Summer, sunshine & sunglasses…

Sunglasses are an important part of caring for your eyes during the summer, but why is that? Are some types better than others? Let’s take a closer look at why wearing sunglasses is so beneficial for your eyes. Polarised vs standard sunglasses UV rays from the sun can cause a lot of damage to your … Continue reading “Summer, sunshine & sunglasses…”

Does stress affect your eyes?

To say these are stressful times is an understatement. Perhaps you’re home with your children trying to keep their education going in the absence of school. Maybe you’re in self-isolation or are feeling disconnected from friends and family as social distancing continues. With stress levels being so high, you might be wondering – does stress … Continue reading “Does stress affect your eyes?”

Happy Valentine’s Day, with love from Prada

No matter who you’ve got eyes for this Valentine’s Day, we’ve got the perfect glasses to frame your beautiful orbs. Representing the best of Italian culture and tradition, it can only be Prada. Known worldwide for their dedication to fashion, their eyewear, offers no exception to the Prada brand. So, whether you’re considering the perfect … Continue reading “Happy Valentine’s Day, with love from Prada”

Top 5 family eye care tips for Christmas

Twinkling lights, tinsel-covered trees and a general abundance of red and green are all part and parcel of Christmas fun. It would be a shame to miss out on any of it due to poor eye health or injury. Winter weather, the uptick in festive drinking (of the alcoholic variety) and the hazards of decorating … Continue reading “Top 5 family eye care tips for Christmas”

Tom Ford: prescription glasses fit for Hollywood

  Picture the epitome of Hollywood glamour and you may imagine the stylings of 1950s movie stars. Thanks to Tom Ford, Hollywood glamour once again reigns supreme with his innovative eyewear range that takes the best of yesteryear and updates it with modern twists. Today’s Hollywood glitterati certainly seem to love the Tom Ford look, … Continue reading “Tom Ford: prescription glasses fit for Hollywood”

Top Family Eye Care Tips for Summer

Are you taking the kids to the beach this summer? Maybe you’ll be making a few last minute trips this bank holiday to enjoy the great outdoors or simply relaxing in the garden while the sun is shining? Whatever the case, it’s important that you take steps to protect everyone’s vision. Family eye care is … Continue reading “Top Family Eye Care Tips for Summer”

Spotlight on: TD Tom Davies

Think the best of British this summer, with visions of Wimbledon, strawberries and cream and enjoying the outdoors. Now, there’s something else you can add to your ‘best of British’ list – TD Tom Davies – British eyewear tailormade to your face and sense of style! When it comes to getting ready for the summer, … Continue reading “Spotlight on: TD Tom Davies”

New Staff Alert! – Meet Optometrist Cheryl Lloyds

At Bagot Opticians, we love being part of the local community. We have 4 branches in the Lake District/ Cumbria area that have been serving local residents for more than 5 years. Looking after your eyes is particularly important in this part of the world where there is so much beauty to see! Expanding our … Continue reading “New Staff Alert! – Meet Optometrist Cheryl Lloyds”

How A Children’s Eye Test Could Save Their Vision

Did you know that one in 5 school-age children have an undiagnosed problem with their vision? This isn’t surprising, given that a recent survey by the Association of Optometrists revealed that an astonishing 25% of school-age children have never had an eye test. If your child hasn’t yet had a children’s eye test, the sooner … Continue reading “How A Children’s Eye Test Could Save Their Vision”

Ortho K for Kids

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Here at the Kendal practice of Bagot Opticians, we offer overnight corrective contact lenses, A.K.A. Ortho-K! Did you know that these lenses help teenagers and children as young as 10, as well as adults? Ortho K is now one of the most convenient and safest ways to correct vision without potentially harmful side effects, like … Continue reading “Ortho K for Kids”