Advanced Facial Aesthetics now available in store.

Introducing Dr Dirks BChD(Pret), MSc(Phys), BSc(Hons), BSc Preserving eyesight has always been our main focus here at Classic Eyes and we assure you nothing has changed. We are still dedicated to offering the most comprehensive technologically advanced eye care available. Many of our patients now opt for facial enhancements to enhance youthful appearance and reduce unwanted lines and wrinkles. To offer a safe environment in which to receive these treatments we have partnered with Dr Justus Dirks, an aesthetics practitioner with 14 years experience and a IAAFA Gold member, to provide a range of treatments at our Poole branch. Please
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Correct your vision while you sleep

There is a lot of talk in the media about Ortho-k lenses and we find increased interest from parents and schools for information about this amazing way to correct vision overnight.  What is Ortho-k? Ortho-k is the fitting of specially designed contact lenses that you wear overnight. While you are asleep, the lenses gently reshape the front surface of your eye so you can see clearly the following day after you remove the lenses when you wake up. Studies show that Ortho-K slows the progression of myopia in children How long does the effect last? You should be able to see
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The problem with child vision screening in school.

Your child’s vision is essential to their success in school. When their vision suffers, chances are their schoolwork does, too. Vision problems are common among school-age kids. According to research, one in four school-age children have vision problems that, if left untreated, can affect learning ability, personality and adjustment in school. School-age children also spend a lot of time in recreational activities that require good vision. After-school team sports or playing in the backyard aren’t as fun if you can’t see well. The problem with vision screening for children Vision screening performed by paediatricians or school nurses is NOT a
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LipiView® upgrade – Dry Eye Treatment now more affordable

DRY EYE TREATMENT – Guaranteed improvements. LipiView is a diagnostic device for patients with Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD), which is linked to Evaporative Dry Eye, the most common type of Dry Eye Disease. The LipiView technology provides detailed images of your tear film so our doctors can measure the thickness of the lipid (oil) layer (the layer responsible for lubrication and tear evaporation). It’s painless, takes about 5 minutes, and involves simply looking into a camera and blinking normally. Our optometrist gets a detailed image that measures lipid layer thickness between blinks to determine the extent of MGD. LipiView is
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No excuse – FREE NHS eye tests for kids

FREE NHS EYE TESTS FOR CHILDREN Please don’t delay – we so often see children with vision problems that must have caused learning problems during crucial development years. Don’t assume you know whether your child has a vision problem – bring them to the experts! Children don’t tend to complain about their vision. Please take them for an eye test to ensure the continued health of their eyes and sight. It is recommended that children have an eye test every two years, and it is FREE on the NHS.