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Road safety highlighted with hi-vis vest donations

Supporting Brake’s UK-wide Road Safety Week (18-24 November), Specsavers stores are providing a total of 120,000 high-visibility vests to small community youth groups including pre-schools, Brownies and Scouts. Over 1 million vests have been donated since | more

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Sophie Thompson on children’s eye health

This National Eye Health Week (September 23-29), actress and mother of two, Sophie Thompson, is urging parents not to neglect their children’s eye health. Recent reports also state that 65% of the population are visual | more

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Sophie’s Magic Spectacles helps children’s self-esteem

When an author had an eye test, she chatted about her idea for a book to help transform children’s self-esteem and tackle the growing issue of young children suffering with mental health issues – with a specs-wearing character who can see through to the good in people. The optician then went on to help the author get the book published | more

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Eye test picks up brain tumour

A trip to a Didcot opticians resulted in the diagnosis of a brain tumour for eight-year-old local boy, Winston French. The youngster had been experiencing headaches and vomiting for a number of weeks so his | more