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Awards

AWARDS, READY FOR THE RED CARPET THANK YOU SIGHTCARE; WE ARE OVER THE MOON TO BE SHORTLISTED IN THE INDEPENDENT PRACTICE OF THE YEAR CATEGORY. LOOKING BACK Wow, when we started out all these (40 and a bit) years ago, being put forward for an Award is probably the furthest thing from your mind. Taking … Continued

Sunglasses

Sunglasses What do patients want from their sunglasses..? Protection? Yes. Style? Definitely. Comfort? Of course. Oh and style! Well the list is endless but one that as specialists we make sure the choice you make suits your face and your lifestyle. We have lost of styles to choose from including Ray Ban. With all the … Continued

The Simple Guide to Confusing Lenses

The Simple Guide to Confusing Lenses ….  Visiting your optician can sometimes feel a little confusing, especially if you are new to glasses or your vision has changed. The subject of Prescription lenses and what they even are is a broad one, so in order to make it easier we have explained each one in … Continued

Glaucoma: The Plumbing Problem Inside Your Eye.

For over 40 years we (Simpson Optometrist) have implemented several tests to detect Glaucoma, as early as possible. Breaking it down so that we can help our patients understand it better, I have often explained Glaucoma as a type of ‘plumbing problem’ inside the eye. Much more critical than your average pipe-burst situation; Glaucoma, if … Continued