Everyone at Simmons would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a fantastic New Year. We will be closed from 1pm Saturday 23rd December and open at 9am Tuesday 2 January 2018.

Did You Know?

  • 20 Million British people risk avoidable sight loss because they fail to have regular sight tests.
  • One in ten British adults have NEVER had an eye examination.
  • 85% of us admit to having problems with our vision.
  • More than 30 million Britons are entitled to FREE eye care (sight tests and / or optical vouchers to cover the cost of any vision correction required) paid for by the NHS.
  • Everyone should have an eye examination once every two years unless advised otherwise by their optometrist. The Eye Care Trust recommends children aged under 9 and people aged 70 and over have annual eye examinations.
  • It’s estimated that 1 in 5 children has an undetected problem with their vision.
  • Fifty per cent of us think an NHS sight test costs £20 or more, despite it being free!
  • A quarter of over 60 year olds say the quality of their vision affects their daily routine.
    (Source of information. The Eyecare Trust)

Don’t put your eye sight at risk – Be sure to have regular eye examination.