Specsavers Newport optical team recently competed in a bowling match wearing blind-folds to raise funds for Blind Veterans UK – who help ex-service people experiencing sight loss. The team organised the event to raise money for Blind | more
The annual fundraising event encourages people to walk 100,000 steps – approximately 45 miles – over the course of a week for the charity, which helps blind people across the UK access guide dogs and | more
A new guideline from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a clear sign of the changing ophthalmology landscape and the need for optometrists and ophthalmologists to | more
AMD sufferer Micheal Saunders is happy to be treated in an NHS clinic in an optical retail store in one convenient location, without long appointment delays | more
Russell Ham, who specialises in low-vision care, was the only optician in Wales to receive a ‘five-star award’ from the Wales Council for the Blind – an organisation that represents people with vision impairment.
Mr Ham was nominated for an award by his patients, who praised the high level of care. | more
Two optical practices in Wales are celebrating after being recognised as the best of the best in their categories in the Optician Awards on Saturday evening. Newport won Multiple Practice of the Year and Haverfordwest | more
Specialist eye treatment centre in Newport has reduced patient waiting times for assessment, diagnosis and treatment for people with Wet AMD | Watch video