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National No Smoking Day – Can Smoking Affect your Eyesight?

It has long been known that smoking not only affects your overall health but is a major cause of lung cancer and heart disease. What many people don’t know is that smoking can even lead to vision loss. In honour of National No Smoking Day this month, this post is dedicated to informing you on […]

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Winter Sports Safety

Now is the time of year when many people choose to jet off for skiing holidays.  Snow clad mountains and exhilarating winter sports offer a fun packed holiday for all the family. However, as much as these winter trips can bring fun and lasting memories, without proper precautions and preparation, there is a risk of […]

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Anne’s Retirement Update

It’s been nearly two months since our dearly missed Anne Hollands retired. We said our farewells at the end of November last year with a small gathering at the practice and a beautiful afternoon Tea at the Crazy Bear Hotel. Anne has been an integral part of Walker and Campbell Optometrists for the last 17 and […]

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Our Christmas Opening Times

Please note that our opening times will change slightly over the Christmas period:   SAT 22nd Dec             OPEN 8.30am-1pm MON 24th  Dec           CLOSED TUES 25th Dec           CLOSED WED 26th   Dec           CLOSED THURS 27th Dec        OPEN […]

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Happy 150th Birthday RNIB!

Happy birthday to the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) which celebrates its 150th birthday this year. The Royal National Institute of Blind People is a UK charity providing information, support and advice to almost two million people in the UK with sight loss. It is one of the UK’s leading sight loss charities […]

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Do you value your good vision?

National Eye Health Week 2018 Most people say that sight is the sense they’d least like to lose. But many of us tend to take our eyes for granted until something goes wrong. Our focus may be getting a little fuzzy. Our eyes may feel tired and strained. But we often don’t visit an Optician […]

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What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a serious and painful eye condition, where the optic nerve becomes damaged. It is a leading cause of irreversible blindness throughout the world. Of the projected 250,000 of people in the UK with glaucoma, it is estimated that only half of those have been detected and diagnosed. The optic nerve connects your eye […]

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Christmas Opening Hours 2017

Our opening hours are: Sat 23rd Dec 8.30am-1pm Mon 25th Dec CLOSED Tue 26th Dec CLOSED Wed 27th Dec CLOSED Thu 28th Dec 9am-4pm Fri 29th Dec 9am-4pm Sat 30th Dec 8.30am-1pm Mon 1st Jan CLOSED Tue 2nd Jan 9am-5.30pm  

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*EVENT DAY UPDATE* SATURDAY 9th DECEMBER

UPDATE- This Saturday 9th, we have our Special Event day with William Morris but we will also be offering a Special Lens Promotion from Seiko. If a patient purchases any Seiko Progressive or Bifocal Lenses they will receive a complimentary pair of Standard Single Vision Anti-Glare Coated Lenses also. The Single Vision Lenses could be for […]

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Notice-Closed Sat 2nd Dec 2017

Just to let our patients know we are Closed Sat 2nd Dec, We will be open from normal Mon 4th Dec and we will also be open all day Sat 9th Dec for our William Morris Special Event Day!

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