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2 years ago
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Our on site optical lab, at our Sowerby Bridge branch, enables us to assemble your spectacles speedily. We carry a stock of single vision scratch resistant and anti reflection coated plastic lenses ... See more

2 years ago
Age-related macular degeneration - AMD

What is Age-related Macula Degeneration?

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the biggest cause of sight loss in the UK, affecting over 600,000 people.
AMD affects central vision - it may ... See more

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss for people over the age of 50 in the western world

2 years ago
Halloween - Look After Your Eyes

The countdown to Halloween has begun which means it's time to start thinking about costumes again!

If you’re considering wearing novelty contact lenses to add an eye-popping touch to your zombie ... See more

Halloween If you’re thinking about wearing novelty contact lenses to add an eye-popping touch to your zombie or vampire outfit – think again. You may be putting your eyes at risk by using lenses ... See more

2 years ago
Celebrate Your Sight

There are over 1 million people in the UK living with avoidable sight loss, regular sight tests are essential. Book your eye examination today.

2 years ago
Natasha Kaplinsky presenting Topcon's 3D OCT

Don't forget to ask about our 3D-OCT scan when you book your next eye examination. It is available at both our Sowerby Bridge and Elland practices, and really is a revolutionary diagnostic tool and ... See more

As part of Eye TV 2014, Natasha Kaplinsky presents Topcon's 3D OCT, discussing the importance of looking at the back of the eye to determine the health of yo...

2 years ago
Polarised Lenses the best solution to reduce Low Sun Glare

Now the Sun is lower in the sky Polarised lenses are of great benefit.Watch the demo of how they reduce glare compared to a standard tint.We supply polarised in all lens types and they are available ... See more

2 years ago
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This week is National Eye Health Week!

Half of all sight loss is avoidable. Take part in the #EyeWeek quiz & find out if your lifestyle could be affecting your eye health & putting you at risk of ... See more

2 years ago

Eye facts and old wives’ tales.
There are hundreds of myths and misconceptions about eyesight. Some old wives’ tales have a grain of truth in them: most are myths that need busting.
Follow the ... See more

2 years ago
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Bake Off and Prue Leith is back on our screens looking fabulous in her individually hand painted Ronit Furst eyewear.
We are proud to be a stockist of this fabulously colourful and different frame ... See more

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David Armitage achieves 25 years with Whitakers Opticians

25 year presentation

Jonathan Whitaker presents David Armitage with a gift for 25 years service. 





Whitakers Opticians sponsor the kit for Greetland Goldstars Under 16s

Greetland play in the first division of the Huddersfield Junior Football League.

Greetland Goldstars









Jonathan Whitaker & Richard Barker complete Tour de France Stage 1 for Charity

Jonathan and Richard completed the 120 miles of Stage 1 of the Tour de France taking in the climbs of Buttertubs, Cray & Grinton in under 8 hours and raised over £300 for the charity Optometry Giving Sight. Many thanks to all those who donated.






Ripponden Brownies look into Opticians

Girls from 1st Ripponden Brownies had a fun packed trip to Whitakers Opticians as part of the sight awareness section of their Disability Awareness badge. The girls, aged seven to ten years, enjoyed learning about eye examinations, including having the inside of their eyes photographed, working on the reception desk, dispensing frames and learning about how lenses are fitted to a pair of glasses in the onsite workshop.