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Covid-19 Practice Update: We are closing.

To all our valued patients, some we would call friends, it is with sadness to announce that we will be closing the practice for the time being. Current restrictions on services we are able to provide combined with supporting the effort to reduce the spread of Covid-19 are behind this decision. We will still be […]

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An Update on our Services Relating to Covid-19

We have been instructed from our governing bodies, based on public health concerns and the UK Government that we are not able to provide routine/non-essential eye examinations. This is to protect our staff and the public and align with strategies to minimise the risk and spread of Coronavirus. What to expect If you have an […]

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What We’re Doing In Practice For Social Distancing.

If you are social distancing we have measures in place to help We are still open and if you would like to attend the practice, but understandably, would like to be able to limit your exposure to other members of the public, we have put some changes in place immediately for you to know what […]

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Nutrition And Hydration Week

16th – 22nd March is Nutrition and Hydration week. This awareness week has taken place every March since 2012 and is used to highlight the importance of food and drink for our health and well-being. Eating the right food and drinking enough throughout the day is important to the everyday function of our bodies. It […]

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Glaucoma And Your Eyes

Glaucoma is a common eye condition often associated with pressure building up inside the eye. It is a condition that can affect people of all ages but it most common in people in their 70’s and 80’s though the risk increases over 40 years of age if you have a close relative with glaucoma. What […]

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Davina Discusses…Reaching Out To The Community

Earlier this month I was asked if I could speak with some of the elders at the Hadhari Project on Burton Road, Derby. It’s just a short hop from us and had been a while since we went out to share our wisdom, so we jumped at the invitation to work with our local community. […]

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Emma Discusses The Benefits of Exercise

January always seems to be the time of year when people decide to change their lifestyle. It’s a new year so let’s make some new goals or resolutions. One goal a lot of people make is to exercise more, lose weight and get fit and healthy. But are we looking at exercise as a method […]

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Are You Suffering With Dry Eyes?

Have you noticed your eyes becoming watery, sore, red and dry over the last few months? You may be suffering from Dry Eye Syndrome. At this time of year, dry eye can be commonly caused by the change in the outdoor environment such as wind and cold weather, and increased use of heating indoors. What […]

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Referrals From School

The new school year is upon us, and with that brings many changes including starting school for the very first time. Whilst preparing for the new adventure ahead, an eye examination may not have been at the top of your list, but don’t worry as your child’s eyes will be checked at school in their […]

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Celebrate Veganuary – Celebrate Eye Health

You will already know that veganism is big news and since 2014, Veganuary has inspired nearly a million people to try going vegan for January. The month-long campaign aims to make veganism more visible, accessible and promotes more plant-based food. So, while we celebrate Veganuary this month, let’s ensure we celebrate eye health too. It […]

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