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podcasts

Listen again to our segments from StrayFM’s Health & Wellbeing show where our optometrists and dispensing opticians discuss topical eye care.

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John's story

John Benedict discusses the care and attention that he has received over many years from Chris Nixon following unsuccesful corneal laser surgery in the 1990s and subsequent macular hole surgery

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Visual Stress - what can we do?

Our optometrist Giles Price discusses the symptoms of visual stress with Tom and what the practice offers to help with this troublesome condition

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Future Olympian?

We are delighted to be sponsoring Oliver Kent as he continues to represent GB sailing. Here he discusses his goal to compete in the Olympics with Chris Nixon

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Driving and your vision

Many of us take our vision for granted when we drive but have we ever stopped to think about whether we are seeing as well as we need? Local consultant ophthalmologist Mr Gavin Walters joins Chris Nixon to discuss vision standards and driving.

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Sunglasses - what you need to know

We all know that we should protect our skin from UV but often forget about our eyes. Giles Price discusses the damaging effects of UV and what to look out for when buying sunglasses.

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The Dreaded Air Puff Test

If you're over 35 you may be familiar with the air puff test but why do you need it? Christopher Nixon tells us more about it and helps put us at ease!

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Sports Eyewear - Can You Be a Pro and Wear Glasses?

Christopher Nixon chats to StrayFM about sports and glasses.

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Laser Eye Surgery - To SMILE or not to SMILE

If your eyesight isn't as clear as you would like, laser eye surgery may be the solution for you. Claire Thorne talks about the different options and her personal experience of SMILE laser eye surgery

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OPTICIANAWARDS

Initiated and overseen by The Optician journal, these are the principal national industry awards and seek to recognise and reward the highest levels of achievement in UK optics. Christopher Nixon Optometrists is proud to have been recognised by the Optician Awards:

  • 2015 Finalist        Technology Practice of the Year
  • 2012 Winner        Dispensing Optician of the Year – Martin Varley
  • 2010 Winner        Technology Practice of the Year
  • 2010 Finalist        Dispensing Optician of the Year – Martin Varley
  • 2009 Finalist       Technology Practice of the Year 
  • 2008 Finalist       Independent Website of the Year
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AOPAWARDS

Introduced by the Association of Optometrists, the AOP Awards celebrate extraordinary talent and outstanding contributions from across the profession. Christopher Nixon Optometrists is proud to have been recognised in these awards:

  • 2017 Finalist       Dispensing Optician of the Year - Sue Deal
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