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Emergency care during lockdown saves grandmother’s sight

Emergency care appointment helps save woman’s sight  When Shelagh Collins (65) began to have trouble with her left eye, at first, she wasn’t too worried – thinking her routine appointment at the Worcester Eye Hospital would give her the opportunity to get it checked out.  But when that appointment was cancelled, with the Eye | more

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Optometry during a pandemic

I’m the optometrist and clinical director of the Cameron Toll and the Morningside Specsavers practices. I also work in the Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion as a part-time paediatric optometrist. As I have my independent prescribing | more

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Providing essential care for key workers

Hundreds of stories have emerged of the difference that optical practices are making by remaining open for urgent and essential care during the COVID-19 crisis. Since the UK Government confirmed that opticians can provide urgent | more

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MiniPACs – new dates and online learning

MiniPAC events have been replaced with a number of new dates in October and November this year – plus an alternative distance-learning suite of online lectures and quizzes for those who can no longer attend a face-to-face event. | more

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Specsavers launches online glasses purchase

Glasses wearers can now buy Specsavers glasses online for the first time with the launch this month of an online store for the UK.  With contact lenses already for sale online, the website will enable anyone with a current ophthalmic prescription to purchase | more