Regular eye examinations key to preventing sight loss

11 October 2017
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BBR Optometry is delighted to support this year’s World Sight Day (WSD) on October 12 which aims to focus global attention on preventing blindness and visual impairment. 2017 marks the fifth ye... [More]

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]

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]

Shocking find shows importance of proper contact lens care

10 August 2017
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News that a British woman had to have a cataract operation cancelled because surgeons found 27 contact lenses stuck in her eye serves to highlight the importance of regular care when wearing them. Ni... [More]

Eye pressure tests crucial in detecting Glaucoma

16 June 2017
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BBR Optometry is supporting this year’s National Glaucoma Awareness Week (12-18 June 2017) campaign that aims to highlight the importance of regular eye examinations and eye pressure checks. Th... [More]

Regular eye examinations vital in fighting complications from diabetes

14 June 2017
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BBR Optometry is supporting Diabetes Awareness Week 2017 which runs until Saturday, June 17 by reminding patients and members of the local community about the importance of regular eye examinations in... [More]

Good vision linked to mental well-being

7 April 2017
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World Health Day on April 7 this year focuses on mental health – and here at BBR Optometry we want to remind patients and members of the wider community how important good vision is to maintaini... [More]

Regular eye examinations best way to prevent Glaucoma

9 March 2017
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BBR Optometry wishes to remind the local community about the importance of regular eye examinations, as part of its support for World Glaucoma Week (WGW) which this year runs from 12th – 18th Ma... [More]

BBR proud to still be at forefront of cutting-edge technology

17 February 2017
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As the only practice in Herefordshire to have an optos retinal scanner, BBR Optometry is delighted to learn that this pioneering technology is now celebrating 11 years since it was recognised with the... [More]

BBR chairman Nick Rumney receives College of Optometrists award

16 November 2016
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BBR’s chairman is delighted to have been awarded a Research Excellence Award from the College of Optometrists – adding to a growing list of accolades in his 25th year at the Hereford-based... [More]

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