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New Miraflex Joy Childrens Frames

Award-winning supplier Dibble Optical has extended the Miraflex® range of quality children’s eyewear with the launch of another model.


The Miraflex range includes the highly popular and virtually indestructible Flexible & Safe collection crafted from a special lightweight plastic material that is incredibly comfortable to wear yet resilient against virtually any punishment capable of being dealt by little hands!


The Joy range is the latest innovation from leading Italian eyewear manufacturer Miraflex: a truly remarkable frame made from unique materials, focusing on safety, wide prescription acceptance and virtually unbreakable.


The Joy frame is the latest addition to the widely acclaimed Flexible & Safe collection and features a slightly firmer front and temples to create a more conventional visual appearance whilst maintaining the comfort and resilience associated with the Miraflex product. Two comfort bridge options are available to aid perfect dispensing to children with a wide range of facial characteristics. This collection has five contemporary  two-tone colour options, with temples benefiting from adjustable tips and available in size 45□14 120.


Managing Director, Barry Dibble added, “Miraflex® have been specialists in children’s eyewear for more than 20 years and recently been awarded first place in the prestigious Vision Expo West Vision Choice Awards for both 2018 and 2019. Dibble Optical are extremely proud to be the exclusive distributor for Miraflex eyewear in the UK and Eire.


For more information please contact Dibble Optical on 01634 880885 or



New B&S Catalogues for 2020

We're pleased to announce that our all-new B&S Workshop and Accessories catalogues are now available in print format and online (Accessories online only). Now bigger and better than ever before, these comprehensive catalogues contain literally thousands of items for the workshop and practice.


New for 2020 are the fabulous Milo & Me active kids eyewear, Croakies sports bands, Leader sports eyewear and the fabulous Jonathan Paul range of fit-over sunglasses. We have also added a Hygiene and PPE catalogue.


For more information please contact Dibble Optical on 01634 880885 or email


Miraflex Flexible & Fashion Childrens Frames

The highly acclaimed Miraflex range of children's frames has been extended to include another new collection; Flexible & Fashion.


These attractive acetate frames have been optimised for children and teenagers and are designed specifically for their unique facial cranial measurements with an anatomically designed nose bridge. Designed in Italy, the Flexible & Fashion collection comprises 24 models in a wide range of fashionable colours. Manufactured using acetate materials with flexible temples these frames are suitable for a wide range of ages.


For more information please contact Dibble Optical on 01634 880885 or email

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New Leader Peloton adult sports sunglasses

The sports eyewear product range from Dibble Optical has become even larger with the addition of the new Leader Peloton range of adult sports sunglasses.


Premium quality materials and high performance polycarbonate lenses ensure that Leader Peleton range of adult sunglasses are highly suitable for a wide range of lifestyle sports such as cycling, tennis, golf, watersports, shooting, etc. An optional glazing clip is available to allow a wide range of prescription lenses to be fitted. Additional sun lenses including photochromic, polarized and mirror-coated options are available to facilitate fashionable and highly functional sporting activities.


For more information please contact Dibble Optical on 01634 880885 or email

Trusted Childrens Eyewear Brand Miraflex Adds New Collection

Dibble Optical are delighted to announce the launch of the Miraflex Flexible & Light childrens eyewear collection from October 2015. Initially featuring five unisex models, each available in four fashionable colours, with even more models being launched in the coming weeks.


Unlike the unique flexible material used in the highly popular Miraflex Flexible & Safe frames, the new collection is crafted from a harder TR90 material that has been anatomically designed to suit the contour of a childs face. The result is a lightweight conventional style frame that is both comfortable and appealing for children to wear. The collection can be viewed online here.


For more information please contact Dibble Optical on 01634 880885 or email


New B&S Catalogues Now Available

Dibble Optical are pleased to announce that the new B&S Workshop and Accessories catalogues are now available. The comprehensive catalogues contain thousands of products with many new product lines so be sure to reserve yours today or visit our download page for immediate access. For more information please contact Dibble Optical on 01634 880885 or email


New Miraflex Sports Safety Frames

Trusted kids eyewear brand Miraflex has introduced a range of sports safety eyewear to allow children to engage in physical activities safely whilst benefiting from optimum optical correction.


Sports Vista is available in three sizes, small medium and large to suit children from approximately 4 years to 16+. Sports Safe is available in small size for children aged from approximately 4 to 7 years old whilst the larger size is suited to those aged 14+. Soft inner protection to the temple and bridge area and secure fitting using an adjustable headband make these frames ideal for a wide range of sports including football, rugby, tennis and many others.


For more information please contact Dibble Optical on 01634 880885 or email

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Dibble Optical at Optrafair 2015

Dibble Optical were present at Optrafair 2015 at the NEC, Birmingham on April 18th to 20th.


They presented the full range of workshop and accessory products from B&S, including the new range of childrens sunglasses, reading glasses and several new workshop tooling items. The full range of Miraflex paediatric eyewear was present, with several new frames and colour options, plus the Vingino designer childrens eyewear range made its debut at the show. The level of interest in the products was exceptional.


