Visual Health and Performing Arts

As the UK’s only BAPAM registered performing arts specialist optician, we are often asked what’s so special about musicians’ eyes? The simple answer is nothing, they are no different to that of a pilot, plumber or podiatrist. However, the way performance artists use their eyes is. Performance artists have specific eye care needs: for example, […]

April’s Frame of the Month – Booth & Bruce

Booth & Bruce eyewear from Allegro Optical

Booth & Bruce for some Easter colour Hello, I’m Xanthe! If you don’t know who I am then here is a quick introduction, I am Sheryl’s youngest daughter. I have worked for Allegro Optical for 4 years and one of the jobs I do is write blogs, which I love! In these blogs I get […]

Today is National Spinach Day

 This leafy green vegetable is so good for our eyes Here’s a little reminder, March 26th is National Spinach Day in case it slipped your mind! Spinach is not just tasty it provides your eyes with Lutein, which is thought to help maintain eye health. Are you intrigued? Then read on….. The Spectacular Benefits of […]

Student Digs by James Brooks from Saddleworth – What is Blepharitis?

James Brooks Relief manager Allegro Optical the musicians optician

James Brooks returns pen to paper In November 2019 James began his series of blogs known as Student Digs. Since then James has successfully completed two courses, The Association Of Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) Optical assistant course and the Association Of Dispensing Opticians and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Management and Leadership Diploma. James has taken […]