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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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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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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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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