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Fitting children’s spectacles

Today, my Mum who lives in a little town in West Wales (rather far from us here in Cardiff!) called me at the practice and told me that one of my little sister’s best friends was about to add me on Facebook and send me a message. The lady’s little boy (two years old) had […]

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We still love Miraflex

  Here is one of the wonderful Mini Pearces, showcasing our wonderful Miraflex¬†frames for younger children. All of them are made of one piece of plastic – so no pesky screws to fall out or work themselves loose! They are virtually unbreakable and come with a little strap to hold them in place so no […]

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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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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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Blinxen the Christmas Blinx!

We just wanted to show you the Christmas addition to the Blinx charms range.. Blinxen! As you can see, Blinxen looks fab on children’s or adult’s glasses and Francesca (who was wearing contact lenses yesterday) is wearing him on her purple Blinx wrist band. (Purple to match her hair!) Blinxen, the rest of the Blinx […]

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Optrafair!

The sun is shining, it’s a beautiful day and we are on our way to Optrafair!! Optrafair is a huge yearly gathering for opticians and is held in the NEC, Birmingham. Lots of our suppliers will be there so we’ll be able to see some new ranges. It will also be great to put a […]

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Miraflex range

This month has seen quite a few younger patients coming with Mum and/or Dad for the first time to choose spectacles after visiting the hospital for their prescription. For young children, and especially babies, fitting of spectacles can be difficult and often parents become frustrated with poorly fitting frames and endless trips to the optician […]

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Children’s Eyecare

We’re both feeling excited after attending a conference last night about examining and fitting glasses for children. Being parents ourselves we love seeing as many children in our practice as we do and are always looking for tips to improve our skills. We were also proud to be the practice that brought along the examples […]

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