Hear Hear Clear Christmas Cheer

Get ahead of the game and get your hearing ready for the festive season We often celebrate Christmas and the Festive Season in big groups in busy places where a lot of people are talking over each other and music is playing. Most people find it hard to hold a conversation, but if you have […]

Our secret to being thin and confident

Finding the ideal pair of glasses may be really difficult for those of us who need a high prescription. Even after spending more to have them thinned, most lenses sold by high street opticians remain unattractive and heavy making spectacles uncomfortable and unattractive. But what if we told you that there was a lens that […]

National Eye Health Week -September 18th to 24th

See and be seen in National Eye Health Week? During the period from September 18th to the 24th, Allegro Optical enthusiastically celebrates National Eye Health Week. As usual, compassion, devotion, and providing great customer service remain at the forefront of the event. Various organisations, companies, and eye health professionals are uniting with a shared objective […]

August is National Road Victim Month

Is your vision Road Worthy? August was named National Road Victim Month after Princess Diana died on August 31, 1997, and to remember Bridget Driscoll, the first person killed by a motor vehicle in 1896. Since then, more than half a million people have died on Britain’s roads. Poor driver vision is thought to cause […]

Sunglasses are not just for show

Now is the time to rock those shades The weather has been beautiful, and it’s going to keep getting better. We have been very lucky to have weather that is almost as warm as the Mediterranean. But many of our clients have told us that they’ve been having trouble with glare while driving during this […]

Cataracts are no obstacle for EEb Tuba player Peter

Cataracts won’t stop Peter from seeing the music Peter Minshull, an EEb bass player from Cheshire, is a dear friend and regular client of Allegro Optical. Peter was one of our earliest clients and when he came in recently for his annual checkup, it was great to see him again. Peter, a retired civil engineer […]

Do you struggle to see your computer screen in your varifocals?

Occupational lenses vs varifocals: Allegro Optical explain the difference? Occupational lenses, also known as “office glasses,” help computer users improve their vision and reduce eye strain. What exactly are occupational (progressive) lenses? People frequently use the terms “occupational” or “degressive” to refer to varifocal or “progressive” lenses designed especially for use in smaller spaces such […]

Glaucoma awareness month across the pond!

In the United States January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. A time to raise awareness of the main cause of permanent blindness. Allegro Optical takes Glaucoma extremely seriously since many of our employees play wind instruments. Ongoing research has indicated that musicians who play high-resistance wind instruments are more susceptible to developing glaucoma. This is due […]

James Brooks talks to Cory Band’s Tommy Tynan

Allegro Optical’s James Brooks, talks to Cory Band Principal Eb Tuba player, Tommy Tynan. They cover topics from how Tommy started playing, to how his new glasses from Allegro Optical have helped not only with his playing, but in everyday life as well. JB: “First of all Tommy, can you tell us how you ended […]