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New OCT Health Scan

July 27, 2016

We’re now offering an enhanced service to check not only your vision, but also the actual health of your eyes too. An OCT is an advanced examination which allows us to study your eyes in incredible detail.  It helps us detect, diagnose and monitor Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy, Age Related Macular Degeneration, Retinal Detachments and much more.

Ray-Ban Sunglasses

May 27, 2016

We stock the full Ray-Ban sunglasses collection. Not many people realise that sunglasses are also able to be glazed with lenses tailored to your unique prescription, which means you wouldn’t have to wear contact lenses underneath your sunglasses in the summer! Alternatively you can buy any sunglasses with lenses as seen.    

Julie celebrates 25 years at Halls…

April 6, 2016

Congratulations Julie on serving 25 years with us at Hall Opticians. We’re very proud to have you on our team, your wealth of optical knowledge and experience is invaluable, thank you for your extreme loyalty over the past 25 years.

Rayban Junior has arrived…

April 6, 2016

We’ve just received the amazing RayBan Junior collection in store. Fantastic designer choice for children, the frames are very colourful with the simple RayBan logo etched onto the sides. We’re very impressed with the quality and design of the collection and can’t wait to hear your feedback.

Brand new coating protects eyes from LED screens…

January 18, 2016

Research says that digital LED devices emit blue light that causes eye strain after long exposure and now there’s a new coating that can protect your eyes from these emissions. Our Blue Pro coating cuts out blue light, provides 100% UV protection, enhances contrast when looking at LED screens and reduces eye strain. Plus, these lenses are two times more scratch resistant than a standard lens, easier to clean and smudge free! Also, in our opinion, it is by far the... Read the full article

Text Santa Christmas Jumper Day …

November 18, 2015

On Friday 18th December our team will be taking part in ITV’s Text Santa Christmas Jumper Day. We will be wearing Christmas jumpers in the office and donating throughout the day to help raise funds for three amazing charities; Macmillan Cancer Support, Make a Wish UK and Save the Children. There will be sweets, games and prizes to get involved with and all patients are welcome to come and join the fun!

Our Easi-Clean Coatings Explained…

September 24, 2015

Everyone can benefit from having a coating applied to their lenses and we have expanded our range to cover individual lifestyle requirements. Without an anti-reflective coating, a regular lens reflects approximately 10% of light; so only 90% of light enters the eye. This reduces your quality of vision and causes glare in certain situations. Our new Easi-Clean coating range reduces unwanted reflected light, to less than 1%.  The range includes; Blue Pro Reflects and protects from blue light, a potentially... Read the full article

Ray-Ban Junior Coming Soon…

September 17, 2015

We’re really excited about the upcoming arrival of the full RayBan Junior collection.  The collection of frames includes models that are very similar to those in the adult selection, lots of on trend plastic and colourful designs with, of course, the brand logo engraved on each side.  Look no further if you want the best designer glasses for your children!

Latest technology installed at our Eston practice…

September 9, 2015

Patients can look forward to a whole new experience at their next visit.  We’ve invested in the latest optical equipment available to ensure we provide the best inclusive eye test in the local area.  With our new digital fundus camera, included as standard at no extra cost, our optician can take a detailed photograph of the back of the eye.  It helps to detect any sight related problems, and also other conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol... Read the full article


September 3, 2015

We are extremely proud to be able to offer a new and unique eye care service to our patients following installation of the Nidek Retina Scan Duo Optical Coherence Tomographer (OCT for short). OCT’s use very advanced technology, found predominantly in hospital eye departments, to detect abnormalities at an incredibly early stage.  It performs up to 8 different scans and produces various 3D HD images and reports which allows your Optician to study your eyes in remarkable detail, from the top surface of your retina right down to underlying surfaces that are not visible... Read the full article