have an Oculus Easygraph Corneal Topographer. The Topographer maps the entire surface of the cornea (a transparent membrane which is found at the front of the eye; its surface makes up 70% of the...
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[19_07_2013]

Protect your children this summer

Almost 50% of the ultraviolet radiation we are exposed to during our lives takes place before we are 18. The younger you are, the more protection you need. Because of this, it is important for our children to learn healthy habits and wear good quality sun glasses and a cap or hat. By doing this,...
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[15_07_2013]

We are committed to energy efficiency and the environment

At OPTICA SALAS, we improve energy efficiency and help to protect the environment with a 40 ton reduction in CO2. In turn, we get high quality lighting thanks to the incorporation of LED technology in our establishments. Currently, LED technology is the most environmentally friendly and energy...
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[18_06_2013]

Why do we have two ears?

With two ears we extend the scope of our hearing, giving us the ability to locate the source of sounds and judge their distance. Curiously, although it might seem that we hear through our ears, the fact is that we hear through our brain, and in order for it to interpret the information it receives...
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[18_06_2013]

ZEAL, the power of a brand committed to the planet

Find your ZEAL sunglasses at OPTICA SALAS. Attractive designs, cutting-edge materials and, above all, a philosophy that sets them apart from the rest. As well as being extremely comfortable and boasting a magnetic design that you'll fall in love with at first sight, these amazing sunglasses offer...
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[12_06_2013]

New launching  A simply spectacular collection 

Now at OPTICA SALAS, you may purchase RED BULL eyewear. RED BULL Racing Eyewear has arrived to the optic sector with an innovative dynamism and a unique Formula 1 lifestyle. The RED BULL Racing Eyewear collection perfectly defines the "Zeitgesist", the current life spirit. Functional and...
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[23_05_2013]

For good eye health

Do you know how to take care of your eyes? • The eyes are very sensitive to environmental agents. • In front of a computer or reading a book, we don't blink our eyes and therefore the eyes become dry.• As our eyes age, anti-oxidant defences may decrease.• If eyes are not kept...
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[22_05_2013]

A solution exists for hearing impairment 

We find ourselves at a very curious moment. Hearing aids are continually improving however, hearing impairment is not receiving the attention it deserves, it is rarely diagnosed or it is diagnosed too late. Dr. Grote, ex secretary of the international Federation of Otolaryngology associations...
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[18_04_2013]

OPTICA SALAS at MIDO The most important meeting about Optics, Optometry and Ophthalmology

This month of March, OPTICAS SALAS went to Milan to attend MIDO, the International Optics, Optometry and Ophthalmology Exhibition. MIDO is one of the most prestigious fairs world-wide, where professionals from all five continents meet to show and see the latest developments. The Exhibition was...
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[18_04_2013]

Prodesign 4th Dimension. An expressively cool look.

During our last visit to MIDO 2013, the Danish brand ProDesign showcased their new collections and the exclusive 4th Dimension 4681-83 frames; once again, demonstrating their excellent quality and geniality. This extraordinary collection, which has a certain retro feel to it and is inspired by...
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[18_03_2013]

EYE PROBLEM WARNING SIGNS

Regular eye examinations are the best way to look after your eyes. In addition to these revisions, there are certain signs that help to warn us that something is wrong. Particularly if they appear suddenly. It is essential that we recognise these signs and take the necessary action to minimise...
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[18_03_2013]

New Digital Platform INIUM. Improves the ability to understand spoken language.

At OPTICA SALAS we know that the manner in which people perceive sound is as unique as fingerprints. As hearing specialists we always offer a unique and individual experience for each client, and for this reason, we have incorporated the latest technology; the New Digital Platform INIUM. Our...
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