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Specsavers Upminster raises £150 with vintage tea party as part of National Eye Health Week

PUBLISHED: 12:16 23 October 2018

Daniel Ringrow (left) and Holly Rickwood (right) from Specsavers in Upminster.

Daniel Ringrow (left) and Holly Rickwood (right) from Specsavers in Upminster.

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Staff sold tea and cake to customers and passers-by to raise money and awareness for the Royal National Institute for Blind People.

Anand Mitra (left) and Holly Rickwood (right) from Specsavers in Upminster.Anand Mitra (left) and Holly Rickwood (right) from Specsavers in Upminster.

As part of National Eye Health Week, Specsavers in Upminster held a vintage tea party to raise money and awareness for the Royal National Institute for Blind People (RNIB),

The opticians in Station Road in Upminster collected £150 for the charity by selling tea and cake to customers and passers-by.

Store manager of Specsavers in Upminster, Pavanpreet Omini said: “National Eye Health Week is all about raising awareness of the importance of regular eye tests, and this was a fun way of getting the message out there.

“An eye test doesn’t just check a person’s prescription, we are also able to detect serious eye conditions such as glaucoma, cataracts and age-related macular degeneration (AMD), as well as other health issues including blood pressure issues and diabetes.”

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