#SeeTheMusic and More – Glaucoma, the silent thief of sight

Eye conditions and the performing arts professional Being the only performing arts eye care specialist in the UK as well as the only optician registered with BAPAM , we fully understand how issues with the eyes can negatively affect a performer’s career. Musicians, dancers, singers, presenters, camera operators, sound engineers, and video technicians have all […]

#SeeTheMusic and More – Dry eye, it’s a blinking nuisance

Dry eye disorders and the performing arts professional Being the UK’s only performing arts eye care specialists and the only optician registered with the British Association For Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM), we understand first-hand how eye disorders can negatively impact a career.  Artists such as musicians, dancers, singers, presenters and technicians, including camera operators, sound […]

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 […]

Meet The Team – Xanthe Doe Digital / E-Commerce Manager

Xanthe Doe – Digital / E-Commerce Digital / E-Commerce Manager Xanthe has a way with words, in fact, she is a bit of a lexical goddess. Whether it’s writing a creative blog or something a little more off the wall for social media.  Xanthe is our go-to girl. When Xanthe isn’t creating trendy social media […]

Meet the team – Josie Dawson

It’s good talk – Josie Dawson – Optical Assistant/Administrator Josie has been with Allegro Optical since the very beginning and she’s seen it all. So we thought it would be a good idea to ask her a few questions. How has your role changed since Allegro Optical opened in Meltham? As we have grown, we […]

May to November, by Saddleworth Dispensing Optician Claire Atkinson

My 1 st 6 months as Saddleworth’s resident dispensing optician I had been working for my previous employer for 7 years when Sheryl approached me with an exciting new proposition of resident dispensing optician in Saddleworth. In fact that very same week I’d had a conversation with my family about how much easier life would […]

Meet the Team: Amy Ogden – Resident Optometrist, Meltham

Amy Ogden Optometrist

We’d like to introduce Amy, she’s just joined the team Thanks to continued growth our team is growing and we would like to introduce Amy Ogden, Meltham’s new resident Optometrist. Our team members are what make us special and we like to help you, our readers, get to know them better.  We sat down with […]

Xanthe’s unwanted Scare before Halloween

It’s time to get spooky safely this Halloween! It’s October and that means cosy fluffy socks, orange autumn leaves, Strictly Come Dancing and of course Halloween! Now I have to admit I don’t love everything Halloween, I’m not into the “super” scary parts of Halloween. (I’d like to point out that I’m not a wimp, […]