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Oakley Sunglasses

Oakley Radar
Oakley Radar polished black/red with Pitch shaped Transitions lens

Whether you love skiing or snowboarding, cycling or golf you will have no doubt bumped into someone who owns or is wearing a pair of Oakley Sunglasses.

We have been an Official Oakley Dealer for many years now and always have a wide selection of current styles in stock. However, if we don’t have what you want, we will order it direct from Oakley for you.

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Imaging the inside of your eye

Ever wondered what it is we see when we look inside your eyes with “that bright light”? Well, the bright light is an instrument called an Ophthalmoscope. Its design allows us to illuminate the inside of your eye so that we can detect disease and abnormalities such as diabetes, glaucoma and macular degeneration.

Right fundus
Right fundus

Most of the time, that’s all we need to do, but if there was something abnormal, it is useful to take a photo of what we see. To do this we now use our Digital Fundus Camera. Not all Ophthalmic Opticians have access to a fundus camera and it was a huge investment, but we think it is extremely important to our patient’s eye care because:

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Transitions® photochromatic lenses

See life in a whole new light

Transitions clear
Transitions lenses in their clear state

During sight tests i’m often asked about photochromatic lenses, so called “lenses that go dark in the sun“.

Basically these lenses react to the ultra-violet light in sunlight and become darker. Indoor lighting emits very little ultra-violet light and so the lenses return to their clear state. The brighter the sun, the more ultra-violet light and so the darker the lens becomes. Simple! 🙂

We now offer the most advanced photochromic lenses with enhanced performance for healthy sight. Transitions VI lenses automatically adapt to changing light conditions to reduce eye fatigue and eye strain and are darker outdoors particularly in hot temperatures.