Cataracts explained – What you need to know

symptoms of glaucoma

CATARACTS EXPLAINED – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW What is a cataract? The lens in your eye is a small transparent disc that acts as a natural lens to focus light rays onto the retina. A cataract forms when blurry/cloudy patches (protein build up) appear in the lens and cause eye problems such as misty […]

Opticall – Home visit opticians during Lockdown 2.0

eye tests at home for the elderly

OPTICALL – HOME VISIT OPTICIANS DURING LOCKDOWN 2.0 Opticall, the mobile opticians that do home visits, that’s us! We are still running through the current Lockdown 2.0 and we will continue to offer our completely mobile optician’s service to you. We’re grateful to still be here providing our comprehensive eye test and eye health checks […]

Getting back to what we love…being your mobile optician

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GETTING BACK TO WHAT WE LOVE…BEING YOUR MOBILE OPTICIAN We have all had some challenging times due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, but we don’t want this situation to negatively impact on your eyesight and therefore your lifestyle. We want to reassure you that we are truly passionate about delivering exceptional eye care to our […]

Optician Comparison – home visit opticians vs high street opticians

Optician-Comparison

OPTICIAN COMPARISON – HOME VISIT OPTICIANS VS HIGH STREET OPTICIANS In these unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic we wanted to reassure you that a routine eye test with us is the equivalent, if not better, than going to your regular high street opticians such as Vision Express, Boots or Specsavers. We are your local […]

Importance of having eye tests

Importance Of Having Eye Tests

IMPORTANCE OF HAVING EYE TESTS You may be thinking of putting off booking your regular eye tests because of the risk of COVID-19 but we want to reassure you that we strictly adhere to the latest NHS guidelines and your health and well-being is our highest priority and that the importance of having eye tests […]

Opticall’s Covid-19 practices for returning to routine eye tests

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OPTICALL’S COVID-19 PRACTICES FOR RETURNING TO ROUTINE EYE TESTS We want to reassure our local communities that we are truly passionate about delivering outstanding eye care to the elderly, vulnerable and those shielding during this COVID-19 pandemic. We will be resuming our mobile optician services from August 2020, and when we return we will ensure […]

Food for good eyesight – what to eat

Food for good eyesight

FOOD FOR GOOD EYESIGHT – WHAT TO EAT Did you know there are certain types of food you should be eating to help you improve your eye health to help you take better care of your vision/eyesight. Here at Optical, your local mobile optician, we’ve compiled a list of the Best Food for good eyesight […]

Protecting your eyes from the sun

Protecting your eyes from the sun

PROTECTING YOUR EYES FROM THE SUN Here we share our top tips for protecting your eyes from sun damage now that the summer has arrived with this gorgeous sunny weather. Enjoy the sun but stay safe by remembering this vital information. Wear Sunglasses It is really important to wear sunglasses in the bright sunshine. When […]

Our Frequently Asked Questions Blog

local opticians who do home visits: FAQ

OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS BLOG As local opticians who do home visits, we thought that we would compile all the questions we get asked on a frequent basis and put them together into this blog so you had somewhere handy to find them. If you can’t find the answer to your question in this blog […]

Taking care of our mental health with Mindfulness

mental health

TAKING CARE OF OUR MENTAL HEALTH WITH MINDFULNESS I know what you are thinking…what have a company of home visiting opticians who specialise in free NHS home eye examinations and eye care, for those in care homes, got to do with mental health issues and helping us with mindfulness?  Well our Business Strategy Lead Reshma […]