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Eva Tol

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We were delighted to welcome a young Dutch optometrist called Eva Tol to the practice for a week.  Having recently qualified she wanted to explore the differences in optometry between Holland and the UK. She looked at all aspects of our practice including professional and regulatory – and we even had some fun!  She thoroughly enjoyed her visit and we …

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Essilor Lenses Launch Website

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One of our main lens suppliers has just launched a new Consumer focused website and we thought you might like to see it.  It shows more about some of the incredible lenses that are available to you these days and some of the technology behind them. Essilor website Any questions at all just email us on enquiries@judithroberts-opticians.co.uk

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INDEPENDENTS AND MULTIPLES RATED IN WHICH? SURVEY

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Independent practices are rated higher by consumers than multiples, according to a survey of over 6000 people carried out by consumer advice company, Which? The survey asked members to rate their opticians on thoroughness of sight test, product quality, price, value for money, customer service and the store environment. Independent practices, who were grouped together in the survey results, received the …

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‘Stop children using screens one hour before their bedtime’

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CHILDREN should not be allowed to use screens for an hour before going to sleep, the first UK guidance for parents says today. The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) said there was no safe amount of total daily screen time, but urged parents to show “tough love” in setting age-appropriate limits. In particular, the advice says parents …

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Christmas Opening Hours

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Christmas Eve                 9.00 – 1.00 Christmas Day                CLOSED Boxing Day                      CLOSED 27th December               9.00 – 17.30 28th December              9.00 – 17.30 29th December    …

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Research finds seven million drivers have not had recent vision check

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Approximately 7.6million drivers have not had a vision check since reading a number plate at 20 metres away when passing their driving test, according to research. These findings were published during Road Safety Week and carried out during Vision Express’ Vision Van tour earlier this year. More than 1,000 UK residents were tested in the mobile testing van as part …

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70 people killed or seriously injured every day in UK!!!!

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It’s true.  If you saw this statistic for stabbings how would it make you feel? This happens every day in the UK and it is the number of people killed or seriously injured in the UK EVERY day on the roads! Click on the link below for more detail https://www.opticianonline.net/opinion/joe-ayling-police-campaign-serves-important-reminder Why not have a look at the following on Road …