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Apologies for any inconvenience with our Narberth phone line. We are expecting BT to repair the line later today (Thursday 20th September) You can contact us on 01834861511 in the meantime.  

Coffee May Protect Your Eyes

  We all love our coffee. Whether it is a cup to get you going in the morning, meeting a friend for a latte at the local café or finishing up a nice meal with a cappuccino, the black stuff has become an integral part of our lives. Well, what if we told you that as well as keeping your
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Boost For Welsh Eyecare

  New investment in primary health care in Wales will mean a significant boost for the quality of eye care across the country. The Welsh Minister for Health and Social Care Services, Professor Mark Drakeford, has announced an injection of £3.5m into primary health care services in Wales. The funding will be used to reduce inequality in the standard of
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RNIB Partnership With Dolly Parton Announced

[caption id="attachment_844" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Dolly Parton (Image Courtesy of Billboard.com)[/caption]   Did you all enjoy Dolly Parton rocking the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury last week? Well what you may not know is that the country singer and worldwide star  has stepped in to do her bit for blind and partially sighted children in the UK.   “I’m excited that the
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Welsh Eyecare Campaign Honoured

“About 100,000 people live with sight loss in Wales alone” Wales Online   We published an article recently about the staggering levels of avoidable sight loss in Wales, and the steps being taken to improve the eye health of adults and children across the country. We are pleased to report that efforts to improve the public’s awareness of eye health
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The Arrival Of Google Glass

[caption id="attachment_764" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Image Courtesy of Digital Trends[/caption]   How would you like to combine your prescription glasses with your smartphone? Well, new technology means that, one day soon, this could be a reality. They call it Google Glass.   What Is Google Glass?   “Designed for those who move” Google Glass   Google Glass is Google’s wearable computer.
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Father Of Three Discovers Eye Cancer After A Trip To The Opticians

'I was diagnosed with incurable cancer after a chance visit to opticians' Matthew Parsons   [caption id="attachment_652" align="alignleft" width="200"] Image courtesy of Wales Online[/caption] Next time you complain about making a visit to the opticians, or moan that it is a waste of time, take heed of this story. This is the story of Matthew Parsons, who was shocked to
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Improving Eye Health In Wales

“About 100,000 people live with sight loss in Wales alone” Wales Online Every day in Wales, three people start losing their sight. Two out of three people who are registered blind or partially sighted are unemployed and more than 75% of older people with sight loss live in poverty. This is staggering. The worst part is that over half of
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