Osmond Drake Guide Dogs Cymru

Osmond Drake have teamed up with Guide Dogs Cymru who, with your help, are raising funds to name and support a new guide dog puppy. Guide Dogs Cymru provides life-changing mobility services to adults, children and young people with sight loss throughout Wales. Across the year, we will be holding events to support our campaign. By getting … Continued

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Exceptional Eye Care Since 1958

You’ve probably noticed that we have a completely new look. Over the Christmas period an Elf and his team of loyal helpers have totally refurbished our practice. A close friend at PLTC and Penarth neighbour Elfed Evans (of Celf Creative, Cardiff Bay who was responsible for David Baker ‘s upgrade) has helped us to completely re-define … Continued

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WE ARE HAVING A BRAND NEW LOOK!

So this is some exciting news we have been dying to tell everyone, our practice will be getting a new look for 2019. It was just about 2 years ago where we began to think about modernising the practice and bringing it in to the 21st century, the planning stages began the middle of last … Continued

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Selfie tips for spectacle wearers

Selfies have become a normal way of sharing who we are on social media. By following a few simple tricks anyone can create the right pose and utilise lighting to create a great selfie, but for spectacle wearers getting a great selfie right is more of a challenge.  So what do you do if you … Continued

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Silhouette Frames

Beauty based on harmony. And on self-confident individuality. Silhouette eyewear creates perfect unity with the wearer and, as a result, allows the wearer’s individual beauty and strong personality to shine. The most demanding requirements in terms of design and quality combine with the demand to bring the world closer to the wearer. Silhouette is a … Continued

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Bonfire Night Eye Safety

Happy Bonfire night from everyone at Osmond Drake Opticians! We hope you have a fun and safe night full of fireworks, sparklers and toffee apples! Bonfire night can be fun, but many people every year are injured by fireworks and sparklers. Nothing ruins a night more than a trip to A&E for a painful eye … Continued

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Don’t give your sight a fright this Halloween

It’s that time of year again and we are all busy getting ready for our annual pumpkin carving competition at Osmond Drake Opticians! Drop into the shop to vote for your favourite pumpkin design and claim your sweets on the 31st of October, or you can vote for your favourite on Facebook! Halloween is a … Continued

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Come and Celebrate With Us!

This year is a big year for us, we are officially 60 years old!  To celebrate this momentous milestone we are holding a special Birthday Open Day.  We would like to invite all of our patients both past and present to come a join us on our special day. Throughout the day we will be … Continued

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The Importance of Responsible Contact Lens use

You may have seen in the news recently that several people have had eye infections to do with their contact lenses, for example in the Metro: https://bit.ly/2OTdgEI  Wearing contact lenses does come with a slightly increased risk of eye infection, but if you are careful and follow the advice given by your optometrist and attend your … Continued

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Spectacles for Children

So you’ve been told your child needs glasses, but you don’t want to spend a fortune on them because they are children after all.  They could lose them, break them or generally miss treat them so what is the point in spending a lot of money on them in the first place? Well did you … Continued

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