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Winter Dry Eyes

By |January 11th, 2021|

Dry eye can make your eye feel uncomfortable, red, scratchy and irritated. Despite the name, having dry eye can also make your eyes watery. Typically, dry eye doesn’t cause a permanent change in your vision.

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Myopia Managment

By |November 12th, 2020|

Myopia is blurry long-distance vision, often called “short-sighted’’ or “near-sighted”. A person with myopia can see clearly up close – when reading a book or looking at a phone – but words and objects look fuzzy on a blackboard, on television or when driving. But a pair of glasses aren't the whole story.

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Welcome Back to McCrystal Opticians

By |September 18th, 2020|

We are so thrilled to be welcoming all new and existing patients back to the practice.

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Covid-19 UPDATE

By |March 20th, 2020|

Due to the ever-changing circumstances surrounding the health risks concerning COVID-19, we have decided to close our practice with immediate effect.

Covid-19 (coronavirus)

By |March 16th, 2020|

We would like to reassure that we are taking every precaution to ensure the safety and well-being of all of our patients and Team during this challenging time of COVID-19.

Brand New From Nike

By |March 12th, 2020|

Our Brand New Nike range is available to view in-store now!

Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)

By |February 20th, 2020|

McCrystal Opticians have recently invested in cutting edge OCT technology, allowing us to see beneath the surface of the eye in more depth than is possible with current techniques or equipment.


By |January 20th, 2020|

Schoolvision studies the way our eyes work together as we read; in particular the relationship between vision and difficulties with reading (including dyslexia). Words and letters appear to shift out of order sending confused messages to the brain which can cause difficulties in reading and spelling.If this takes place while a child is learning to read the effect on their confidence, enjoyment of reading and behaviour can be profound, with long term effects into adulthood - so while it is never too late to help adults with reading difficulties, the greatest benefits are achieved by addressing these issues during childhood.

2019 – That’s a wrap!

By |December 13th, 2019|

As we approach the end of 2019 and into the very fun festive part of the year, we are winding down and reflecting on a busy past 12 months here at McCrystal Opticians.