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  1. What to expect at your M&S Opticians hearing check

    What to expect at your M&S Opticians hearing check

    At M&S Opticians we understand just how important your hearing is, that’s why we offer two types of hearing tests; a hearing screening and a full hearing health check, depending on your individual needs.

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  2. What is astigmatism? And how does it affect you?

    What is astigmatism? And how does it affect you?

    Astigmatism is a common eye condition that affects millions worldwide. You may recognise some of the common symptoms which include blurred or distorted vision, eye strain and difficulty seeing clearly when driving at night.

    We’re sharing insight into the causes, symptoms and treatment options for astigmatism, so you can better understand and manage this common condition.

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  3. Hearing loss symptoms: How to identify hearing loss

    Hearing loss symptoms: How to identify hearing loss

    Hearing loss or changes to your hearing whether sudden or prolonged, can be difficult to process which is why people may not seek treatment as soon as it is required. Hearing is something vital that we rely on a daily basis and it is so important that we protect and nurture our hearing health as much as possible. Read below to find out about the most common hearing loss symptoms and how you can address these with our help.

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  4. Contact lens care: why is it so important?

    Contact lens care: why is it so important?

    Contact lenses are a popular vision correction option for millions of people worldwide. They are a convenient and effective way to improve your vision and are a great option for people with an active lifestyle or who simply prefer the ease of contact lenses.

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  5. How to treat dry eye

    How to treat dry eye

    Dry eye is a common eye condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the eyes are not able to produce enough tears to keep them lubricated or when the tears evaporate too quickly. Although dry eye can be uncomfortable. In this blog, we'll explore what dry eye is and ways you can make the condition more comfortable.

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  6. Why having a second pair of glasses is always a good idea

    Why having a second pair of glasses is always a good idea

    Having a second pair of glasses may seem like an extravagance, until you find yourself in the position when you need them.

    Glasses get lost, break, and can be easily misplaced and looking for your glasses might be exactly when you need them most! If you have experienced being without your glasses when you need them, you’ll know how much stress you can avoid by having a second pair.

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  7. How to protect your eyes during the colder months

    How to protect your eyes during the colder months

    As the weather turns colder, your eyes can be exposed to harsh conditions, and lead to common yet unpleasant conditions such as dry eyes or eye inflammation. Read below to learn more about these conditions and what you can do to prevent or alleviate them.

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  8. Why contact lenses?

    Why contact lenses?

    If you’re considering trying contact lenses but you are worried they won’t be comfortable, we’re here to help you. With the recent advances in eyewear technology, contact lenses today are far more comfortable than before.  Read below to discover which factors determine comfort and how to choose the right ones for you.

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  9. 10 habits to improve and maintain eye health

    10 habits to improve and maintain eye health

    Eye health might be something you don’t think about until it fails. Even if you have perfect vision now, vision changes can be expected as we age and since we spend more and more time in front of screens. Eye health is essential for maintaining good vision, so if you’re wondering how to improve your eye health, there are several healthy habits that you can adopt to help protect your eyes.

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  10. Womens Summer Essentials – The Sunglasses Edit

    Womens Summer Essentials – The Sunglasses Edit

    It goes without saying that sunglasses are for more than just for a day at the beach. Sunglasses are an everyday essential; not only protecting your eyes from harmful UV rays (even during colder months) but elevating your look and making you feel more confident.

    Choosing new sunglasses should be fun! They can be the perfect opportunity to make a change or take a fashion risk. Seen your favourite celebrity showing off spectacular oversized sunnies? Why not try them out yourself. Express your style this summer and take a look at the best new frames of the season.

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