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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Losing sunglasses puts eyes at risk

Don′t go out without sunglasses or UV protection

More than 55 percent of U.K. adults lose or break their sunglasses each year, putting their eyes at risk of sunburn or eye disease, eye experts say.

The Vision Council found for those who lost their sunglasses, and the 27% of adults who do not wear sunglasses, exposure to ultraviolet radiation could result in result in short-term damage from bloodshot or sensitive eyes, or painful conditions like photokeratitis -- sunburn of the eye.

High doses of ultraviolet radiation can lead to long-term health issues like cataracts, abnormal eye growths, cancer of the eye and surrounding skin, and macular degeneration, the Vision Council said.

The Vision Council -- an optical industry trade group -- found 20 percent of people do not feel their eyes are at risk for sun exposure and 11 percent do not believe unprotected exposure to ultraviolet rays causes health problems.

"Sunglasses and other ultraviolet protective prescription eyewear remain the best defense against ultraviolet damage to vision," Dr. Paul Michelson, chairman of the Better Vision Institute, said in a statement. "In my practice, I've seen firsthand the painful and sometimes devastating consequences of unprotected ultraviolet eye exposure, most of which could be prevented by using ultraviolet-blocking sunglasses."

The Better Vision Institute, a panel of eye experts, advises the Vision Council

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