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What Are The Symptoms Of Dry Eye

What Are The Symptoms Of Dry Eye?

Have you got sore, red, itchy eyes? Does it seem worse now that winter is setting in? You could have Dry Eye. As the air outside gets colder and we spend more time indoors with the heating on, it can become more prevalent. So, what are the symptoms of dry eye? Common symptoms include: burning…

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Eye Health Tips

Our Top 5 Eye Health Tips

With National Eye Health Week here, we decided to share our top 5 eye health tips to help you enjoy clearer, healthier vision. 1) Eat For Your Eyes Eating a healthy, balanced diet is great for your whole body but it’s also good for your eyes, especially if you eat foods rich in the carotenoids,…

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COVID-19 secure measures for visiting The Optical Shop

As many of you know, we reopened our practice for routine eyecare on the 1st of July. We have put in place new rules and guidelines to ensure we can all stay safe, as detailed below. Patient access To effectively comply with social distancing guidelines and protect both patients and staff from the risk of…

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Protecting your child’s eyesight with revolutionary contact lenses

Do you find yourself worrying about whether your child’s glasses are still going to be in one piece by the end of the school day? If they love to play sports, run around the playground or simply act their age with unexpected antics, their glasses could very well end up paying the price. However, there…

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Saving Christmas with same day glasses!

Everyone is in a hurry at this time of year. There’s so much to do. The last thing you need is having to squeeze in a couple of visits to our opticians in Staines to replace or fix broken glasses! Here at The Optical Shop, we can make your life that bit easier by offering…

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How can symptoms of dyslexia in children affect their vision?

Most parents are well aware of the condition dyslexia, but have you heard of visual stress? This can be a contributing factor towards dyslexia, making reading and learning difficult for some children. The great news is that we can easily test for visual stress and offer solutions that can help to alleviate associated symptoms. For…

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