Ever considered getting contact lenses but felt put off by some of the negative myths surrounding them? We’re here to get the bottom of those myths and tell you they’re not true! Contact lenses are a fantastic, cost effective and hassle free alternative to glasses. Let the Myth Busting begin
In a number of ways my story is typical of many, gradually over a period of approx 2 years I noticed deterioration in my hearing. One of the first things I noticed was that my husband started to mumble! To be fair he is generally quietly spoken but I couldn't understand why he should all of a sudden have developed this annoying ... Read More
Adlam & Coomber were delighted to have been invited to Cedar House Surgery in November to present information to some of their team about the Minor Eye Condition Scheme.
Adlam and Coomber has been part of this new NHS initiative since it began late 2015 and is lucky to have two optometrists accredited to the scheme – Lee Thomas and Charlotte Wilson. They have both undertaken additional training to ensure they can offer the best advice and care to the patients presenting t... Read More
We have lots of little ones visit Adlam & Coomber, all of whom find a special place in our hearts.
Some of them run around and make a lot of noise, some can’t quite run yet but still can make a lot of noise and some are pretty frightened about the unknown world of opticians. All are trea... Read More
I’ll begin my story by saying that I have struggled with severe dyslexia for most of my life. Don’t worry though, my story has happy ending! It proves you just have to keep trying and it does all work out for the best in the end.
Lets start from the beginning. In primary and junior school I was learning to read and was really slow with my progress. I was still stuck on the beginner’s books, while all of my friends had moved onto free readers.
When I took over Adlam & Coomber in September 2005, it was already a well renowned independent practice with a very loyal patient base; albeit with very part-time opening. It was an excellent place to start and enabled me to enhance what was already there.
The first change that I dared to implement was increasing the opening hours to allow lunchtime and Saturday opening- that seems such a long time ago now! This was swiftly followed by computerisation plus a complete make... Read More
We’re delighted to announce that from Saturday 28th May until Thursday 2nd June, we will once again be holding our in-store fashion event with some exciting exclusive additions to our ranges for this year!
Alongside the complete Tom Ford eyewear collection, we will also be showcasi... Read More
The ski season is finally here and no doubt some of you snow lovers are counting down the days until you can put on your skis or jump onto your board. But before you slalom down the slopes, there’s a few precautions you need to take in order to protect yourself from a dangerous combination of sun and snow.
Being out and about on the mountains, where the air is that much cooler, can lead to a false sense of security. This can leave you at risk of sunburn and ultima... Read More