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  1. 10 Life-saving festival tips on how to protect your eyes and ears

    10 Life-saving festival tips on how to protect your eyes and ears

    Already decided on your festival outfits? Brushed the cobwebs off your old tent and sleeping bag? Great, you’re almost ready!

    At M&S Opticians, as a trusted provider of eye and hearing care, we want to make sure that you are protected while having fun. That’s why we’ve gathered 10 life-saving festival tips on how to protect your eyes and how to protect your ears during festivals.

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  2. Things you should know before buying contact lenses for your child

    Things you should know before buying contact lenses for your child

    Did you know contact lenses have been clinically proven to slow the progression of myopia (short-sightedness) in children? They can also be a real confidence boost for your child as well as a great way to play safely without the hassle of broken specs!

    However, getting your child comfortable with contact lens wear requires a bit more care than glasses. In this article, discover 5 tips that will make the transition easier.

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  3. Eating well for your eyes

    Eating well for your eyes

    It will likely come as no surprise that the number one rule for eating well for your eyes is to eat a healthy, balanced diet. This is the best way to ensure your body is fuelled with the right nutrients to fight against the variety of conditions that can affect your vision.

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  4. More reasons to visit: M&S to roll out popular opticians service to 55 stores following successful trial

    More reasons to visit: M&S to roll out popular opticians service to 55 stores following  successful trial

    M&S is announcing the rollout of its popular M&S Opticians service across its UK estate. The service will launch in 55 stores over the next 18 months (by April 2023).

    The rollout follows a successful trial, during which the service received a customer satisfaction rate of 96% and a customer recommendation rate of 96%.

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  5. Top 5 reasons to love our new M&S Opticians website

    Top 5 reasons to love our new M&S Opticians website

    We can think of 100 reasons why we love our new website, but we have whittled it down to the top 5 that we think you will love just as much! We’re going to count down to our favourite new feature starting with:

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  6. Kid's Optical Options

    Kid's Optical Options

    As a child grows their eyes develop, which means their vision can change. That’s why it’s so important to have your child’s eye sight checked on a regular basis. If your child does require optical assistance, we’ll find a solution to fit their needs and lifestyle.

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  7. Play it safe this Winter and book your eyes in for an MOT

    Play it safe this Winter and book your eyes in for an MOT

    We’re firmly in winter now – the woolly hats are out and early morning commutes tend to begin with a scraper in one hand and a can of de-icer in the other.

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  8. Picking the right frames for your style

    Picking the right frames for your style

    There are so many factors to consider when buying a new pair of glasses – are they comfortable? Do they suit my face shape? Will they fall off when I’m frantically searching the floor for something I’ve just dropped?

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  9. Keeping a healthy eye on make-up

    Keeping a healthy eye on make-up

    Our daily routines may have changed during lockdown, but applying makeup is one habit most of us stick to religiously.  Let’s face it, we don’t want to be caught out on a Zoom call with the boss looking bedraggled.

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  10. The ABCs of back to school

    The ABCs of back to school

    The 2020/2021 term start is going to be like no other. With the long gap since the end of last year’s classroom sessions and more than a summer of screen time – whether that’s virtual learning or just letting off steam gaming online – it’s as important, if not more, to get  our children as prepared as possible for a new year of learning.

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