As we are an Independent Practice we have a fantastic variety of types and brands of contact lenses. Our expertise will ensure you find the right type of contact lens to suit you and your lifestyle
Proprietor Glen Ward has over 35 years experience as a qualified dispensing contact lens optician and specialises in fitting keratoconics. He has lectured on the subject of contact lenses to other Optometrists around the UK and is fully qualified in fitting all types of lenses.
These have the advantage of being easy to wear and providing good comfort without a long period of adaptation. Older hydrogel materials (a mixture of water and plastic polymers) are now being superseded by silicone hydrogel materials, a development introducing silicone into the plastic matrix. These provide up to five times the oxygen permeability of the older lens materials allowing the eye to breathe more easily and promote better eye health while wearing lenses.
Toric soft lenses can correct astigmatism and multifocal lenses may help those over 40’s who experience reading difficulty.