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The importance of UV protection

Jul 20, 2019

With around 147,000 cases of skin cancer in the UK per year as a nation we have become very good at applying sun cream to protect our skin from harmful UV. So why do I walk down the street on a bright sunny day and see hundreds of people without…

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Ocular Coherence Tomography (Or OCT for short)…

Jul 1, 2019

OCT scans are something independent opticians have been doing for quite a few years now so we wanted to write a bit about the importance of having one as part of your routine eye examination. So what does it do? In short, it takes a photo of your retina which…

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The contact lens that knows light

Jun 12, 2019

This is something that contact lens wearers across the globe have been asking about for a very long time, and it’s certainly something I didn’t think I’d see in my lifetime. Introducing ACUVUE® OASYS with TransitionsTM Light Intelligent TechnologyTM The first of it’s kind * it is a contact lens that…

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Vision – Key facts for drivers

May 16, 2017

Good eyesight is essential for safe driving and poor vision can impair your driving performance. Every driver is responsible for ensuring that their vision meets the specified minimum requirements. If you notice or suspect any change in your vision, visit your optometrist as soon as possible. The current vision test for…

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Best food for your eyes

Are you eating the foods that are best for your eyes?

Feb 28, 2017

There’s more to eye nutrition than just carrots. We thought we would explore which foods boost your eye health and help protect against sight-threatening diseases. Fish Cold-water fish such as salmon, tuna, sardines and mackerel are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which may help protect against dry eyes, macular degeneration and…

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What is dry eye?

Oct 31, 2016

Dry eye affects at least 1 in 5 adults and is more common in women than men. It may occur as a result of insufficient tears production but more commonly is related to poor tears quality. In 80% of cases, evaporative dry eye is the root cause of the symptoms.…

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What to expect during a child’s eye examination

Mar 14, 2016

Our optometrist Nik provides some insight on what you can expect during your child’s eye examination. What are some signs that your child(ren) may need glasses? Squinting (no pun intended!) for children starting in school is usually a clear signal they are having issues focusing in the distance. Headaches after…

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Seeing Beneath – OCT Scanning at Gregory & Seeley

Mar 14, 2016

Gregory & Seeley Optometrists are delighted to announce that we are now able to offer OCT scanning. Ocular Coherence Tomography, or OCT, is a hospital grade scanning technology that enables us to examine the retina in 3D. By using light, OCT illustrates the different layers that make up the back…

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Why we love Cutler & Gross!

Mar 10, 2016

We love Cutler and Gross because they have created spectacles with true style. At the core of their philosophy is to create glasses that are a fashion must-have; a symbol of cool rather than a medical device. We love the unique handmade quality of a Cutler and Gross frame.  Each frame takes weeks to…

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