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

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’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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summer eye health tips and tricks

Summer Eye Health

As the weather gets warmer and your thoughts turn to improving your health and enjoying the outdoors, it is also important to keep your eyes happy this summer. We all know that regular exercise can tone muscle, support weight loss and benefit your mental health, but did you know it can also help to maintain […]

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Taking Care of Ageing Eyes

Just as keeping active and having a varied diet really helps our bodies to stay healthy, as we age, it also helps to keep our eyesight healthier for longer too. But even the healthiest of us can experience some changes to our vision as we get older and our eyes start to change. It might […]

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Davina Discusses … Sustainability

Sustainability, plastic pollution and being responsible to the environment are high on the agenda, well I think they should be anyway. I would be really interested to hear what other people are doing in their homes and lives to reduce their plastic waste and to be more eco-friendly. Have your attitudes changed over the past […]

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Recycling Contact Lenses

Before now contact lenses were just another item to be thrown in the bin, flushed down the toilet and added to the ever-growing amount of plastic waste in landfill, but not anymore! Contact lens brand Acuvue and recycling company Terracycle have teamed up to create a contact lens recycling scheme which is available to everyone, […]

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Guide to Glasses

Prescription glasses are making a spectacle of Brits, with an estimated 6 in 10 of us needing a pair. That being said, how many really know everything they should about glasses? We’ve created a glasses 101 to give you all the info you need, from styles to screening and everything in between. Test your knowledge […]

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Diabetes and Vision

Although Richard may have retired almost 3 years ago, he regularly writes articles for the Littleover Littlebook. This months theme is Diabetes, it has been a big topic in the news recently, and we feel it is important to raise awareness of the impact diabetes can have on your eyes and vision.  Of all the […]

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