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  1. Are your kids' eyes back to school ready?

    Are your kids' eyes back to school ready?

    Kids’ minds and bodies are constantly changing; we watch as their likes and dislikes change from day to day and as they grow seemingly overnight. The same can be said for their eyesight; the vital sense that helps them to navigate their ever-changing world deserves to be treated with care

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  2. Is My Child Wearing the Right Glasses?

    Is My Child Wearing the Right Glasses?

    Constant rubbing of the eyes, wanting to get closer when watching and difficulty reading books could all be indications that your child needs new glasses. 

    Due to the recent lockdowns, some parents may be concerned about skipping routine checkups. If you have noticed any signs that your child might not be seeing as well as before and you are worried that your child's prescription has changed, then you need to book an appointment with an Optometrist.

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  3. June 2022: Our summer hot list

    June 2022: Our summer hot list

    Summer is here and it has brought exciting new trends with it! At M&S Opticians, we keep on top of the latest trends, so you can shop fashionable styles all year round.

    Whether you’re looking for work glasses, sunglasses or festival glasses we have something for you! If you are heading to a festival this summer make sure you also check out our blog for keeping your eyes and ears safe at a festival.

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  4. Encouraging a loved one to take a hearing test

    Encouraging a loved one to take a hearing test

    It’s not always easy to recognise when someone’s hearing is declining, and it’s even harder to persuade them to take a hearing test. In this guide, we’ll help you identify the signs of hearing loss and give you actionable tips to encourage a loved one to take a hearing assessment. 

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  5. 10 Festival tips on how to protect your eyes and ears

    10 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 festival tips on how to protect your eyes and how to protect your ears during festivals.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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