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Fireworks and Eye Safety

Fireworks and Eye Safety Every year, in the UK, around 300 people suffer serious eye injuries as a result of accidents involving fireworks, and ten of them lose their sight. Fireworks can cause permanent eye damage by rupturing the eyeball…

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The Dangers of Wearing Novelty Contact Lenses on Halloween

The College of Optometrists advise the public against wearing novelty contact lenses this Halloween unless they are prescribed. Are you considering wearing novelty contact lenses this Halloween? You’re not alone. Research conducted by The College of Optometrists showed that 63%…

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Driving Advice in Autumn and Winter

Driving Advice in Autumn and Winter Autumn and winter can represent a challenge for drivers because of adverse weather conditions and having to spend more time on the roads in darkness especially after the clocks go back at the end…

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Our Lens Specialists

Why have we at Alexander, Bain & Murray partnered with Shamir? Shamir is a world-leading producer of high-performance lenses who pride themselves on providing you with the gift of perfect vision with that personal touch. Their products incorporate the latest…

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Back to School!

Back to School! Now that summer has ended we return to our autumnal routines, the kids go back to school and the days get shorter and shorter. For most people that also brings in some very bad habits - less…

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Protect Your Eyes Against UV Rays

How we can help you protect your eyes against the UV Rays of the Sun Now that summer is coming, Alexander Bain and Murray Opticians can help you look fabulous while protecting yourself from UV Rays! We have some of…

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Emergency Eye Care & NI PEARS

At Alexander Bain and Murray Opticians we are a fully accredited PEARS Optometry Practice offering emergency eyecare appointments if you are experiencing or develop a sudden eye problem.  Contact any of our local practices in Armagh, Dungannon, Lurgan or Portadown…

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Mirva Celebrates 40 years at ABM

We are delighted to tell you that the lovely Mirva in our Portadown practice is the longest servicing member of our team.  With 40 years in practice she is the a highly valued member who offers a warm and caring…

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Alison Celebrates 30 years at ABM

When you walk into our Dungannon practice, you are always met with a warm welcome and a well known face, Alison Shilliday has been working for ABM for 30 years. Her knowledge and efficiency is second to none, she is…

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Eye Health Tips As Winter Sets In

As the winter deepens and we have spent more and more time indoors usually looking at screens, The College of Optometrists is urging the public to take steps to protect their vision and eye health this winter, particularly as many…

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