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Coronavirus Safety Measures

Posted on 3rd July 2020 in News

The main recognised sources of guidance we have been following to implement our safety measures are from FODO, AOP, AOI, College of Optometrists, Public Health England and NHS England. Our priority is to ensure that our patients and our team members operate safely and effectively, whilst understanding when to use PPE and how it should […]

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Blepharitis – Heat, Clean, Hydrate, Repeat!

Posted on 8th April 2020 in News

Do you have what looks like dandruff in your eyelashes? Do you have flaky, crusty, red or irritable eyelids? You probably have Blepharitis then. What is Blepharitis I hear you ask? Blepharitis is an inflammation of your eyelid margins. It is a long-term and persistent condition. This means that once you’ve had it, it can […]

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Tips To Manage Hay Fever Symptoms

Posted on 3rd April 2020 in News

It’s here again! The time of year that around 13 million people in the UK dread – hay fever season. Itchy eyes, frequently sneezing and a runny or blocked nose are common symptoms of this allergic reaction to pollen. In fact, you can have an allergic reaction to around 30 types of pollen including: Tree […]

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Essential and Urgent eye care services

Posted on 3rd April 2020 in In the Community, News

We are still providing urgent and essential eye care at our practices. As advised by the College of Optometrists, to prevent the need for patients to attend the practice in person, we are carrying out remote consultations to triage symptoms via telephone or video link up with patients. Where absolutely necessary, we are still providing […]

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COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS

Posted on 24th March 2020 in In the Community, News

We have made the decision to close our doors to patients coming in to our practices. This is to ensure that public and staff safety is our number one priority. We will continue to provide a telephone consultation service for anybody who has an urgent eye problem. This could be related to a sudden eye […]

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Valli Opticians announced as a finalist in national award

Posted on 4th March 2020 in News

Huddersfield based Valli Opticians has been announced as a finalist in a national award which recognises excellence in family eye care. The company is shortlisted for the Family Optician of the Year 2020 title in the Optician Awards, putting it among the top opticians in the country. Run by husband and wife team Moin and […]

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Valli Opticians MD appointed as vice chairman for visual impairment charity

Posted on 18th November 2019 in News

Photo: Moin Valli with David Quarmby (chairman of KVIN) and Reggie the guide dog. The managing director of Valli Opticians has been appointed as the vice chairman of a visual impairment charity in Kirklees. Moin Valli, founder of Valli Opticians, has assumed the role at Kirklees Visual Impairment Network (KVIN). KVIN is a user-led organisation […]

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Seeing Red – Valli Opticians finds 1 in 5 children have undiagnosed sight problem

Posted on 11th November 2019 in News

Valli Opticians is reiterating its call for children to have regular eye tests after finding one in five children has an undiagnosed vision problem which, if left untreated, could severely affect their learning and development. As part of its ‘Seeing Red’ campaign, which calls for children to have regular eye examinations, optometrist and managing director, […]

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Valli Rally raises £6000 for visually impaired in Kirklees

Posted on 7th October 2019 in News

We are delighted to announce that this year’s Valli Rally has raised £6,000 for a Yorkshire visual impairment charity. More than 100 people took part in the event on Saturday walking seven miles between ours Meltham, Honley and Almondbury branches in Huddersfield. The event raised funds in support of Kirklees Visual Impairment Network (KVIN), a […]

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Valli Rally 2019: Meet Martin

Posted on 30th September 2019 in News

This year’s Valli Rally, a seven miles charity walk in Huddersfield, is raising funds for the Kirklees Visual Impairment Network (KVIN). It takes place on Saturday October 5 and we wanted to take the chance to introduce you to some of the people that will be helped through this year’s event. Let us introduce you […]

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