Promoting Performers Eye Health

Performers’ visual challenges In July some members of the Allegro Optical team travelled to the Department of Music at the University of York to co-host a networking and knowledge exchange event. The aims of the seminar were to raise awareness of the visual challenges faced by performing artists. Delegates discussed the specific visual requirements of […]

“It’s not always just about refraction”

Allegro Optical is making a name for itself as the “Musicians Optician” Specialising in performing arts eye care, the group is the nation’s largest optician dedicated to providing better vision for performers. The eyecare professionals working at Allegro Optical are dedicated to improving the lives of performing artists affected by deteriorating vision.  Millions of musicians […]

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, […]