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Over 800 Optical Professionals Give Laser Eye Surgery The Thumbs Up

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A campaign aimed at changing perceptions of laser eye surgery within the optical sector across the UK and Ireland has been overwhelmingly successful – with over 800 optical professionals choosing Optical Express to meet their laser eye surgery needs.

The initiative saw Optical Express launch an open promotion, available to any General Optical Council registered optical professional or student, under which they provided laser eye surgery completely free of charge.

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Lucky Physicist Discovers Amazing Vision

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Physicist Enrico Massa wasn’t taking any chances when offered the opportunity to win free laser eye surgery.

Having won a free procedure in a competition held by Optical Express during an event in London’s Westfield Shopping Centre, Enrico was quick to book himself in for a consultation.

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Infographic: Personal Goals for 2014

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We recently commissioned a nationwide survey into people’s personal goals in 2014, revealing some of the nations intentions for the year ahead. The survey showed that getting fit, eating healthier and exercising more were the three most popular goals for people looking to make lifestyle changes in the year ahead. You can read the results from our survey or check out some of the key stats from the report in our infographic!

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Brits Settling For Quick Fixes In 2014

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Getting rid of cheating partners, swearing less and having more sex are among the big priorities for Brits in 2014 according to new research.

However, despite aiming high the majority of people are unwilling to invest time and money in making long-term changes that would benefit their lifestyle – instead preferring quick fixes such as new clothes and makeovers.

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A Tale Of Two Eyes: Hilary Marson’s Story

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I wanted to be able to see – see clearly – without messing about with spectacles and contact lenses. I was fed up with losing them, sitting on them, dropping them and paying for them. The solution was simple, I knew. Optical Express would wave their magic wand and voila! New eyes! (well, new lenses anyway.) My local pharmacist had recommended them, what could go wrong? I made an appointment and went to see them at the local centre in Nottingham. I had the checks, watched the videos, listened to the science and, a couple of hours later, the paperwork and explanations and pre-surgery arrangements were made.

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Ian Makes Waves To Raise Funds For Charity

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A man who lost his arm in an horrific accident has taken the plunge for charity.

Ian Mulligan, 51, swam an impressive 40 lengths in under an hour to raise funds for Wheels for All.

The charity adapts bicycles so they can be ridden by people with disabilities – like Ian.

The 51-year-old lost his arm in a motorbike accident in the early 1980s when he was just 18.

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