We are re-opening all the practices on the 1st July Monday to Friday 9-5
Online booking is temporarily suspended. Please call the practice to book an appointment. We are required to ask a few questions before we can book you in to ensure we meet COVID-19 guidelines.
An important update on Covid-19 and our stores

An update on the Covid-19 virus and our stores

Given the unprecedented situation in the UK regarding the COVID-19 virus we feel that it is important to reassure you that we are continuing to keep our practice clean and safe for both you and our team. We intend to keep the practices open for as long as possible to provide the service that is needed for our patients.

You will appreciate that as an optical practice we work in an environment where the prevention of the spread of a whole range of infections is woven into everything that we do. Nevertheless, we are paying particular attention the latest government guidance on the transmission of coronavirus.

All of the frames on display, the equipment we use and all surfaces are cleaned and disinfected regularly to keep the practice as sterile as needed and as often as needed.

Know the guidance

Before attending the practice for your next appointment, we would be grateful if you would review the most up to date government guidance – just click this link https://www/nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covd19/

Keep us in the loop

Please remember that we are open, as normal, and to call us on the practice telephone number or email us to let us know if you wish to reschedule any of your booked appointments. We would be happy to schedule an alternative date for you. 

At your next appointment

Please forgive us if we don’t shake hands – but we are however happy to do the elbow bump – just ask! 

You’ll notice that we’ve removed some non-essential items in the reception area including the magazines. They will return once this is all over!

As a team, we are doing everything we possibly can to remain fit, well and able to work so that we can continue to provide our usual high standard of dental care for you.

Thank you for your support in keeping everyone safe.

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Looking after your eyes in the sun

Protect your eyes with Sunglasses

Sunglasses that protect eyes against UVB and UVA are essential. Ensure sunglasses have a BS2724 mark, which ensures they conform to British Standards in quality and durability.

If you are a spectacle wearer, consider prescription sunglasses, especially if you plan to drive. (In several countries, the law requires that at all times you have a back-up pair of prescription spectacles/lenses in the car)

Blue Light damages the eyes

Wear eye protection against UV light at all times. In unprotected eyes, blue light damages the eyes in a cumulative way - meaning that exposure damage builds up with time. Cumulative exposure to blue light is one of the biggest risk factors for developing cataracts. Similarly, recent evidence suggests that cumulative exposure of the eyes to blue light sets in motion a response that triggers wet macular degeneration

Don't be tempted to buy cheap sunglasses - they may damage your eyes - its just not worth the risk

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