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Cold Feet?

Have any of you been watching the TV drama Cold Feet? If you have you will remember that the first episode of this series started with a wedding reception in a beautiful hotel. What you may not realise is that the venue for the reception was Chateau Rhianfa, which is a two minute walk from [...]

L.A. Eyeworks

I am very proud to announce that Jacksons will soon be stocking “l.a. eyeworks” a bold collection of individual frames for individuals. Friends, Barbara McReynolds and Gai Gherardi began l.a. Eyeworks in 1979, opening a shop in Los Angeles. Their aim was to challenge the prevailing norms of eyewear with proposals for a new, provocative [...]

Independent Opticians come out on top – Again

After surveying more than 6,000 Which? Members to find the best and worst places to buy glasses and get your eyes tested, we can reveal that independent opticians have come out on top yet again. As in previous years, independent Optical Practices have received the highest customer score from members. Best opticians - what makes [...]

Happy New Year!

Well, we made it through another 365 days. Phew. That’s something to be grateful for. It’s sometimes hard to remember that every day is a good day. But the New Year is a good time to reset the clock, get some perspective and recommit to being good - whatever “good” means to you. The golden [...]

New Uniforms

Over the summer the staff approached me because they felt that they would feel more professional if they wore a uniform. We therefore set out on a journey to find something that would suit all. We finally decided on a French Navy tunic with trousers in which I think they all look really smart, although [...]


What is Glaucoma Glaucoma is the name given to a group of eye conditions in which the optic nerve is damaged where it leaves the eye. Although any vision which has been lost to glaucoma cannot be recovered, with early diagnosis, careful monitoring and regular use of the treatments, further damage to vision can be [...]

Topcon OCT Conference

Our OCT scanner has now been with us since mid-summer and has been invaluable in detecting eye disease and monitoring our patient’s ocular health. It has already detected early macula issues in 2 patients resulting in emergency referrals that would not have been detected by conventional methods until they had become significantly worse. Earlier this [...]