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Will opticians close?
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OublietteBravo · 31/10/2020 22:28

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 · 31/10/2020 22:36

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

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alwaystired234 · 31/10/2020 22:40

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

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Esmeralda1988 · 31/10/2020 22:41

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

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CurlsandCurves · 31/10/2020 22:42

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

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DominaShantotto · 31/10/2020 22:43

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!

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chickenyhead · 31/10/2020 22:46

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

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JustSumo · 31/10/2020 22:52

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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