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What is glaucoma?

Did you know glaucoma often has no symptoms but can lead to blindness? It’s a condition that affects up to 800,000 people in the UK. And is expected to rise by 44%1 between 2015 and 2035. Yet 50% of cases remain undiagnosed. Most people say sight is the sense they’d least like to lose. However, […]

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Celebrating the pleasure of reading – World Book Day

March 4th is World Book Day 2021. World Book Day believe that reading for pleasure is the single biggest indicator of a child’s future success – more than their family circumstances, their parents’ educational background or their income. They encourage children to ‘explore the pleasures of books and reading by providing them with the opportunity to […]

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Love your eyes in 2021 – 5 top tips for healthy eyes!

Make taking care of your eyes a top priority in 2021 with our 5 top tips for healthy eyes. 50% of all sight loss is avoidable (whether that be mild or severe), and so in this article here are some top tips to help keep your eyes healthy. Remember if you have any doubt about […]

Helen Broadbent Optometrist

A fond farewell to Helen

Christmas 2020 found us waving a fond farewell to Helen Broadbent. Helen has been an optometrist here at Walker & Campbell for 19 years. She has decided it is eventually time to retire to spend more time with her family. Helen has been a wonderful credit to us. She has many loyal patients who have […]

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Our Christmas Opening Times

Please note that our opening times will change slightly over the Christmas period: Thursday 24th Dec  9am-1pm Friday 25th Dec  Closed Saturday 26th Dec  Closed Monday 28th Dec  Closed Tuesday 29th Dec  Open Wednesday 30th Dec  Open Thursday 31st Dec  9am-1pm Friday 1st Jan  Closed Saturday 2nd Jan  Closed Open as usual from Monday 4th […]

Elderly Lady Retinal Detachment

What is retinal detachment?

Retinal detachment is when the retina separates from the back of your eye. The role of the retina is to send signals to your brain when light enters your eye, which then gets interpreted as the images you see. However, If the retina detaches and isn’t in the right position, your vision can become increasingly […]


During this second lockdown we’re here to take care of you

With a second lockdown just a few days away, we are very much aware that our patients rely on us for their ongoing eye care. We would like to reassure you that, as always, we will be here to take care of you through this very difficult time. We are currently awaiting official clarification but […]

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The way we are delivering your eye care has now changed

We have taken the decision to move to a “private-only” model, signalling an end to our association with the NHS. This is something that we have been considering for some time and we believe that now is the right time to make this change, for your benefit. We passionately believe that comprehensive eye care should […]