Excessive Screen Use “Damaging Children’s Eyesight”

Posted on: September 16, 2019

The Association of Optometrists Ireland has issued a stark warning about the dangers of excessive screen time to children’s eyesight. As the use of smartphones and tablets among young people has soared in recent years, devices are having a negative impact on their eyesight. It causes over-converging, it also means only 40% of what we … Continue reading Excessive Screen Use “Damaging Children’s Eyesight”


COVID-19

Posted on: March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Due to the uncertainty we are facing following the COVID-19 outbreak we are putting in place the following steps if we are forced to close. In case of an emergency please contact Margaret directly on info@barrettopticians.ie or margetbarrett@gmail.com she will then make arrangements to meet you in the shop where possible. For any urgent … Continue reading COVID-19


2019 Christmas Opening Hours

Posted on: December 17, 2019

23rd Dec 9.30am – 6.00pm 24th Dec 9.30am – 2.00pm 25th Dec CLOSED 26th Dec CLOSED 27th Dec CLOSED 28th Dec 10am – 1.00pm 29th Dec CLOSED 30th Dec 9.30am – 6.00pm 31st Dec 9.30am – 5.00pm 1st Jan – CLOSED


Vista-Mesh

Posted on: December 13, 2018

Vista-Mesh is a unique mesh filter that dampens flicker, reduces eyestrain, sharpens contrast and aligns scattered light reflections. Vista-Mesh is suitable for glare following a stroke, people that suffer with migraine, glare when reading, glare at night driving, post cataract glare,  Keratoconus, computer use, office environments, any digital device users and so much more! Even … Continue reading Vista-Mesh


Sight Testing those with Special Needs

Posted on: November 22, 2018

Special Needs Testing made easy!


How Technology is increasing the risk of Short-Sightedness in Children today

Posted on: October 31, 2018

  Mobile phones in particular have become a widespread part of modern life today. Children today are the fastest growing population of smartphone users. 9-16 year olds now use smartphones more than any other devices to access the internet. But how is this affecting our eyes? While short-sightedness is caused by both genetics and our … Continue reading How Technology is increasing the risk of Short-Sightedness in Children today


Photomath – App Of The Month

Posted on: October 24, 2018

Free App Of The Month


Silicone Bands

Posted on: June 28, 2018

Keep your child’s glasses up with these Silicone Bands!


Now stocking Ray-Ban!

Posted on: June 22, 2018

We now have Ray-Ban!


OCT Screening – See beneath the surface

Posted on: March 26, 2018

3D OCT screening can detect potentially serious conditions that can affect your eyesight and your overall health.


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