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A challenge in sight for Dispensing Optician Toni

27th January 2017

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  Like many people, I had one person who influenced my life more than any other. I was raised largely by my Grandmother and to me she was (is) my hero.  We had such a close bond and as I grew up and moved away to start my own family, that bond remained. We would call each other every day. My Grandmother lived alone and I hated the thought that she may be lonely. She was young at heart, and a very spirited lady, so when in 2012 she was diagnosed with end stage Lung Cancer, she vowed to...

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Julie reviews Rodenstock Road

17th November 2016

This week (21 - 27 November) is National Road Safety Week and we want to encourage everyone to think about their eyesight when behind the wheel. In addition to having a thorough eye examination to ensure you are wearing the correct prescription, there is a wide range of lenses and coatings which can improve your driving vision. New to the market is Rodenstock Road. Our Dispensing Optician Julie tested a pair and gave her thoughts. “I don’t usually wear glasses for driving as I wear...

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Introducing lenses that improve your vision on the road

17th November 2016

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When we examine our patients’ eyes we always take time to find out about themselves and their lifestyle and often find ourselves having conversations about vision whilst driving. Vision is a crucial aspect of road safety. It is estimated that crashes caused by poor driver vision result in approximately 2,900 casualties every year in the UK. So, during National Road Safety Week (21st – 27th November), we’ll be helping patients to improve their vision while driving. “Drivers’ eyes...

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Going the extra mile

11th November 2016

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“I have attended Ryley and Evans Optometrists for about 12 years, when I was first required to wear spectacles. Throughout this time, the quality of service I have received has been first class in every respect. As soon as you enter the practice, all of the staff treat you as an individual and make you feel very welcome as a valued customer. There is always a warm and friendly smile when you meet any of the very helpful receptionists. Nothing is too much for them, as they will always go the...

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What is our Eyecare scheme?

17th October 2016

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Our patients will know that we believe you deserve the best vision, style, service and experience as well as a wide range of designer frames and precision lenses. But we recognise that buying new spectacles can be an investment. If you want to plan your finances, our Eyecare scheme might be just the way for you to spread the cost for your eye care and enjoy peace of mind. For a small monthly subscription you are entitled to:• A fully comprehensive eye examination each year, personalised to...

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