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Davina Discusses… How Do You Choose Where To Shop?

We are increasingly being given the message about being more responsible with our decisions. Decisions like recycling, buying ethical products, not wasting electricity, even down to the food we consume and what is the carbon footprint of producing it. In general, being more conscious of the impact of our actions seems to be high on […]

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Road Safety Week at Richard Petrie Optometrists

Road Safety Week: Driving At Night

Autumn has set upon us rather quickly this year. It seems a lot darker and colder than previous years and with it has brought a lot of rain! This week is Road Safety Week, an awareness week that has been set up by the road safety charity Brake. The aim of the week is to […]

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Road Safety Week at Richard Petrie Optometrists

Road Safety Week

A UK campaign to highlight the importance of road safety launches next month and we’re backing the week-long event. As part of Road Safety Week, which runs from 18-24 of November, we’re joining forces with organisations across the country to raise awareness of how regular eye examinations can help prevent road accidents. Road Safety Week […]

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Davina Discusses…Are your readers ready for reading?

It’s October, it feels like Autumn and it really does feel like it’s time curl up on the sofa with a good book and a cuppa. So what perfect timing that for the first time we have a weekend of the Derby Book Festival to enjoy in Autumn! For the past few years I’ve started […]

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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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Davina’s Summer Round Up

With cooler and dare I say slightly darker evenings which seem to have crept up on us, it seems Summer 2019 is now heading towards Autumn. For many it will be back to work, school, new beginnings at university and possibly a fresh start if you were able to press the reset button over the […]

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Choosing The Right Sunglasses

Sunglasses are a must have item all year round, although for many of us it is something we only think of needing in the summer or when we go on holiday . But how much do we really know when it comes to picking sunglasses? Is it as simple as being able to pick up […]

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Taking care of your children’s eyes

Taking Care of Your Children’s Eyes

If there is one thing you must do with your children during the school holidays, it is book them in for an eye test. You’ve got six weeks to enjoy a family holiday and sunny days out with family and friends but making time for an eye test is really important. At any age, eyesight […]

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