Lenses to reduce nighttime glare and reflections when driving

Heading into winter we tend to find ourselves driving more and more in the dark. It’s very important to make sure your prescription glasses are suitable for this visually demanding task. Driving in low light can not only be difficult, but also potentially dangerous if you’re not wearing the correct night vision glasses. In addition, […]

Over £900 raised for 2 local charities

To celebrate our 30th year in business, we decided earlier in the year to raise money for 2 local charities close to our hearts. As a small thank-you to the communities that have supported us and allowed us to grow over the past 30 years it was decided that in July and August this year, […]

Raising Money for Local Charities in Newark & Leicester

EXTENDED UNTIL THE END OF AUGUST In August this year, it will be our 30th year in business. To celebrate this, we have lots of competitions and promotions currently being organised, but 1 of the most important is to thank our local community. For this reason, we have decided to donate £1 from every pair […]

WIN a pair of Ray-Ban Sunglasses

As part of our 30th anniversary celebrations this August, we’re giving away a pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses with this fun little game… Take a good look around our website for hidden silly glasses icons. There’s eight in total so you’ve got a good chance of finding one, but watch out – they move around every […]

MiYOSMART – New technology to slow the progression of short-sightedness in children

This week we’ve launched a new product, the MiYOSMART lens. It is a spectacle lens which is designed to help slow the progression of myopia (short-sightedness) in children, which has shown excellent results in a long term research study. What is Myopia? We have previously written a guide to Myopia in children, if you want […]

How to stop glasses steaming up wearing a mask

With new legislation here in the UK recommending everyone wears a face mask when out shopping or in public areas indoors, us glasses wearers are suffering from a new problem. The steaming up or fogging of our lenses on our glasses. Before COVID-19 and the mandatory wearing of face masks, this was never a problem, […]

Opticare are now Silver Members of the Beaumond House Business Club


After our open day last month, when we raised £60 for Beaumond House with our luxury brands raffle, we have since decided to become silver partners with Beaumond House. This means for a substantial donation we can work with them throughout the year helping them raise awareness, support the work they do and raise more […]

Specialist Therapeutic Eyecare now available at Opticare

Are you concerned about your eyes? Perhaps you worry about whether you have an eye condition, but the idea of waiting a long time to see a specialist puts you off making an appointment. The good news is that Amar-Kaash Gandecha, our director, can now diagnose certain eye conditions at Opticare without the need for […]

Introducing New Electronic Forms (eGOS) for NHS

When a patient visits us who is entitled to free NHS eye tests or an NHS voucher, General Ophthalmic Services (GOS) forms have to be completed by hand and returned to Primary Care Support England to process the claim. But not any more. Introducing our eGOS system for faster, secure claims. Primary Care Support England […]

Solar Energy the Future for Opticare

worker on roof fitting solar panels in leicester

We are proud to announce the completion of solar panelling at each one of our 4 branches; Newark plus Anstey, Birstall & Sileby in Leicester and Loughborough. The panels have been installed on the roofs of each practice and will provide a renewable energy source for each shop. This will allow us to reduce our […]

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