News

Peter Ivins becomes President of Area Optometric Committee

Peter Ivins of Peter Ivins Eye Care is now the President of the AOC (Area Optometric Committee)

Macular Screening: Glaucoma drops show promise for AMD patients in study

The glaucoma eye drop dorzolamide-timolol has shown promise in reducing persistent retinal swelling in age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patients, in a pilot study. The 10 people enrolled in the research...

Specialist Contact Lenses: Smart contact lenses help predict glaucoma progression

Smart contact lenses that measure a day’s worth of changes in intraocular pressure (IOP) may soon allow optometrists to identify patients most at risk of disease progression, based on results...

Dry Eye Clinic: New severe dry eye medication reaches final-stage trial

A new eye drop to treat moderate to severe dry eye could hit the international market as early as next year.The aqueous solution, named Seciera, has started its Food and...

OrthoK Clinic: ITV focuses on Ortho-k benefits for children

Ortho-k corneal reshaping lenses, which are also believed to have potential benefits for myopia control, have been highlighted through news coverage on ITV. Highlighting the plight of 11-year-old Isabella who...

Childrens' Vision: Regrowing a functional lens

Scientists have harnessed the body’s own stem cells to regrow lenses in a revolutionary new method to treat cataracts in children. The method was trialled in 12 infants with congenital...

Dry Eye/Blepharitis Clinic: New version of Ilast Care cream to be launched

Kestrel Ophthalmics is launching a new formulation of its Ilast Care cream for the moisturisation and care of the eyelids and skin around the eyes. The launch of the Ilast...

Spring advertising campaign

Spring time heralded in our new advertising campaign which hopefully by now you will have seen.  Its main message was to highlight the fact that we have tried to build...

20,000 eye examinations!

We recently passed another milestone in the practice as we recorded 20,000 eye exams since we opened. This achievement couldn’t happen without the tremendous loyalty, you our patient base, have...

Contact Lens Clinic: New Acuvue Oasys Daily available now

In 1986 Peter was to be one of the first optometrists worldwide to fit the first disposable lens in the world, the original Acuvue contact lenses made by Johnson and...

Designer Sunglasses: Maui Jim Blue Hawaii in stock now

We have Maui Jim's latest fashion flash lens sunglasses in stock for the start of spring.  Developed as a fashionable option for Maui Jim's top-seeling styles, Blue Hawaii provides a...

Practice staff attend Maui Jim Training event at Edinburgh Castle

  Our optometrists Peter and Craig, and our Dispensing Opticians Jennifer, Jillian and Alison attended a Maui Jim training event hosted at Edinburgh Castle this week. The event showcased some...

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