Independents found to offer thorough eye examinations

25 October 2017
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An undercover Which? investigation into the quality of eye examinations has found that almost half of opticians investigated were not up to scratch – but the expert panel didn’t find one u... [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]

Why not follow your sporting dreams and try contact lenses?

1 August 2017
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The eyes of the world will be on London again this August as the city hosts the 2017 World Athletics Championships – and there has never been a better time to follow GB’s top competitors a... [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]

BBR saves sight of Hereford woman after detecting Glaucoma

14 March 2017
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A Hereford woman whose eyesight was saved thanks to the intervention of BBR Optometry wants to raise awareness of the Primary Eyecare Acute Referral Scheme (PEARS) that is available to patients throug... [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]

World class research optometrist from Hereford helps launch MiSight to Herefordshire kids at BBR Optometry

6 March 2017
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BBR Optometry is delighted to announce that it is one of the first practices in the UK to offer MiSight, a revolutionary new contact lens clinically proven to reduce myopic development in children and... [More]

BBR welcomes new way to monitor glaucoma

23 September 2016
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BBR optometry welcomes the innovation of a UK-based company that envisions a headset and smartphone app that could one day monitor the eye condition glaucoma – one of the commonest causes of sig... [More]

BBR Optometry advises peers on the benefits of specialist eye care services at European conference for optometry and optics

27 May 2014
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Earlier this month BBR Optometry’s Practice Owner, Nick Rumney and Optometrist Neelam Patel attended the European Academy of Optometry and Optics (EAOO) sixth annual conference in Warsaw, Poland... [More]

Hereford optometrist helps prevent the 'silent thief of sight' Glaucoma

3 March 2014
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Hereford based Optician, BBR Optometry, has issued a timely reminder to the local community about the importance of eye examinations, in support of World Glaucoma Week (WGW) 9th – 15th March 201... [More]

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