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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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A little note from our first patient..

Just wanted to share this with you, our first patient today brought us a note! It’s so lovely to think that Mr Brown was so happy with his experience with us that he wrote this to us. I think we’ll be framing it for the memory wall. Happy St David’s Day everyone!

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Half Term

Half term starts next week and we are already almost fully booked so do get in touch soon to book your appointments. Also, do remember that if you experience an acute or emergency eye problem, do get in touch. Even if we’re fully booked, we can usually see emergency appointments on the same day.

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Another student here today

We have another student with us today. Ish is studying Pharmacy at Cardiff University. He will be learning a little about eye conditions that he may see as a matter of course during his career as a Pharmacist and with permission from this afternoon’s patients, he may well also sit in on some appointments to […]

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When did you last get your eyes checked?

When did you last get your eyes checked? For National Eye Health Week (21 to 27 September 2015) Ceri Jackson, director of RNIB Cymru and Chair of the Wales National Eye Health Week advisory group, offers some top tips on looking after our eyes. ‚ÄúResearch shows that more than 1 in 10 of us have […]

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Summer holidays are here!

Well here is the start of the Summer holidays! Just to let you all know, there will be the following changes to our opening hours this Summer – on Mondays we will be CLOSED and on Fridays we will only be open 2.00 – 5.30pm. The rest of the week’s opening hours remain the same […]

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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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Your Prescription Explained: Recall dates

At the end of your sight test the optometrist will let you know when they want to see you again. They will make that decision based on a few different factors including your general health, age, vision, eye health and family history. Two years is the longest time it will be, and is the ‘standard’ […]

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Back from maternity leave!

After having her beautiful twin girls, Clare Pearce is coming back to us from maternity leave on Tuesday February 4th. Clare will be here one or two days a week and to start with, her clinic will run every Tuesday. So if you’d like to book an appointment for a sight test with Clare, please […]

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Low Vision Service now here!!

We are proud to announce that we are now registered to perform Low Vision assessments. The Low Vision service in Wales is fully funded by the Welsh Assembly Government to enable us (and other registered practices like us) to help patients with low vision to gain access to special magnifiers, lamps and other helpful vision […]

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