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Prepare your eyes for the sunny season with these hot tips

For the past few weeks the sun has been shining, temperatures have soared beyond 30 degrees, people have entered our practice with glistening suntans and the local park has been teeming with sun worshippers.


Sizzling summer eyewear — we’ve got this year’s hottest styles

We pride ourselves on professional and personal optometry.

But with the best part of 40 years in the business under our belts, we’ve also developed an eagle eye for style.


An appetite for eye care — 5 fab foods for healthy eyes

Getting your eyes tested from childhood, getting the right glasses or contacts and maintaining regular check-ups keeps your peepers in prime condition.


Kids spring into action with fresh and funky eyewear from Alan Tyler

After a super-long winter, spring is finally here.

And if your kids are school-age, you’ve probably noticed their restlessness rises with the sap and the brighter, longer days.

With summer holidays getting a little closer, it can be a testing time for children.


Easter – our seasonal opening times and a fantastic raffle

It’s almost time to find the steepest hill you can and watch an egg roll down it faster than a bobsled at the Winter Olympics.

And for us that means it’s also time to take part in a little bit of Easter-themed fun!


Avoid the glare with Xperio lenses

Picture the scene – it’s a sunny day, so you decide to hop into your convertible, let the top down and hit the open road until you reach the countryside.


etnia Barcelona Eyewear

Established in 2001 by David Pellicer, we’re proud to welcome etnia Barcelona Eyewear to Alan Tyler Opticians.


Introducing Cath Kinston and Joules to Alan Tyler Opticians

Taking their inspiration from quirky vintage finds to design pretty, colourful prints for our modern and fresh, fun glasses.


Pupdate – Irvine our sponsored Guide Dog

We’re pleased to say Irvine, our sponsored Guide Dog, is doing fantastically well.

Since our last update, his lead work has improved, with the help of lots of praise and treats! He’s also much more confident in his own company, as before he used to whine for attention. Now he’s happy to lie down and snooze with his big teddy.


National Eye Health Week


National Eye Health Week is an annual public health campaign designed to help improve the state of the nation’s eye health. This year’s campaign will take place 18 – 24 September 2017.