Adrian

May 102017
 

This May Mr Adrian Murphy celebrates 50 years of eyecare in Carmarthen.  He arrived as a newly qualified optometrist on 1st May 1967 as an assistant to Mr Dewi Jones and then became a partner in 1971.  In 1994 when Mr Dewi Jones retired Mr Murphy worked single handedly until more recently when he was […]

Jan 202017
 
Children's Vision

Did you know there are an estimated one million children with an undiagnosed vision problem? Good eyesight is crucial in making sure a child develops to their full potential both at school and socially.  It’s especially important to look after children’s eyes – the eye is still developing throughout early childhood so if problems are […]

Apr 022014
 
Ted Baker Sunglasses 2014

Just arrived! Great styles, great price and most can be glazed with prescription lenses. Ted baker Sun: THE ESSENTIAL TRAVEL COMPANION. Whether you’re jetting off to Jamaica, strutting the streets of San Francisco or casting your rod into yonder pond, the Ted Sun collection has the perfect pair of shades to catch that summer sun. […]

Jul 302013
 
Dr Jones leads specialist training for Specialist UK Optometrists

Like other health care professionals, all optometrists are required to do ongoing professional training. Specialist optometrists are also required to additional training in order to maintain their specialist registration, unfortunately the number of specialist optometrists in the UK is still relatively small and so getting the required amount of training at this level is proving […]

Jun 042013
 
There's a STORM coming

In fact they have arrived!  Only unveiled at the recent Optrafair trade show last month, we are pleased to announce the arrival of the first STORM eyewear collection for 2013. Originally known for their watches, STORM are now expanding into other areas off fashion with their own unique style.  Here’s what they have to say […]

Mar 302013
 
Elle Eyewear 2013

Newly arrived this week is the new ELLE eyewear 2013 collection.  With 44 editions in the world and 21 million readers worldwide, ELLE is the reference in fashion, trends and news throughout the world. That special relationship with independent, young and openminded women around the globe has been developed into a collection of licensed products […]

Nov 132012
 
Road Safety Week

In the month that saw Olympic gold medal winner, Bradley Wiggins, and his mentor, Shane Sutton both hospitalised after colliding with vehicles in separate incidents, the Jones & Murphy Optometrists are helping to raise awareness of the importance of driving with good vision by urging people to have a sight test during Road Safety Week.  Coordinated […]

Oct 312012
 
Digital Retinal Photography

There are loads of gadgets and gizmos available for opticians to produce pretty pictures, but at Jones & Murphy we only invest in equipment if it is going to provide clinically useful information. Back in the early 90’s we were one of the very first practices to purchase a camera for taking photographs the retina.  […]

Aug 152012
 
A clear vision for every child

It is estimated that 1 million children will return to school this year with an undiagnosed vision problem.  Poor eyesight can have a significant effect on children’s ability to learn and on their behaviour – yet often goes unrecognised by teachers, parents and by the children themselves.  Children may not be aware of or may […]

Aug 152012
 
Back to School: Helping children to see their future

When I grow up… pilot, fire fighter, train driver, police officer? Every child dreams of what they’ll do one day. Up to one in five children may have an eye condition they do not know about which could stop them achieving those dreams. Poor eyesight can have a significant effect on children’s ability to learn […]