Continued support during the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdown

March 30, 2020

Keeping our clients safe and well during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Firstly, Steve and I hope you, your family and loved ones remain safe and well in these difficult times. We’ve attempted to write this post several times over the course of the last week. But quite frankly the situation was changing quicker than we could […]

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Audrey Hepburn or Mr T – Why I love bling

March 27, 2020

To bling or not to bling – Now there’s a question I personally love a bit of bling, but let’s be honest who doesn’t? Don’t get me wrong, I’m not going all out Mr T, (now there is a man who likes his bling!),  but I do enjoy the odd sparkly earrings and blingy necklaces […]

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Some things to thank Mum for, by Xanthe Doe

March 20, 2020

It’s nearly Mothering Sunday, and Xanthe looks at some of the things she could thank her Mum for It will soon be Mother’s Day and up and down the country lots of lovely Mums will be spoiled by their loved ones. Whether it’s with cards, flowers, chocolates and best mum ever teddy bears, we all […]

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An introduction to Glaucoma by Optometrist Amy Ogden

March 18, 2020

What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is the name used for the group of eye conditions which cause damage to the optic nerve. This damage can ultimately cause sight loss. Our optic nerve is the wire that connects the brain and the eye together. It sends visual information from one to the other. There is a misconception […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement

March 14, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) As a healthcare provider, the team at Allegro Optical Opticians are constantly striving to deliver the very highest clinical and hygiene standards possible. These standards always include regular hand washing and the cleaning of all our equipment between each client. However, given the threat that we are all facing from COVID-19, we have […]

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The Best Way to Clean your Spectacles

March 13, 2020

Now I don’t want to sound patronising, but I wondered how many of you lovely readers really do know the best way to clean your spectacles? Many of us spend a fair amount of time choosing a spectacle frame, I know I do.  We all worry “Do these glasses suit me?” “Does the frame go […]

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A bit of a coincidence, all strings considered.

March 9, 2020

Coincidences do happen Life is full of coincidences but can you imagine my surprise when I answered a phone call from a fellow cellist who shared not only a love of my favourite instrument but also my name and star sign. Following an internet search Cellist, Cheryl Hale contacted Allegro Optical in December 2019. She […]

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