Eye Health

Jan 30

Macular Degeneration

The facts don`t lie, we are an ageing population. We are living in better health and for longer than we have ever done before.But what does this mean for our eyes? Due to the shift in the population pyramids the prevalence of certain conditions have increased and something that has been a hot topic in…

Glasses for Computer Users
Oct 2

Glasses for Computer Users

Eyezen lenses are specially designed to bring you extra help in front of digital devices. Our connected life has an impact on our behaviour and puts new demands on our eyes. We need to glance at our phone and so need fast accurate near vision. Different postures when using tablets and smart phones and smaller…

May 9


O C T – Optical Coherence Tomography SEEING BENEATH THE SURFACE As optometrists we are trained to look at the structures of the eye to establish that they are normal. For a long time we have been able to view all these structures superficially but with no real idea of what may be going on…

Sep 19

National Eye Health Week

18 th – 23rd September is National Eye Health Week.   Vision really does matter. Sight is the sense people fear losing the most, yet many of us don’t know how to look after our eyes – National Eye Health Week aims to change all that!  We are raising funds for the Guide Dogs throughout the…

Aug 11

Optical Publication by Jean Oldbury

 – International review of ophthalmic optics – Jean Oldbury has had an article published in an online optical based magazine for global key opinion leaders and proffessionals.   Read the article -Essilor Points de Vue article Final Version     

Jun 4

Jean comments on dyslexia article

Recent press coverage of a study published in the USA looking at the relationship between vision deficiencies and dyslexia has passed doubt on the validity of colour when treating visual stress. The study is titled “Ophthalmic abnormalities and reading impairment” and has been undertaken by Alexandra Creavin, Raghu Lingam, Colin Steer, and Cathy Williams. The…

May 7

Bad blue light filter

Come in and ask us about the bad blue-violet light – part of the visible light we see which is present in sunlight, and emitted by computers, smartphones, tablet devices and energy-saving lightbulbs. We have a new innovative lens which can now filter some of this bad blue light called Crizal Prevencia.

Nov 27

A Proud Day for us all

On Tuesday 6th November at Central Hall London, our own Nigel Oldbury formally received the prestigious Diploma in Therapeutics (Independent Prescribing). The Diploma is awarded following two years of training in the Identification of Ocular Disease and it’s treatment and management with drugs. Following the completion of this diploma, Nigel is one of only 142…

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