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Our Friday helper..

On Fridays, my daughter comes in for a few hours after school. She is only nine years old but she is a real help! Here she is writing up orders, helping match up lenses for the lab and giving our locum Pritpal his Grandmother’s new glasses (and getting some Ferrero Rocher in return!)

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Children in glasses – stick with it!

Nearly a year ago now, one of my little girls at nearly age 3 started to wear spectacles. (totally shocked me, I completely know how all the parents of my patients feel now when I give them the news!!) To start off with the novelty of having glasses encouraged her to wear them, but that […]

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Eat your carrots! They’ll help you see in the dark….?

This month I have been reading up (in etCETera magazine) about nutrition and eye health as I’m really interested in finding out what is actually beneficial to our sight. We’ve all heard the phrase “eat your carrots, they’ll help you see in the dark”…but is there any truth behind it?! Carrots contain substances that are […]

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What a kind little boy!

So the first patient of the day brought me an Easter cupcake! Thanks so much to Ellis for brightening up my morning, it was delicious!!

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Climbing mountains

Not practice related really, but we wanted to share this photo of Francesca at the top of Pen y Fan mountain yesterday. She was among a group who hiked the mountain to raise money for a charity that helped her brother before he sadly died in November. Fundraising is ongoing so there is no final […]

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Miraflex range – a whole host of colours to choose from!

As children’s eye care specialists, we absolutely love the Miraflex range of virtually unbreakable and child friendly frames. I love our new Miraflex colour swatch band, some of these colours are just lovely and it’s definitely going to make it much easier for Clare to choose new frames for her newly bespectacled Mini-Pearce!

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Cardiff Life Awards – only three sleeps to go!

We are so excited for the 2016 Cardiff Life Awards on Thursday night. We are honoured to be finalists in the health category and we are among some of the best health businesses in Cardiff so the competition is very tough this year. Our tickets to the black tie event with a three course dinner […]

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Helpers at the practice today!

So today, I brought my lovely children to the practice. They helped me out with lots of little jobs, they had their eyes tested, they went and bought themselves some sweeties at the local shop and they chatted with some of today’s patients. A fun part of today was taking selfies on the practice’s new […]

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2016 Cardiff Life Awards FINALISTS

We are thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted again as finalists in the Cardiff Life Business Awards! Our Finalist’s door sticker arrived today and we just couldn’t wait to put it on the door. Regular visitors to our practice may remember that we won our category of the Cardiff Life Awards last year. […]

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Thank you!

A big thank you to the lovely Mo. A new patient of ours who came to collect her new glasses yesterday and brought us some yummy chocolate gifts!

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