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Pritchard-Cowburn Opticians News

Quantity Products, Competitive Prices.Its what we are providing

Whether you need sunglasses for driving, sport or sunbathing it is important that you choose the correct type. For instance, lenses that change with the sun are not suitable for driving but are more appropriate for playing golf, as they require direct UV light to activate and darken. We have a wide range of sunglasses that are suitable for numerous
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Staff Training Day!

Both our Cardigan and Narberth practices will be closed on Wednesday 16th May for shop re-fit and staff training. We will be open as per usual on Thursday 17th May. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

When should a child have an eye test?

Children's eye tests are vital health checks.  Optometrists are able to check the eye's of children, toddlers and even babies.  Even if the parent has no real concerns regarding their child's vision, they should have a routine eye test well before they start school.  Some eye conditions can be treated more effectively if they are discovered before the age of
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Christmas opening hours

Christmas opening hours. Planning on calling in to see us between Christmas and the New Year? Check out our opening hours below for our Cardigan and Narberth branches to avoid disappointment. Sat 23rd Dec - 9.00am - 1.00pm Sunday 24th Dec - closed Monday 25th Dec - closed Tuesday 26th Dec - closed Wednesday 27th Dec - 9.00am - 5.00pm
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Why is my eyelid twitching?

  Ever experienced eyelid twitching?  Here are the causes behind why this happens and what you can do to help it stop.

Don’t swerve a sight test.

What standard of vision is needed for driving? Car drivers (group 1) must meet the following vision standards. You must be able to read (with glasses or contact lenses, if necessary) a car number plate made after 1 September 2001 from 20 metres. You must also meet the minimum eyesight standard for driving by having a visual acuity of at
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Why did Pirates wear Earrings?

Why did Pirates wear earrings? Did you know that many many years ago, pirates were convinced that wearing earrings would improve or even cure bad eyesight.  They believed that the precious metals possessed magical healing powers. Here at Pritchard Cowburn Opticians, we don't do earrings, but we do offer an extended eye examination including OCT screening, which is used in
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Silhouette 50 years of style and expertise

Since 1964 Silhouette has been committed to creating the finest eyewear on the market. A name synonymous with quality, they are passionate about working with leading designers and unique materials, continuously developing new high-tech solutions and worlds firsts. Ever since they launched their first collection of rimless eyewear in 1983 they have been at the forefront of ophthalmic research and
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History of Ray-Ban

Ray-Ban is a brand of sunglasses and spectacles founded in 1937 by the American company Bausch & Lomb. The brand is best known for their Wayfarer and Aviator lines of sunglasses. In 1999, Bausch & Lomb sold the brand to the Italian eyewear conglomerate Luxottica Group, for a reported US$640 million. Headquartered in Arkansas, the company has over 55,000 employees. In 1929, US Army Air Corps Colonel John A. Macready worked with Bausch & Lomb, a Rochester, New
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