Welcome to Our Blog

Welcome to Our Blog

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  • Preparing for re-opening

    • Date: 27th May 2020

    We are busy preparing to welcome you back

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  • Coronavirus Practice Update

    • Date: 30th March 2020

    The health and wellbeing of our staff and patients is our number one concern
    here at McPherson Optometry so it is with a heavy heart that from Monday
    23rd March we have decided to close the practice until further notice. NHS
    Scotland and Government regulations now mean we can no longer see routine
    eye or contact lens examinations. Our staff are still working in the background
    and we will continue to do all we can to help. If you have any queries about
    your glasses or if you wish to order contact lenses please contact us.

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  • Autumn Newsletter

    Autumn Newsletter

    • Date: 17th October 2018
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  • Dementia and Visual Impairment

    Dementia and Visual Impairment

    • Date: 20th July 2018

    At McPherson Optometry we are very proud to be Dementia Friends. We have undergone training from Alzheimer’s Scotland to enable us to help and support any of our patients living with dementia when they visit our practice.

    In Scotland, there are over 90,000 people living with dementia...

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  • Winter Newsletter

    Winter Newsletter

    • Date: 18th December 2017

    Where did the time go?  Is it just me who can't quite believe we are coming to the end of another year already?  It's time to curl up in front of a roaring fire with a warming drink and a good book.  I don't know about you but this is when I start to think of next years summer holiday and escaping to the sun.  How would you like to enjoy that holiday and the shimmering sea or pool without any glasses or contact lenses?  It is possible, want to know how....

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  • Who are we? - Chapter 1

    Who are we? - Chapter 1

    • Date: 3rd October 2017

    It's been a long and interesting road; from humble beginnings seems very appropriate.  At the tender age of 23, Charlie McPherson found himself in a bit of a pickle due to the untimely passing of his employer Mr W. T. Elder a Chemist Optician in George Street. Never one to take the easy route he approached the bank to open an account and ask for a loan!

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