John Rose – official ZEISS Vision Expert partner

When choosing a perfect pair of lenses for your spectacles, you may have noticed a huge variety of lens designs. Sometimes it can be challenging to decide which lens would provide most comfortable vision in our day to day activities and lifestyle.  For instance, Zeiss SmartLife lenses are designed for our new digital on-the-move lifestyle. …

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Medical Insurance

OPTICAL PRIVATE MEDICAL INSURANCE at John Rose Eye Care John Rose, optician, has been a preferred provider for a number of diagnostic tests, eye health examinations and some treatments for decades, working with a number of household name insurance companies to provide vision care to help maintain and prolong best possible vision. Please find below some…

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Behind the lens

Lockdown 2: Digital Eye Strain As the impact of COVID results in more and more of us spending our days staring at screens for hours on end for work or leisure, at home and at the office, or pub, or in a poorly lit bedroom or a shed in the garden even – it certainly…

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AMD Macu-SAVE

“Don’t Turn a Blind Eye to Macular Degeneration.” As we get older, the macula, the part of the eye responsible for our central vision, allowing us to see fine detail clearly can become damaged. The macula is crucial for activities such as reading or driving. (AMD) Macu-SAVE is a food supplement clinically proven to rapidly…

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Photobiomodulation as a Treatment in Dry AMD
By HakanKaymak, MD; and HartmutSchwahn, PhD

The development of innovative treatments for debilitating diseases such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is crucial to advance patient care and to reduce burdens on patients, caregivers, and physicians. The dry, or nonexudative, form of AMD affects approximately 85% to 90% of individuals with AMD, and, until now, there have been no approved treatments for…

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The impact of myopia: An increasing global issue

It is estimated that half the world’s population will be myopic by 2050. Growing levels of high myopia increase the risks of serious eye conditions, which may lead to blindness. What is Myopia? You may have heard of the word myopia – most of us know it as being ‘Short-sighted’. Myopia is a problem with…

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EYE SPY

INDEPENDENT OPTICIAN, JOHN ROSE – THE IMPORTANCE OF GREAT EYE CARE AND HIS PRACTICE IN KINGSTON UPON THAMES Tell us about the importance of gold standard eye care and great eyewear from an early age? High quality vision correction – whether with spectacles or contact lenses, along with good quality sun protection from an early…

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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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