Latest news from Lesley Cree Opticians


The cost of the pandemic on eye health

Celebrating the role opticians play in helping people access eyecare globally

Lesley Cree Opticians, Director, Ben Cree expresses his views on the recent World Council of Optometry campaign highlighting the important role that optometrists play in increasing access to eye care.

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Understanding Your Eyesight Test

If you’re considering an eye examination but are curious about the process, the following explanation aims to provide you with some clarity and reassurance that the experience with Lesley Cree Opticians will be stress free.

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Ear Wax Myths | Lesley Cree Opticians

Ear Wax Myths Debunked: Separating Fact from Fiction for Healthy Hearing

The consequences of attempting to remove ear wax independently can be more significant than you think. To help preserve your hearing health, let’s debunk three prevalent myths surrounding ear wax. 

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Lesley Cree Opticians


We would like to take this opportunity to let you know our opening hours over the holiday period. We will close from 12.00pm on 23rd December and reopen on 2nd January 2024.

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Earwax Blockages

Signs to spot: Earwax Blockages

If you suspect you have an earwax blockage, examine the signs listed in this article and consider our actions for relief.

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Why Wearing Glasses is a Must for Night Driving

Why Wearing Glasses is a Must for Night Driving

If you normally have to wear glasses to read or for long distance it is probably worthwhile to consider having a chat with your optician about your needs when driving at night.

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Merger with Amanda Findlay Eyecare

We have exciting news to announce that Lesley Cree Opticians has completed its merger with Amanda Findlay Eyecare.

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Top tips for varifocal lens wearers

Top Tips for New Varifocal Lens Wearers

Whether you’ve worn glasses for all of your life and are making the switch to varifocals or a first-time glasses user, adapting to varifocal lenses can require some time and patience. However, with the right guidance and a few helpful tips, the transition can be smooth and comfortable.

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DVLA updates the list of reportable medical conditions

DVLA updates the list of reportable medical conditions for drivers in the UK

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has reduced its list of notifiable ocular conditions that drivers must declare.

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Helping older adults drive more safely

The role optometrists can play in helping older adults drive more safely

A report on a survey carried out by the College of Optometrists and funded by the Department for Transport (DfT) indicates that optometrists have an important role to play in educating and informing older patients about their fitness to drive.

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