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National Eye Health Week

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This year’s National Eye Health Week (NEHW) will take place from 23 to 29 September 2019, promoting the importance of good eye health and the need for regular eye tests for all. Vision really matters. Sight is the sense people fear losing the most, yet many of us don’t know how to look after our eyes – National Eye Health …

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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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Myopia Institute

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Myopia is a common cause of correctable vision loss, with uncorrected myopia remaining the leading cause of distance vision impairment globally. Individual studies show variations in the prevalence of myopia and high myopia across regions and ethnic groups. And recent landmark publication estimates that by 2050, half the world population will have myopia. Click on the link below to find …

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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 …