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News

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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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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