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Children’s Eye Care Leicester – Can outdoor play help our kids’ eyes?

A recent study showed that regular outside play could curb short-sightedness (myopia) in children. Researchers in China tested two groups of school children over a three-year period. They found that those children who were regularly playing outside were less likely to become short-sighted. Two groups were tested: one had 40 minutes of scheduled outdoor play… read more »

Posted on 18th September 2015 under Childrens Eye Care.


Exciting new refurb at our Leicester branch!

We are excited to announce our newly refurbished Leicester branch. We have a fantastic range of new frames and great offer, why not pop in for a coffee and a look round!

Posted on 24th July 2015 under Opticians Leicester.


The cost of a prescription will rise by 15p to £8.20 from next month, the Government has announced. The cost of basic glasses on the NHS will go up from £38.30 to £38.70. In a written statement, Earl Howe, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Health said: “This government has made tough decisions to protect… read more »

Posted on 18th March 2015 under NHS.


Children’s Glasses Now More Chic Than Geek

Wearing  glasses once meant being a target for cruel nicknames in the playground. But these days, far from being uncool, children are more likely to sport fashionable ‘geek-chic’ frames. Once hideously uncool, glasses are now the face furniture of choice for many hipsters and celebs. And children’s glasses are following suit. Glasses as a fashion accessory Part… read more »

Posted on 24th February 2015 under Childrens Eye Care.


Eye Floaters & Squiggly Lines

You may or may not be familiar with the popular American animated comedy Family Guy, but one of it’s lead characters points rather close attention to those pesky squiggly lines we often see in our eyes: “Oh squiggly line in my eye fluid. I see you lurking there on the periphery of my vision. But… read more »

Posted on 29th November 2013 under Uncategorized.


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