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Will opticians close?

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OublietteBravo Sat 31-Oct-20 22:28:16

I’ve been WFH since March, and I’m spending many more hours staring at a screen than I used to. I really think I need a new prescription. My appointment is on 9 November. Is there any chance of it going ahead?

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BettyOBarley Sat 31-Oct-20 22:36:05

I think they'll be classed as medical services and stay open

alwaystired234 Sat 31-Oct-20 22:40:39

Hiya I work in an opticians and we have been informed we are staying open and taking routine eye appointments smile

Esmeralda1988 Sat 31-Oct-20 22:41:34

Mines on the tenth and I bloody hope so, my eyesight has nose dived sad

CurlsandCurves Sat 31-Oct-20 22:42:47

Oh good, because I’ve been putting off spending out on new glasses, but I really do need to! Mine have had it!

DominaShantotto Sat 31-Oct-20 22:43:17

Hopefully not - my eyesight is buggered, my glasses lenses are scratched to fook but I need to wait till month end to be able to afford new specs!

chickenyhead Sat 31-Oct-20 22:46:36

I hope they stay open, 2 DC awaiting new glasses.

JustSumo Sat 31-Oct-20 22:52:05

It will more than likely be emergency appointments only (as first lockdown). I'm an optician, so will find out for sure next week

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