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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Sight Tests For Children

Children are not aware that they may have trouble with their vision, think about it. They have only ever seen things the way they do and they don’t know any different so why would they be concerned about it?  When your child is born routine tests are done which can detect some eye problems, but … Continued

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NEW RAYBAN RANGES AVAILABLE

We have some brand new frames added to our RayBan range in the practice, along with of course some of the already more popular styles like the Wayfarer and the Clubmaster. Our new stock includes everyday ophthalmic spectacles and sunglasses with every frame being well designed and available in a variety of colours. Every frame is … Continued

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Let the Sun Shine…

As the sun starts to make an appearance again now is the time to think about getting yourself some sunglasses. We have a brilliant offer now available on Hoya spectacle lenses. When you buy a pair of clear lenses you can get a pair of sunglass lenses absolutely FREE* *Terms and Conditions Apply We stock a … Continued

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Acuvue 1-day Multifocal Lenses – FREE TRIAL

If you’re finding yourself stretching your arm to read the menu, it could be a condition called Presbyopia. But don’t worry Presbyopia is not a disease and it’s completely normal, it is unfortunately part of the natural ageing of your eyes. It basically means that your eyes find difficulty in focusing on nearer tasks i.e reading or … Continued

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Hoya Lens – Team Training

On Monday the 26th of March our practice was closed for team training, so we thought we would show you what we got up to. We were lucky enough to have a private tour of our spectacle lens manufacturer’s (Hoya) factory in Wrexham. The team learnt a lot about what goes into making spectacle lenses and … Continued

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