Happy retirement Clive!!

January 29th, 2015 (No Comments)

Everyone at Drage and Tozer wished Clive Notley well when he finally retired from contact lens fitting this month. Clive said “it has been a privilege to be involved in the world of contact lenses and I have very much enjoyed working with Drage and Tozer and my patients in Sudbury.” Clive is pleased to […]

Happy New Year

January 13th, 2015 (No Comments)

We would like to wish everybody a Happy New Year and take this opportunity to thank our patients past and present. Please do have a look at our testimonial page within About Us to see some of their lovely comments. Click here

Rupal wins AOP lecturer of the year

October 30th, 2014 (No Comments)

We are so proud at Drage and Tozer and wish to congratulate Rupal on being voted lecturer of the year. Rupal Lovell-Patel scooped the prestigious award which recognises a lecturer who is committed to offering “dynamic and informative teaching that inspires clinical excellence amongst their students”, at a ceremony in Birmingham. Rupal, Course Leader for […]

Award winning Chef teaches skills to Opticians at Stoke by Nayland

July 17th, 2014 (No Comments)

Twelve staff from Sudbury’s Drage and Tozer opticians enjoyed a “Bake Off “style cooking day at Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa recently. This was the second year that employees of the firm chose to spend an enjoyable day of teambuilding at the family-owned Suffolk resort and they were treated to a master class […]

‘Raising the Bar’ update

July 17th, 2014 (No Comments)

In March Andrea Hunt participated in a Suffolk initiative ‘Raising the Bar’. The aim of the initiative is to encourage school children to think about different careers for when they leave school. To read the orginal article please click here . Alex who attends Pot Kiln School has written to Andy thanking her for her […]

Lecturer of the Year – Shortlist Nominee at Drage and Tozer

June 12th, 2014 (No Comments)

Drage and Tozer Optometrist Rupal Lovell-Patel who lecturers at Anglia Ruskin has been nominated for a prestigious national award in recognition of her services to optics. Rupal’s lecturing at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge has resulted in her being shortlisted in the Lecturer of the Year’ category. Run by the Association of Optometrists (AOP), the […]

Tear Efficiency Management/Dry Eyes/Blepharitis

May 29th, 2014 (No Comments)

Most people at some point in their lives will experience dry eyes. The result is that the eyes can feel tired, sore and gritty. Vision often varies and in some circumstances the eyes actually water a lot to try to regain some comfort. There can be a number of causes for this, some are temporary […]

Macular Degeneration

May 29th, 2014 (No Comments)

What is the Macular? The macular is the sensitive area within the central retina at the back of the eye. It is important for detailed vision such as small print and seeing faces. Macular degeneration In some people, as they get older, this area loses its ability to function properly. There is currently no treatment […]


May 29th, 2014 (No Comments)

Why annual eye examinations are important. 
If you have diabetes this does not necessarily mean that your sight will be affected, but there is a higher risk. If your diabetes is well controlled then you are less likely to have problems, or they may be less serious. However, if there are complications that affect the […]


May 29th, 2014 (No Comments)

Glaucoma is the name used to describe a number of conditions in which damage occurs to nerve fibres within the eye. These nerve fibres are responsible for providing us with our vision. For the commonest type of glaucoma there are no symptoms in the early stages. Your Optometrist at Drage and Tozer will always check […]