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Optometrist welcomed as partner in business

Posted on 25th September 2018 in News

  Pictured above: Nazmeen Ahmed The resident optometrist at AJ Spurrett Opticians in Blackburn town centre has been welcomed as a partner in the business. Nazmeen Ahmed, who grew up in Blackburn and went to Beardwood High School, has been working at the practice, part of the Valli Group of Opticians, since February 2017. Moin […]

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Rachel Valli’s Eye Healthy Salmon and Spinach Curry

Posted on 24th September 2018 in News

It’s National Eye Health Week and what better place to start than by eating healthily for your eyes. There are lots of foods that can help to keep your eyes healthy and this eye healthy salmon and spinach curry is great! Salmon is rich in omega 3 fats which help keep our retinas healthy and also protect […]

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Sight test detects dad’s potentially life-threatening condition

Posted on 18th September 2018 in News

Blackburn dad of three Zamil Munshi is urging people to have regular eye examinations after a local optometrist detected he had a potentially life-threatening condition during a sight test. Mr Munshi has decided to speak out about his experience ahead of National Eye Health Week (24-30 September). Mr Munshi, aged 40, attended for an eye […]

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Ophthalmologist, Optometrist and Optician. What is the difference?

Posted on 6th September 2018 in News

   by Eleanor Swystun, optometrist at Valli Opticians in Almondbury and Lockwood, Huddersfield As an optometrist, I’m often asked what the difference is between an ophthalmologist, an optometrist and an optician. So, let me explain who is who when you visit your local optician for your eye test. What is an Optometrist? I often get […]

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