My arms aren’t long enough! Do I have to wear reading glasses?

There comes a time when we’ve all had enough birthdays to start to notice that reading small print is getting harder. This is very normal, but doesn’t stop it being very disturbing and upsetting, especially if you’ve otherwise had perfect vision your whole life. This condition called presbyopia, where our arms get too short ;), is where the focussing lens …

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Magic? No, it’s orthokeratology!

Myopia (short-sightedness) has been recognised as one of the five leading causes of blindness and visual impairments in the world by the World Health Organisation. (1) Research shows there are a number of options to slow myopia progression, and thus reduce the associated increased eye health risks including glaucoma, macular degeneration and retinal detachment. (1) One of these is overnight Orthokeratology, often …

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The latest contact lens technologies to give you the best vision

Our optometrists are experienced in fitting contact lenses for different eye shapes, prescriptions and visual goals – whether you are looking for occasional weekend wear to ace your golf, or everyday wear for work and studies, that give you freedom from wearing spectacles. Our leading contact lens expertise means that we are the first to trial new contact lens technologies …

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Healthy Contact Lens Habits

We’ve all heard or come across interesting contact lens stories in the media – from the lady wearing 27 soft contact lenses in one eye, to teenagers wearing poor quality Halloween contact lenses not fitted by an optometrist. These cases are examples of not following healthy contact lens habits, which unfortunately can sometimes lead to serious vision threatening problems.   …

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