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Halloween Soup…

Posted on October 31st, 2014

Happy Halloween 2014 from Clare & Illingworth (Knutsford & Wilmslow!) We thought we would take the opportunity to remind you all how amazing Pumkins are for the health of your eyes (as well as creating scary scenes around the home….) Pumpkins are loaded with vitamin A and also provides the eyes with Lutein and zeaxanthin,
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Eye conditions – Glaucoma

Posted on October 28th, 2014

It’s estimated that more than 500,000 people have glaucoma in England and Wales but there are many more that may be unaware they have condition. Glaucoma is a visual condition which can affect sight and is usually due to build up of pressure within the eye. Glaucoma mostly affects both eyes but one eye may
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Oliver Peoples – RESORT 2015

Posted on October 18th, 2014

Introducing the new collection by Oliver Peoples. Here we share their unique style and inspiration. Shop the look in Knutsford. The campaign is set at the renowned Boyd House, a Los Angeles historic landmark designed by Oscar Niemeyer. The home was built in 1964 and is his only residential work in North America. The interiors
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Eating your way to healthy eyes

Posted on August 1st, 2014

 You’ve probably heard that carrots and other orange-coloured fruits and vegetables promote eye health and protect vision, and it’s true: Beta-carotene, a type of vitamin A that gives these foods their orange hue, helps the retina and other parts of the eye to function smoothly. But eating your way to good eyesight isn’t only about beta-carotene…. there are
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UV protection for Children

Posted on August 1st, 2014

Summer is in full swing and this year we have enjoyed a few weeks of some lovely, warm and bright weather in Knutsford and Wilmslow. The parks have been full, the streets have been busy and everyone is slapping on the sunscreen. Whilst a large proportion of people recognise the importance of protecting skin from
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Quintessentially British design…

Posted on July 26th, 2014

One of our favourite niche products at Knutsford is C.W Dixey & Sons. We found this quintessentially English brand on an eyewear blog a couple of years ago and after a conversation with Simon Palmer (Owner,) we knew they were the perfect frames and company to introduce to our patients in Cheshire. Established in 1777,
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RHS Flower show results are in….

Posted on July 26th, 2014

We are really pleased to announce that our Knutsford practice won a DISTINCTION award from the RHS Judges who visited the town on Tuesday of RHS week. We were thrilled to meet the judge when they came to award us and want to say a BIG thank you to the team at Black Rose Florists
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RHS is around the corner!

Posted on July 18th, 2014

Knutsford is buzzing with excitment about the RHS Tatton arriving next week and stage one of our display is complete – the windows are bold and bright – featuring Cutler & Gross in both and we just have to wait two more days for the arrival of our floral display by award winning florists ‘The
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