NEWSLETTER

Read Practice Director Stuart Henderson’s regular conversational newsletter, featuring practice news and family escapades, as well as insightful eye care articles by Stuart and the team.

October 2022 : Remembering……

October 2022 : Remembering……

I sat last Monday with Maria and watched the Queens funeral. I have never really thought that much about the Monarchy so I suppose I would describe myself as a passive supporter in that I feel some members of the Royal family work incredibly hard for the country and...

Frequently asked questions about contact lenses

Frequently asked questions about contact lenses

We've compiled a list of some of the questions we regularly get asked about contact lenses. If you'd like further information, get in touch with our Dispensing and Contact Lens Optician, Sonia Dixon, via our reception team. Can anyone wear contact lenses? Nowadays,...

What are Varifocal lenses?

What are Varifocal lenses?

Varifocal lenses are multipurpose lenses that give you vision at distance - intermediate and near - all in one pair of spectacles. Varifocal lenses give you a good all-round pair of spectacles, which can work fantastically as your only pair of specs, or in addition to...

Why High-Quality Sunglasses are Worth the Investment

Why High-Quality Sunglasses are Worth the Investment

A good pair of sunglasses is an investment – a high quality pair can last several years if cared for correctly. But there are lots of factors to consider when it comes to choosing new sunglasses. Whilst expensive sunglasses tend to be made of high-quality materials,...

May 2022 :  Men Don’t Grow Old!

May 2022 : Men Don’t Grow Old!

Men Don’t Grow Old! Maria my good lady wife said to me last night, “Why don’t men accept that they get older”? “Of course, we do” I responded. “No, you don’t” she said “Just look at you, you expect to swim, cycle and run just as quickly, as you did when you were in...

March 2022 : Sausage, Egg and Chips!

March 2022 : Sausage, Egg and Chips!

It is interesting to see how the eating habits of this country has change over the last 50 years. When I was young, our Saturday lunch was always sausage, egg and chips, the reason being that it was a quick lunch before Dad and I went to watch Newcastle play. They...

January 2022: Happy New Year

January 2022: Happy New Year

I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and have a happy and healthy New Year. Each new year is a fresh start as far as I am concerned as it gives me a chance to reflect on the previous year, see what I can learn from it and I also look to see what anniversaries...

Mel who??

Mel who??

Last weekend we had a very ‘exciting’ trip to London for Matt and Miriam’s engagement party. At least ‘exciting’ was how Maria’s Mum described it – ‘stressful’ was how Maria described it! We decided not to drive but to take the train as it was a full family outing;...