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May 12th

Parisian Chic: Focus on Lafont Eyewear

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Are you looking for effortlessly chic eyewear? Frames that exude sophistication and timeless style? Introducing Lafont eyewear – exclusive designer frames channeling irresistible Parisian chic.  Continental elegance on a global stage If one city epitomises elegance and romance above all others, it’s Paris. With a rich cultural history, Parisians hold a special kind of charm; […]

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Mar 6th

Lenses for the Love of Reading

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Celebrated around the globe, World Book Day on 6 March is an opportunity for millions of children, parents, grandparents and carers to share the pleasure of reading. However, if you or your child is experiencing vision problems it can be difficult to fully enjoy the reading experience. If you or your child struggles to focus […]

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Mar 1st

Judi Dench Speaks Out about Macular Degeneration

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One of Britain’s best-loved actresses, Dame Judi Dench, has revealed the full extent of her struggle against age-related macular degeneration (AMD).  In an interview in the US, when Dench spoke openly about her difficulties reading scripts and watching films. Nonetheless, the 79-year-old actress, who has recently received her seventh Oscar nomination for the film Philomena, […]

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Feb 17th

Your Working Life Needn’t be a Chore with Occupational Lenses

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Once upon a time, spectacle wearers could only choose single vision reading glasses, bifocals or varifocals for their near vision requirements. Unfortunately, this choice left a large number of people with difficulties focusing on intermediate distances.  Now there is a clever solution that provides greater flexibility and clarity for near and intermediate vision tasks. Occupational […]

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Jan 27th

Our guide to ski sunglasses and ski goggles

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Planning on hitting the slopes this winter but confused about buying sunglasses or goggles? To get the most out of the snow, experience has taught us that a good pair of sunglasses or goggles is just as essential as the right pair of boots. But what should you consider when choosing you ski eyewear? Ski […]

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Jan 12th

Make Taking Care of Yourself Your New Year’s Resolution

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If you have yet to make a New Year’s resolution, what could be more important than resolving to take better care of yourself?  Looking after yourself doesn’t have to mean slogging away in the gym or cutting out chocolate! What is essential, however, is to take good general care of your body and health – […]

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Dec 16th

Christmas opening hours

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We are pleased to advise that the practice is open for some days during the Christmas holiday period. The practice will close at midday on Christmas Day and reopen for the day on Monday 30 December. Full details about Christmas opening hours are as follows…

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Nov 19th

Drivers – how well can you see?!

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As Road Safety Week gets underway, opticians across the country are stepping up the campaign to make drivers aware of the dangers and consequences of driving with poor eyesight. Throughout November, Peter Gerber Eyecare Opticians has been backing the nationwide ‘Think about your eyes’ campaign, which is emphasising the importance of regular eye tests for […]

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Nov 18th

Choosing glasses to suit your face shape

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Are you square like David Beckham or oval like Kylie Minogue? When it comes to finding your perfect pair of specs, understanding how frame styles flatter different face shapes is the key. Our frames stylist Sue Clarke describes the main face shapes and identifies which frames suit them best.  Whether you need new glasses for […]

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Nov 5th

Autumn Winter Eyewear Collection from Gucci

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The new Autumn Gucci range  last week and created quite a stir of excitement in the practice. Christmas is coming so give yourself a present or a hint to a loved one if you feel now is a good time to change your glasses. Your spectacles say as much about you as your clothes and […]

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