5 Tips for Contact Lens Wearers This Summer

Taking care of your eyes is important year-round. However, the summer months bring problems including increased UV exposure and allergies. This can be especially troublesome for contact lens wearers. Luckily, there are several ways that those of you who wear contact lenses can look after your eyes this summer. Here are our top 5 summertime … Continue reading “5 Tips for Contact Lens Wearers This Summer”

How to Prevent Allergies from Affecting Your Eyes

How to Prevent Allergies from Affecting Your Eyes

Here in Cumbria, we’re incredibly lucky to be surrounded by spectacular scenery. However, for allergy sufferers that comes at a price. They can experience itchy, red and puffy eyes when pollen from grass, trees and flowers makes contact with the surface of their eyes. These allergens activate an immune response in the body, causing histamine … Continue reading “How to Prevent Allergies from Affecting Your Eyes”

National Lockdown – Eyecare Services Update

National Lockdown – Eyecare Services

The last 12 months have brought unprecedented changes to our daily lives. We understand that you may feel anxious about coming in for your appointment, so we wanted to take this opportunity to reassure you that we’re following safety guidelines to the letter, and are here for you when you need us. Managing the Risk … Continue reading “National Lockdown – Eyecare Services Update”

Contact Lenses – A New Look For The New Year?

Contact Lenses

As a glasses wearer, have you ever considered switching to contact lenses? Whether you’re brand new to contacts or have struggled with them in the past, advancements in materials mean they’re more comfortable, affordable and practical to use. So, what are the other benefits of contact lenses? The Benefits of Contact Lenses Do your glasses … Continue reading “Contact Lenses – A New Look For The New Year?”

Spotlight on Silhouette Eyewear

Silhouette Eyewear

Known as the world’s lightest glasses, Silhouette eyewear is not only a work of art, but also an engineering marvel. Mastering unparalleled lightness through strength, these timeless designs are a must-have this holiday season. Created in Austria in 1964, these unique frames are loved by many the world over (and even astronauts in space!). Available … Continue reading “Spotlight on Silhouette Eyewear”

What Can A 3D Eye Scan Reveal About Your Eyes?

3D Eye Scan

Have you ever had a 3D eye scan? We use Ocular Coherence Tomography, also known as an OCT scan, to take a really detailed look at the back of your eyes and check for potential problems. This test is painless, non-invasive, and could save your sight. What Is an OCT Eye Scan? This advanced eye … Continue reading “What Can A 3D Eye Scan Reveal About Your Eyes?”

COVID-19 secure measures for visiting Bagot Opticians

As per the government’s and official optical representative bodies’ guidance, we have reopened our practices for routine eyecare. The way we operate has changed in order to comply with social distancing guidelines and protect our patients and staff from the risk of COVID-19. We have put in place new rules and guidelines to ensure we … Continue reading “COVID-19 secure measures for visiting Bagot Opticians”

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”