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Covid 19 – Opening Hours

During the present difficulties, we will be opening the practice at Market Place on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10am – 3pm Ophthalmic and Dispensing Opticians will be on site to help with Urgent Eye Examinations, the supply and mending of spectacles and provision of contact lenses and solutions as required. Our phone will continue to be answered at all times should you have an optical query 0116 253 7777 We hope that you stay well and manage this time comfortably The Staff of Chapman and Partners

COVID-19 – Continuing

While our staff are able to come in to the practice, we will continue to serve our patients. If you have spectacles or contact lenses on order, we are happy to send them out to you by post. Just phone in to 0116 253 7777 and make the necessary arrangements. We hope that you stay well and that this interesting time will be over shortly With best wishes, All at Chapman & Partners

COVID-19

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, WE ARE PROPOSING TO CONTINUE BUSINESS AS USUAL. REST ASSURED THAT OUR STAFF WILL CONTINUE TO MAINTAIN STRICT HYGIENE PRACTICES, STAY WELL

Welcome to N & S Patients

We are delighted to be able to report that we are now able to serve all those patients of Navint and Shilpa Solanki at Market Place under our Chapmans umbrella. We will be sending out eye examination reminders in the usual way, but will welcome you to the Market Place practice where we can offer full ophthalmic support. Navint Solanki will be examining eyes here on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays if you wish to continue to see him and we also have two very experienced ophthalmic opticians available throughout the week, as well as a fully qualified contact lens practitioner.…

TIPS FOR GOOD EYE HEALTH

TOP TIPS FOR GOOD EYE HEALTH Follow our simple lifestyle tips to help keep your eyes and vision healthy Regular check ups Get your eyes tested every two years even if you think your vision is fine.  some eye conditions, for example open angle glaucoma, may not show any noticable symptoms so regular check-ups are vital. Quit the habit If you smoke, you have another good reason to kick the habit.  Smoking is directly linked to blindness.  current smokers are up to four times more likely to develop macular degeneration (the UK’s leading cause of blindness) compared to past smokers…

National Eye Health Week 2015

ARE YOU SCREEN SMART ? Each of us spends an average of 2,740 hours (or 3 1/2 months) a year staring at a screen.  It’s probably no surprise that 90% of VDU users say they regularly suffer from screen fatigue – headaches, sore or tired eyes and problems with close-up and long distance vision. By being Screen Smart you can help minimise your risk of suffering visual distress and keep your eyes feeling fresh and bright. Here are our quick tips to help minimise screen fatigue : Take frequent breaks – give your eyes a rest by following the 20-20-20…

Welcome to i2i Patients

Towards the end of 2014 Andrew Dowling gave up his practice in St Martins, Leicester and passed his patient records over to Chapman & Partners. Welcome all i2i patients and we will endevour to meet you all and provide the best possible service and value here at Market Place. We have been friendly with both Andrew and Neena is wife for many years and the amalgamation of the two practices is a very happy one. Reminder cards will be sent out as usual, but from Chapmans instead of i2i and be assured that confidentiality will be upheld.  It should not…

Vision Aid Overseas

2013 has been a very busy year for Vision Aid Overseas and we, at Chapmans, are pleased to have been able to help in our small way by providing your old spectacles to be sent to people in third world countries.  This effort has changed so many lives through VOA’s international work – Please continue to bring in your old spectacles to deposit in our basket.. In the last year VOA have: · Helped over 48,459 people to see by providing eye examinations and spectacles. · Launched three major, new projects in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and Sierra Leone. · Established…

Cyber Bullying

Cyber-bullying : is a buzzword these days – for a particularly cowardly and hideous form of unkindness. It goes without saying that bullies are cowards, first and foremost, that pick on more gentle and sensitive people – people to whom they feel intimidated or less interesting – and to make themselves feel better, they belittle their prey. It is sometimes very difficult to speak of these things to parents, teachers and friends for fear of reprisals but our ophthalmic opticians are very willing to listen and may be able to help. When having an eye test in the secure and…

National Eye Health Week

17th – 24th September is National Eye Health Week. A reminder that everyone should have their eyes examined every two years.  Not only will problems with the eyes be detected but many other diseases can also be discovered during this examination. You qualify for a free NHS-funded sight test if: you’re aged under 16 you’re aged 16, 17 or 18 and are in full-time education you’re aged 60 or over you’re registered as partially sighted (sight impaired) or blind (severely sight impaired) you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma you’re 40 or over, and your mother, father, brother, sister, son…