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Your eyes are amazing. They are working every day, from the minute you wake up until you fall asleep, so it’s really important to take good care of them. You can rely on SPECS network opticians to provide top quality eye care for you and your family, as well as great fashion choices. And with lots of locations nationwide there’s sure to be one near to you.

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Why People Love Their Independent SPECS network Opticians

Despite the heavy advertising pressure from the big chains, people really appreciate the benefits of choosing their local independent optician. They love the choice, quality, and relationship.

Take a look at this video in which our reporter went out onto the streets to ask people why they chose and stick with their independent SPECS network optician.

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What our customers say

According to a survey by Which? independent opticians are the best places to have your eyes tested and to buy glasses.

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The almost 9 out of 10 overall rating for independent opticians shows that people recognise the importance of getting the right glasses, advice, and aftercare. Savvy customers understand that getting the best care and value involves more than just grabbing a superficially attractive 2-for-1 deal.

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SPECS network Practice of The Day
Saturday 16th February

Appleson Optometrists, Wetherby

No one exam is the same as the next, as we tailor it to your individual needs, but will usually includes checking your vision, optical correction (refraction), eye co-ordination and focussing, and the health of your eyes. We always screen for signs of eye disease such as cataract, glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease. We now offer retinal photography as an additional procedure which allows us to create a permanent record. Visit http://www.applesonoptometrists.co.uk or call 01937 583278

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