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The Story behind  Anne & Valentin  Eyewear

The Story behind Anne & Valentin Eyewear

The Story behind Anne & Valentin Eyewear Anne & Valentin Eyewear might just be one of the best kept eyewear secrets around.  This collection is well known among eyewear enthusiasts; however, is often a new discovery for many.  The collection appeals to glasses...

MYOPIA. WHY PARENTS SHOULD PAY ATTENTION!

MYOPIA. WHY PARENTS SHOULD PAY ATTENTION!

MYOPIA. WHY PARENTS SHOULD PAY ATTENTION When most of today's grandparents were children, they played a lot in the open air, out on the streets and in the fields with their pals. Today, their grandchildren not so much. Not a lot at all, really. And one result may be...

Are we the right opticians for you?

Are we the right opticians for you?

Are we the right opticians for you? Choosing glasses is difficult.  You really don’t know what suits you. Rows and rows of glasses that all look the same to you. Maybe you are tired of being treated like a number instead of an individual.   Have you been getting poor...

Refill not Land Fill! Our Green Credentials.

Refill not Land Fill! Our Green Credentials.

Refill not Land Fill! Our Green Credentials. Keeping your glasses clean has never been easier with our own branded cleaning spray for glasses. It is an alcohol-free formula, based purely on natural ingredients. In addition to the  compact high pressure atomizer...

Some recent news in the papers

Some recent news in the papers

Check out our blogs to read in more detail about our recent news   http://www.kilcullenoptician.com/meet-the-team/     http://www.kilcullenoptician.com/what-does-your-child-see-at-school-does-he-she-need-an-eye-test/

Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Meet the Team at Nichola Kennedy Optometrist, Kilcullen Nichola Kennedy established her own practice in Kilcullen in 2006 having practiced as a locum optometrist since she qualified from DIT Kevin St, and became a fellow of the Association of Optometrist’s, Ireland in...

I’m too Scared to Try Contact Lenses!

I’m too Scared to Try Contact Lenses!

I'm too Scared to Try Contact Lenses! Well I have to tell you are not alone! Many people embarking on the contact lens journey feel the same way and it is perfectly natural to be scared to try contact lenses and cringe at the idea of 'putting something in your eye'!!...

Transitions Adaptive lenses

Transitions Adaptive lenses

Transitions Adaptive lenses Transitions adaptive lenses are premium eyewear lenses that adapt continuously to changing light levels outdoors.  They block 100% of UVA and UVB rays thereby protecting your eyes and reducing eyestrain and eye fatigue and preventing...

Astigmastism – A Stigma What?

Astigmastism – A Stigma What?

Astigmatism What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is one of the most common types of eye sight and can cause blurred vision and headaches.  It is sometimes mistakenly called “stigma” or “stigmatism”.  Often someone with astigmatism can have other visual problems as well...

Childrens glasses 2 pairs for €100

Childrens glasses 2 pairs for €100

For the month of November to celebrate this week's Bright Eyes children's vision campaign we have great offer of 2 pairs of childrens glasses for €100.  A great offer, as it is always a good idea for kids to have 2 pairs of glasses.....   (T&C apply)  We are well...

Bright Eyes

Bright Eyes

Bright Eyes Week (from 2nd to 7th Nov) - free screening for children.We are delighted to be participating in the Bright Eyes 6 Point Vision Check for children again this year.  This screening programme has been developed by the Association of Optometrists, Ireland for...

Ocushield: Protect Your Eyes & Your Sleep

Ocushield: Protect Your Eyes & Your Sleep

Ocushield: Protect Your Eyes & Your SleepNichola C. Kennedy FAOI Optometrist, Kilcullen are delighted to add Ocushield to our practice. Optometrists are the primary eye care destination for patients with eyestrain, headaches, fatigue and ocular health issues. With...

Kilcullen GAA- We are Proud sponsors!

Kilcullen GAA- We are Proud sponsors!

Proud Sponsor to Kilcullen GAAWe are very proud to announce that we are an official club sponsor to Kilcullen GAA.  Kilcullen GAA have launched their new website and there is lots to see  including some fabulous photos of some fabulous people involved in the club as...

The Importance of children’s eye checks

The Importance of children’s eye checks

The Importance of children's eye checksIts that time of year again, the summer holidays are nearing an end.  You have been gathering together their booklists and uniforms so your little Einstein will be well prepared for the school year ahead.   Have you considered...

