The importance of regular screenings for retinopathy

13 November 2017
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BBR Optometry is supporting World Diabetes Day on 14th November by reminding patients and members of the local community about the importance of regular eye examinations in preventing avoidable sight ... [More]

Parking meters come in to play on St Owen Street

7 November 2017
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On-street parking charges have been introduced in Hereford for the first time this month and non-disabled drivers will have to pay for short stays on streets in the city. St Owen Street, home to BBR O... [More]

Going over the edge in the 100ft Charity Abseil

1 November 2017
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In October our very own dispensing optician and associate director Ruth Kettel took on the challenge of abseiling down the side of Leominster’s historic Priory Church. By taking herself over the... [More]

Independents found to offer thorough eye examinations

25 October 2017
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An undercover Which? investigation into the quality of eye examinations has found that almost half of opticians investigated were not up to scratch – but the expert panel didn’t find one u... [More]

BBR chairman to share contact lens expertise in South Africa

18 October 2017
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BBR chairman Nick Rumney is to share his expertise with fellow optometrists at the Contact Connect International Contact Lens Conference being held in South Africa next week. Taking place from 22... [More]

BBR Optometry delight at being named BID Awards winner

13 October 2017
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BBR Optometry is delighted to have been named Employer of the Year at the inaugural Hereford BID Business Awards. Hereford’s only independent optometry practice was announced as the winner duri... [More]

This Stoptober remember the link between smoking and sight loss

12 October 2017
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BBR Optometry wishes to use this Stoptober – a national campaign aimed at encouraging smokers to quit the habit – to remind people that the link between smoking and sight loss is as strong... [More]

Regular eye examinations key to preventing sight loss

11 October 2017
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BBR Optometry is delighted to support this year’s World Sight Day (WSD) on October 12 which aims to focus global attention on preventing blindness and visual impairment. 2017 marks the fifth ye... [More]

Why not enjoy 20% discount off Rodenstock Road® lenses as nights draw in?

5 October 2017
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With the nights starting to draw in and the clocks set to go back this month, there has never been a better time to consider buying Rodenstock Road® lenses – especially as we are offering a ... [More]

Birds found to be naturally evolving blindness

29 September 2017
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At BBR Optometry we aim to prevent any avoidable sight loss through regular eye examinations and screening but found fascinating new research finding that New Zealand’s native kiwi birds are nat... [More]

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