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Kingshill Opticians are proud to be one of only 70 opticians in the UK to dispense a revolutionary new varifocal spectacle lens called Varilux S-Series before its nationwide launch next year.

If you already wear varifocal glasses you'll appreciate that no matter how much your glasses improve your vision, there has, until now, been limitations with all varifocal designs, most commonly a swimming sensation at the sides of your lenses or a narrower field of vision that you would like. Sound familiar?
 

Varilux S-Series is the first and only varifocal lens design currently available that eliminates these annoying constraints, giving you ultimate clear vision with no compromise. And you could be one of the very first wearers in the UK to try it!
 

If you don’t wear glasses but find you’ve been holding your reading materials at arms length in order to focus, Varilux S-Series could be the ideal solution for your vision too. And the great news is that you can also try the lenses risk free, in the unlikely event that you don’t adapt to them, we will replace them with a suitable alternative.

Contact us to make an appointment for an eye examination and in addition to the sight test, we’ll take the time to check the health of your eyes. Our experienced team can help you choose a frame from our range which includes designer brands.

If you want to ultimate vision with no compromise, call us (01732 875544) or come in and see us today. The waiting is over.

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Open day: Your most comfortable pair of glasses – unique to you

Open day: Your most comfortable pair of glasses – unique to you

Kings Hill Opticians are delighted to be one of only a handful of practices in the country to be able to offer patients the dispensing revolution of VisiOffice X. This 3D, cutting-edge technology redefines optics dispensing to create bespoke glasses for each patient, offering the clearest, most natural vision possible.

15/05/2019

Understanding cataracts

Understanding cataracts

Cataracts are a well-known disease caused by the clouding of the lens of the eye. The condition is mostly associated with the aging process. Detecting it early allows us to track the changes which can occur in your prescription which sometimes help predict the speed of changes, this in turn allows us to ensure that you are referred to the correct specialists to ensure you enjoy the best eye health and vision possible.

27/03/2019

Have Age-related Macular Degeneration? We may have the answer

Have Age-related Macular Degeneration? We may have the answer

If you or a loved one suffer from AMD, you may be resigned to poor vision. But you don’t need to be! Our innovative E-Scoop lenses can be amazing at improving vision for AMD sufferers, giving them a new lease of life.

13/03/2019

Night driving with confidence

Night driving with confidence

Do you find driving in the dark difficult? We have the solutions to get your night-driving confidence back – especially during these long winter evenings.

27/02/2019

Don’t give up on your New Year’s resolutions – they’re great for your eye health

Don’t give up on your New Year’s resolutions – they’re great for your eye health

How are your New Year’s resolutions going? We’re mid-February and many of you may have forgotten about them, but we’ve got a reason to motivate you to help keep on track: New Year’s resolutions can be great for your eye health. Our guide will help strengthen your resolve to help you stick to your guns.

20/02/2019

An award-winning start to the year

An award-winning start to the year

We’ve kicked off 2019 with a flying start, being shortlisted as finalists for the national Opticians Awards 2019 and winning Essilor’s National Bespoke Varilux Practice of the Year!

13/02/2019

How to look after your eyes on the ski slopes this winter

How to look after your eyes on the ski slopes this winter

If you’re planning on hitting the slopes this winter, it is important to look after your eyes. Ultra violet light can be more powerful on the ski slopes because of the snow’s reflectiveness, so it’s vital that you prepare properly and get the right protection. Our expert opticians explain the dangers high levels of exposure can cause, and what you need to do to look after your eyes.

19/12/2018

How our interest-free credit can benefit you this Christmas

How our interest-free credit can benefit you this Christmas

We all know that the main role of glasses is to enable you to see clearly, but they become part of your face and personality, so it’s important that they make you feel and look fabulous as well.

05/12/2018

Optician stopped me having a major stroke

Optician stopped me having a major stroke

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03/12/2018

How copper mesh lenses help you look after your eyes

How copper mesh lenses help you look after your eyes

Copper mesh spectacle lenses are a revolutionary product that can help with a whole range of eye conditions, many of which are aggravated at this time of year, when we spend more time indoors with drying central heating and working by electric light for more hours of the day. If you suffer from tired eyes, headaches, motion sickness, Multiple Sclerosis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia or even reading difficulties, they could be the solution you’ve been looking for.

28/11/2018

Alcohol Awareness Week – the problems of being blind drunk

Alcohol Awareness Week – the problems of being blind drunk

Alcohol Awareness Week, running between the 19 and 25 November, aims to encourage people to change their relationships with drink. We all know that drinking too much can have serious consequences on your health – but did you know that it can also impact your eye health?

21/11/2018

Looking after your eyes this winter

Looking after your eyes this winter

Winter can be a magical time for everybody. To make sure it is kept that way, we’ve put together a short guide on the signs to look out for to ensure you keep on top of your eye health during the colder months so that you don’t run into any future problems.

14/11/2018

World Diabetes Day – diabetes and eye health

World Diabetes Day – diabetes and eye health

World Diabetes Day on 14 November is seeing to raise awareness about the disease to help people prevent, spot and manage it more successfully. The link between diabetes and eye health is profound: blurred and variable vision can be one of the first signs of diabetes, and diabetes is one of the leading causes of blindness.

07/11/2018

Kings Hill Opticians Saved My Life

Kings Hill Opticians Saved My Life

14/09/2018

2018 Sports Sunglasses range

2018 Sports Sunglasses range

16/03/2018

Opticians awards 2018

Opticians awards 2018

We are delighted to be selected for the Finals of the National Awards as Independent Practice of the Year.

16/02/2018

Copper Mesh Spectacle Lenses to help eliminate glare and eyestrain

Copper Mesh Spectacle Lenses to help eliminate glare and eyestrain

17/11/2016

Eyezen lenses: relaxing eyes to help protect visual health

Eyezen lenses: relaxing eyes to help protect visual health

Eyezen focus reduces eyestrain and improves small character readability. Light scan reduces glare, improves contrast and helps prevent premature aging of your eyes.

07/03/2016

New hope for Macular Degeneration Suffers

06/07/2015

Crizal Prevencia

Blocks UV + Harmful Blue-Violet light (transmitted by modern digital devices) and helps prevent premature eye ageing

28/03/2014

Diagnosis error revealed 15 years on

A KINGS Hill woman who has been treated for an eye condition for 15 years has found out she never suffered from the illness.

06/08/2012

I was lucky not to lose my eyesight

WAITING for her father-in-law at an opticians’ appointment, Susan Stratful began trying on some frames.

05/08/2012

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