Allegro Optical becomes first UK optician to affiliate with music association

Allegro Optical becomes registered practitioner of BAPAM

Allegro Optical in Meltham, West Yorkshire has become the first and only opticians in the UK to become registered practitioners of the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM).

BAPAM membership means it will now work with musical institutions to deliver bespoke eye care to professional, amateur and student musicians.

Opening less than two years ago, Allegro Optical, which has since expanded to a new location in Greenfield, is owned by wife and husband Sheryl Doe and Stephen Tighe and employs seven family members from two generations.

‘BAPAM clinicians have to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the demands of a performing arts career including playing-related and career-threatening conditions, performance anxiety and stress,’ said Doe.

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