Newsome Opticians
›

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 –…

Read more ›

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…

Read more ›

Newsome Opticians supports National Eye Health Week (23 – 29 September)

How’s your sight seeing? One million people in the UK are living with ‘avoidable’ sight loss, leaving them unable to do things such as drive. Check out the #EyeWeek top tips leaflet for advice on how to keep your eyes and vision healthy. http://www.visionmatters.org.uk/downloads/nehw19-top-tips-a5-leaflet.pdf #VisionMatters “Research shows half of all sight loss is avoidable so we want to inspire…

Read more ›

More donations for Totnes Caring

From our reception collection pot we are very happy to have raised another £66.83 towards this very worthwhile local charity. If you would like to know more, visit:http://totnescaring.org.uk

Read more ›

Donations for Totnes Caring charity

Newsome of Totnes, based in Leatside Surgery, Babbage Road has collected instore, £28 towards Totnes Caring. This is a registered charity and voluntary organisation offering much needed help and assistance to vulnerable, mainly older people in Totnes and the surrounding areas. The support is aimed primarily at older people, to enable them to live in…

Read more ›

Acuvue Recycled Contact Lens Program 1st bin full & earning money for charity

In a very short time our Recycle Contact Lens bins have filled up and been sent off to Acuvue. We are delighted to hear our first batch has earn’t the South West Blood bikes £14.06. A big thank you to all the Newsome patients who have taken the time to collect and deliver to our…

Read more ›

Contact Lens Recycling Programme

INTRODUCING THE ACUVUE® Contact Lens Recycle Programme in partnership with TerraCycle® With growing concern about the environment and particularly the use of plastics in all industries, at Newsome Opticians we take our responsibilities seriously and that’s why we’re proud to announce our partnership with ACUVUE® and TerraCycle® with the Contact Lens Recycle Programme. There are…

Read more ›

Myopia Awareness Week 2019

Together the World Council of Optometry and Brien Holden Vision Instituteare addressing the prevalence of myopia globally by building an awareness that will help mitigate the effect that myopia will have on billions of lives. “We know that almost half the world’s population will be myopic by the year 20501, with nearly one billion people in the…

Read more ›

Super lightweight Reykjavik Eyes frames now in store

Where it all began Reykjavik Eyes was conceived by Icelandic frame designer Gunnar Gunnarsson. As a child, Gunnar worked in his parent’s opticians in Iceland spending his summer holidays replacing lost screws and working on broken glasses. This work spurred Gunnar to design his own frames and so, Reykjavik Eyes was born. Inspiration and colour…

Read more ›

One Frame – OneTree

ONE FRAME – ONE TREE TREES FOR THE FUTURE “Trees for the Future is dedicated to planting trees with rural communities in the developing world, enabling them to restore their environment, grow more food, and build a sustainable future. We are proud to have a partner like ECO® and we are thankful for their dedicated support, enabling…

Read more ›