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Lockdown habits raise concerns for children’s vision

Bearsden Optometrist Peter Ivins today raised concerns over the effects of lockdown on children’s vision. “We’ve already seen reports of up to 30 % of adults suffering visual fatigue during lockdown, and our experience in the clinic suggests that this is even worse in children. Fewer hours outdoors and increased use of digital devices means…

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Myopia Control at Peter Ivins Eye Care

Why should you consider bringing your child to our Myopia Control Clinic? Simply put, myopia is becoming more common in children across the globe. Rates in Europe have doubled in last 20 years and rates of myopia are expected to jump to around 50% of UK children by 2050. In parts of East Asia over…

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MiSight 1 day | Myopia management – What are my options?

MiSight 1 day contact lenses at Peter Ivins Eye Care

I was really fortunate to be invited to be amongst the first 10 practices in UK back in 2016 to offer MiSight 1 day contact lenses within our myopia management clinic. Since then, we have successfully fit scores of young people with MiSight with terrific success. MiSight 1 day was the first soft contact lens…

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Myopia management | What are my options?

Myopia management - What are my options

Myopia management is an exciting and fast-moving area of optometry. As I write this in February 2021, we have just had another myopia control option, MiyoSmart spectacle lenses, added to our ever-growing list of therapies to help us slow the progression of myopia in children.  There has never been a better time to have your…

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MiyoSmart Lenses – How do they work?

MiyoSmart - A smart approach to Myopia at Peter Ivins Eye Care

We are proud to announce we are amongst the first practices in the United Kingdom to be accredited to supply MiyoSmart lenses in the treatment of myopia in children. MiyoSmart is an innovative spectacle lens developed by Hoya using an award-winning D.I.M.S (Defocus Incorporated Multiple Segments) technology to slow the progression of myopia on children.…

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MiyoSmart now available

MiyoSmart Lenses for myopia management

Peter Ivins Eye Care, Scotland’s first Myopia Management clinic is delighted to announce we are amongst the first practices in the UK to offer MiyoSmart spectacle lenses in the treatment of myopia in children. MiyoSmart uses novel and innovative D.I.M.S (Defocus Incorporated Multiple Segments) lens technology to slow myopia progression by 59% and axial eye…

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How to stop glasses steaming up whilst wearing a mask

Stop glasses steaming up whilst wearing a mask

Glasses steaming up whilst wearing your mask? We can help! Nikon Anti-Fog Cleaner premium lens cloth  Are you fed up with your glasses steaming up whilst wearing a mask? Us too! Thankfully the Nikon Anti-Fog Cleaner premium lens cloth helps solves this problem. You may have read on social media that Fairy Liquid, a bar…

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Update from Practice on COVID-19

Practice update during the COVID-19 Crisis

Posted on 06/01/2021 Following the First Ministers’ announcement regarding changes to the COVID-19 restrictions and the current lockdown we have made some changes to our operating policies. Opening Hours Update From Monday 11th January 2021 we will be open in practice from 09.00 to 17.00 Monday – Saturday.  Closed on Sunday. We will however be contactable…

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Contact Lens Patients during COVID-19

Advice for contact lens wearers during the COVID-19 crisis

If you are a contact lens wearer and need advice during the COVID-19 crisis, we are here to help. Whether you have a problem, need contact lenses ordered, require contact solution or eye drops we are here to look after you during this challenging time. CONTACT LENS PATIENTS | EMERGENCY MEASURES FOR PETER IVINS EYE…

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Emergency Eye Care | NHS Patients

COVID-19 Updates emergency eye care for NHS patients in Bearsden

EMERGENCY MEASURES FOR PETER IVINS EYE CARE WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR YOU AS A PATIENT and  WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT ? We are open for emergency eye care only. The Scottish Government and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board have with immediate effect asked all optical practices to suspend routine eye care appointments…

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Emergency Eye Care for Eye Care for Life Members

Emergency Eye Care COVID-19 Updates for Eye Care for Life patients

EMERGENCY EYE CARE MEASURES FOR PETER IVINS EYE CARE COVID 19 FOR EYE CARE FOR LIFE MEMBERS WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR YOU AS A PATIENT and  WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT ? We will be offering emergency eye care to all Eye Care for Life members. In order to protect the public and practitioners the…

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Maui Jim Prescription Sunglasses event

Maui Jim Olu'Olu Sunglass with MAUIGreen mirrored polarised lenses

We love Maui Jim sunglasses. In fact, we love them so much we are Scotland’s largest stockist. The weekend on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th June 2019 we will have a Maui Jim expert Michael and every Maui Jim style and colour available for you to try. Michael and our in-house experts will be on…

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