TK&S BLOG

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July 5, 2021

MEET THE MYOPIA MASTER

There is a new weapon in the war on myopia and we are thrilled to be adding it our arsenal as we continue to…
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June 28, 2021

GLAUCOMA AWARENESS WEEK

This week is Glaucoma Awareness Week – an opportunity to get people talking about this often misunderstood common condition that can lead to visual…
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June 28, 2021

A MESSAGE FROM BRIAN

For more than 45 years, the continued eye health of my patients has been my absolute passion. I have seen a remarkable evolution in…
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May 27, 2021

MYOPIA AWARENESS WEEK

This week marks the launch of a global campaign urging parents not to be short-sighted when it comes to protecting their children’s vision. Myopia…
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April 14, 2021

WHY SUNNIES ARE THE ULTIMATE SHIELD ALL YEAR ROUND

Sunglasses are often seen as a must have summer accessory, but people fail to realise the importance of them all year round. By wearing…
Offers
April 1, 2021

SUNNIER TIMES AHEAD – 10% OFF DESIGNER SUNGLASSES

To mark the start of sunnier days we’re offering 10% off designer sunglasses from must-have labels including Tiffany, Ray-Ban and Maui Jim throughout April.…
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April 1, 2021

FIVE REASONS WHY IT’S SENSIBLE TO WEAR SUNGLASSES

They are a staple for celebrities and a must-have for supermodels but sunglasses are far more than a simple fashion accessory. A good quality…
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March 4, 2021

HOW TO STOP YOUR GLASSES FOGGING UP WHILE WEARING A FACE MASK

While the Government’s roadmap points at a way out of coronavirus, the reality is that certain measures such as social distancing and the wearing…
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February 18, 2021

IS IT SAFE TO WEAR CONTACT LENSES DURING COVID-19?

It’s a question we’ve been asked many times over the past year and, as with any new and emerging science, we have been waiting…
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February 18, 2021

HOW TO REDUCE EYE STRAIN DURING HOME SCHOOLING

For many families, home schooling has been one of the toughest challenges of the COVID-19 lockdowns. Having to juggle your own work commitments and…
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September 10, 2020

WHAT IS AN OPTOMETRIST?

We are TK&S Optometrists. It’s in our name, in our branding, on the door, on our emails, on our website but we know that…
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May 18, 2020

HOW OFTEN SHOULD I HAVE MY EYES TESTED?

One of the most asked questions of any optometrists is ‘how often should I have my eyes tested?’. Well, the short answer is every…
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May 12, 2020

HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU HAVE DRY EYE?

While dry eye syndrome is a relatively common condition that is not usually serious and can be easy to treat, for some patients it…
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April 30, 2020

WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO CLEAN YOUR GLASSES?

Just like pulling on a pair of new socks or sliding into some box-fresh slippers, looking through a perfectly clean pair of glasses is…
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April 28, 2020

HOW CAN I STOP MYOPIA FROM PROGRESSING?

Latest figures have revealed that a million teenagers in the UK are short-sighted – with the threat of a national ‘eye health epidemic’ looming…
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March 30, 2020

TKS TO THE RESCUE

Quick-thinking spares mum-of-two ‘nightmare’ hospital visit The quick-thinking of a Northampton optometrist spared a mother-of-two the prospect of a “nightmare” hospital visit during the…
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February 12, 2020

EYES ON THE PRIZE

We are thrilled to announce that TK&S Optometrists has been shortlisted in three categories at the coveted Optician Awards. The awards are viewed as…
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February 5, 2020

BESPOKE LENSES ‘FIT LIKE A GLOVE’

‘An eye for business’ - revolutionary contact lenses give aspiring make-up artist the chance to fashion a new career in beauty worldFor years, a…
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February 4, 2020

GOING FOR GOLD WITH NEW FRAMES

Gymnast is jumping for joy with new frames from leading designer One of the UK’s leading eyewear designers has created a pair of fully…
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January 13, 2020

DISPENSING OPTICIAN ROLE

Ever wondered what it takes to be an optician? Our dispensing manager Gareth Lehman looks at what the role entails and explains more about…
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January 6, 2020

3 O’S OF OPTICS

Ophthalmologist – A Doctor (of Medicine) who specialises in the Eye  Ophthalmology is a sub-speciality of medicine that deals with the eye. It can…
Offers
December 7, 2019

12 GIFTS OF CHRISTMAS

A very Merry Christmas to all our patients from the Christmas Turkey and the rest of the team. The countdown to our '12 Gifts…
Events
July 12, 2019

ART IN THE GARAGE

A stunning collection of artwork for sale by the brilliant Sarah Martin. We are thrilled to be hosting our first ever art exhibition in…
Offers
May 10, 2019

KIRK & KIRK SHOWCASE

Purchase a pair of designer frames at our exclusive KIRK & KIRK open day on 21st May for the chance to win a pair…