Rayban – Cool, chic, fab & funky eyewear

Rayban – Cool, chic, fab & funky eyewear

Why not pop in to view our latest collection of Rayban specs and sunglasses....      Cool, chic, fab & funky eyewear for everyone... We hope you will agree that they are absolutely amazing!  Book now or pop in to see us!Rayban frame materials make them the...

Sunglasses EVEN on a Cloudy Day?!

Sunglasses EVEN on a Cloudy Day?!

Seeing really is believing, come in and have a look for yourself!!  Here's WHY You Should Wear Sunglasses EVEN on a Cloudy Day!! Read more about sun safety here.Want to learn more about it?   Click on this link:    Sunglasses are not just to look cool!!...

Hayfever — ‘Tis the Season!!

Hayfever — ‘Tis the Season!!

Hayfever — ‘Tis the Season!!       Sneezing, snuffling, and itchy eyes. It’s summer. Or the part of it that many find to be a real pain. For many seasonal allergy sufferers, pollen is the most common eye irritant, with potential for allergic conjunctivitis, an...

Kilcullen Summer Flowers

Kilcullen Summer Flowers

Its great to see the summer flowers back on the Main Street in Kilcullen.  We here at Nichola Kennedy Optometrist are happy to support this project every year.  It makes the town really picturesque, but it also makes it feel really good to go to work every day seeing...

Sunglasses — Not just to look Cool!

Sunglasses — Not just to look Cool!

Wearing sunglasses is important for all of us. They are not just to look cool or be part of your summer wardrobe. Many people do not realise that they are vital for protecting your eye health and vision, all year round. It's important to know, though, that while you...

Eyecare Expert in Kilcullen

Eyecare Expert in Kilcullen

Nichola is your local Eyecare Expert caring for your entire family.  With almost 20 years of experience Nichola has developed her skills and expertise in all areas of optometry including children's eyecare, eyecare for special needs both children & adults,...

Healthy Eyes for Life!  Invest in your Eyes.

Healthy Eyes for Life! Invest in your Eyes.

  We all take it for granted that we will always have good vision and unless we have vision or eye problems  most of us seldom give our eyes a second thought.  It is a fact that we are all living longer and as a result eye conditions such as cataracts, diabetic...

Solar Eclipse 20/03/2015- Mind your Eyes

Solar Eclipse 20/03/2015- Mind your Eyes

Tomorrow morning between 8.30 and 10.40 am we will have the opportunity to witness a solar eclipse.  The peak of the event will be around 9.30 am.Nichola, however, is advising the public to exercise extreme caution be taken when viewing the solar eclipse as looking...

Crizal UV® -The Benefits. As Seen On TV!!

Crizal UV® -The Benefits. As Seen On TV!!

Crizal UV® -The Benefits. As Seen On TV!! See better, look better, feel better A crisp, smudge and scratch-free view through a lens that looks as good as it did when your glasses were brand new. Reduced glare when working at a computer, watching TV or driving at...

VSP Vision Care – kilcullenoptician.com

VSP Vision Care – kilcullenoptician.com

VSP Vision Care in the Irish market.  Nichola Kennedy Optometrist are proud to be included as a confirmed VSP provider in Ireland. We are an independent optometrists who are conveniently located near where you live and work, with evening and weekend hours to...

Getting To Grips With Contact Lenses

Getting To Grips With Contact Lenses

Dreaming about the freedom of contact lenses but getting nightmares about putting them in? In our blog we talk about how easy lenses can be and put your fears to rest!

How To Keep Your Glasses Clean And Secure

How To Keep Your Glasses Clean And Secure

If you’re the kind of person who gets a regular check up on your car but never cleans their glasses we have news for you.. They’re just as important! Make sure your frames are always tight and clear so you never miss a thing!

Donate Your Old Frames To Charity

Donate Your Old Frames To Charity

Have you ever considered donating your old glasses to charity? We work with the Lion’s Club to get disused frames to Third World countries..

Dyslexia?

Dyslexia?

Is your child suspected of reading difficulties? First make sure it’s not an eye or vision problem.Get your eyes tested first to make sure it’s not an eye problem.Visual Factors in DyslexiaMost experts agree that problems with sight are not usually the main cause of...