Hear hear, don’t avoid talking about hearing loss

The silent taboo “Grandad had a hearing loss, but it was never mentioned” — a taboo subject, even within families. Many people avoid talking about hearing loss, but it is a significant problem and not one that should be suffered in silence. Here are some amazing facts about hearing loss Did you know;  466 million […]

Glitz, Glam and Huge Knickers by Xanthe Doe

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The festive party season is in full swing and many of us are desperately searching for that perfect dress, shimmering shoes, and beguiling bags. All so we can look absolutely fabulous at the works Christmas party. Plus making sure […]

Earwax removal and Microsuction by Ken Pearce

Earwax removal and Microsuction We work in partnership with Amplifon to provide an extensive hearing care service, which includes earwax removal and microsuction. Everybody has earwax and it is common for it to build up over time, making it difficult to hear properly. Earwax can be easily removed and in some cases it can need […]

Christmas fashion and style in Greenfield, Saddleworth and Meltham, Holmfirth

Christmas fashion and style in Meltham and Saddleworth The big day is nearly here and you’re invited to an evening of Christmas fashion and style in Meltham and Saddleworth. Are you a last minute Christmas shopper, trying to get something for everyone a week before the big day? Or, have you not only bought, but actually […]

Jill speculates on choosing her perfect specs

Jill Barrowclough- Receptionist  Jill talks through how she chose her perfect specs Choosing new glasses can be a difficult decision. They are after all the only accessory most people wear every day and they are the first thing people see when looking at our face. When choosing your new glasses, do you take into consideration […]

Feel Free To Eat Your Eyes Healthy

So we’re halfway through July, the month in which we are beginning to enjoy the fruits of our labour in our eye garden. The warm-weather crops are ripening and it’s time to savour the tastiest and most tender harvest. If you call into either of the practices you will see a plethora of tasty vegetable […]

A Maestro’s Consultation

How Allegro Optical, the musician’s optician, helped a conductor when faced with deteriorating eyesight Michael Downes studied the cello with teachers including Ioan Davies and Timothy Mason. As for conducting Michael learnt his craft under the tutelage of Lionel Friend and Colin Metters. After a period of time at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, Michael went on […]

Dean’s New Glasses Are The Right Tool for The Job

Now musician Dean can see the music thanks to his new glasses For the serious musician, music is more than just a hobby! For most of us it is our “passion”. Many of us are lucky enough to carve out a career in the music industry. Not just as musicians, but working with musicians, providing […]

Clear vision is key for talented organist

An Organist’s Journey to clear vision Keyboard player Andrew Smith has had an interesting musical career, to say the least. No stranger to the stage, Andrews early gigs were playing keyboards as part of a jazz-funk band during the 80s. During his mid-20s and 30s, Andrew had a career in education teaching music. He then […]