Me and my new glasses

Lazy ? Mean ? Definitely misguided. I’ve been good at updating my reading glasses, but for some reason neglected my office pair. Then they were irretrievably damaged and John told me I’d not updated them for nine years, no wonder my eyes and head were getting tired. Splashed out on a pair of Tom Davies…

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It has made practice more interesting and more complicated

When did you first add optical coherence tomography (OCT) to your practice offering? John Rose (JR): I’ve had several OCT devices. In 2001, I had a Heidelberg Retina Tomograph (HRT), which was the first confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscope. It was ground breaking. When the first OCT machines were starting to come out, I was very…

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Worlds First Optometrist to offer the only approved treatment for AMD using Photobiomodulation

“GLOBALLY AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION IS THE PRIMARY CAUSE OF BLINDNESS IN INDUSTRIALISED COUNTRIES.” – WHO. JOHN ROSE IS THE WORLDS FIRST OPTOMETRIST TO OFFER A TREATMENT FOR AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION. What is AMD? “Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a condition affecting older people, and involves the loss of the person’s central field of vision. It…

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LINDBERG Air Titanium Rim

Iconic. Understated. The original Danish design. The LINDBERG air titanium rim collection is a true testament of the original Danish design. An aesthetic that composes of clean lines, beautiful engineering and embraces the properties in materials used, is the expression of LINDBERG’s ideals of timeless and minimalistic design. While taking into account the advancement of…

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News

FIRST OF NEW GENERATION OCT INSTALLED AT KINGSTON INDEPENDENT Independent optometrist, John Rose, is the first in the UK to take delivery of the latest Heidelberg Engineering technology – the OCT Angiography Module (OCTA), on the fast OCT2 platform. “I am future-proofing my practice”, explains John. “Hospitals are bursting at the seams and there is…

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