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Corona Virus – UPDATE

Due to the spread of Coronavirus, (COVID-19), we have made the difficult decision to close Newsome Opticians in Yealmpton and Totnes until further notice. Ivybridge shop will be open for limited hours for emergency care, together with spectacle and contact lens collections only.

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Corona Virus

We would like to reassure all our patients that we are operating as normal. Throughout our practices, the cleaning regime is being closely monitored to ensure best practice is met, as specified by Public Health England and we will continue to monitor advice on a daily basis to ensure the safety of both our patients…

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Ted Baker Sun: THE ESSENTIAL TRAVEL COMPANION

Whether you’re jetting off to Jamaica, strutting the streets of San Francisco or casting your rod into yonder pond, the Ted Sun collection has the perfect pair of shades to catch that summer sun. Hand crafted acetates in luxury finishes, folding sunglasses and leather wrapped aviators all congregate here.  

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TED BAKER’S EXCEPTIONAL SPECTACLES

Ted’s eye for detail remains as true to his roots as ever in his coveted optical collection. Quirky distinctive styling meets handcrafted quality, for an ocular spectacular that mixes and matches bold colours and patterns to create unparalleled, individual eyewear. With frames lined in unique prints, and hidden trims concealing messages, Ted’s eyewear is as…

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Day 6 – Kids Go Free

Early detection and diagnosis of common childhood eye conditions is vital. Sight tests for under 16s are free on the NHS #KidsGoFree #EyeWeek It’s estimated that by the year 2050 more than half of us will be short-sighted. Spending 2hrs a day outdoors has been shown to reduce the risk of myopia (short-sightedness) in children. #EyeWeek #OutdoorPlayHelpsKeepsMyopiaAway

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Day 5 – Screen Fatigue

Minimise symptoms of screen fatigue by following the 20-20-20 rule – Look up from your screen every 20 minutes and focus on something 20 feet away for 20 seconds. Visit www.visionmatters.org.uk/TheBigBlink for more eye care advice for screen users #EyeWeek #TheBigBlink I pledge to look up from my screen at 11am on Fr-eye-day 27 September and…

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Day 4 – Diabetes

#Diabetes is a leading cause of preventable sight loss in the UK. There are many ways you can help prevent eye problems when you have diabetes, including having regular eye checks at your local opticians. Read more here http://tiny.cc/5rmed #EyeWeek #VisionMatters

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Day 3 – Sight after Sixty

Visual acuity declines & our risk of developing a sight-threatening eye condition increases as we age. Take a look at the #EyeWeek ‘Sight After Sixty’ leaflet for information about caring for ageing eyes. http://www.visionmatters.org.uk/downloads/nehw19-sight-after-sixty-a5-leaflet-.pdf Three quarters of older people who suffer a fall as a result of poor vision had a visual impairment that was easily…

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Day 2 – Diet and Eye Health

A poor diet can increase your risk of sight loss. Take a look at the #EyeWeek ‘Diet and Eye Health’ leaflet for more information about the role nutrition can play in helping to keep your eyes and vision healthy. http://www.visionmatters.org.uk/downloads/nehw19-nutrition-flyer.pdf Obesity is a risk factor for all four major causes of sight loss: macular degeneration –…

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Day 1 – Get tested

Getting your eyes tested every couple of years, not smoking, eating a healthy diet and protecting them from the sun’s damaging UV can make a difference you really can see. #PreventAvoidableSightLoss #EyeWeek #VisionMatters Sight tests are vital health checks. They can spot signs of eye disease years before you notice a change in your vision and…

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