One of our most popular team members is due to retire at the end of April. Elaine Sharp will be familiar to many of our patients as one of our reception team and as such is often the first point of contact with us. We wish Elaine a long and happy retirement!
Every year over 725 million contact lenses are thrown away contributing to the environmental damage caused by plastic in our seas and oceans. One contact lens company has decided to make a difference and is offering to take away used contact lenses, blister and foil packaging and recycle them into something “new and shiny”! The … Continued
Research in America has highlighted the problem caused to the environment by the inappropriate disposal of contact lenses. They found that 20% of people who use disposable lenses flush their old lenses down the sink or toilet from where they find their way into the water system. As much as 10 tonnes in the USA alone … Continued
Monday 24th September sees the start of National Eye Health Week – aimed to raise awareness of important issue that can protect our eyes and preserve our vision for all of the difficult vision tasks that we have to cope with nowadays. further information is available on www.specsnetwork.co.uk We have a number of informative leaflets … Continued
David Bull appeared on BBC Radio Somerset this week; following recent announcements that certain Police Forces will check the eyesight of drivers David was asked about the importance of good vision and regular eye checks for drivers. The interview the widened to include a talk about those general medical conditions that can show up during an eye … Continued
We are always seeking to add value to our service and have introduced a new, environmentally friendly way of keeping your spectacle lenses clear. Dirty lenses reduce the performance of your glasses and cleaning them dry can scratch the lenses permanently. In the past we have sold lens sprays in bottles that once used had … Continued