New Technology to the Rescue

We are seeing more patients with eye problems. This is partly because Covid 19 has made people too scared to go to the Eye Hospital and some are finding it difficult to get an appointment with their GP. Happily, eye examination technology is advancing all the time and we have…

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Road Safety Week

Road Safety Week – The Importance of Eye Exams

Safety comes first with driving and if your eyesight isn’t up to scratch, you may not be as safe on the roads as you think. During Road Safety Week, we want to highlight the Association of Optometrists’ Don’t Swerve a Sight Test campaign. The name says it all, but what…

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Covid 19 Update

We just wanted to let you know that we will remain OPEN and fully operational during the second Covid 19 lockdown commencing on 5th November 2020. As a provider of ‘primary eye care’ we are classed as an essential service by the Government and Opticians premises are classified as ‘essential…

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Blue-Light Protection & Anti-Fog Glasses for Kids

Lockdown has increased the amount of time young people have spent on their mobile devices and computers dramatically. That means more digital eye fatigue, and more potential damage from harmful blue light (blue light protection is very prevalent in the USA). American parents are eager to both protect children’s eyes,…

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What New Online Services Can You Benefit From?

Our New and Improved Website – What New Online Services Can You Benefit From?

As many of you will know, we introduced our online web store for eyewear and contact lenses just a few months ago. Along with featuring six of the many eyewear brands we stock in practice, our web shop also features a virtual try on tool for Silhouette and Maui Jim…

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UV protection and sunglasses in Bristol

May 2019 Do you know the A, B, C’s of UV protection? Most of us have heard about UV protection when it comes to sunblock. But your eyes need protecting just as much as your skin. The sun produces harmful UV radiation in the form of UVA, UVB and UVC….

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Are you eligible for Ortho K lenses?

August 2019 Are you eligible for Ortho K lenses? Ever heard of Ortho K? This is a simple treatment that is suitable for both adults and children who are shortsighted, that provides clear vision all day long, without the hassle of wearing glasses or contacts in the daytime. The specifics…

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Back to school: Visual Stress Assessments for children

September 2019 Does your child struggle with or avoid reading? You might think they just prefer to play video games or watch TV, but the truth is they could be suffering from Visual Stress, which can cause them discomfort and difficulties while reading. What is Visual Stress? Visual stress is…

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For the love of colour: Prue by Ronit Furst

December 2019 Are vibrant and colourful words you live by? If you’ve watched Bake-off and admired chef and entrepreneur Prue Leith’s glasses and sense of style, you’ll be in love with our new collection, Prue by Ronit Furst! Ronit Furst frames are known for being individual and hand-painted but in…

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New Online Services

July 2020 We are implementing a number of new on-line services over the coming weeks designed to make it easier, and more convenient, for you to interact with us. These on-line services include: A Webstore (for viewing or purchasing Single Vision prescription glasses; sunglasses or Contact Lenses. Virtual Consultation (online…

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Our new streamlined patient journey

July 2020 We reopened our doors for routine eyecare in July 2020 and are making every effort to offer you the highest quality eyecare in the safest possible environment. With most of our staff having returned, we opened 6 days a week from 1st August 2020. In order to protect…

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Working from Home

August 2020 We have noticed recently that a number of patients, of all ages, are finding working from home (WFH) very trying. They’re getting tired, sore eyes, stiff necks and backs, headaches and general discomfort. Some of this is caused by poor posture due to using kitchen chairs and tables…

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