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Halloween Soup…

Posted on October 31st, 2014

Happy Halloween 2014 from Clare & Illingworth (Knutsford & Wilmslow!) We thought we would take the opportunity to remind you all how amazing Pumkins are for the health of your eyes (as well as creating scary scenes around the home….) Pumpkins are loaded with vitamin A and also provides the eyes with Lutein and zeaxanthin,
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Eye conditions – Glaucoma

Posted on October 28th, 2014

It’s estimated that more than 500,000 people have glaucoma in England and Wales but there are many more that may be unaware they have condition. Glaucoma is a visual condition which can affect sight and is usually due to build up of pressure within the eye. Glaucoma mostly affects both eyes but one eye may
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Eating your way to healthy eyes

Posted on August 1st, 2014

 You’ve probably heard that carrots and other orange-coloured fruits and vegetables promote eye health and protect vision, and it’s true: Beta-carotene, a type of vitamin A that gives these foods their orange hue, helps the retina and other parts of the eye to function smoothly. But eating your way to good eyesight isn’t only about beta-carotene…. there are
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UV protection for Children

Posted on August 1st, 2014

Summer is in full swing and this year we have enjoyed a few weeks of some lovely, warm and bright weather in Knutsford and Wilmslow. The parks have been full, the streets have been busy and everyone is slapping on the sunscreen. Whilst a large proportion of people recognise the importance of protecting skin from
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Complimentary Upgrade to TRANSITIONS

Posted on July 9th, 2014

We are pleased to announce that between June, July and August 2014 we will be offering a free upgrade to Transitions lenses (light reacting lenses) throughout the NIKON lens range! Transitions lenses are fast acting photo chromatic lenses which give you protection from glare and block UV. Transitions lenses continuously adapt to changing light –
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