NEW PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Beautiful innovation comes from Stepper.
The initial appeal of the STEPPER SI-30092 lies in its simple contemporary design. Embellishment free styling derives its attractiveness from understated lines with the frame’s detail delivered through clever material selection and colouration.
January Jones wearing Mykita from the Decade Range.
Mad Men star, January Jones wears Mykita.
NXT® sun lenses- NEVER COMPROMISE from Essilor.
Essilor® Sun Solution™ presents its cutting-edge material for sun lenses, with no compromise.
Grafton Optical announce new rental scheme for E-Eye, "not a dry eye in the house"
Exclusively available in the UK and Ireland through Grafton Optical, E-Eye uses patented IRPL® (Intense Regulated Pulsed Light) technology specifically designed for the treatment of Dry Eye due to Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD).
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Volunteers needed for Homeless Charity.
Vision Care for Homeless People is looking for new trustees – particularly anyone with a keen interest in IT or fundraising.
Brexit what Brexit?
There's no Brexit uncertainty at 100% Optical, with wonderfully designed European eyewear on show from across the continent!
AAO Public Health and Environmental Vision Section Announces 2017 Henry B. Peters Award Recipient.
The Public Health and Environmental Vision (PHEV) Section of the American Academy of Optometry is pleased to announce Melvin D. Shipp, OD, MPH, DrPH, as the 2017 Henry B. Peters Award.
Are Screens hurting Children's Eyes? AOP answer.
80% of optometrist’s report worried parents when it comes to screen time
AIO responds to PHN open letter to all Optical, Trade and Membership Bodies on the State of our Professions.
The letter that PHN has issued to 'interested parties' has the potential to stimulate valuable debate about the long term future of eyecare in the U.K.
AIO reflects on GOC response, differentials between Scotland and Wales and England, manpower and "the totally fragmented state of representation in the world of optics."
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FDA Approves iDesign Advanced WaveScan Studio System to Treat Hyperopia With and Without Astigmatism.
The FDA has approved a new indication for the Star S4 IR Excimer Laser System and iDesign System.
With the approval, the iDesign can be used for LASIK patients with hyperopia, with and without astigmatism.(Ophthalmology Section)
Bausch + Lomb Launches Fortifeye Capsular Tension Ring.
Bausch + Lomb announced the US launch of the FortifEYE capsular tension ring (CTR), a preloaded, sterile, nonoptical implant indicated for the stabilization of the crystalline lens capsule in the presence of weak or partially absent zonules in adult patients undergoing cataract extraction with intraocular lens implantation.
Review of artificial vision technologies showing that the Argus II bionic eye is fundable.
Currently under funding review by NHS England, this recently published review show that the technology provides sufficient cost savings and patient benefits to justify its funding by the NHS. (Ophthalmology Section)
Leeds Opening for new Homeless Clinic.
Homeless People in Leeds are about to benefit from a new eyecare service, dedicated to their needs, which is widely supported by the local community.
Bournemouth Tattooists turn to Ortho-K
Bournemouth tattooists, Amy and Abigail, frustrated with wearing glasses, have turned their sights to Ortho-k which leaves them with a superb eye for detail.
FMO Centenary celebrated in London.
FMO celebrated its Centenary year in style on 11 July with an event in the Weston Pavilion at the Southbank Centre attended by FMO members and guests from all of the optical bodies.
New CET advice for extended primary eye care services published.
New continuing education advice for extended primary eye care services has been issued by LOCSU and endorsed by ABDO, AOP, FODO and the College of Optometrists.
Win BIG with Shamir's new Scratchcard competition.
Chances to win Smart TV's worth £500 and Fortnum and Mason Hampers!