Opticians London Liverpool Street: Eye Contact , Unit 2, The Arcade, Liverpool Street, London, EC2M 7PN - (t) 0207 626 7232. 2 minutes walk from Bishopsgate, Broadgate
Eye Contact Opticians London - Liverpool Street, Broadgate

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50% off Optomap Retinal Imaging

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Eye Contact is the only high street optician in the city area with the world’s most advanced retinal imaging technology.

The Optomap consultation with our Head Optometrist at our practice on Liverpool Street provides:

  • A map of nearly your entire retina giving  a more detailed view than all other methods available
  • Detects general health conditions (e.g. hypertension,  heart disease, stroke) and eye disease (e.g. Macula degeneration, cataracts, retinal detachments, glaucoma) often years in advance
  • The opportunity for you to view and discuss the optomap images of your eye at the time of your exam
  • A permanent record for your medical file, enabling your optometrist to make important comparisons if potential problems show themselves at a future examination

Please book as soon as possible to receive your preferred appointment time: http://www.eye-contact.co.uk/contact-us/


Christmas at Eye Contact

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Its Christmaaaaassss!!! Yes, it’s that time of year, again.

While there isn’t much inherently festive about market leading clinical care, brilliant product ranges, and the biggest and best contact lens practice in the city, we’ve done our best at Eye Contact (as you can see!)

A time ‘for-giving and a time for-getting’ as Cliff will tell you, but really its very important to remember a healthy eye care routine in the new year if you’ve missed your appointment this year.

We’ll be with you in the new year with brilliant offers to make looking after your eyes as pleasurable as possible. Some things to bear in mind over the Christmas period:

  • We close our doors for the Christmas period from 5pm, 22 December and re-open 9am, 2 January.
  • If you need to order contact lenses, the latest date to order for delivery to the practice is 18th December.

Other than that it remains to say, have a great Christmas and New Year! Thanks a lot for your support and we look forward to welcoming you in the the New Year. The Eye Contact Team, Arif, Kalpesh, Shaheena, James.


£119 OFF Prescription Spectacle Lenses

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£119 OFF Prescription Spectacle Lenses – Ends 6pm Nov. 30th,  2017.

To claim your £119 off prescription spectacle lenses, act quickly!

Drop into the practice on Liverpool Street (entrance in the Arcade on Liverpool Street) or call 0207 626 7232.

You can also email us on info@eye-contact.co.uk, but you will get a quicker response by phone.  See below for a map and full address.

Check in practice for upgrade prices, terms and conditions apply.

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optomap retinal imaging days – only at Eye Contact

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Optomap Retinal Imaging Days

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Enhance your health & well being offer with Optomap Retinal Imaging Days

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Tom Ford Collection

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BlephEx™ : How To Get Rid Of  Sore, Red Eyelids

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BlephEx™ is a revolutionary new patented hand piece, used to very precisely and carefully, spin a medical grade micro-sponge along the edge of your eyelids and lashes, removing scurf and debris and exfoliating your eyelids.

What is Blepharitis?

Blepharitis is a chronic, inflammatory disease of the eyelids caused by an overgrowth of normal bacteria living along the lid and the base of the eyelashes. Anyone can get blepharitis at any age, but the prevalence increases with age, since as we get older, we make fewer natural antibodies in our tears.

 

This overgrowth of bacteria produces a biofilm that traps scurf and debris along the eyelashes and harbours bacterial exotoxins along the lid margin. These exotoxins penetrate the eyelid tissue causing low-grade inflammation which adversely affects the tear glands, turning down tear production. Fewer tears containing fewer antibodies allow even more bacteria accumulate and a vicious cycle is established, leading to chronic irritation and dry eye.
Since the eyelids are difficult to clean, this overgrowth of bacteria, biofilm, scurf and debris can accumulate over many years, and the exotoxin-induced inflammation can cause significant damage to the eyelid and tear glands.
Now, thanks to BlephEx™, your eye doctor can precisely and safely, clean and exfoliate your eyelids and lashes, which will almost immediately improve your symptoms. More importantly, by completely removing the exotoxin-laden biofilm along the lid margin, your doctor can help you avoid the long-term inflammatory damage to your tear glands, preventing chronic dry eye syndrome.

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Are you screen smart? Caring for eyes when using a computer

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Join the Eye Contact Team – Optical Assistant

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Join the Eye Contact team as an Optical Assistant at our lively Liverpool Street, London practice. Eye Contact Opticians is a specialist independent practice based in the city of London (Liverpool Street, EC2M).  Our Optical Assistants who have come from chain practices welcome the culture at Eye Contact to ´go the extra mile for patients´ and to solve complex vision and lifestyle needs resulting in great feedback from patients. We accept applications with Optical Assistants from Vision Express, Boots Opticians, Specsavers and other chains, as well as Independent Practices.

Requirements / profile

  • 6mths minimum experience, 1 year preferred
  • Permanent, full time (or part time)
  • Monday to Friday, no weekends
  • Happy to go the extra-mile for patients
  • Can think for yourself and provide special solutions for complex needs

Salary & Benefits

  • Competitive fixed salary
  • Uncapped team and individual bonus scheme
  • Sales training and product training provided
  • Dynamic and interesting work environment
  • Freedom to choose from a range of suppliers to serve patient needs

To apply, email James Thorogood, james@eye-contact.co.uk, with your CV and a brief cover note.

 

 


Surgeons remove 27 contact lenses from woman’s eye

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Surgeons remove 27 contact lenses from woman’s eye

A 67-year-old woman has had 27 contact lenses removed from one eye.

The discovery was made after the woman went to Solihull hospital in the West Midlands for routine cataract surgery.

In a report for the British Medical Journal (BMJ), experts from the hospital said “a bluish foreign body” emerged during the procedure “as a hard mass of 17 contact lenses bound together by mucus”.

Ten more were found under further examination.

The experts wrote: “The patient had worn monthly disposable lenses for 35 years. She had poorer vision in the right eye and deep-set eyes, which might have contributed to the unusually large number of retained foreign bodies.”

Rupal Morjaria, a specialist trainee in ophthalmology, told Optometry Today: “None of us have ever seen this before.

“It was such a large mass. All the 17 contact lenses were stuck together.

“We were really surprised that the patient didn’t notice it because it would cause quite a lot of irritation while it was sitting there.

“She was quite shocked. She thought her previous discomfort was just part of old age and dry eye.”

At Eye Contact, if you’re eyes are suitable for contact lenses, we will dedicate a session to teaching you how to insert and remove your lenses and how to keep your eyes healthy with regular contact lens use, all included in the price of an assessment. 

 To find out more about our specialist contact lens practice and expertise, go to http://www.eye-contact.co.uk/contact-lenses/