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Blepharitis and BlephEx

Blepharitis is a non-contagious but often long-term condition that can develop at any age. Symptoms include: Itchy or sore eyelids Crusty eyelashes A burning or gritty sensation in your eyes Redness and inflammation Dry Eyes Around 40% of patients who attend for...
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What is Glaucoma?

With an estimated 600,000 people living with glaucoma in the UK alone, up to half of whom have not been diagnosed, it is vital to have regular eye examinations to prevent losing your sight unnecessarily. Glaucoma is a condition where the optic...
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Practice News

In staff news, we’ve had a few changes to our line up recently. We welcomed Emma at the start of the year as a new addition to our Optical Assistant team. She has just moved back after spending 6 years in Australia...
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February’s Featured Frames

This month Grace has selected a capsule collection of her favourite frames with a gold theme. If you like the look of any of these we can point you in the right direction! This metal frame from Jaguar is one for the...
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Winter Driving Vision

Wintry conditions can make driving vision very difficult. Low sun and reflections from wet or snow lined roads mean your eyes have a lot to deal with while out on the road. Our recommendations for winter driving are: Polarised sunglasses: A good...
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Better Together 2019

It’s always good to do things together, and to celebrate this February sees the return of our annual ‘Better Together’ Campaign. Book a double appointment for you and a partner, friend or family member and you will both receive a fantastic 20%...
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Michael’s Trip to Ethiopia

Michael has recently come back from his annual trip abroad with Vision Aid Overseas. This year he spent an enjoyable and worthwhile fortnight in Ethiopia: ‘ I always come home feeling fulfilled and grateful for the opportunity to help change lives and make a...
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New Range from Tom Davies

  “Creating the perfect frames for each individual customer is what lies at the heart of our ethos.” We are excited to be a supplier of Tom Davies spectacles, a British brand specialising in high quality, unique frames. Established in 2002, the...
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