#SeeTheMusic and More – Blepharitis and the performing artist

Blepharitis and the performing arts professional As the UK’s only performing arts eye care specialist practice and the only optician registered with BAPAM, we understand the negative impact eye conditions can have on careers.  We have assisted performing arts professionals such as musicians, dancers, singers, presenters, and technicians, such as sound engineers and AV technicians, […]

She did it! Insp-eye-ering Optician Kim scoops national award

Kim Walker – Dispensing Optician of the Year 2021 We are absolutely delighted to announce that our Dispensing Optician Kim Walker has won the prized 2021 UK Optician Awards Dispensing Optician of the Year Award. Kim’s contributions during the COVID-19 pandemic are acknowledged by this award.  This is Allegro Optical’s second Opticians Awards win in […]

The dangers of mascara

That Time Of The Year  Halloween, Bonfire night, Christmas, New Years – there’s so much going on during this time of year, and it’s filled with parties, meals out, and simply getting dressed up. During this time we have seen a big rise in a problem that we should not be seeing, but is inevitable. […]

COVID Hero Dispensing Optician Kim is shortlisted for National Award

Kim had been shortlisted for the Dispensing Optician of the Year 2021 award The teams at Meltham and Greenfield are celebrating! Our Dispensing Optician and safety eyewear specialist Kim Walker has been shortlisted for one of our industry’s most prestigious awards. We’ve all had to adapt, opticians especially have had to change our operating practices […]

Why having your glasses fitted correctly is so important

Measuring for glasses frames is essential to get a good fit

How can I be sure my glasses fit? Our registered Dispensing Opticians are highly trained professionals and have over 96 years combined experience in fitting spectacles. At Allegro Optical we strive to help you find a frame that fits like it was custom-made for you. As a registered dispensing optician, we’ve decided to provide a […]

Safety glasses and PPE for the NHS staff by Dispensing Optician Kim Walker

In the eye of the storm In January I was working at Allegro Optical in Greenfield when my boss called me. Sheryl informed me that Bolle Safety wanted us to help them provide medical goggles for NHS mid-Yorkshire Trust staff. During our conversation, she asked if I was interested in working with Bolle and the […]

Your Perfect Pairs – Eyewear which reflects your personality

Eyewear styling by Allegro Optical

Eyewear styling and Award-Winning Eye Care  Are you bored with the same old style of spectacles. The kind you see in multiple high street opticians, or all over the internet? Do you tend to choose a similar shape frame every time? Would you like to choose your eyewear in a relaxed, personal experience? Have you […]

Dispensing Optician Charlotte Cassidy joins Allegro Optical Opticians in Meltham

Dispensing Optician Charlotte Cassidy wearing William Morris

Dispensing Optician Charlotte Cassidy joins our team The whole team here at Allegro Optical opticians are delighted to welcome experienced Dispensing Optician Charlotte Cassidy. Charlotte, who has over 30 years of experience, joined our Meltham practice in October and is a valued team member. Previously, Charlotte managed Boots opticians in King Street, Huddersfield. She later […]

Meet The Team – Niamh Curran – Optical Support Assistant

Niamh Curran Allegro Optical

Meet another member of our team Niamh came to us on work experience and she’s been here ever since. In this month’s Meet The Team blog we talk to Niamh who is based in Meltham. We asked her a few questions, so that you can get to know her better. Tell us a little about […]