Barracloughs News

All the latest news and offers from all eight stores of Barracloughs the Opticians.

William Morris Style Day 2018 stars

Saturday 27th October will commemorate our tenth William Morris Style Day, taking place at your Bexhill store. These events began way back in 2013 and have always been a huge success and great fun. New to Style Days? Read on...

How Smoking Can Harm Your Vision stars

Though the number of smokers in the U.K. is at an all-time low, there are around one in six adults that light up on a daily basis. While most people are aware that smoking can have a severe effect on…

Tom Joins Us for a Week

Over the years we have offered work experience placements to a handful of different pupils wishing to explore what goes on during a typical day in the opticians. When Tom, who has a very keen interest in graphic design and…

Maui Jim - Love Them or Return Them stars

We love Maui Jim sunglasses, there's no denying that they truly are a premium sunglass. Once you try Maui Jim, you won't look back. But why take our word for it? We'd like to offer you a risk-free trial of…

Your Barracloughs Team

We all need a change every now and then and Barracloughs is no exception. Due to recent restructuring of our teams, you may spot some new faces at your local practices.

How Air Quality Can Affect Your Eyesight

40% of the world’s garbage ends up in the air* after burning thus releasing millions of toxins, according to an air quality study by the Global Healing Center. It is damning that inhaling this kind of air cuts off 1-2…

Happy Retirement Jenny!

Today we say farewell and good luck to our long-standing optometrist, Jenny Saunders who is working her last day with Barracloughs after over 36 years of dedicated service.

Stay safe behind the wheel

Every year we see new cars released with bigger and faster engines so it's no surprise that one in four fatal crashes are due to speed limits being ignored*. We need to remember that rural roads are not race tracks.…

Novelty Contact Lenses - Know the Risks

At this time of year, we get many people asking about novelty contact lenses. With lots of Halloween parties and events going on, it's a popular accessory, but there are true-to-life horrors that come with it...