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How to protect your eyes from sun damage

Post on Thu 23rd Jun 2022

Sunnier weather, it’s a timely reminder that it’s not only your skin that can suffer from sunburn, but your eyes are sensitive to UV light as well. Learn how to protect your eyes from sun damage with our 6 tips.


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Seeing their way to long service

Post on Thu 19th May 2022

Congratulations to three loyal employees who are each celebrating 25 years with family owned business Scrivens Opticians & Hearing Care.

Branch manager Ann Burgess Owen, optometrist Nadine Williamson and IT support and systems tester Raj Morar have all clocked up the impressive milestone and received gifts of their choice to mark the occasion.


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The Best Ways to Relieve Hay Fever Eyes

Post on Wed 19th May 2021

Hay fever season is upon us and for millions of people it brings on symptoms such as itchy, red or watery eyes, sneezing and coughing, a runny or blocked nose and headaches.


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Spring/summer eyewear trends 2022

Post on Thu 7th Apr 2022

As an optical provider for over 80 years, at Scrivens we know that while our glasses are vital to help us see clearly, they also contribute to how the world sees us. Our glasses frame our face and let us express our personality through our choice of colours, patterns and shapes.


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Benefits of taking action on hearing loss

Post on Thu 24th Mar 2022

Hearing loss can have a variety of impacts on our daily lives. Taking action on hearing loss can improve your quality of life and allow you to take back control of your hearing.


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Raising Awareness of Glaucoma

Post on Mon 7th Mar 2022

It’s World Glaucoma Week (6 – 12 March) which is a global initiative to raise awareness of one of the leading causes of blindness.

Closer to home it is a timely reminder of the benefits of regular sight tests which can detect this common eye condition that can cause loss of vision if not diagnosed and treated early.


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Five Reasons To Have Regular Hearing Checks

Post on Wed 2nd Feb 2022

With today’s busy lifestyles you’ll often hear people say there’s never enough time to get everything done. Some things we just put off or simply never get around to. Looking after our health should figure on the ‘to do’ list. That certainly goes for having regular hearing checks as, despite what you may think, hearing loss can strike at any age and is not reserved for elderly people.


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