It’s National stress awareness day

National Stress Awareness Day is today, 2nd November Many of us are still feeling unusual levels of worry two and a half years after the COVID-19 shutdown as we negotiate the unique economic problems created by the pandemic, war in Europe, Brexit, and other factors. Stress has an impact on our food preferences, emotions, and […]

Hypermetropia, long sightedness what exactly is it

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Optometrist Amy Ogden explains Hypermetropia or Long Sightedness   Hypermetropia (which actually, we shorten to hyperopia), occurs when either the cornea (the clear window that covers the iris) is too flat, or the eyeball itself is shorter than normal. This means, the light rays we need to be focussed at the retina, are instead focussed behind […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

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COVID – 19 Update In line with the most recent public health control measures regarding Coronavirus Covid-19.  We have made a number of immediate changes to the delivery and operation of our optometry services.  In line with NHS guidelines we have suspended all routine optical services until advised otherwise. The definition of a routine service […]