19
May
2016

Summer Offers ………..

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FREE sunglasses with every pair of Transitions Lenses purchased Spend 25 Pounds on a child's frame and get a FREE pair of children's sunglasses FREE private sight test worth 35 Pounds when purchasing glasses FREE contact lens trial Second Pairs half price    

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08
Oct
2015

New Frozen merchandise has arrived …

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In line with colder weather our new frozen kids frames have arrived. Come and have a look and check them out. Don't forget all children's eye exams  are free on the NHS and we still have some availability for eye exams in the October half term so give us a call on 01274 729393 and  book today

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11
Aug
2015

What happens in an eye test ?

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As with all new experiences, if you’re not sure what to expect, the whole situation can be a little daunting. The good news about eye tests is that they’re often relatively quick and easy, and don’t involve any painful procedures! If you’re having an eye test for the first time, or have recently changed opticians, you should make sure you…

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03
Aug
2015

One in 14 drivers has a vision defect which could affect their safety on the road

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If you’re a driver, hopefully you’re already aware of the legal guidelines concerning eyesight requirements on the road. You must be able to read, with glasses or contact lenses if necessary, a car number plate from 20 metres away. If you can’t, you could be putting yourself and other road users at risk. This is because poor eyesight makes it…

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16
Jun
2015

Your eye wear can compliment your features as well as your lifestyle

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The style and design of your glasses, much like the style of your clothes, can say a lot about you and your personality. And with the range of designs available today, it’s possible to choose a style you like as well as one that suits your lifestyle. If you’re a confident, outgoing person who likes to wear bright colours, you…

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11
May
2015

Do you take proper care of your glasses

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You might think that your glasses are more robust than contact lenses because they require less day-to-day care. In actual fact, if you’re a glasses wearer you should follow some simple but key steps to keep your specs in great condition. Firstly, always take your glasses off with two hands, never just pulling from one side. This keeps the arms…

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13
Apr
2015

Contact Lenses are a great alternative to glasses ..

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If you’re a long-term spectacle wearer, you’ll probably be familiar with the restrictions they can pose in certain situations. They might have a tendency to slip down your nose, get fogged up easily in warm environments and in some cases, become uncomfortable. If this sounds like you, maybe it’s time for you to consider contact lenses. Just like glasses, contact…

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16
Mar
2015

Common eye conditions explained

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There are a variety of different conditions that can affect the eye, most of which are often temporary and minor. Here’s a brief explanation of some of them: Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the conjunctiva, the thin membrane that covers the outer surface of the eye. The eyeball appears pink or red, and can sometimes be accompanied by a discharge…

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11
Feb
2015

Protect your eyes from hazards in your environment

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There are several factors in the environment that can be harmful to your eyes, and your workplace may also present additional hazards. Whilst sunlight exposure is great for absorbing Vitamin D (needed for good eye health), too much light can damage your vision. UV rays are extremely harmful to your eyes in large amounts, and can cause a variety of…

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12
Jan
2015

Do you know your eyes age just as your body does ?

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Eyes often change over the course of a lifetime. As you get older your eyes are more prone to specific conditions that can affect your vision. Some of the conditions you become more susceptible as you age are: Presbyopia is the loss of the ability to see close objects or small print. It is a normal process which develops as…

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