Did you know at Whitby & Co. we offer same day services? Our same day services provide convenience for existing and new patients… Walk in Appointments Sight Tests and Contact Lens Checks Contact lens collection Emergency appointments Quick repairs and adjustments Same day glazing Professional advise on what frame suits you Our team at Whitby […]
Our lives have been transformed by the digital revolution over the past decade, and as a consequence of these changes, the demands on our eyes have never been greater. Not so long ago, staring at a low-resolution cathode ray tube computer monitor was the main optical challenge of the working day. Its working distance was neither […]
At Whitby & Co, we stock a wide range of designer glasses and specialist frames, in a variety of styles and sizes. Our experienced dispensing optician staff are able to advise you on selecting the best spectacle frames for your lifestyle and budget. With glasses being an outward expression of individual style, it is key […]
A study of contact lens-related eye infections in the United States has concluded that nearly 20% of cases were severe enough to result in lasting eye damage. Long-term complications included corneal scarring, reduction in vision, and in some cases even necessitated a corneal transplant. The study reviewed 1075 contact lens -related infections reported to the […]
According to a report published this month by the Royal College of Physicians, there are more than 240,000 reported falls in hospitals in England and Wales every year. Consequences include hip fractures (more than 3000 every year) and serious head injuries, often complicated by long hospital stays, and even death. The risk is highest among […]
Myopia (near-sightedness) is a condition that is becoming more prevalent globally. Research has shown that due to people spending more time on screens and fewer hours spent outdoors, eyesight will continue to worsen around the world. If you’re concerned about this common eye condition and want to find out more; how to spot myopia, how […]
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