• Xmas Opening Hours! We would like to wish all our patients a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We are closing at 2.00pm on Saturday 23rd December and re-open on Thursday 28th at 9.00am! #xmasopening #christmas#xmas #opticians #blackfen Read more »
  • Look after your eyes in Winter! Winter can be harsh on our eyes.  From the damaging reflection of sun on snow and ice to the discomfort of dry eye, our most precious sense is often under attack during the winter season.  Check out these top tips for warding off winter eye health problems as the cold starts to bite! #winterhealth #eyes Read more »
  • Free Upgrade to Transitions Lenses! It’s so important to look after your eyes in the winter so to help you we are are offering a FREE upgrade to Transitions lenses during December and January! Rapidly adapting to light condition changes, Transitions lenses adapt from clear indoors to fully dark in the brightest sun. To take advantage of this fabulous offer, Read more »
  • Don’t Swerve a Sight Test! Poor vision causes an estimated 2900 road casualties a year. To try and reduce this number, The Association of Optometrists have launched a campaign calling for stronger vision checks for drivers and urging people to have regular eye tests. Please ‘don’t swerve’ an eye test, book an appointment every two years and if you have Read more »
  • Driving at Night – New Road Pilot Lens We are all spending more time on the road but the same problem comes up every time we are behind the wheel: we don’t feel as comfortable when driving at night.  In fact, 17 million drivers in the UK struggle to see at night. Did You Know? Lights at night can create reflections and glare on Read more »
  • Which? Magazine Article If you haven’t seen the recent article by Which? magazine on their investigation into a range of 30 opticians, from high street chains to local independents, it makes quite an interesting read.  Out of all the opticians visited, only the independents received ‘good’ or ‘excellent’ ratings by their team.  As an independent, it’s our mission Read more »
  • October Sale – 20% off all stock frames (exc. Silhouette)!! Our October Sale is on and you can get 20% off all stock frames (exc. Silhouette) for the whole of October.  Pop in and grab yourself a bargain while stocks last!!  Sale ends 31st October 2017. Read more »
  • 20% off Prada at Open Day – 23rd September! To celebrate the arrival of Prada Eyewear at our practice, we are holding an Open Day on 23rd September, 9am-3pm! There will be 20% off all Prada and stock frames (exc. Silhouette) and you can win a pair of Prada sunglasses in our fabulous Prize Draw! Offer only applies for the day so come along Read more »
  • Driving in Sunglasses – what to wear & when Driving in sunglasses What to wear and when Blinding glare caused by a low sun, or by bright light reflecting off snow, puddles, the car in front, or even your own bonnet can be potentially lethal, particularly when driving at speed. Glare is frequently cited as the cause of road traffic accidents, but the right Read more »
  • Prada Eyewear Has Arrived! We are so excited to announce that the beautiful Prada Eyewear range has arrived at our practice!  We have never had them before and can’t wait to show them off so please do pop in and try a pair, they are gorgeous!!   Read more »