Please be aware we will be closing early today at 4pm, Monday 4th February. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause .
Please be aware the practice will be closed Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th September due to staff training. We would like to apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
A news report today from the Macular Society showing the promising results obtained from a study into new stem cell treatment for age related macular degeneration. The study is published in Nature Biotech.
We are pleased to announce the launch of our new optical frame brand Stepper in store. Since 1970 they have been at the forefront of creating comfortable, well-fitting quality frames. Using mainly Titanium, their frames are light, durable and flexible. They really are a quality brand and we are so happy to bring them to our customers. Come in and see our selection next time you are in town.
Please be aware the Practice will remain closed till Tuesday 6th March due to the adverse weather conditions. We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this time.
Please be aware the practice will be closed today due to the adverse weather conditions . We apologise for any inconvenience caused . We will keep you updated as to when we will re open.
Due to today’s adverse weather conditions the practice will be closed.
We apologize for any inconvenience that this may have caused.
We will monitor the weather over the next 24 hours and should it be necessary to close again tomorrow we will update our website and facebook page with details
February is here,and the start of lighter evenings . Our clinics are filling up nicely and thoughts of Spring windows are on our minds. We have been having lots of visits from our Frame Reps ,showing us all the new, lovely frames they have to offer . It seems Navy is the new Black, sparkle is in (like it was ever out), and round is the new square . Keep a look out for all our new frames over the coming month, with new brands being added to our collection .
In the meantime, if you would love to bag a bargain , its your last chance to grab something in our half price frame sale. The sale ends this Saturday ,10th February, so make sure you pop in to see whats available.
We look forward to seeing you in store soon.
You qualify for a free NHS-funded sight test if:
- you’re aged under 16
- you’re aged 16, 17 or 18 and are in full-time education
- you’re aged 60 or over
- you’re registered as partially sighted (sight impaired) or blind (severely sight impaired)
- you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma
- you’re 40 or over and your mother, father, brother, sister, son or daughter has been diagnosed with glaucoma
- you’ve been advised by an eye doctor (ophthalmologist) that you’re at risk of glaucoma
- you’re a prisoner on leave from prison
- you’re eligible for an NHS complex lens voucher – your optometrist (optician) can advise you about your entitlement
You’re also entitled to a free NHS sight test if you:
- receive Income Support
- receive Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (not contribution-based)
- receive Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
- receive income-based Employment and Support Allowance
- are awarded Universal Credit and meet the criteria on earnings limit
- are entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
- you are named on a valid NHS certificate for full help with health costs (HC2)
- People named on an NHS certificate for partial help with health costs (HC3) may also get help.
Optometrists recommend that most people should get their eyes tested every two years. However, in some circumstances, they may recommend more frequent NHS sight tests. For example, if you are a child and wear glasses
have diabetes are aged 40 or over and have a family history of glaucoma
are aged 70 or over.