A passion for purple in 2021

January 2, 2021

2021, our year of colour? 2020 was a memorable year for all the wrong reasons. For many of us, it was an emotional, and challenging year. We’ve all had to deal with COVID19, social distancing and many of us have lost loved ones and colleagues. Our Greenfield practice also had to cope with a burglary […]

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We are open as normal in Tier 4 (Greenfield) and Tier 3 (Meltham)

December 30, 2020

Following today’s COVID-19 review the Government has confirmed that “As health care providers and essential businesses with safe and appropriate Infection Prevention and Control measures already in place, community optometry practices are exempt from the protection measures in all tiers and can therefore remain open and provide a full range of services”. This means we […]

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A stocking full of festive eye facts

December 24, 2020

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, like us you’re probably enjoying all the festive sights our eyes allow us to see. From beautifully twinkling and bedecked Christmas trees to sparkling fairy lights and those brightly wrapped presents under the tree. Have you ever thought about how different Christmas would be without our vision?  […]

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Show your true colours – Tantalising teal

December 11, 2020

Tantalising teal, A universal colour. Or is it? When we were choosing the new frames for this season’s collection, it quickly became known as ‘Tantalising Teal’. We realised that we’d had a bit of a teal-fest when choosing the frame colours. Teal is well known as a universal colour, a colour everyone can wear. But […]

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Eyewear Styling – Helping you discover your wow.

December 3, 2020

A unique Eyewear Styling Service Did you know that Allegro Optical offers a unique Eyewear Styling Service? Exclusively for existing and new customers at their practices in Greenfield and Meltham. This individually dedicated consultation service offers our clients a unique and bespoke one-hour eyewear styling consultation. We help them to discover their perfect eyewear to […]

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Dispensing Optician Charlotte Cassidy joins Allegro Optical Opticians in Meltham

November 26, 2020

Dispensing Optician Charlotte Cassidy joins our team The whole team here at Allegro Optical opticians are delighted to welcome experienced Dispensing Optician Charlotte Cassidy. Charlotte, who has over 30 years of experience, joined our Meltham practice in October and is a valued team member. Previously, Charlotte managed Boots opticians in King Street, Huddersfield. She later […]

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Caron eyewear – Making a virtual statement on Zoom

November 20, 2020

‘Zoom’ calls for a fresh look – A guest blog by Nyree Hughes With so many of us now working from home, swapping the office for virtual meetings delivered from the dining table. While we may all secretly be wearing yoga pants and slippers, (not just me, right?) From the desk up, we still need […]

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Eyewear trends for autumn/winter

November 13, 2020

Allegro Optical take a seasonal look at eyewear trends It only feels like yesterday that we were enjoying the long sunny days, waiting for the end of lockdown. Now here we are once again at the beginning of yet another lockdown, this time a slightly more dismal one.  Despite the doom and gloom, just landed […]

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Xanthe’s back with Safety First and Fun Second

November 2, 2020

Xanthe’s back with a bang I’m back baby! Gosh who’d have thought I wouldn’t be writing a blog for 7 months!!! I’ll be honest it feels bloomin’ brilliant to be a lexical goddess again. What a year 2020 has turned out to be, but don’t worry we aren’t going to be discussing that huge elephant […]

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