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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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Valli Opticians Red Book campaign – Sign the Petition!

Posted on 28th August 2018 in News

Pictured: Moin Valli, Managing Director of Valli Opticians, with a copy of the ‘red book’. Valli Opticians has today launched a petition in support of its Red Book campaign. The campaign asks for the Personal Child Health Record (commonly referred to as the ‘red book’) to include information and advice on the importance of children […]

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Valli Opticians launches children’s eye health campaign

Posted on 22nd August 2018 in News

Valli Opticians has today 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 […]

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What is glaucoma?

Posted on 14th August 2018 in News

   by Eleanor Swystun, optometrist at Valli Opticians Almondbury and Valli Opticians Lockwood Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve which usually occurs in people over the age of 40. It is most commonly a gradual, slowly progressing disease. When the optic nerve is irreversibly damaged it causes it to thin, characteristically causing peripheral […]

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My Favourite Sunglasses for Summer 2018

Posted on 26th June 2018 in News

The sun is shining and it’s important to look after your eyes! Steven Whittaker, manager of A J Spurrett Opticians Blackburn, part of the Valli Opticians Group, shows his favourite his and hers shades for Summer 2018  

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All Eyes on Summer at Valli Opticians

Posted on 19th June 2018 in News

With the long hot days of summer before us all eyes are on the latest beach fashions – and a pair of bang on trend sunglasses combined with beach ready make-up, hair and nails, are a must. Huddersfield’s Valli Opticians is showcasing the latest designer sunglasses ranges at its ‘Beauty and the Beach’ events which […]

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From Saturday Girl to Optometrist – My Career Path

Posted on 18th June 2018 in News

by Eleanor Swystun, Optometrist at Valli Opticians practices in Almondbury and Lockwood in Huddersfield Everyone’s career in optometry starts differently. Some people want to become an optometrist because of their own experience in life, needing treatment from an early age or because they wear glasses. Other people ‘fall in’ to optometry because they didn’t get […]

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Video – How to Insert Your Contact Lenses

Posted on 14th June 2018 in News

Check out our Zoe’s handy advice on the correct way to insert your contact lenses

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