MiSight lenses were launched at the beginning of 2018, but the technology behind them has been thoroughly tested. Firstly the lens material has been around for over a decade, we know that it performs well on the eye. It is comfortable to wear and stable. We also know that single use daily disposable lenses are […]
Category: Contact Lenses
MiSight Myopia Control contact lenses – Part 1
A brand new contact lens has been launched onto the market with some pretty bold claims, we wanted to find out more about it. There is no doubt that myopia (or nearshightedness) is becoming increasingly common. Studies have shown that in the US over 40% of the population are nearsighted and in some Asian countries […]
Contact lens wearers are all idiots!
There, he said it! A series of recent encounters with contact lens wearers coming to us for the first time has led our optometrist, Dr. Euan McGinty, to this conclusion, shall we find out why? Dr. McGinty writes:- The eye is perhaps the most exquisitely sensitive organ in the body, one which provides information that […]
UV protection and You!
We are all much better now at using sunscreen to protect ourselves from the damage that can happen through UV rays. Can the same be said about protecting our eyes? The harmful effects of ultra-violet radiation on the eyes has now been well documented, however, what many do not appreciate is how important it is […]
Students – change your underwear!
At this time of year we have many students filling the streets of our fair city. The sense of excitement the arrive with is almost visible in the air, their heads are filled with big thoughts, big dreams, great plans and (hopefully) a thirst for knowledge. It can also be a somewhat scary time for […]
Up and running with contact lenses
We are now completely ready to fit and supply contact lenses for our patients. There are many brands of contact lenses and sometimes choosing the right type of contact lenses can seem overwhelming, or perhaps you tend to think that they are all just the same, so what does it matter? Being fitted for the […]