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Valli Opticians embarks on schools roadshow

Posted on 15th October 2018 in News

  Valli Opticians has embarked on a schools roadshow to raise awareness of children’s eye health. Over the past two weeks Moin Valli, optometrist and managing director of Valli Opticians, has visited Honley Junior School, Honley Infant School, Netherton Infants School and Moldgreen Community Primary, all in Huddersfield, where he spoke to pupils about how […]

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What standard of vision is needed for driving a car or motorbike?

Posted on 9th October 2018 in News

How often do you check if you can read a car number plate that is 20 metres away? If you drive a car or motorbike then this check is something that you should do regularly to ensure your vision meets the required standard for driving. There are different rules that apply to lorry and bus […]

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Local MP supports Valli Opticians ‘Red Book’ Campaign

Posted on 9th October 2018 in News

Pictured above: Moin Valli and Andrea Jenkyns MP Andrea Jenkyns, MP for Morley and Outwood, is supporting a local optician’s practice in its campaign to raise awareness about the importance of children’s eye examinations. Andrea was invited to visit Valli Opticians in Outwood, Wakefield, to discuss their campaign for a greater emphasis on children’s eye […]

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Valli Opticians Hebden Bridge shortlisted for national award

Posted on 8th October 2018 in News

A Hebden Bridge business which recovered after the devastation of the 2015 Boxing Day floods has been shortlisted for a national award. Just six months after opening on Bridge Gate, in the centre of town, the Valli Opticians practice was devastated by the flooding which also caused misery for thousands of people across Calderdale as […]

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Valli Opticians Hebden Bridge shortlisted in national awards

Posted on 1st October 2018 in News

We are delighted that our Valli Opticians practice in Hebden Bridge has been shortlisted for Practice of the Year for the 2019 AOP Awards. Please vote for us! Our busy practice in the beautiful West Yorkshire town of Hebden Bridge provides excellent eye care as well as offering a great place for community events from […]

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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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Valli Opticians launches ‘red book’ campaign

Posted on 29th August 2018 in News

Valli Opticians has launched a campaign for children’s eye health to be given greater emphasis in the Personal Child Health Record (often referred to as the ‘red book’). The book is a national standard health and development record of a child’s early years which is given to all new parents and carers. Kick-starting the campaign, […]

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