Suffering from Hayfever? How we can help.

Spring and summer can be a miserable time for Hayfever sufferers. Our new blog is all about the best solutions and a more comfortable summer. “When summer arrives for most of us it is a time when we want to get outside in the fresh air as much as possible. But for some of us … Continue reading “Suffering from Hayfever? How we can help.”

How to support your local businesses

Don’t be scared off by the headlines, the high street is NOT dying! You just have to look around Corbridge at the brilliant vibrant businesses we have and the strong sense of community around every corner. We are so lucky to live (and shop) here, so let’s choose to use it and we won’t lose … Continue reading “How to support your local businesses”

Dry Eye

Are you experiencing dryness with your eyes?  Are they burning, stinging or gritty?  Do they get irritated with wind or smoke?  If you answer yes to any of the above, you could possibly have a common tear problem which is known as Dry Eye.  We can help! What is dry eye? The function of tears … Continue reading “Dry Eye”


What is a ready reader? A ready reader is a pair of ready-made reading glasses with both lenses in the same, basic power or prescription. Who might benefit from ready readers? Are you are aged 40 or over and find yourself having to hold a book or newspaper further away in order to focus on … Continue reading “Q&A – ARE READY READERS RIGHT FOR ME?”

Serengeti Technology

Serengeti Technology – Here are just 3 of the reasons why Serengeti make the world look like a better place:- PHOTOCHROMIC TECHNOLOGY – Serengeti is a pioneer in the development of photochromic technology. Darkening in bright sunlight and lightening in overcast conditions, Photochromic technology allows your eyes to adapt to any light,anywhere. The result is … Continue reading “Serengeti Technology”

Why childrens’ sunglasses matter

We all know about the dangers of sun and UV light in relation to skin cancer. But what about the damage to our eyes? Exposure to UV light can lead to the development of age related cataract. The eyelids can be a common site for skin cancer and of course can also cause premature aging … Continue reading “Why childrens’ sunglasses matter”

Croft and Graves recommend…

Being interested in all things optical, we decided to start recommending books we have enjoyed reading, based around the theme of eyes. Here is our first – What Milo Saw by Virginia Macgregor. Milo is 9 years old and sees the world very differently to most people. This is because he has a condition called … Continue reading “Croft and Graves recommend…”

Lisa Graham Hearing Care open day a great success

Thank you to all the clients – existing to Croft and Graves, new to Lisa Graham hearing care for coming out to Lisa’s first (of more) open days on January 31st. It was incredible to see how many of you value your sense of hearing (the same as your vision) and wanted to know more … Continue reading “Lisa Graham Hearing Care open day a great success”

10 years of Croft and Graves: A celebration

Ten years in business. It’s our first big milestone. There have been many challenges along the way and yet more to come yet. We couldn’t have achieved what we’ve done without the amazing people we have on our team, our children for putting up with us and our family for their support. Looking forward to … Continue reading “10 years of Croft and Graves: A celebration”

Eye Health Week: Six simple sight savers

It is National Eye Health Week.  This year’s National Eye Health Week will take place 24 – 30 September 2018. The Week aims to raise awareness of the importance of good eye health and the need for regular sight tests for all. Visit for further information.   We hope to encourage people to take … Continue reading “Eye Health Week: Six simple sight savers”