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There’s something very satisfying about leaving the practice with a brand new pair of glasses. The frames are flawless, the lenses are completely clean, and we’ve moulded them to fit perfectly on your face. Keeping your glasses in pristine condition is relatively easy, providing you treat...

Sunglasses are a valuable ally on a bright day. The sun’s rays are often fierce, particularly when reflecting off a body of water, and tinted lenses provide essential protection against dazzle and harmful light rays. Sunshine is full of invisible ultraviolet rays, including UVA and UVB...

Our eyes are incredibly complex, and are one of the most fascinating organs within the human body. Our skilled staff have an encyclopaedic knowledge of both their various components and how they interact. Although patients are always given advice in clear and easy-to-understand terms, these are some...

Spectacles have progressed a long way from the limited range of styles and colours of yesteryear. Today’s rimless glasses represent a practical and highly appealing alternative to contemporary frames, with thin lenses mounted directly onto the nose bridge and/or the sides. The advantage of rimless glasses...

A remarkable amount of eye development takes place during the first year of our lives, as we learn to focus and coordinate our vision. However, childhood is another crucial period for developing strong and effective eyesight. Toddlers are constantly fine-tuning their visual skills to improve depth...

Fifty years ago, our working lives generally involved some sort of physical activity. By contrast, many modern careers are office-based and rely heavily on electronic devices. The human body simply wasn’t designed for computer screens. These unnatural environments can induce a variety of minor sight-related issues. These...

Also known as photophobia, light sensitivity is a condition where people experience discomfort or intolerance in the presence of bright light. Although powerful lamps and bright sunshine can be particularly problematic, light sensitivity can be a symptom of an underlying problem. Our eyes are sensitive organs,...

It’s remarkable to consider how far contact lenses have advanced in recent decades. Modern lenses can be matched to almost any prescription strength, using lightweight materials that are so comfortable it’s easy to forget about them once they’re inserted. Indeed, today’s daily disposable lenses have virtually eliminated...