Birds found to be naturally evolving blindness

29 September 2017
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At BBR Optometry we aim to prevent any avoidable sight loss through regular eye examinations and screening but found fascinating new research finding that New Zealand’s native kiwi birds are nat... [More]

Eye examination can help if you suffer from visual stress

23 September 2017
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Does your child struggle with reading at school? Do they ever miss out words, whole lines or say the words move around on the page? They may be suffering from visual stress.  As part of National... [More]

What’s the difference between an ophthalmologist and an optometrist?

22 September 2017
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Well, this isn’t a quiz question but an issue that’s very important to us here at BBR Optometry where we strongly believe in the important role primary eye care plays in preventing the nee... [More]

Know the signs for ocular surface disease and visit our Tear Clinic

21 September 2017
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Our new Tear Clinic to treat patients with ocular surface disease was officially opened this week by the Mayor of Hereford, Sharon Michael, as part of our support for National Eye Health Week (Septemb... [More]

Do you have Low Vision? If so, then we can help

20 September 2017
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You may have heard of a term called Low Vision?  A small number of people have sight problems so that even with spectacles, treatment or surgery they are not able to easily see to be able to com... [More]

Why not see the benefits of Contact Lenses for yourself?

19 September 2017
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In recent years the technology used to manufacture contact lenses has advanced dramatically, making them incredibly easy to use and comfortable to wear. Some modern day lenses are even designed for ov... [More]

BBR offers new lenses clinically proven to prevent sight-threatening conditions

18 September 2017
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As part of National Eye Health Week (September 18-24) BBR Optometry wants to remind patients and members of the wider community about the importance of preventing myopic development which can lead to ... [More]

BBR chairman supports programme to reduce blindness

15 September 2017
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BBR chairman Nick Rumney has been supporting efforts by CooperVision, Optometry Giving Sight and India Vision Institute (IVI) to ensure underprivileged children in India receive eye examinations ... [More]

BBR looking forward to working with global leader at Tear Clinic

8 September 2017
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As one of only 10 practices in the UK offering LipiView and Lipiflow treatments, BBR Optometry is looking forward to working with Johnson & Johnson, the global leader in eye health, following its ... [More]

Ensure eye examinations up-to-date in Migraine Awareness Week

6 September 2017
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As part of Migraine Awareness Week (September 3-9), BBR Optometry would like to remind patients and members of the wider community about the importance of regular eye examinations if you suffer from r... [More]

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