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Covid-19: Practice Update

The practice is temporarily closed. Following the latest statement from NHS England on 1st April 2020 the practice will be closed until further notice. We are sorry for the inconvenience and hope to return to normal as soon as is safe to do so. Telephone Consultations Only If you need advice, we will endeavour to […]

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Covid-19 – A Message from the Owner

Hello I hope you and your family are keeping well and safe. Nobody knows what the next few months will bring but I wanted to make contact to update you on what we, at Walker & Campbell, are doing to ensure we can continue to take care of our patients. Walker & Campbell is open […]

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World Glaucoma Week – Spot the Symptoms

World Glaucoma Week is an annual awareness week aimed at educating people on glaucoma, helping us all be better equipped at spotting and treating glaucoma in its early stages. In aid of assisting in the goal of getting everyone informed, we’ve put this article together to help you spot the symptoms. “The goal is to […]

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Choosing the right lenses for your prescription

If you are prescribed glasses, there are lots of things to consider in choosing the right pair for you. Choosing the right frames for your face is just one step in finding the perfect pair. Choosing the right lenses for your glasses can is key to getting the most out of your glasses for comfort, vision and […]

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Blue Light – What is it?

In the digital age we’re living in, it’s quite common for some of us to work at a PC all day, then head home and read an e-book, watch TV or browse our mobile phones. However, this over-exposure to digital screens can cause real damage to our eyes. This is due to the blue light […]

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How to be safer when driving at night

With the nights getting darker earlier and the winter setting in, you may be driving in the dark more often, and preventable accidents are of higher risk. Driving in the dark poses a number of more difficult scenarios. If you don’t see a hazard soon enough, your reaction time may be too late. So, if […]

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World Sight Day

Today (10th October 2019) is World Sight Day. Created by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, the aim of the day is to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. Did you know that an estimated 1.3 billion people live with some form of vision impairment? That’s enough to fill Europe, Russia, […]

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National Eye Health Week

23-29 September 2019 In a survey conducted by Fight for Sight, 78% of people fear losing their sight the most out of all 5 senses. This same survey states that 28% of the adult population are not having eye tests every 2 years. A huge chunk of us fear losing our vision more than anything […]

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What is Dry Eye?

Dry Eye is a very common condition that happens to people when their eyes can’t produce enough quality lubricant, i.e. tears. Tears are essential for the nourishment of your eyes and for maintaining a healthy surface of your eye. They also help to provide clear vision. Every time you blink, the front surface of your […]

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Sunglasses: Why you need them & Polarised vs. Standard Tinting

With the UK Summer providing us with sun and heat worthy of weekends away and beach trips. We’re using this blog post as an opportunity to share the importance of wearing sunglasses, and are exploring whether polarised or standard tint are best for your protection. Wearing sunglasses whilst out in the sunlight is just as […]

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