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Our top eye health tips for summer

Eye health is important year-round, however, in the summer when you spend more time outside, it’s essential to make sure your family is looking after their eyes and protecting their vision. Here are some easy eyecare tips to follow that will ensure your family’s eye health is taken care of.   Wear sunglasses It might […]

Join us for a Plastic-Free July!

Join us for a Plastic-Free July! We’re celebrating Plastic-Free July and we want you to join us! Everyone is becoming more eco-conscious and that includes their eyewear. More and more brands are producing sustainable eyewear in the UK, and we’re proud to stock several eco-friendly eyewear brands.   Eco Conscious Image from: https://www.instagram.com/ecoconsciouscollection/ Our top […]

How can wearing contact lenses benefit you?

Wearing glasses can have some downsides, especially during summer. In hot weather, they can slide down your nose more often, you may have to keep switching them for prescription sunglasses when you’re out and about in the sunshine, and they can obstruct your view or performance when exercising and playing sports. So, what’s the solution? […]

Our favourite Sunglasses and why

Maui Jim We’re happy to say we’re one of a few suppliers of the prestigious range of Maui Jim sunglasses in the UK. Inspired by the beaches of Hawaii (where they certainly know a lot about sunshine!), we believe this brand offers some of the best polarised sunglasses out there, thanks to their patented technology. […]

The effects of UV exposure on the eyes

Sunny days are well and truly here. While most of us know that the sun damages our skin, did you know it can also damage your eyes? How does UV damage the eyes? Ultraviolet (UV) light is a form of radiation emitted by the sun. The two types that harm your eyes and skin are […]

Patient focus: Adam climbs Mt Everest for Fight For Sight!

We’re excited to share that one of our patients, Adam Jones, is raising money for the wonderful Fight for Sight charity! We caught up with him to ask him exactly why he’s doing this and what he hopes to achieve from undertaking this incredible challenge. Adam’s Story Adam has had the eye condition keratoconus since […]

How to reduce eye strain caused by digital screens

How long do you spend looking at a screen each day? Whether it’s your phone, laptop, or TV, all that screen time doesn’t do your eyes any favours. A June 2020 survey found that 22% of participants believed their vision had worsened since the start of the pandemic – and nearly a third believed this […]

Reflections of 2021

It’s hard to believe that 2021 is coming to an end. What a year it’s been! From introducing a variety of new eyewear brands to our practice, to being finalists at the Optician Awards, we certainly have a lot to celebrate and be thankful for. We want to take a look back at the year […]

Colourful Eyewear – Be Unique

Whether you know it or not, colour has a big impact on how your brain sees the world. Did you know if you are looking at purple or blue, your brain feels a different emotion to each? Wearing some colour can completely change the way you feel and how others see you, so why not […]

Myopia Management

Myopia Management Myopia is an eye condition commonly known as short-sightedness and affects the ability to see distant objects clearly. It usually starts to develop in children between 6 and 13 years old and progresses as the eyeball grows. The rate of progression usually starts to slow down at around 18-20 years of age. If […]

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