Coming together in Lockdown

April 16, 2020

Lockdown, how being apart has brought us together We’re now several weeks into lockdown, with “the good old days” starting to feel somewhat nostalgic. Just like a warm and comforting distant memory.  The Allegro Optical team have been filling their lockdown days with a combination of music-making, looking after their families and in Josie’s case, […]

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Hypermetropia, long sightedness what exactly is it

April 8, 2020

Optometrist Amy Ogden explains Hypermetropia or Long Sightedness   Hypermetropia (which actually, we shorten to hyperopia), occurs when either the cornea (the clear window that covers the iris) is too flat, or the eyeball itself is shorter than normal. This means, the light rays we need to be focussed at the retina, are instead focussed behind […]

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

April 2, 2020

COVID – 19 Update In line with the most recent public health control measures regarding Coronavirus Covid-19.  We have made a number of immediate changes to the delivery and operation of our optometry services.  In line with NHS guidelines we have suspended all routine optical services until advised otherwise. The definition of a routine service […]

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