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Free Emergency Eyecare

Free Emergency Eyecare

Our Optometrists have all undergone additional training and certification to be able to provide you with an NHS emergency eyecare PEARS (Primary Eye-care Assessment and Referral Service) appointment. This enables you to come straight to our eyecare professionals for a free consultation if you experience any sudden changes to your eye health, such as a…

We are Hiring!!

We are Hiring!!

Great news – we’re on the search for a new Dispensing Assistant to join us here in Eglinton Eyecare. Are you an experienced Dispensing Assistant looking to further develop your skills within a supportive, close-knit team? If you’d like to be part of an enthusiastic community practice, with the opportunity to gain further skills and…

Christmas With a difference

Christmas With a difference

In order to keep the spirit of Christmas alive we brought you a virtual Santa this year as Covid prevented us from bringing Santa in person to all the lovely children in Eglinton. Your response to this fundraiser was amazing. Children received a personalised video message and/or personalised letter and gift pack from the main…

Exciting new range from Farah

Exciting new range from Farah

This is the first time that we’ve stocked this brand in the practice and we’re really excited about it! The Farah brand in eyewear is that little bit different. If you’re looking for a more quirky style, or a more unique frame shape with presonality, this may be a range for you to come in…

Apple Fundraiser for Tiny Life

Apple Fundraiser for Tiny Life

We had to think out of the box this year with our fundraising efforts. When Jean’s cousin very kindly offered his orchard to us, Jean rounded up her 3 children and parents and filled 2 car-loads of apples. As always the residents of Eglinton did not disappoint – you came in your droves and filled…

The New Norm

The New Norm

The health and saftey of our patients and our team is our main priorty at the moment. We want you to feel safe, protected and relaxed when you come to our practice. You can be reassured that we are upholding the strictest health and saftey procedures. We’ve invested in new eye exam equipment over lockdown…

Halloween Competition Winners

Halloween Competition Winners

We had a terrific response from the local schools for our annual Halloween Competition. Huge Congratulations to our fantastic Halloween Competition winners! From the P1 &2 Catergory was Lucas Daly, P3-P5 was Katie Wright and P6-P7 was Zara Boyd. We just loved how colourful and creative their posters were, they really did put in such…

Jean in the Spotlight

Jean in the Spotlight

Jean was one of only 5 Optometrists throughout the UK invited to be interviewed on Zoom by Alcon/SightCare as part of their project to celebrate excellence in Independent Optometry practices. Jean shared her extensive experience of her engagement within our community with other Independent Practice Owners. The aim was to inspire other independent practitioners to…

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Megan, Introducing Our New Branch Manager

I am Megan I started with Eglinton Eyecare in September as Branch Manager. I have over 4 years of optical experience and am embracing this new role with open arms. I enjoy a challenge and relish in learning new things, as optics is an ever growing industry with new technologies in lenses I endeavour to…

Eyeplan Essentials and Rewards

Eyeplan Essentials and Rewards

Eyeplan Essentials is our basic eyecare package to ensure that you can avail of our expertise and fully comprehensive examinations as often as you need them. You’ll also enjoy discounts on your purchases alongside other benefits. You’ll pay a small monthly subscription of £6/month. * Eyeplan Rewards is our elite eye care package, ensuring you…

Myself Lenses

Myself Lenses

Winner of the ‘Lens Product of the Year’, Optician Awards 2020! If you’re looking for a varifocal lens which will give you the most natural and clear vision possible these bespoke lenses will tick all the boxes. We’re delighted to be able to let you experience the very best lens technology has to offer as…

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OCT Scans

  We’re delighted to have invested in state-of-the-art Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) equipment earlier this year to enable our Optometrists to provide you with a more comprehensive examination of the inside of your eyes, helping us to see parts of your eyes which previously weren’t visible with retinal photography. OCT scans enables us to give…