We are delighted to announce that Lavinia De Souza, one of our Optometrist here at Whitby & Co Optician, has become a Freeman of the City of London. Following the Joining and Welcoming Ceremony at the Guildhall, Lavinia was awarded the title of Freeman, recognising Lavinia’s commitment to optometry and excellence in her field. The formal ceremony […]
“My contact lenses mean a lot to me. They give me so much more confidence.” This week is #LoveYourLenses Week, raising awareness of how to look after your contact lenses. Contact lenses are worn safely by millions of people. However, if lenses are not looked after properly, serious eye problems can arise. As well as cleaning […]
There are over 3 million contact lens wearers in the UK. But how many of us heed the warnings not to mix water and contact lenses? The BBC recently reported the cautionary tale of Irenie Ekkeshis who developed an eye infection and as a result was blinded in one eye. The probable cause was seemingly innocuous […]
Retinoblastoma (Rb) is a type of eye cancer that affects young children. It develops in the cells of the retina and about 60 children are diagnosed in the UK annually. Retinoblastoma has a high cure rate, but early diagnosis is important. If you see signs of retinoblastoma, visit an optometrist or GP to have your […]
Lindberg eyewear is a favourite with fashionistas around the world. Here, stunning octogenarian model Daphne Selfe showcases Lindberg glasses in a new photoshoot for Quintessentially magazine. Wearing the LINDBERG rim titanium Mette and LINDBERG n.o.w titanium 6550, Daphne proves that style and beauty are ageless. For all enquiries about Lindberg eyewear at Whitby & Co, call us on […]
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