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Sight Tests & Contact Lens Consultations/Checks

There can sometimes be some confusion among patients about which appointments need to be in date in order for patients to purchase spectacles and contact lenses. In this week’s article, we tell you about which appointments you need to keep up to date and how these will affect your ability to purchase eye wear and […]

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Posted 27th September 2013 by admin

The importance of a spare pair of Glasses?

At our practice, we are always keen to express how imperative it is for patients who wear glasses or contact lenses to always have a spare, up to date pair available at all times. There are a number of reasons that we offer this advice. If you are a spectacle wearer, and especially if you […]

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Posted 20th September 2013 by admin

NHS Eye Care Entitlement & Optical Vouchers

In addition to last week’s article on the patient criteria and qualification requirements for NHS sight tests, this week we will let you know about the patient entitlement for optical vouchers from the National Health Service. As well as free sight tests, certain patients may also be entitled to a voucher offering assistance with the […]

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Posted 13th September 2013 by admin

NHS Sigh Test Eligibility

One of the things we are often asked at the practice is about the criteria and eligibility for patient entitlement for a sight test funded by the National Health Service. Here is a breakdown of who is eligible for an NHS sight test: People under the age of 16 or over the age of 60. […]

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Posted 5th September 2013 by admin