For more information please contact Dibble Optical on 01634 880885 or email


Miraflex Flexible & Safe Paediatric Eyewear

Dibble Optical have just launched three additional frames from the Miraflex Flexible & Safe collection. Professionally designed for children aged from 3 months upwards the Miraflex range now consists of 20 models in up to 30 different colours, with custom colours available upon request. The Italian designed and manufactured Miraflex range is crafted from a special lightweight and malleable plastic material with hinge free temples and no metal parts. The result is a frame that is incredibly safe and comfortable to wear with the added advantage of being virtually indestructible. An adjustable headband keeps the frame snugly fitted and perfectly centred.


The new models are:

New Baby 4 - size 47/17 for ages 9-12 years

New Baby + - size 42/14 for ages 5-8 years (special nose bridge)

Nick 50 - size 50/19 for age 14+ years


To coincide with the launch of the new eyewear Miraflex have produced three new sports frames designed specifically for children aged between 4 and 10 years to allow them to engage in sporting activities in comfort and safety.


With no minimum order policy Dibble Optical offer Miraflex eyewear singly or, for ideal presentation to patients, in special dispensing packs of 6, 9 or 12 pieces of the most popular models and colours. Orders can also be placed online at


For more information and a catalogue pack please contact Dibble Optical on 01634 880885 or email


Optical Essentials exclusive to Dibble Optical

Award winning supplier Dibble Optical launch the Optical Essentials range of optical consumables and accessories. This range of products has been painstakingly selected to reflect high quality at an extremely competitive price and includes hundreds of items commonly used in the practice and workshop.


With bulk packs of silicone nose pads from just £5.00 per 100 pieces, variable-temperature frame heaters at £75.00 and everything in between, the Optical Essentials range dovetails perfectly with the established B&S range.


The full range of Optical Essentials products will be shown at Optrafair 2015 but many products are available from stock immediately. For more information or to place an order please telephone 01634 880885 or email


nose pads - screws - temple tips - small machinery - tools - microfiber cloths - rimless kits


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Optrafair London a Great Success

Award winning company Dibble Optical witnessed high demand on their stand at the inaugural Optrafair London exhibition and conference at Olympia in April. During the three day event the company made many new acquaintances and opened a record number of new accounts after presenting their new 2014 B&S and Miraflex catalogues. Sales Director Adam Dibble was delighted with the outcome, "The London venue is a first for Optrafair and we wasn't sure whether it would have the same impact as the established event in Birmingham, but we experienced considerable interest in our products - in particular our new range of childrens sunglasses and paediatric frames" he added.


Barry Dibble with Optrafair chairman Malcolm Polley.

Dibble is the new FMO Chairman

On 6th December 2013 company owner Barry Dibble started his second term as Chairman of the Federation of Manufacturing Opticians (FMO), having previously taken on the role from 2009 to 2011. Founded in 1917, the FMO are a representative body based in Paddington in London, who's objective is to represent optical companies that are engaged in all aspects of manufacturing, importing and wholesaling of ophthalmic products. This is a voluntary role that Barry will undertake in addition to his normal responsibilities at Dibble Optical.


Barry receiving the Badge of Office from past Chairman John Conway


Dibble Optical sign up for Optrafair 2014

Dibble Optical have signed up for Optrafair, the UK's largest optical trade exhibition, that is being held in London's Olympia National on 11th to 13th  April 2014. This is the first event of it's type in the capital city and it is expected to draw many new visitors from at home and abroad. The Dibble Optical stand will be located close to the Education Theatre on stand location H66.


Optrafair is run by the Federation of Manufacturing Opticians (FMO), who plough a significant portion of any show profits back into the industry, the support of optical organisations and optical charities. Company owner Barry Dibble is currently vice-chairman of the FMO and becomes chairman for his second term from January 2014.


Dibble Optical at Optrafair Birmingham 2013


Dibble Optical awarded Supplier of the Year 2012

Dibble Optical became the optical industry's Top Cat when they were awarded the prestigious AOP Supplier of the Year title at a celebrated Awards Dinner at the Birmingham Hilton Metropole on Thursday 18th October.


Gaining a remarkable 53% of the overall votes the company went on to beat optical industry giant Essilor and nutraceutical supplier Macuvision to the coveted top spot. The Supplier Award was presented on the evening to Barry and Adam Dibble by AOP chairman David Shannon and AOP president Chris Hunt.


Company owner Barry Dibble commented: "I was immensely proud when I originally learnt that my company had been nominated but when our name was announced as the winner I was absolutely bowled over! For me this is the culmination of many years hard work and I would take this opportunity to thank in particular two key members of staff, Jackie and Adam, without whom none of this would have been possible.

Left to right, Chris Hunt AOP President, Barry Dibble, Adam Dibble, David Shannon AOP Chairman.Left to right, Chris Hunt AOP President, Barry Dibble, Adam Dibble, David Shannon AOP Chairman.