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Coming to an Opticians near you!

Posted on June 6th, 2023

We have some exciting news about our Wilmslow practice. We are currently in the middle of some building work to expand the practice to include the floor above us. The new floor will incorporate two new consulting rooms and another more intimate retail area looking out to Water Lane.  The new floor will help us
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Covid 19 update – 2022

Posted on October 19th, 2022

Earlier this year, both practices returned to a pre-covid structure with the ‘appointment only’ system being dropped and the doors unlocked. Thank you for your patience with the new systems we implemented due to Covid19, it was greatly appreciated during a stressful time for all. Facemasks are now entirely optional for patients when visiting our
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Primary care and open (regardless of tiers or lockdown)

Posted on January 11th, 2021

As a primary care healthcare provider, we remain open 6 days a week and by appointment only.  We are really proud of the systems we have put into place at both practices to keep our patients and each other safe during this uncertain time. With clinical air purifiers, all team members in masks at all
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Lockdown 2.0

Posted on November 4th, 2020

We have confirmation from the General Optical Council (GOC,) our regulatory body, the NHS and Public Health England that Optometrists are able to stay open during periods of time that the UK are in Lockdown to continue to provide primary healthcare. Our opening times remain the same and we are here 6 days a week
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A strange year…

Posted on October 17th, 2020

After working remotely during the initial stages of the pandemic, its good to have been back and adapting to the new processes for the last few months. Seeing our regular patients and helping with eye health and eye wear is what we love and, although we never disappeared, we did miss the face to face
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Knutsford to begin eye examinations again

Posted on July 10th, 2020

Thank you all for your patience with us whilst we adapt the business to our new normal!  Knutsford will resume eyecare services from 5th August. We have a waiting list for patients who want to see us, so please call 01565 632066 to speak to the team to add you name to the list and
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Time to test eyes….

Posted on June 18th, 2020

We have an exciting update to share with you today. We have started to see patients in the Wilmslow practice for appointments to choose eyewear (prescription, sunglass or even both,) plus we will begin eye examinations and contact lens checks from the beginning of July. Initially we are offering appointments at the Wilmslow store, whilst
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A new normal

Posted on June 4th, 2020

I’am actaully a bit fed up of seeing ‘a new normal,’ but there isn’t must else we could call it really so I have gone with it for this blog. All at C&I hope you are safe and well and adjusting to whatever work and family life has thrown at you over the last two
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