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Dry January – a kick start to your goals

Post on Thu 5th Jan 2023

A new year signals a new start. Many of us resolve to take better care of our health, others vowing to take up a new hobby or start saving more money. Dry January has become a popular way to kick start the year, offering many people seeing it as an opportunity to immerse themselves in their journey to achieve their goals.


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Surprise gifts bring festive cheer

Post on Tue 20th Dec 2022

Branches around the country spread some seasonal cheer by celebrating special customers in our festive surprise campaign.

Staff were asked to nominate people who they felt deserved a treat so we could present them with festive goodies. The reasons for nominations varied and showed that community spirit, kindness and good humour in the face of challenges remains strong in the areas we serve.


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Gorgeous frames for this party season

Post on Fri 16th Dec 2022

Party season is here, so what glasses are the best for going out-out? You may have treated yourself to a sparkly new outfit or dusted down the tux, but do your glasses lack that extra dazzle?

At Scrivens Opticians & hearing Care, we have over 80 years of experience of helping people choose the right frames to complement their look. To help with inspiration we’ve created this guide to the frames that will not only set off your party look, but will be equally stylish for the office or casual drink with friends.


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Give the gift of hearing this Christmas

Post on Thu 1st Dec 2022

From carol singing to jingle bells and party celebrations to family reunions, the Christmas season is abuzz with happy sounds.
It’s traditionally that time of year reserved for our nearest and dearest; a whirl of activity and excitement and hectic rounds of social gatherings.


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Cancer patient sees value of 'life saving' eye test

Post on Wed 19th Oct 2022

A grandmother from Leeds believes an eye test at her local opticians saved her life as it helped to reveal her cancer had spread.
Emily Barrass, aged 50, praised the care of quick-thinking optometrist Andy Winnard at Scrivens Opticians & Hearing Care as he carried out the eye test, realised something was seriously wrong and acted promptly.


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Back to school: why are eye tests an important back-to-school prep

Post on Wed 12th Oct 2022

Children's visual skills are being tested in school. Increased workloads and homework impose considerable pressure on children's eyes, and youngsters rely on their eyesight in order to study effectively and succeed.
As the new school year begins, Scrivens Opticians conducted a survey to understand how parents view and protect their children's eye health. Read more to discover parents’ perceptions around eye health and how to protect your children’s eyes.


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Open your eyes to contact lenses

Post on Thu 6th Oct 2022

Scrivens is looking to open more people’s eyes to the benefits of contact lenses which are lighter, more comfortable and offer greater clarity than ever before thanks to advances in technology.


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