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  1. Happy Christmas :-)

    16 December 2019

    December and January can be a quiet period for our suppliers, so we have approached them and are excited to be able to offer a fantastic promotion over the Christmas & New Year period. Read full article »

  2. The Hoppings is here!

    28 June 2019

    Don't let dry eyes or itchy eyes stop your family enjoying it! Read full article »

  3. Madagascar Cataract Surgery Fundraiser 2018

    04 October 2018

    This month you can help make a difference through our partnership with Mandritsara Hospital. For every pair of glasses purchased at Keyes Eyecare during October, funds will be donated to enable a cataract operation at Mandritsara. Read full article »

  4. This is World Glaucoma Week

    12 March 2018

    What is glaucoma and why, as an independent optician in Newcastle, we measure Intra-ocular pressure (IOP) at your sight test. Read full article »

  5. Special offer on LINDBERG rimless glasses

    23 February 2018

    LINDBERG rimless frames are a perfect blend of comfort and elegant minimalist design. Read full article »

  6. Are Keyes Eyecare the UK Best?

    06 November 2017

    We are finalists in the AOP National Award to find the UK Optical Team of the Year! Read full article »

  7. Well done Anthony!

    10 September 2017

    Congratulations to Anthony on his first Great North Run today! Read full article »


    07 April 2017

    15 years of Keyes Opticians Read full article »

  9. Nutrition and Macula Degeneration.

    27 March 2017

    In this blog we look at foods containing high levels of lutein and zeaxanthin. These are nutrients that collect at the macula, protecting the eye from macula damage. Read full article »

  10. Coco Song

    20 March 2017

    We have been expanding our range of more colourful frames over the last six months or so, looking worldwide to find the best, most refined independent eye wear designers. We look for ranges offering something uniquely special, without being too wacky! Stylish and colourful, but easy to wear. Our search led us to a few new ranges, one of these being Coco Song. Read full article »

  11. Every pair of glasses bought at Keyes Eyecare before the 31st March 2017 will fund a life changing cataract operation in Madagascar...

    13 March 2017

    Please get involved with our fundraising project. Madagascar is the poorest country in the world that is not in conflict. It is known for its diverse wildlife, but the plight of its people often gets forgotten. Malnutrition affects nearly 50% of children in Madagascar. This month you can make a difference through our partnership with Mandritsara Hospital. Read full article »

  12. Welcome to King and Wood Opticians' Patients!

    28 December 2016

    We offer our very best wishes for Carole Thorpe on her retirement and extend a warm welcome to King and Wood patients transferring to Keyes Eyecare. Read full article »

  13. Update on Cataract Research

    07 June 2016

    A natural part of the ageing of the eye is the clouding of the internal lens (called the crystalline lens). When this clouding interferes with vision, this is called cataract. Read full article »

  14. Do you know someone affected by Macular Degeneration - AMD?

    16 May 2016

    Macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive disease that leads to damage in the cells in the retina at the back of the eye. It affects central vision in the area called the macula. When the macula is damaged a person's vision may become blurred or distorted, making everyday tasks a challenge. For some it leads to partial sight or being registered as legally blind, with all the implications for quality of life and independence that can result. Read full article »

  15. Look Cool, Stay Safe

    28 April 2016

    Sunglasses are an essential ally on a bright day. The suns rays can cause glare and squinting. Properly tinted lenses provide essential protection against dazzle and harmful light rays. Read full article »

  16. Winter Driving and Vision

    29 November 2015

    Don't be caught out by dazzling winter sun! Read full article »

  17. The new sleep mask for prevention and treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy

    25 March 2015

    Introducing the Noctura 400 Read full article »


    19 March 2015

    How dark will it get? Why do birds stop flying? How cold will it get? Why can't we look at it? Read full article »

  19. Reduce your risk of sight loss!

    26 September 2014

    This week we have been sharing the Vision Matters simple six point plan for reducing your risk of sight loss. Here are the last two: Read full article »

  20. This is National Eye Health Week!

    25 September 2014

    Here are points 3 and 4 of the Vision Matters Six Simple Sight Savers guide. Please contact us if you want to know how to reduce your chances of sight loss. Read full article »

  21. Did you know that HALF of all blindness is avoidable?.

    24 September 2014

    This week is National Eye Health Week and Vision Matters have launched a simple six point plan for reducing your risk of sight loss. We will be posting the points over the next few days. Please contact us if you want to know how to reduce your chances of sight loss. Read full article »

  22. Well done, Mark and Rafael !

    23 July 2014

    Mark and Rafael Bagott have recently completed a 100 mile tandem bike ride raising funds for the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust. Read full article »

  23. Check out the new Pro Design range!

    22 January 2014

    Pop in and check out the new Pro Design Eco Friendly range! We love them! Read full article »

  24. New Year Resolutions!

    07 January 2014

    We reckon lots of people have made New Year Resolutions to look after their eyes this year . . as our phones have been really busy since we started back last week! Read full article »

  25. Happy New Year!

    03 January 2014

    Happy New Year! We hope you enjoyed the festivities and we wish you happiness and health in 2014. Read full article »

  26. A new image for the New Year?!

    29 December 2013

    We open again after the Christmas break on 2nd January at 9am. Read full article »

  27. Happy 40th Birthday to Andrew!

    23 December 2013

    A huge happy 40th birthday to Andrew Keyes! Very best wishes to him! Read full article »

  28. Harry Potter trip for brave Gosforth youngster

    23 June 2011

    The magical world of Harry Potter has proved to be a magical step on the road to recovery for a Tyneside schoolboy Read full article »

  29. Battling Cameron Angus back home at last

    21 October 2010

    A boy who has been battling a life-threatening brain tumour has returned to his family and friends after a gruelling bout of hospital treatment. Read full article »

  30. Optician's tumour discovery saved youngster's life

    16 June 2010

    Cameron Angus is lucky to be alive after a routine eye test revealed a life-threatening brain tumour. Read full article »

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