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Celebrating 40 years

Barbara Bryant, our lovely Practice Manager, celebrates a remarkable 40 years at Walker and Campbell this year. Since joining in 1982, Barbara has been integral to Walker and Campbell. A highly respected member of staff and vital to the development and success of the practice, she has seen many changes over those forty years as […]

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Thank you for your help

We’d like to thank you, our customers, for helping us to support the great work of Humanity Direct and Eye Will Ltd.  We collect and send your old spectacle frames to the charity so that they can be recycled for use in countries across Africa. Here’s a short video by Will Luff, from Eye Will Ltd. […]

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Closed for refurbishment 23 May to 3 Jun

Closed for refurbishment

We’re closed for refurbishment from Monday 23rd May to Friday 3rd June. But don’t worry, we’ll be back to usual business hours from Saturday 4th June, 8.30 am-1 pm, when we look forward to showing you our refreshed reception and dispensing area. New energy-efficient lighting and illuminated spectacle displays will improve the customer experience and […]

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Man with cataract eye

What are cataracts?

Cataracts are an eye condition where a build-up of protein prevents light from reaching the back of the eye, creating cloudy patches and vision loss. Vision will inevitably be misty and blurry as the eye’s lens becomes increasingly clouded. Depending on the lens, cataracts can affect the centre, sides or back of the lens, and […]

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MiyoSmart for Myopia

MiyoSmart is an innovative, award-winning, child-friendly spectacle lens proven to slow down myopia progression in children by up to 60%. What is Myopia? Myopia is short-sightedness. It occurs when the eyeball grows too fast, becoming too long, with the cornea too thick and curved. This causes light rays to focus in front of the retina […]

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Looking forward into 2022

Thank you to all our lovely patients for remaining loyal throughout a somewhat uncertain year.  2021 was quite a year, not just the disruption of Covid but with many exciting changes at Walker and Campbell.   The move to a private practice On November 5th 2021, we celebrated the first anniversary of becoming a private […]

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Our Christmas Opening Times

Please note that our opening times will change slightly over the Christmas period: Friday 24th Dec 9.00am – 1.00PM Saturday 25th Dec CLOSED Monday 27th Dec CLOSED Tuesday 28th Dec CLOSED Wednesday 29th Dec 9.00am – 5.30pm Thursday 30th Dec 9.00am – 5.30pm Friday 31st Dec 9.00am – 1.00pm Sat 1st Jan CLOSED MON 3rd […]

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How to Stay Safe When Driving at Night

The clocks have gone back, the nights are drawing in, and winter feels like it has arrived. At this time of year, you’re more likely to be driving in the twilight or dark. For some, this makes driving difficult, possibly even dangerous.   Data from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) shows each […]

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Introducing optomap®

The key to having and maintaining healthy eyes is in the early detection of potential problems.  We are delighted to announce that we are now offering optomap® imaging. This investment in our practice offering allows us to see a much wider view of your retina than any other imaging device. This provides us with the […]

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person putting a contact lens in their eye

7 things not to do when wearing contact lenses

Contact lenses provide unquestionable ease, convenience and comfort – no glasses to lose, lenses to scratch, no frames to get in the way of your vision.  They can also help with a range of eyesight problems, such as long or short-sightedness, astigmatism and presbyopia.  However, you do need to know how to look after your […]

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