Archive for October 2014

Kaye Kaffine joins our expert team

We are delighted to announce two new members of staff have joined our expert team: Kaye Kaffine Clinical Assistant / Practice Administrator Kaye brings with her a breadth of experience in optics having previously worked for Black & Lizars and Specsavers in a variety of roles from clinical assistant, dispensing assistant and practice manager.   Kaye…

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Anna Smrckova joins our expert team

Anna Smrckova Clinical Assistant Anna attended The Glasgow Academy where she was deputy head girl and vice-captain of the school hockey team, before going on to achieve a BSc (Hons) in Biology from The University of St Andrews. Anna is currently studying towards a BSc (Hons) in Optometry at Glasgow Caledonian University. Anna is actively involved…

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Infections linked to internet contact lens sales

Infections linked to internet CL sales Internet purchase of contact lenses and missing out on vial eye checks have been blamed for a soaring rate of eye infections including Acanthamoeba keratitis. A report in the Mail on Sunday (September 21) stated that ‘ foreign websites that sell lenses without asking to see evidence of a…

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Free Silhouette Polarised Rimless clip-on

For the months of October and November 2014 we are offering a free Bespoke Silhouette polarised sunclip worth £60 with any purchase Silhouette Rimless spectacles.  The clip-on is custom-made to match the exact shape and size of your Silhouette frame and is available in both grey and brown polarised lens options.  Eye Care for Life…

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Specialist Dry Eye & Blepharitis Clinic launched

We are the first practice in Scotland to offer integrated corneal mapping, detailed tear film analysis and meibomian gland imaging via the new Oculus K5 Keratograph.  This technology and software will allow us to significantly improve our diagnosis of tear film and dry eye problems, create bespoke contact lenses for use in orthokeratology and myopia…

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New BlephEx treatment available for Blepharitis

We are among the first optical practices in the UK to offer BlephEx, a new in-practice procedure which is a breakthrough in the treatment of blepharitis by allowing us to surgically clean eyelids.  BlephEx reduces scurf and bacterial debris, the main causes of inflammatory lid disease, and improves the overall health of the eyelid, thus improving…

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New InflammaDry dry eye diagnostic test

InflammaDry As we strive to ensure we continue on our mission to offer world class eye care locally here in Bearsden, we are happy to report we are amongst the first practices in the UK to offer InflammaDry, a new and cutting-edge dry eye diagnostic test to our patients.  Dry eye disease, or dysfunctional tear…

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Optometry Today publish part two of Craig’s glaucoma article

October 2014 – Optometry Today publish part two of Craig’s glaucoma article Optometry Today published part two of our Optometrist Craig McArthur’s article ‘Clinical Darwinism in glaucoma care’ where he updates the Optometric profession on the very latest in glaucoma diagnosis and management practiced at Peter Ivins Eye Care.  Our practice is a perfect example…

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