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Looking for the right frames for square faces? Read on!

Characteristics of a square face

Having a square face doesn’t mean you look like Spongebob… it simply means that your face is as long as it is wide (like our round face friends), with an angular or prominent jaw, and broad cheekbones. Square faces can differ, especially the jaw, so to find the right shape of frames to fit your unique square face, upload your photo to our try online feature to sus out a few shapes that will work for you. Continue reading “Looking for the right frames for square faces? Read on!”

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Round glasses

 

Round framed glasses explained

Round glasses were popular among 1960s and 70s celebrities, and sometimes since have been relegated to the elderly and ‘nerds’! However, the round shape is back with a vengeance! ‘Round’ usually refers to the circular frame front around the lens. But round frames can come in all shapes and sizes, they may be huge, small, rimless; truly round circles, or just slightly rounded, which can sometimes be a less bold look! They might be a touch hipster; or nerdy; or used as reading glasses. Continue reading “Round glasses”

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NIB Health Insurance – How to Claim For Your New Glasses

 

2012 is rapidly disappearing (hooray – it’s summer!), so our fantastic Newcastle Industrial Benefits (NIB) customers – you have only a couple of months to use this years health cover rebate! Why not use your (NIB) optical cover to claim for your new Sneaking Duck glasses? (Those with other health funds might want to use up their optical cover too!) Continue reading “NIB Health Insurance – How to Claim For Your New Glasses”

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Cat Eye Glasses

Cat eye eyewear began to grace faces in the 1950s and 60s. Usually worn only by women, it is a feminine take on the horn-rim of that era – an oft bedazzled temple creating height in the outer corner of the frame. The classic cat eye glasses look is trés fashionable for both spectacle frames and sunglasses. Continue reading “Cat Eye Glasses”

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HCF Health Insurance – How to Claim Your Optical Extras

 

Are you with Hospital Contribution Fund of Australia and looking to buy glasses from Sneaking Duck? Well, you lucky-ducky, we’re a registered provider with HCF, so you’ll be able to claim for your new glasses with your HCF Optical Extras cover! (We’re also registered with heaps of other health funds too) Continue reading “HCF Health Insurance – How to Claim Your Optical Extras”

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Reading glasses: Who, how and why?!

What are reading glasses?

Reading glasses are exactly what they sound like – glasses you wear for reading, or texting, or sewing a patchwork quilt – anything up-close! Reading glasses magnify objects, easing the strain on your eyes. Continue reading “Reading glasses: Who, how and why?!”

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Frames for Heart-Shaped Faces

 

It’s tough, being a heart. Pumping blood around the body every day, all those electrical impulses to deal with, keeping peeps alive. Oh wait – your face is a heart! Well, that’s not so tough! Let us find you some frames to fit heart-shaped faces. Continue reading “Frames for Heart-Shaped Faces”

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Frames for Oval Faces

Oval. Oval. Oval. Have you ever thought about how weird a word oval is? Finding glasses to fit oval faces isn’t as tricky as you think. Did you think it was tricky? If you did, we’re here to the indecisiveness rescue, proffering you the perfect frames to suit your oval face! Continue reading “Frames for Oval Faces”

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Frames for Round Faces

So, by genetic virtue (or just too many cupcakes), you have a round face. You may believe your round face restricts your choice of frame or hair – but think again! You own the perfect canvas to experiment with both balance and boldness with quintessential Sneaking Duck style. Continue reading “Frames for Round Faces”

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Medibank Private Extras Optical Health Insurance – How To Claim

Sneaking Duck is registered with Medibank Optical, so claiming for eyewear is fast and easy. We find that most people have a large proportion of the price covered, and sometimes the whole amount – meaning your glasses are free! Continue reading “Medibank Private Extras Optical Health Insurance – How To Claim”