Migraine Awareness Week highlights the need for eye examinations

4 September 2018
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Do you suffer from regular or severe headaches or migraines? Migraine Awareness Week (2 – 8 September 2018) is taking place this week, highlighting how the condition impacts on one in seven people in the UK. [More]

Eye examination can help if you suffer from visual stress

23 September 2017
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Does your child struggle with reading at school? Do they ever miss out words, whole lines or say the words move around on the page? They may be suffering from visual stress.  As part of National... [More]

Why not see the benefits of Contact Lenses for yourself?

19 September 2017
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In recent years the technology used to manufacture contact lenses has advanced dramatically, making them incredibly easy to use and comfortable to wear. Some modern day lenses are even designed for ov... [More]

Regular eye examinations crucial to maintaining good health

15 May 2017
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Almost 10 million Brits are at risk of losing their sight because they “can’t be bothered” to go for an eye examination, a new report reveals. The Vision of Britain report, commissi... [More]

BBR chairman to share knowledge of OCT in Barcelona at Academy 2017

2 May 2017
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BBR chairman Nick Rumney is to be a keynote speaker at Academy 2017, a joint conference between the European Academy of Optometry and Optics (EAOO) and the Spanish national organization Consejo Genera... [More]

Nick Rumney helping ensure OCT not all Greek to fellow optometrists

8 March 2017
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BBR chairman Nick Rumney has been invited to share his expertise on Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) as well as the role optometry can play in screening for Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) at... [More]

Maintaining good vision is key to fall prevention

17 November 2016
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Here at BBR Optometry we already know that maintaining good vision is key to fall prevention which is why we welcome a new report from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) highlighting the key role o... [More]

BBR urges people to have regular eye examinations as part of World Sight Day

13 October 2016
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BBR Optometry is supporting today's World Sight Day (WSD) which aims to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment as well as raise awareness of the importance of regular eye examinatio... [More]

Patient won’t be looking back after first successful visit to BBR

12 September 2016
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One of BBR’s newest patients – Martin Johnson from Hereford – won’t be looking back after having his first eye examination at Hereford’s only remaining independent optome... [More]

BBR stresses importance of regular eye examinations

21 July 2016
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Many people believe that if they have no symptoms, then there is no need for them to have a regular eye examination but, according to recent research, this is simply not the case. A Canadian study, p... [More]

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