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It's our Birthday!

30/09/21

We are 18! Yes 18. We can’t quite believe it either. Wow, when I think back to where it all started it seems like a lifetime ago. And look at us now! 4 practices, a great team and thousands of wonderful clients.

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Welcome to Our New Imaging Suite

08/09/21

We've been working away behind the scenes to create a truly amazing eyecare experience here at Village Optician to go hand in hand with our #ExceptionalEyewear, welcome to our brand new imaging suite!

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New Eye Scanning Technology Arrives in Durham!

30/07/21

Now you know that we love our Eyewear here at Village Optician and we like nothing more than helping you to find your #ExceptionalEyewear, but that’s not all we do here. For most clients your eyewear experience with us starts with an eye examination and we have recently taken our eyecare to the next level. Let me explain all about the latest scanning technology we have added into our Durham practice.

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Why Am I Seeing Floaters?

11/06/21

Have you ever seen little black or grey spots, squiggles or lines in your vision? Yes? Then you have seen your floaters.

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At last Spring is here!

31/03/21

I love spring. I love to see the flowers blooming, bringing some colour back after a cold, dull, hard winter.

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Varifocal problems

11/03/21

As Opticians, we will always tell you how good and useful varifocal lenses are. I personally love them, I wear them every day, I recommend them every day, I get excited talking about them every day. BUT there are some common problems that I feel you should know about.

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Finding my Style

31/01/21

I now own a pair of green socks, and it’s all thanks to a pair of glasses I got 2 years ago.

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So what are Varifocals?

14/01/21

Some of the commonest questions we get asked are about varifocals. What are they? How do they work?

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"So this is Christmas, And what have you done?"

22/12/20

Well not as much as we’d hoped to this year that’s for sure! And what a year it’s been!

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