Spectacle Lenses

Essilor Road Pilot – make your night driving easier


Many people dislike driving at night. It’s something that my patients commonly mention to me at their routine consultations. Night driving is difficult because the human eye has developed to have its best vision at much higher light intensities. Also, eye disease such as cataract and macula degeneration can cause additional glare from oncoming headlights. [...]

Essilor Road Pilot – make your night driving easier2022-12-31T16:49:53+00:00

Tokai Lenses


We are proud to announce that we are now working with Tokai Lenses. Tokai manufacture some of the best optical solutions in the world. Their lenses are a perfect choice for bigger more complicated prescriptions to give the best possible cosmetic effect and the highest quality vision. Tokai Varifocals are particularly interesting as rather than [...]

Tokai Lenses2021-10-27T14:41:35+00:00

Which are the best varifocal lenses ?


When people ask me which is the best varifocal for them to choose, my answer is simple - go for the best one you can afford because this is going to give you the most comfortable, most natural vision. Some people come to Jacksons with stories of not getting along with varifocals in the past. [...]

Which are the best varifocal lenses ?2021-10-11T14:21:54+00:00

How strong are Essilor lenses? – A cautionary tale!


Now I know that in business one should always “big up” ones products. I just wanted to share this with you as I was genuinely impressed with the strength and durability of my Essilor X design varifocals. A couple of weeks ago I took Felix sailing to the Queen Mother Reservoir, Datchet which lies directly [...]

How strong are Essilor lenses? – A cautionary tale!2019-05-13T13:51:24+00:00

Essilor X Series


THE FIRST VARILUX PROVIDING TOTAL VISUAL FREEDOM Varilux X series is the first Varilux lens to dramatically reduce head movement and ensure that your vision is as natural as possible for everyday activities within arm's reach and beyond.Essilor claim that Varilux X series is the best Varilux they have ever designed. A NEW DEFINITION OF NEAR VISION [...]

Essilor X Series2019-09-27T14:09:21+00:00



A LENS FOR THE FUTURE University of Liverpool engineers have developed a contact lens that has been found to reliably track Intra ocular pressure changes  which is an indicator for glaucoma changes in a small clinical study A contact lens developed by University of Liverpool engineers may help improve the treatment of glaucoma. The soft [...]

A LENS FOR THE FUTURE2018-08-23T08:56:12+00:00

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