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Young children, when’s best?

Ever wondered at what age children should have their eyes tested? We have plenty of tests that can examine young children so don’t hesitate to ask us! We feel all children should have had a sight test by the time they’re five. You don’t always know when there is a problem so it’s worth getting […]

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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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Minions have arrived!

Be the first to order some of these amazing frames that come with a fantastic minion case with banana zip!

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Joules range now in

Look at these lovely new Joules frames and sunglasses! We love them.. All of our sunglasses come with prescription single vision sun lenses at no extra cost. Larger selection instore, pop in and try a pair on.

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Fundus photography now available!

We have a new and exciting piece of equipment here now! With our new fundus camera we can take photos like this of the back of your eye. Keep an eye out for our article on retinal photography coming in the next few weeks. Until then, feel free to ask about retinal photos when you […]

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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. “Research shows that more than 1 in 10 of us have […]

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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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Disabled Access

All of St David’s Medical Centre is wheelchair friendly and at Pearce & Bowler Opticians we have ensured that this is carried on throughout the practice. We have plenty of space on the shop floor for browsing frames and the examination room can be adapted to fit a wheelchair so all examinations can be carried […]

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