Christmas holidays

December 19th, 2013 (No Comments)

Please note that our last working day will be Christmas Eve Tuesday 24th December 8am to 12pm. We will open again Thursday 2nd January 2014 at 9am. We would like to thank all our patients for their continued loyalty and take this opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a peaceful New Year.

Local family raise over 20K for Cancer Ward

October 17th, 2013 (No Comments)

Last Year, Ian Blamire from Castle Hedingham lost his mother Pat to leukemia. Since Pat’s death the Blamire’s friends and family have managed to raise a staggering twenty thousand pounds for the Bodley Scott Ward at St Bartholomew’s Hospital where Pat was treated. Ian was able to raise such a fantastic amount thanks to the […]

Andrea Hunt FdSc FBDO ( fellow of the association of British dispensing opticians)

September 4th, 2013 (No Comments)

Drage and Tozer are pleased to announce the success of their newly qualified colleague Andrea (Andy) Hunt. Her new qualification is FdSc FBDO ( fellow of the association of british dispensing opticians) which was a three year degree course followed by tough professional exams. The photo shows Helen Drage with Andrea Hunt being presented her […]

The new Eyecare Plan for 2013

July 16th, 2013 (No Comments)

Our Eyecare Plan is changing for the better. To become a new member or to upgrade your existing plan and receive all our new discounts and benefits simply let us know when you book your next appointment. Save £60 on 6 monthly contact lens check-ups, £30 on eye examinations and get substantial discounts on spectacles […]

Team building

April 20th, 2013 (No Comments)

On Sunday 24th February the Drage and Tozer gang enjoyed a team building cookery day at Stoke-by-Nayland Golf Club. After a welcome drink and some homemade cookies we were taken into a room set out as if we were about to take part in the Great British bake off! (and I have to say we […]

Dispensing using the iPad

March 14th, 2013 (No Comments)

IPad dispensing is a new and exciting way to choose your spectacles and help with lens selection. Using the iPad we can take photos to allow easy comparisons between different frame models. This is also invaluable to help patients who can’t see themselves clearly in the mirror when trying frames on. We have recently installed […]

West Suffolk Voluntary Association for the Blind

December 10th, 2012 (No Comments)

Dispensing Ophthalmic Student Andrea (Andy) has been out and about again. This time Andy spent a day with a volunteer from the West Suffolk Volunteer Association for the blind. The volunteer from W.S.V.A.B. and Andy visited patients in their own homes to train them in different viewing techniques. This helps patients use as much of […]

West Suffolk Hospital low vision clinic

December 7th, 2012 (No Comments)

For part of the ophthalmic dispensing course, our student dispensing optician Andrea Hunt (but as we all know her ‘Andy’) has spent some time with the low vision services for West Suffolk. Low vision patients are those whose sight cannot be fully corrected by spectacles or contact lenses. West Suffolk Low Vision services help these […]

Thank you for your patience

November 21st, 2012 (No Comments)

If you have been in to our practice or called us recently you will probably be aware that we have upgraded our computer systems, both software and hardware systems.  As with any upgrades, glitches and bugs are always a possibility and we unfortunately have experienced our fair share of them. Should you have suffered any […]

Vogue frames

October 25th, 2012 (No Comments)

We are now stocking a new range of Vogue frames. This is a brand new line for us featuring both metal and plastic frames in a variety of styles for ladies.