April, 2014

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Allergy Awareness Week 2014 predicts hayfever hell

Allergy UK has published an article about the rising rates of hay fever, its causes and how many people are not using their medication properly. This means they are struggling with symptoms such as sore, watery eyes, blocked and runny noses, sneezing, tiredness and an itchy throat. The article gives some really good advice tips on getting the best out of hayfever treatments. Maureen Jenkins, director of clinical services at Allergy UK, said: “We are urging people to check whether they are using their medication correctly rather than just soldiering on and ­prolonging their suffering.’

As a pharmacist and (hay fever suffering) optician-owned supplier to health stores and online beauty retailers, we understand how distressing hayfever can be and have seen the challenges faced by women with sensitive eyes who want to look their best.

Many women with hay fever find it hard to apply cosmetics around their sore, inflamed eyes. NATorigin can help with its ultra-soft, gentle, hypo-allergenic formulations and Allergy UK approval.

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Sutton Swimwear extends power range

The Sutton Swimwear 9000 power range is now:
+1.00 to +8.00 in 1.00 dioptre steps
-1.00 to -6.00 in 0.50 dioptre steps
-7.00 to -10.00 1.00 dioptre steps
Adult prescription swimming goggle for glasses and contact lens wearers
This popular, modular, adult prescription swimming goggle comes in two colours (blue and black) with 3 inter-changeable nose bridges (S, M & L), anti-fog coating and UV protection.

To support sales through opticians we can supply a range of point of sale material:

  • A1 posters
  • A4 or A5 counter cards
  • Counter Display stand
  • DL flyers for recall letters.

You can see details of all the goggles we supply, including Speedo and Aquasphere brands, here

For more information or to open an account for optical goggles, call us on 0845 838 6704.