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Issue 13

Innovation • Design • Clinical Excellence

Are your eyes ready for a winter adventure? Did you know that UV rays can be up to eight times more powerful on ski slopes than elsewhere? The Eyesite Sports Vision team are experts in advising patients on eye protection. Ski goggles are a very important piece of kit – they protect your eyes from snow, wind, and harmful UV rays whilst also improving your vision so that you can fully appreciate that beautiful mountain view. Olympic Swiss alpine ski racer Didier Défago favours Bollé goggles, available from Eyesite:

Mirjam Jaeger, Freestyle Skier wears Bollé

“These goggles have a sport soul, with a touch of fashion, that I really love. At high speed, every detail matters for aerodynamic efficiency.” A great choice of lens for snowsports in all conditions is the Modulator from Bollé. A state-of-the-art, high contrast, light reactive lens allows you to ski all day with superior visibility whether in bright sunshine or flat light. Don’t forget that you can add a prescription insert to many ski and snowboard goggles including the Duchess and Gravity models pictured.

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WIN A PAIR OF ZEAL OPTICS! We know there are many adventurers and gadget lovers among our Eyesite patients. Capture every exciting ski season moment by wearing goggles with an in-built camera! The award-winning new ZEAL HD video + photo goggle also boasts 100% UV protection. We’d love to see your photos at Facebook.com/Eyesiteopticians when you use the goggles’ social sharing function!

HOW TO ENTER: Please complete your details below and bring to any Eyesite practice by 26/02/14.

Name: Email: Phone: Entrants must be over 18 years of age and resident in the UK. One winner will be drawn at random from all entries on 27.02.14 and will be notified by 28.02.14. No cash alternative offered. If winner has already purchased this product, the purchase will be refunded.


Find out about Blue-Violet light Blue-Violet light is transmitted by computers, tablets, smartphones and low energy light bulbs. Blue-Violet light was recently identified as being harmful to the retina. Causing longterm damage to our eyes, it can accelerate the onset of Age-related Macular Degeneration.

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NEW: Crizal Prevencia lenses selectively filter light Prevention against Blue-Violet light is recommended by Eyesite for everyone.

1: PREVENTS PREMATURE EYE AGING • Filters harmful Blue-Violet light. • Protects from UV rays 25 times more than without lenses. • Provides the best UV protection on a clear lens.

2: PRESERVES YOUR OVERALL WELL-BEING By letting essential visible light pass through (including good Blue-Turquoise light) which regulates sleep/wake cycles, mood and cognitive performances. 3: PROVIDES OPTIMAL VISION AND DURABLE TRANSPARENCY By offering the best protection against reflections, scratches, smudges, dust and water.


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Marvellous multifocals: contact lenses In 2014, Eyesite expects an even higher demand for multifocal contact lenses as more of our patients see them as a valid addition to multifocal glasses. Don’t rule yourself out of wearing contact lenses because you don’t think you have a suitable prescription. Technological advances in contact lenses mean that it’s rare when we can’t find the perfect lens to suit any eye. Clariti® 1 Day Multifocal is the world’s first silicone hydrogel, daily disposable contact lens. This contact lens by Sauflon uses a patented manufacturing process called AquaGen™ which ensures a highly wettable lens surface and high water content, providing exceptional comfort that lasts all day.

Book a free ‘Contact Lens Experience’ at Eyesite What does this include? • Discussion of which lenses would be suitable • Try on some contact lenses and be amazed at the comfort! • Demonstration of how easy lenses are to apply and remove

“With my multifocals I can see where the ball’s gone, and also mark my scorecard!” David, Eyesite MD and Golf Nut

“I can’t believe how comfortable they are” Hilary, 55, first time contact lens wearer


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Milestone reached in eye health monitoring Eyesite is proud to have carried out its 5,000th Advanced Gold eye examination. Eyesite optometrists include both Optomap and OCT scans during this advanced eye examination. The Optomap technique allows us to view the widest section of your retina. With an OCT scan, we’re provided with colour-coded, cross-sectional images of the retina.

Reading

Brighton

Manager: Helen Hallett 142 Friar Street, Reading, Berkshire RG1 1EX Tel: (0118) 950 9098 reading@eyesite.co.uk

Manager: Jim Green 47/48 North Street, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1RH Tel: (01273) 724 111 brighton@eyesite.co.uk

Manager: Carolyn Walker Southgate Corner, 65 High Street, Winchester SO23 9BX Tel: (01962) 864 446 winchester@eyesite.co.uk

Manager: Duarte Meneses 35 St. Ebbes Street, Oxford OX1 1PU Tel: (01865) 242 300 oxford@eyesite.co.uk

Winchester

www.eyesite.co.uk Eyesite (Reading) Ltd. Registered Number: 2247919 Registered Office: Victoria House, 26 Queen Victoria Street, Reading, Berkshire RG1 1TG.

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Oxford

Designed and produced by Sans Frontiere – www.sansfrontiere.co.uk

These detailed images are revolutionising early detection and treatment of eye conditions.


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