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News

National Glaucoma Awareness Week 2017

This year the International Glaucoma Association is focusing on the importance of eye pressure in detecting glaucoma.  Raised eye pressure can lead to irreversible damage to the optic nerve, leading to loss of vision. With an estimated 600,000 people living with glaucoma in...
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Community Defibrillator

As part of our work within the community we have recently installed a defibrillator on the premises. All of our staff have been trained to use the device but it is specifically designed for people with little to no medical background. We...
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Mike the Bear Competition

Mike the bear has been out and about recently and travelled a little further afield than Kingston Park. Can you name where he is? Our competition is open to under 13s, please ask a parent or guardian to enter on our Facebook...
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What are floaters?

Seeing floaters in your eyes can be a little alarming, especially if you’ve never noticed them before; so how do you know if this is normal or a sign of an underlying problem? What are floaters? Floaters are usually described as black...
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Zeiss Photofusion Upgrade

Throughout May and June Zeiss are offering a fantastic free upgrade from clear to Photofusion lenses on their Superb and Individual varifocal designs, worth £70. Photofusion lenses are similar to transition lenses; they are clear indoors and turn very dark in the...
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Bank Holiday Closure

Please note the practice will be closed on Monday the 1st of May for the Bank Holiday. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. We re-open as usual at 8:30 on Tuesday the 2nd of May. We hope you all enjoy your long weekend!

Easter Egg Competition

There is still time to bring in your decorated egg for our annual Easter Egg Competition! The competition is running until Friday the 21st of April for children up to the age of 13. With sunglasses and Easter Eggs up for grabs...
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MiSight Contact Lenses

Here at Michael Offord’s we are 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...
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