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What is an Emergency?

We are currently operating emergency appointments by prior arrangement only. Below is guidance from the College of Optometrists around what may require an emergency appointment. However, this is only a guide and we would encourage you to contact us if you have...
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Amended Emergency Opening Hours

From Thursday the 26th of March 2020 our opening hours are: Monday – Friday: 10am – 2pm Saturday: 10am – 1pm There hours will be for emergency appointments only with prior arrangement. Please call 0191 271 2140 to speak to a member...
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Coronavirus Update 23rd March 2020

An Update: Following advice from the government and our own governing body, we will not be carrying out routine appointments from tomorrow (24/03/2020), but will remain open for emergencies. If you have an appointment in the coming weeks, we will be contacting...
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Coronavirus Guidance

At Michael Offord Optometrist your health has always been our priority and excellent hygiene is essential for our everyday practice. At the moment, we are open as usual and carefully following all government guidelines. We have implemented a number of actions to...
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Understanding your Prescription

After your eye test you will receive a copy of your prescription for your records. Here’s a short guide to help your understand the numbers. Remember, if you have any questions about your prescription we are here to answer your queries. *Image:...
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MiSight Contact Lenses

Here at the practice we were delighted to be one of the first practices in the country to have access to a new and exciting product. The MiSight lens treatment programme is the world’s first one-day contact lens shown to substantially slow the...
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Love Your Lenses Week 2019

Contact lenses have changed millions of people’s lives and as practice we have hundreds of patients wearing lenses, from 8-year olds to 88-year olds. They are simple and convenient and are now available in practically all prescriptions. To mark Love your Lenses...
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