MiYOSMART Spectacle Lenses for Myopia Control

MiYOSMART Spectacle Lenses for Myopia Control

The MiYOSMART spectacle lenses have been found to significantly reduce the progression of myopia and axial elongation in children in the UK, as compared to data from untreated myopes. The study looked at the change in spherical equivalent refraction (SER) and axial length (AL) over a period of 12 months in 87 children between the… Continue reading MiYOSMART Spectacle Lenses for Myopia Control

Myopia in Australian kids – an easy read

Myopia, commonly known as nearsightedness, is a growing concern in Australia, especially in children. Myopia occurs when the eye is longer than normal, causing light to focus in front of the retina instead of on it, leading to blurred vision. This can lead to a range of problems, such as difficulty reading or seeing distant… Continue reading Myopia in Australian kids – an easy read

HOW DO WE FIT COMPLEX CORNEAS SUCCESSFULLY?

After fitting thousands of eyes with complex contact lenses, 2019 has seen a transformation in fitting complex corneas. For some time we have been providing feedback on new 3D cornea imaging technology installed out our practice. After more than 100 free-form 3D contact lenses on eyes we are achieving unprecedented results in fit. Even the… Continue reading HOW DO WE FIT COMPLEX CORNEAS SUCCESSFULLY?

Wishing an Awesome Retirement for John Mountford Optometrist Contact Lens Specialist

John Mountford is retiring mid 2018 and will be a great loss to us specialty contact lens practitioners. This is a quick blog to pay a debt of gratitude to an absolute legend of our specialty contact lens space –  John Mountford.  For the best part of half a century he has dedicated his time… Continue reading Wishing an Awesome Retirement for John Mountford Optometrist Contact Lens Specialist

Acuvue Vita Monthly Contact Lenses

New from Johnson & Johnson – A monthly contact lens that promises to deliver all day comfort. Monthly contact lenses designed for reliable, superior comfort. New ACUVUE® VITA® delivers on weeks 1, 2, 3 and 4 by maximizing and maintaining hydration throughout the lens. The highest level of UV protection available in a contact lens.… Continue reading Acuvue Vita Monthly Contact Lenses

UltraHealth FC Hybrid Lenses

UltraHealth & UltraHealth FC How well do you see the world around you? With UltraHealth take your life back and see in a new way filled with clarity and comfort. No more lenses popping out. No more irritating dirt.  No more cloudy vision after a few hours of wear.  And, the same size as a… Continue reading UltraHealth FC Hybrid Lenses

Perils of a Scleral Contact Lens Wearer

This is an interesting piece shared in a Facebook Group by very talented patients who have advanced bilateral keratoconus and wear scleral contact lenses.  An insight from scleral contact lens wearers…. Nightly steps to remove Scleral lenses: Make sure the bathroom sink has the stopper securely in place, to avoid loosing a lens down the… Continue reading Perils of a Scleral Contact Lens Wearer

Fellow of British Contact Lens Association

Very exciting in the world of complex and specialty contact lenses with Kylie joining Mark in becoming a Fellow of the British Contact Lens Association.  She passed her examination viva and case reports at the FBCLA Asia conference in Hong Kong with flying colours!  Preceding this also spent time at the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital in… Continue reading Fellow of British Contact Lens Association

Post-graft contact lens fitting

Post-graft contact lens fitting: Patients who are fortunate enough to be gifted with a corneal transplant understand just how integral it is to maintain a high standard of ocular health to maximise the life of their graft. Post-graft contact lens fitting presents a degree of complexity due to the vast differences in corneal shape –… Continue reading Post-graft contact lens fitting