Dry Eye – a new approach Dry Eye Disease is a chronic, or long term condition which can cause ongoing discomfort, poor vision and at its worst serious permanent damage to the eyes. With our current lifestyle and environment, it is also a condition which we are encountering more and more often. Dry Eye is […]
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What a year, 2015! (Part 2)
2015 was a year filled with just so much awesomeness that we had to split the review in to two parts, madness I hear you cry, but that’s just how it is! July So for some if you’ve read the first part of the review (and it would be rude to get to this stage […]
What a year, 2015! (Part 1)
It’s that time of year when you reflect somewhat and look forward even more, this is exactly what I did when I realised that it’d been a few months since our last blog! Oops – there’s a New Year’s Resolution right there! Must do better! 2015 … WOW! What a great year! As a young […]
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 […]
Please don’t come to us!
It may seems strange for any business to say that, but we sincerely mean it … in certain circumstances. In fact, by this stage you’ve maybe already decided that we’re not for you – that’s fine, move along! This is something which is quite core to everything we do here at Ocean Optometry and has […]
‘Tis the season!
Seasonally named eye conditions! We’re sure that you’ve come to recognise our optometrists, Dr. Euan McGinty and Dr. John Wilson, are eye geeks through and through. So for this holiday season, our eye guys thought they’d share some seasonal naming quirks for eye conditions! All of these are real eye conditions … well … almost […]
New York / Vision East Expo … The Revenge!
After so many wonderful days of eye geekery, it was definitely time to head home. Day six was done, we had finished with the expo, safely hopped on board the shuttle bus headed to the airport and settled down. We traversed Manhattan on the way out and managed a last fleeting glimpse of some of […]
New York / Vision East Expo Days 1
What a week! Late March, our flights are all scheduled, we’ve re-jigged our diary and all prepared to take head down to New York on the first flight on Thursday morning to get us to our first workshop for 10 am. Taking the days out of Ocean’s diary is a big commitment for both Dr. […]
Silmo 2013 – Part 1
Dr John Wilson and Dr Euan McGinty headed to Paris at the end of September to visit the Silmo 2013 exhibition. Silmo is one of the eye events in the calendar each year and is a real destination event, alongside Mido in Milan and Vision Expo East in New York. It was a big commitment to […]
Fall into Paris!
September has been a real roller coaster month for us! I guess in many ways September is a real transitional month. You know that summer is coming to an end, you start to get in to the various tasks getting ready for winter. The city is buzzing with the sudden arrival of thousands of students, […]