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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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Oct 24th

Trick-or-Treating and Eye Tests: Things to do with your children this half term!

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If your child is due an eye test, make sure you add a visit to the opticians to your to-do list for next week – alongside hollowing out pumpkins and scaring the neighbours! Children, just like adults, should have their eyes examined at least once every two years, while some may need to come and […]

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Oct 21st

Glasses chains – the must have accessory for spectacle wearers

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Glasses (or frame) chains are now the must have accessory for all spectacle wearers. This weeks Sunday Times Style magazine suggests that a frame chain will make you feel more authoritative at that business meeting or glam you up for an evening out. Here at Peter Gerber’s we pride ourselves on our selection of frame […]

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Oct 7th

How to choose glasses to suit you

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Glasses have to do more than just help you see! They should also help you to look and feel your best every time you wear them. Our frame stylist Sue Clarke explains how to choose the perfect pair of spectacles for your face shape, hair colour and personality. Few accessories can make as much of […]

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Sep 16th

National Eye Health Week – the importance of looking after your eyes

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It’s National Eye Health Week and we’re joining forces with eye care charities and organisations across the country to make sure everyone is aware of the importance of looking after their eyes.  This year’s event, which runs from Monday 16th to Sunday 22nd September, will draw upon the enormous success of last year’s campaign, which […]

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Aug 19th

What is Glaucoma?

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Glaucoma is the term we use for a group of conditions that can impair vision as a result of damage to the optic nerve, which sends signals from the eye to the brain. In the UK, the type we encounter most often is chronic open-angle glaucoma, which currently affects almost half a million people in […]

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Aug 8th

OCT eye tests

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The health of our eyes and safeguarding our ability to see is of vital importance to us all. An OCT (ocular coherence tomography) scan can check for signs of a number of serious health conditions that can affect our eyes and our wider well-being.  A standard eye test will include a basic health check of the eye […]

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